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Windows 7: Windows Update Error 80246008 in Windows 7 - Fix

16 Apr 2013   #50

Windows 7 Home Premium

Thank you for your help. I had been working on that for days.

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23 May 2013   #51

Windows 7 Professional 32 bit

Thank you so much for this! I've been trying to fix the problem for two days and importing BITSWin7 to registry finally helped me.
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18 Jun 2013   #52

windows nome premium x86

Hello here,

Thanks for that thread.

I have one question should i install all updates or what? when i check updates there is a lot of updates so i have to install all of them? thanks
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18 Jun 2013   #53

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit

ABSOLUTELY! Allow windows to always update their important patches - this is just another line of defense against possible attacks on your computer. Ignoring available updates, in my opinion, is a big no-no. I've had to repair several customer's computers because they blew them off. My recommendation is to "check for updates", install the important ones only (don't select the optional ones at this time). Then repeat the "check for updates" until no more are shown. THEN, look at the optional updates - I always have a few of the optional ones I install (but not all of them such as Bing (or Bing Desktop), or the search tool (don't recall the exact name for the optional items).
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13 Jul 2013   #54

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 - Windows 8 Pro x64

I don't ever know you, but thank you so much for your help. I owe you some beers.
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23 Sep 2013   #55

Windows 7 Pro x64

The Fixdamage program from Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit scanner can now automatically fix this error for you.
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24 Jun 2014   #56

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
Windows 7 64-bit

THANK YOU! My BITS Service apparently stopped working a couple of months ago. I did not realize it until I tried running Windows Update and it would not work. I tried several fixes from other websites, but this one was the only one that worked.
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23 Aug 2015   #57

Windows 7 Home Premium x32

I am having some serious problems here and have been for quite awhile. It is extremely frustrating given that even when I try a clean Windows install the problems keep reoccurring. Here is the information I have collected so far:

Windows Updates Error Code 80246008
Also, cannot install printer (HP Photosmart D110 with WiFi connection) - pretty sure these problems are related but can't prove it
Cannot get Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) to start (Startup Type: Automatic Delayed Start, Automatic, and Manual have been tried)
"Windows could not start the Background Intelligent Transfer Service on Local Computer. For more information, review the System Event Log. If this is a non-Microsoft service, contact the service vendor, and refer to service-specific error code -2147024894":
In addition I keep having to take ownership of folders in order to run the programs within them so I may need a way to reset permissions.
1. Reset to factory settings including reinstalling windows several times
2. Ran several System Restores
3. DL and Install Update kb954430 [next update kb973688 also failed to install]
4. sfc /scannow run as admin (elevated) x ["Windows Resource Protection did not find any integrity violations."]
5. Checked the dependancies for BITS - "Terminal Services" is not listed, Remote Procedure Call (RPC) is started, Systrem Event Notification is started, "Windows Management Instrumentation Driver Extensions" is not listed, "COM+ Event System" is started, "DCOM Server Process Launcher" is started.
6. Ran Windows repair - 17 updates then downloaded.
7. When I try to start BITS I get an error code -2147024849
8. Reset/Reregister Windows Update Components and Reset Windows Update Full
9. Scanned and fixed problems using MalwareBytes
10. Ran Farbar scan as admin. Results:
Farbar Service Scanner Version: 26-07-2015
Ran by klear6 (administrator) on 23-08-2015 at 03:07:48
Running from "C:\Users\klear6\Desktop\4 Jagged\Windows Fixes"
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 (X86)
Boot Mode: Normal

Internet Services:

Connection Status:
Localhost is accessible.
LAN connected.
Google IP is accessible. is accessible. is accessible.

Windows Firewall:

Firewall Disabled Policy:

System Restore:

System Restore Policy:

Action Center:

Windows Update:
BITS Service is not running. Checking service configuration:
The start type of BITS service is OK.
The ImagePath of BITS service is OK.
The ServiceDll of BITS service is OK.

Windows Autoupdate Disabled Policy:

Windows Defender:
WinDefend Service is not running. Checking service configuration:
The start type of WinDefend service is set to Demand. The default start type is Auto.
The ImagePath of WinDefend service is OK.
The ServiceDll of WinDefend service is OK.

