Windows Update has stopped working

Recently, I recognized that I have no update for Vista installed since Nov-08; before everything worked.  When I try manually to the update, the system tells me to check the updates, it must first install a new update for Windows Update!  Then I press the button, I confirm, and the system tells me that it will download and install the update.  Aftzer some time, however, nothing happens when, in particular Windows Update itself only has not shut down and restart, but just the message appears.  This is the point where I started, and the process repeats indefinitely without any special message.   My understandig is that, for some reason, I couldn't have Windows Update update itslef.  Is there some other different means, as for example a simple download, to have the latest version of Windows Update installled on my computer?
Thank you

Hello Larry6,

Please visit it below mentioned Ms link for the error code: 0 x 80070020
http://support.Microsoft.com/kb/883825

I hope this helps.

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