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WSUS and Elevate non-Admins settings

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Is the setting in the WSUS GPO "Allow non-Admins to receive update notifications" setting the same as creating the following Registry Key? :

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\ElevateNonAdmins = 1(on)

Basically I am trying to allow non-Admin users to receive and install updates approved on my WSUS server that might otherwise need Admin permissions. I can't really find an answer to this question on the net.

If the GPO setting is not doing the same thing, then I need to know how to accomplish this. I tried using the GPO to set the registry key, however that key is not available in my GPO. Is there away to update that?
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