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
- In Control panel, Click on the Administrative Tools
- 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 confirmation
- In the Services Window, Scroll down the list of
services until you come to the Background Intelligent Transfer
- 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
- 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 request.
- 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
- Next check the Service Status and ensure that it is
set to Started. Again if it isn't you will need to
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
Click on the Software Licencing option.
- On the General Tab ensure that StartUp Type
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
- Finally, Close the Services window and try
installing Windows updates again.
- If the problem persists you might like to check the
Update Solution Center to see if any more information is