Event ID 16385 — Jobs

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

A BITS job represents one application’s request to transfer a set of files from a server or to a server. A job contains one or more files to transfer, and properties that specify how BITS transfers the files and interacts with an application (such as the priority of the job, the number of files allowed, and the network credentials used to authenticate to a server).

Event Details

Product: Windows Operating System
ID: 16385
Source: Microsoft-Windows-Bits-Client
Version: 7.0
Message: While canceling job "%2", BITS was unable to remove some temporary files. To recover disk space, delete the files listed below. The job ID was %1. %3


Delete the temporary job files

To resolve this issue, remove the temporary files for the job to recover wasted disk space. To delete the files, use Windows Explorer to locate and delete the files listed in the event details.

To perform this procedure, you must have membership in the local Administrators group or be the job owner, or you must have been delegated the appropriate authority.


To view jobs in the job queue:

  • From an elevated command prompt, type bitsadmin /list /allusers


BITS Infrastructure