troubleshooting Question

Default admin password for server 2012 eval?

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Windows Server 2012Windows OSMicrosoft Legacy OS
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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:


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