Windows update not working

  aarken 11:03 AM 21 Jan 13
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I am running Windows 7 on my Dell laptop and have noticed that I've had no updates for 6 months. When I ask try to download updates I'm told that the service is not running and that I should restart my computer. This never works, however. I have tried several "fixes" from the Microsoft site but have had no success.

Any ideas?

Thankyou.

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