Wednesday, 6 June 2012

Failed to start the ccmsetup service (1068)

If you are finding that the SCCM client is failing to install on some of your machines you may find this error message in the CCMSETUP.LOG file.

I'm currently going through a collection populated by machines without the SCCM Client - I found on some of these machines (this may not be that eureka fix) that the BITS service wasn't running.

By going into remote computer management I was able to set the Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) to Automatic and then Start it up.


  1. I also had this issue but the problem was that "ccmsetup" service just could not start itself, after pushing start it went through the install with no problem.

  2. Hi Mur,

    Thanks for the reply.

    The problem you may have then is if it fails again you would need to manually start it again. Doing this ensures an auto startup.


  3. Thanks! In my case, I've restarted the services... after that, success!


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