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Windows 7 - BITS is missing

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On a newly installed Windows 7 (32-bit PRO), the BITS (Background Intelligent Transfer Service) is missing in the Services.msc.

Therefore I cannot update with Windows Update.

Is there any way to manually re-install BITS???
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Run sfc /scannow ...


Reboot and then check bits service.



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I did run sfc /scannow - but it said that no problems detected....
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Post services.msc screenshot.

If service pack 1 is not installed then install it.


http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=5842


Reboot and check.




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Can also try

Download and then double click this reg file ...after merging reboot and check.




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bits.reg
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by:Vinum
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I have now installed SP1 - still no BITS service.

(i cannot merge reg-file - error)....


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Uninstall all security software like antivirus , firewall etc...Reset security permissions to default.

First install subinacl
http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=23510

Then download reset.cmd.txt and rename it to reset.cmd and run it as administrator

https://skydrive.live.com/?cid=27e6a35d1a492af7&id=27E6A35D1A492AF7%21533


After running subinacl reboot computer and  try running the reg file.





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Last option is repair install ...you will not loose your programs or files during this process.

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/3413-repair-install.html



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My colleage found a solution:
CMD
sc create BITS binpath= "c:\windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs" start= delayed-auto
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by:Vinum
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None of the other solutions worked for me...
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