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Default admin password for server 2012 eval?

Hello Experts - I just downloaded an evaluation version of server 2012 r2 to setup a VMware lab.  I never got the default admin password either via download or email.  I am using the .iso instead of a VHD in case that makes a difference.  I've tried everything I could find online:

password
password1
pass@word
etc

Any ideas?
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Have you tried leaving a blank password?

Will.
it cannot skip initial setup password change prompt. you have to provide a password at the prompt, then you can login with that pwd & change later. people usually set abc@123 as the defualt password setup & change later.
did you meet the initial password change screen?
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Thank you, this was the problem.  The install was automated so I'll check the config file and find it there, thanks!