have error code 0x8007003 automatic updates for XP are not working____

the error code  tells me to go to services.msc delete the contents of Data Store and start Automatic updates.

it don't restart and the description is :-

允许下载并安装 Windows 更新。如果此服务被禁用,计算机将不能使用 Windows Update 网站的自动更新功能。
 
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Last updated March 30, 2018 Views 2,100 Applies to:
You receive a "0x80070002" or "0x80070003" error code after you download an update from Windows Update, from Microsoft Update, or from Windows Server Update Services
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/910336

When searching for available updates on the Update site, you see the 0x80070002 or 0x80070003 error
http://update.microsoft.com/windowsupdate/v6/showarticle.aspx?articleid=17&ln=en&IsMu=False

Error message when you try to download updates from the Microsoft Windows Update Web site or from the Microsoft Update Web site on a Windows XP-based computer: "0x80070003"
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/916248

Also some have had success with

1. Stop the Automatic Updates service, clear the contents of the DataStore and Download folders, and restart the Automatic Updates service.
Stop the Automatic Updates Service.
Click Start, Choose Run, In the Run box, type services.msc.
Click OK.
Right-click the Automatic Updates service.
Select Properties.
Under Service status, click Stop.
Click OK.

2. Delete the Contents of the DataStore and Download folders.
Click Start, Choose Run, In the Run box, type %windir%\SoftwareDistribution
Click OK.
Delete the contents of both the DataStore and Download folders

3. Start the Automatic Updates Service
Click Start, Choose Run, In the Run box, type services.msc.
Click OK.
Right-click the Automatic Updates service.
Select Properties.
Under Service status, click Start.
Click OK.


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