VMware not showing NIC after Win10 Anniversary Update

Zepher

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I just updated my server with the Anniversary update and fired up my Win 10 VM and it showed that the Ethernet cable was unplugged, I checked the settings and there are no NICs listed to choose from.

Device Manager shows 2 VMware NIC's as well as the 4 NICs on the server, there is no issues shown in Device Manager.
Not sure what to do to get the NIC's to show up as I just started playing with VM's a week or so ago.

vmware-nic-not-showing-up.jpg



Here is the Device Manager,
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JBark

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Had the same thing with VMWare Player going from Win7 to Win10 Anniversary. Repair install of Player didn't fix it, but removing and reinstalling Player did. This also fixed problems I had with attaching USB devices after the upgrade. Config settings were saved, so it just took a couple minutes and was back up and running.
 

Zepher

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Uninstall is greyed out in Windows for some reason, so I just did a repair and it worked.
 
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