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 2012 Essentials

Windows Server 2012 Essentials (formerly Windows Small Business Server Essentials) is a flexible, affordable, and easy-to-use server solution designed and priced for small businesses with up to 25 users and 50 devices that helps them reduce costs and be more productive. Windows Server 2012 Essentials is an ideal first server, and it can also be used as the primary server in a multi-server environment for small businesses.

Windows Server 2012 Essentials enables small businesses to protect, centralize, organize and access their applications and information from almost anywhere using virtually any device.

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Product Key

To activate the software, you will need the following product key during the install process:



64-bit edition


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The trial version of this software can be converted to the full license mode.

Technical Resources

Access technical product resources—such as forums, solution accelerators, white papers and webcasts—at the Windows Server 2012 Essentials Resource Page.

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