0X80070422 error is a common Windows Update error which generally occurs because of a BITS error. BITS refer to Background Intelligent Transfer Services. In the pre-XP Service Pack 2 installations this service is set to Automatic Start up type. But when Windows XP Service Pack 2 is installed in the system, it appears that in some of the instances the service can be disabled and which can generate the Windows Update error code 0X80070422. If this windows update error is found in your system, then remove it as soon as possible. Steps are given here to remove this error. Follow the steps and remove it completely from the system.
Main causes of Windows Update error 0X80070422
- Improper shutdown of computer
- Incomplete installation
- Improper way to delete application
- Virus and bugs attack
- Outdated windows driver
- Registry files are corrupted
Steps to Remove Windows Update Error 0X80070422:
For removing this error, you will have to enable IIS Admin Service, World Wide Web Publishing Service, SMTP and NNTP services. Enable these services by going to Programs then Administrative Tools and then Services. Set the startup values for each of the service to “Automatic”. Now each service is configured to use LocalSystem account. Reset the service account for each of the above mentioned services. Right-click on each services and Go to Properties. On the “Logon” tab change the Log on as value from the local system account to this account and click on Browse. Select the service account then click on ok. Now enter the account password and click ok to close Properties. Restart your system. As the windows starts, Microsoft Exchange Information Store will not start on reboot. For this restart Exchange Setup. If you run Microsoft SBS 2000, then restart the upgrade with the SBS 2000 integrated setup in the Add/Remove program dialog. Set the action of Microsoft Exchange component to Upgrade. Check that all the subcomponents are also set to Upgrade.
If still you fails to remove the windows update error then you can use Advanced System Repair Tool which is specially developed to remove the windows update error 0X80070422 completely from your system.