Cannot run Windows update

When I try to run the update of wendows I get a message saying

can not run the update of wendows because the service does not work you may have to restart your computer

I reboot and get the same message

ONE GOT AN IDEA

Duplicate of http://social.answers.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/vistawu/thread/968109c7-dabe-4403-b0b5-7ee592875aad ~ Robear Dyer (PA Bear) ~ MS MVP (that is to say, mail, security, Windows & Update Services) since 2002 ~ WARNING: MS MVPs represent or work for Microsoft

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