Bitsadmin /util /repairservice

Updated: April 17, 2012

Applies To: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista

Commmand used to fix known issues with various versions of BITS service.

bitsadmin /Util /RepairService [/Force]


Parameter Description


Optional—deletes and recreates the service.

This command resolves errors related to incorrect service configuration and dependencies on Windows services and the network directory. This command generates output that indicates if the issues that were resolved.

that if BITS recreates the service, the service description string may be set to English in a localized system.

This command is not supported on Windows Vista.

The following example repairs the BITS Service configuration.

C:\>bitsadmin /Util /RepairService

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