Background Intelligent Transfer Service Query

Craig McBride 0 Reputation points


Is it normal behaviour for the Background Intelligent Transfer service to change from "Manual" to "Auto" and vice-versa on Windows Server? This appears to be consitently every 10 minutes or so.

Windows Server 2019
Windows Server 2019
A Microsoft server operating system that supports enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.
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  1. Limitless Technology 26,236 Reputation points


    I'd be happy to help you out with your question. Sorry for the inconvenience caused.

    No, it is not normal behavior for the Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) to change its startup type from "Manual" to "Auto" or vice versa on its own. The BITS service is responsible for transferring files asynchronously between a client and a server and is often used for software updates, downloads, and file transfers in the background.

    If you are experiencing this issue, it may be a sign of a larger issue with your system. I recommend checking the Event Viewer logs to see if there are any related error messages or warnings that could indicate a problem with the service or the system itself. It may also be helpful to perform a virus scan and system scan to ensure that there are no malicious files or software causing the issue.

    If you are still unable to identify the cause of the issue, I suggest seeking the assistance of a qualified IT professional who can help diagnose and resolve the problem. They can help you determine if there is a problem with the BITS service or with the system itself.

    If you have any other questions or need assistance with anything, please don't hesitate to let me know. I'm here to help.

    If the reply was helpful, please don’t forget to upvote or accept as answer, thank you.

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