Why do I get ERROR80246007 when trying to download Windows or Office updates?

by on March 23, 2011

Q: How come I cannot download Windows or Office updates? I keep getting ERROR80246007 & D1000.


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    If you receive Windows Update error 80246007 while downloading or checking for updates, you might need to change or restart the Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS). This service allows Windows Update to download updates to your computer.

    1. Open Administrative Tools by clicking the Start button , clicking Control Panel, clicking System and Maintenance, and then clicking Administrative Tools.

    2. Double-click Services. If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.

    3. Right-click the Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) service, and then click Properties.

    4. On the General tab, next to Startup type, make sure that Automatic (Delayed Start) is selected. If it is not, select it and then click Apply.

    5. Next to Service status, check to see if the service is started. If it is not, click Start.

    Source & Additional Information: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Windows-Update-error-80246007