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Background Intelligent Transfer Service - Windows 7 Service

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.

This service also exists in Windows 8, Vista and XP.

Startup Type

Windows 7 edition without SP SP1
Starter Automatic (Delayed Start) Automatic (Delayed Start)
Home Basic Automatic (Delayed Start) Automatic (Delayed Start)
Home Premium Automatic (Delayed Start) Automatic (Delayed Start)
Professional Automatic (Delayed Start) Automatic (Delayed Start)
Ultimate Automatic (Delayed Start) Automatic (Delayed Start)
Enterprise Automatic (Delayed Start) Automatic (Delayed Start)

Default Properties

Display name:Background Intelligent Transfer Service
Service name:BITS
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
File:%WinDir%\System32\qmgr.dll
Error control:normal
Object:LocalSystem
Privileges:
  • SeCreateGlobalPrivilege
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege
  • SeTcbPrivilege
  • SeAssignPrimaryTokenPrivilege
  • SeIncreaseQuotaPrivilege

Default Behavior

The Background Intelligent Transfer Service runs as LocalSystem in a shared process. It shares an executable file with other services. If the Background Intelligent Transfer Service fails to load or initialize, the error is recorded into the Event Log. Windows 7 startup should proceed, but a message box is displayed informing you that the BITS service has failed to start.

Dependencies

Background Intelligent Transfer Service will not start, if the following services are stopped or disabled:

Restore Default Startup Type for Background Intelligent Transfer Service

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows 7 edition and Service Pack, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreBackgroundIntelligentTransferServiceWindows7.bat file to any folder on your hard drive.

3. Right-click the downloaded batch file and select Run as administrator.

4. Restart the computer to save changes.

Note. Make sure that the qmgr.dll file exists in the %WinDir%\System32 folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows 7 installation media.