BITS Repair Tool for 64-bit Windows Vista Systems

Corruption of Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) state files in Windows Vista causes the corresponding host processes in Windows Services to stop working. When this happens, users can longer user BITS for file transfer and this leads popping of many error messages. Hence, Microsoft has come out with the BITS Repair Tool for the 64-bit edition of Windows Vista in the update KB940520. The purpose of this utility is to fix the error messages due to BITS file corruption.

The typical symptoms of your system’s BITS state files being corrupted are:

  • A pop-up window appears which tells you that a particular host process for Windows Services has stopped functioning.
    • On rebooting, you get the following message in a Windows Update window:
      Some Updates were not installed
      Failed: xx updates
      Error(s) Found:
      Code 800706BA
    • Application log notes down an event that is similar to the following:
      Event Type: Error
      Event Source: Application Error
      Event Category: None
      Event ID: 1000
      Date: <date>
      Time: <time>
      computer: <computer name>
      User: N/A
      Description: Faulting application svchost.exe_BITS, version 6.0.6000.16386, time stamp 0×4549adc4, faulting module qmgr.dll, version 7.0.6000.16386, time stamp 0×4549bd9f, exception code 0xc0000005

If the above problems have been recurring in your OC, then you definitely need to get the BITS Repair Tool. It is distributed to authorized users under the Windows Vista License Terms. This useful tool is compatible with all of the Vista editions that have come out so far. You can download the BITS Repair Tool from this link.


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