Software Updates currently begin downloaded by BITS to show as "Downloading"
When using a very slow BITS setting, you may receive errors in the deployment if the download of the Update exceeds expected timing. This leads to a reported deployment error of 0x800705B4 - "This operation returned because the timeout period expired." This is misleading as the BITS jobs are still running at this time.
Add an item in this that if the BITS job is still running or in queue that the status is in "In Progress" with a sub status of "Downloading updates" - ideally showing which updates are in the downloading state.
Chad Simmons commented
+1 (currently out of votes)