08. Windows Update Error 80070422, 80244019,
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
- Click the Start button and then Click on the
Control Panel option.
- In Control panel, Click on the
Administrative Tools option.
- 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 button.
- In the Services Window, Scroll down the list
of services until you come to the Background
Intelligent Transfer Service.
- Now Right Click on the Background
Intelligent Transfer Service and, from the drop
down menu, Click on Properties.
- 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
- 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 Click the Start option and then
- 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.