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I purchased an OEM version of Windows Server 2012 Essentials, But I don't see the product ID so I can install it. I do not see it anyware in the package.

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I purchased an OEM version of Windows Server 2012 Essentials, But I don't see the product ID so I can install it. I do not see it anyware in the package. Is the some I need to do to get the product ID?
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OEM activation keys are provided from Microsoft to the manufacturers as part of the product packaging. They should then be provided by the OEM to the end-user. If your package didn't have an activation key then you will need to work that out with the OEM. Microsoft will not get directly involved.
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