Windows Defender Disabled Policy:
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows Defender]

Other Services:

File Check:
C:\Windows\system32\nsisvc.dll => File is digitally signed
C:\Windows\system32\Drivers\nsiproxy.sys => File is digitally signed
C:\Windows\system32\dhcpcore.dll => File is digitally signed
C:\Windows\system32\Drivers\afd.sys => File is digitally signed
C:\Windows\system32\Drivers\tdx.sys => File is digitally signed
C:\Windows\system32\Drivers\tcpip.sys => File is digitally signed
C:\Windows\system32\dnsrslvr.dll => File is digitally signed
C:\Windows\system32\mpssvc.dll => File is digitally signed
C:\Windows\system32\bfe.dll => File is digitally signed
C:\Windows\system32\Drivers\mpsdrv.sys => File is digitally signed
C:\Windows\system32\SDRSVC.dll => File is digitally signed
C:\Windows\system32\vssvc.exe => File is digitally signed
C:\Windows\system32\wscsvc.dll => File is digitally signed
C:\Windows\system32\wbem\WMIsvc.dll => File is digitally signed
C:\Windows\system32\wuaueng.dll => File is digitally signed
C:\Windows\system32\qmgr.dll => File is digitally signed
C:\Windows\system32\es.dll => File is digitally signed
C:\Windows\system32\cryptsvc.dll => File is digitally signed
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MpSvc.dll => File is digitally signed
C:\Windows\system32\ipnathlp.dll => File is digitally signed
C:\Windows\system32\iphlpsvc.dll => File is digitally signed
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe => File is digitally signed
C:\Windows\system32\rpcss.dll => File is digitally signed

**** End of log ****

11. Windows Update Diagnostic - It says Compressed (zipped) Folders Error: File not found or no read permission
At this point I had to reinstall my audio driver so I know something changed. It then download one out of 30 windows updates and bits was running but when downloading updates it hung up at 0%.
12. I have tried what is suggested in the original post here: Windows Update Error 80246008 in Windows 7 - Fix and it did not solve the problem - Did I do something wrong?

Regarding the printer:
I can see it when I do "Add a Printer" (it shows the IP address and the Host and says it is ready but the "Print" button is grayed out). It crashes part way through driver installation without warning or an error notice. At times I can find two printers from HP even though there is only one printer on the network
1. Downloaded the proper driver from the HP website (because Windows could not update drivers list)
2. Tried HPSupportSolutionsFramework-
It now appears that my mom's Mac cannot print wither, but my husband's PC can. As I was typing this she tried printing again and it went through. The next time I tried installing the driver it got most of the way through the installation but when I had to find the device using the wireless network option and I enter the IP it says that it is not found. I double checked on the printer that the IP was correct. It is. What is going on?
(I have tried these fixes with Avast Antivirus and Windows Firewall both enabled and disabled)
System Specs:
OS - Windows 7 Home Premium x32Acer
Manufacturer/Model # - Aspire One D270-1865;
CPU - Intel Atom N2600 (1.6 GHz, 1 MB L2 cache (only shows as 512 KB L1 and 32 KB L2 for some reason);
Memory - 2 GB DDR3;
Motherboard - Acer JE01_CT;
Video Card - Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 3600 Series;
Harddrive - 320 GB HDD (set up by Acer with seperate partition for Acer e Recovery with Windows Home Starter)
Antivirus - avast! Free Antivirus 2015
Browser - Maxthon v4.4.7.1000

Sorry that was so long, I am just trying to provide you guys with as much information to work with as possible.
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24 Aug 2015   #58

Windows 7 32 bit

Hey guys! I did everything,but when I try to import the file i cant find it. I do have the option " Merge " when I right-click the file .. Please,help me !
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24 Aug 2015   #59

Windows 7 Home Premium x32

OMG something worked! I have been having this problem for over two months and had almost given up on ever automatically downloading up update again. I feel your guys' frustration and I hope this helps. After about a million suggestions that failed to help someone posted:


Click Start, click Run, type regedit, and then click OK.
Locate the following registry subkey:
If the registry subkey exists, go to step 4. If the registry subkey does not exist, create the registry subkey. To do this, follow these steps:
Right-click Backup Restore, point to New, and then click Key.
Type FilesNotToBackup, and then press ENTER.
Quit Registry Editor.
---End Quote---
should work

Give it a shot if nothing else works!
Hope it helps!
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