08. Windows Update Error 80070422 80244019, or 8DDD0018
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When downloading Windows updates you may experience the
error 80070422 which could be due to a problem with the
Windows Update service setting on your PC. In order to
rectify the matter you will need to make some changes to the
Windows Update Service and then restart the service.
- Ensure that you are logged on as Administrator.
- Click the Start button and then Click on the
Control Panel option.
- In Control panel, Click on the Administrative
- In the Administrative Tools window, Click (or
double click) the Services option.
- User Account Control (UAC) may prompt you to
either enter your Administrator password or to press a
- In the Services Window, Scroll down the list
of services until you come to the Background Intelligent
- Now Right Click on the Background Intelligent
Transfer Service and, from the drop down menu, Click on
- In the Properties window on the General tab,
Click on the arrow to the right of the Startup Type box
and, from the drop down list, Select Manual and Click
the Apply button.
- Next Click the Log On tab and ensure the Log
On As Local System Account is enables.
- Next Click the General Tab and Click the Start
- Again User Account Control may prompt you for
your Administrator password or ask you to confirm your
- Check the Service Status to ensure that the
service has actually started.
- Now go back to the Services Window and Right
Click on the Windows Update Service.
- On the General Tab make sure that the StartUp
Type is set to Automatic. If it isn't then Select
the Automatic option by Clicking on the arrow to the
right of the StartUp Type option and, from the drop down
menu, Selecting Automatic.
- Next check the Service Status and ensure that
it is set to Started. Again if it isn't you will
need to Click the Start option and then Click OK.
- Once again you may be prompted for your
Administrator password by User Account Control.
- Now back again to the Services Window and
Right Click on the Software Licencing option.
- On the General Tab ensure that StartUp Type is
set to Automatic. Again if it isn't then select
Automatic from the drop down box.
- Next ensure that the Service Status is set to
Started. If it isn't, then Click the Start option
and press OK.
- Once again you may be prompted by User Account
Control to enter your administrator password or click
the Confirm button.
- Finally, Close the Services window and try
installing Windows updates again.
- If the problem persists you might like to
Microsoft Update Solution Center to see if any more
information is available.