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Mastering Windows Server 2016 by Jordan Krause

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Interfacing with Server Core

After running through your first installation of Server Core, you will be presented with the following lock screen:

Interfacing with Server Core

Is that really a Command Prompt window that says Press Ctrl-Alt-Del to unlock? Yes, yes it is. This usually draws a few chuckles when an admin sees it for the first time. I know it did for me, anyway. It reminded me a little of when we used to code if/then games on our TI-83 calculators during high school math class. Stop me, I'm getting off on a rabbit trail again. Go ahead and press Ctrl + Alt + Del, and you will be prompted to change your administrator password for the first time, just like in the case ...

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