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How to Start/Stop Background Intelligent Transfer Service

Service name: BITS

Display name: Background Intelligent Transfer


Description:

Transfers files in the background using idle network bandwidth. If the service is disabled, then any applications that depend on BITS,
such as Windows Update or MSN Explorer, will be unable to automatically download programs and other information.


Path to executable:

C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs

Regedit:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop Background Intelligent Transfer Service from Registry Editor

Please perform the following steps:

Please go to Start and click on the Search programs and files

Type regedit and press Enter

Please confirm User Account Control pop-up

Microsoft official disclaimer


Warning Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly by using Registry Editor or by using another method. These problems might require
that you reinstall the operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that these problems can be solved. Modify the registry at your own risk.


Please navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\BITS and locate Start registry key

Double click on Start and edit the value:


Change Startup type :

Automatic - 2

Manual - 3

Disabled - 4

Automatic (Delayed Start) - 2


Note: When you change to Automatic (Delayed Start) a new key DelayedAutostart is created with value 1

When you change to Automatic from Automatic (Delayed Start), DelayedAutostart change value to 0

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