Troubleshooting Steps to Fix “0×80244019” Windows Update Error in Windows XP

Regular Windows updates will help you to run your computer smoothly and safely. If you follow regular Windows updates, then it will help you to protect your machine from malicious software issues. You can also fix general Windows and bugs issues with the help of Windows updates. However, if your Windows ‘Automatic Updates Service’ is disabled, or it’s not working properly, then you might receive “0×80244019” blue screen error on your computer screen. This blog will help you to know more about this error and provide you the helpful tips to fix the problem.

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You don’t receive Windows updates mostly if ‘Automatic Updates Service’ is not working on your system. However, there are various other reasons for “0×80244019“ Windows update error.

Some of them are as follows:

  1. Windows will flash the error message if the ‘Background Intelligent Transfer Service’ is not working properly on your system.
  2. You might face the error if ‘Automatic Updates Service’ has got disabled on your system.
  3. Viruses or Infections might lead to the problem.


Troubleshoot Method One:

Download and run the (MSRT) ‘Malicious Software Removal Tool’ and ensure that all the necessary services are running.

‘Malicious Software Removal Tool’ is the advance utility tool from ‘Microsoft’ that helps you to remove specific, prevalent malicious software from the device that is running Windows XP.

You can easily download ‘Malicious Software Removal ‘tool on your own as per the system configuration.

Read the below guidelines for the same:

  1. Click ‘Start button.’
  2. Go online and visit ‘Microsoft’ official website.
  3. Search for download center.
  4. Type the name of the utility tool as per you system configuration.
  5. Download the tool on your desktop screen and click ‘Run’ and follow on-screen instructions to install the software.

If you fail to identify the tool on ‘Microsoft’ official website, then you should call a reliable computer support company for online technical support. Technicians from tech support firms will help you to install and run the tool for you and also assist you with other system issues.

After scanning your computer completely with the help of ‘Malicious Software Removal Tool,’ you have to check and ensure that all the required and important services are running on your machine before installing the updates.

Troubleshoot Method Two:


Verify that all the necessary services are running and configured correctly. Below are the guidelines for the same:

  • If you want to verify and ensure all the essential services are configured properly and running automatically, then you can go for ‘Fix it for me’ utility tool that is available on the Microsoft’s website. Simply visit official ‘Microsoft’ website and download the utility tool with the help of error code and run it by following on-screen instructions. If you are encountering any issue in downloading the utility, then you can contact online computer support firms for instant tech support.
  • If you are a computer user with sound troubleshooting knowledge and want to check all the important services on your own, then you can refer the troubleshooting guidelines mentioned in this post.

Perform the following steps to fix the error:

  1. Go the ‘Start button.’
  2. Click ‘Run.’
  3. Type ‘services.msc’ in the ‘Run’ box.
  4. Then click ‘OK.’
  5. Now double-click ‘Backround Intelligent Transfer service.’
  6. Click ‘Manual’ in the ‘Startup type’ box and then click on ‘Apply.’
  7. Now confirm that the service is running in every hardware profile that is on the ‘Log On’ tab.
  8. Click ‘Start’ on the ‘General tab.’
  9. Then double-click on the ‘Event Log’ service.
  10. Check and make sure that the ‘Startup’ type remains set to ‘Automatic.’
  11. Click ‘Start’ if startup type is stopped and then click ‘OK.’
  12. Now double-click on ‘Automatic Update’ service.
  13. Ensure and check the ‘Start type’ is set to ‘Automatic.’
  14. If ‘Startup’ status is stopped then click ‘Start’ and then press ‘OK.’
  15. Now close the ‘Services’ windows completely.
  16. Install ‘Windows Updates’ again.

Restart your device and check whether ‘Windows updates’ are installed or not. If not then it might be possible that your system has got virus infection. In this case, you need to shut down your machine completely and restart it again in the ‘Safe Mode’ and then scan your computer completely. You can use your trusted security software that you have already installed earlier on your machine to scan it completely.


Sometimes you may not be able to install ‘Window Updates’ after scanning your device with the help of security software and still receiving the error code “0×80244019.” It happens when a few important Windows background applications are not working properly, or you need to scan your machine again with the help of another refined tool. In this case, you should seek help from online technical support experts. Engineers will scan your ‘Windows’ completely with the help of refined tools, and they will check all the other issues on your computer.

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