Windows 2008 R2 SP1 and Windows 7 SP1 with VMXNET3 lost NIC

March 15, 2018 0 By Allan Kjaer

Microsoft has released new patch for Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 and Windows 7 SP1, on the March 13th 2018.

I some cases this patch will VM’s running these OS, loss there VMXNET3 nic, at get a new one, using DHCP.

VMware has published a Blog about the problem, and in this blog there is a referance to a Microsoft KB for a solution.

See the blog here:

The Blog is orrignal form 2016, but has been updated with information about the new Microsoft patch.

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