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Server Software Not Genuine

I hired an IT guy to get my systems installed.  Turns out, all of a sudden when I log into the server it says "This version of Windows Server 2008 is not Genuine".
  Ready for this?  This IT guy is now in jail!
 
 I paid this guy for the software and everything, but he had everything.  If I go buy a retail copy or something, can I add the new "legitimate" license key on the existing installation or am I going to have to hire someone to start all over again?

 I've been running this server for about 7 months now so I don't even know what software or features are installed.

 thanks
Network OperationsWindows Server 2008

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Lee W, MVP

8/22/2022 - Mon
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Consider this:

If you KEEP this installation, how do you know what he did doesn't include back doors to steal data or potentially corrupt your system - especially when he gets out of jail.  If you want to be safe, you should get the system redone.
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