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Windows SBS Update Services for SBS 2008 not running

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We were using a RMM application that required changes to default WSUS configuration of a SBS 2008 server. We've since remove the RMM application, but because of the configuration changes to WSUS, the SBS Update Service is shutdown and we cannot manage Windows updates for the network via the SBS Console. When we try to make changes to the SBS Update Services we receive the following message:

"Windows Small Business Server (Windows SBS) Update Services is not
running because it automatically turns off if you customize Windows
Server Update Services (WSUS)..........."

I've used the SBS 2008 BPA to analyze the system and I've made the changes it recommended to WSUS. And I've made sure that the configuration matches that which was posted on the Official SBS blog:

http://blogs.technet.com/b/sbs/archive/2009/06/23/update-services-in-sbs-2008.aspx

But I still receive the same message. Any help would be appreciated.
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