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Removing WSUS and changing Group Policy and clients to reflect uninstallation

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I've been running WSUS 3.  I don't think I ever configured it properly.  I forgot what I did within Group Policy to make the clients use only the WSUS configured server.  Got frustrated, and just removed WSUS from the server.  My clients are still locking out any changes in Automatic Updates as I'm assuming they are still looking to my WSUS server for the updates.  All I did within Group Policy (gpedit.msc) was to remove the template 'wuau'.  What steps do I need to take to completely stop using WSUS?  It was successfully uninstalled from my server and I've run gpupdate /force on one client machine to see if it took.  No luck.  I'm guessing I need to change something else in GP.  Please help and dumb it down for me!
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