You forgot to mention what operating system you were using and what update
was causing you a problem. In fact you didn't provide any details at all.
Suggest you study the list below and pick one that is suitable to your
situation/operating system or in the alternative after reading the same and
none are applicable you may wish to post back with some more information.
You may receive an error message that contains the "0x8DDD0018" code or the
"0x80246008" code when you try to download updates from the Microsoft
Windows Update Web site or from the Microsoft Update Web site
You receive an error message when you try to download updates from the
Windows Update Web site or from the Microsoft Update Web site, or when you
try to start the Background Intelligent Transfer Service
You receive a "The necessary services are disabled or unavailable" error
message when you connect to the Microsoft Windows Update Web site or to the
Microsoft Update Web site
The necessary services are disabled or unavailable. Error 0x80246007
The necessary services are disabled or unavailable. Error 0x80246008
Error message when you search for available updates on the Windows Update
Web site or on the Microsoft Update Web site: "0x80246008"
Windows Update error 80246008
An update is available to fix a Background Intelligent Transfer Service
(BITS) crash on a Windows Vista-based computer
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"Hawkeye" <Hawkeye@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> Getting a failed update install indicator followed by a ?. Error Code:
> 0x80246008 shows. Not sure if the installs are actually being done or