Microsoft Evaluation VHD’s – Windows Server 2012 Contoso Administrator Password

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Although most people will be using full versions of Windows Server 2012 products by now, some may still use the evaluation VHD’s from Microsoft. We have just downloaded all 11GB of VHD files from Microsoft for doing some testing on and got to the point where we need to enter the Contoso Administrator password.

After trying all the passwords we could find through Google and all those supplied by Microsoft, none of them worked.

In the end we found out that the password is:

[email protected]

Note the capital P, @ and 1 in the password.

So, we thought we’d post this for two reasons; in case anyone else has the same issue in the future but mostly as a reminder to ourselves!

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