[Solved] Windows update error 0x8DDD0018

Sometimes it is seen that when you try to install any update with the help of automatic windows update server then it gives you some error message like “Windows error 0x8DDD0018” on the screen of your computer. When Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) is not running properly to connect with the Automatic Windows Update Service then you will get “Windows update error 0x8DDD0018”. This error may be a cause for the severe data loss. So it is very necessary to troubleshoot the error issue and repair the BITS service.

Symptoms –

So many symptoms are there that will help you to repair the issue of Windows error 0x8DDD0018. Slow PC performance, system stuck, prompting of error messages continuously on the screen of the computer, opening of some unusual applications, unable to update the Windows, etc are some of the common symptoms you will see when you receive Windows update error 0x8DDD0018.

Causes –

Some of the main causes responsible for the prompting of Windows error 0x8DDD0018 are wrong registry entries, damaged system files, virus attack, miscommunication between the system and the automatic windows update service, unable to run BITS, etc.

Solution –

Here is a manual solution to start BITS so that it will connect to automatic windows update service to fix the issue of Windows update error 0x8DDD0018:

  1. Go to start> Run and type services.msc and click on OK button.
  2. Now double click on the Background Intelligent Transfer Service.
  3. In the startup type box you have to click on Manual and then click apply.
  4. Now click on Log on tab and then click on hardware profile> click on enable> click on apply.
  5. Now go to general tab again and then click on apply.

These steps will start BITS successfully. Now again follow the steps from 1 to 3 but in step 3 you have to put Automatic in the place of Manual. Now you will be able to fix the issue of Windows update error 0x8DDD0018 and update your windows easily. But don’t follow these steps if you don’t have sufficient technical knowledge. In this case you must download Advanced System Repair tool to fix the issue automatically.

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In 98% cases it is observed that due to corrupted system files, wrong Windows registry entries and missing or not found dll, exe, vxd, files are the causes of this error. To fix these causes and to remove virus or malware infection you must have to scan Windows with Advanced System Repair tool. Advanced scanning algorithm of this software cleans Windows errors easily.

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