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I accidentally disabled my network adapter inside my Win10 VM and was immediately disconnected from RDP. How can I re-enable the VM's network adapter and reconnect?

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Swap your video adapter to VNC and re enable it in the browser with another computer/phone/tablet. Reassign your video card when you're done.

I think you can even do it in GUI mode.

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35 minutes ago, AnnabellaRenee87 said:

Swap your video adapter to VNC and re enable it in the browser with another computer/phone/tablet. Reassign your video card when you're done.

I think you can even do it in GUI mode.

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Did just that (great idea on the VNC). I was able to check the network adapters and it was re-enabled. However, when I stopped the VM and added the graphics card back in, I'm getting the same RDP connection error for some reason.

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On 10/25/2019 at 5:23 PM, AnnabellaRenee87 said:

RDP is enabled in Windows, right?

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Yes

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Guess my only solution is to rebuild my VM? Thankfully it's not too big of a hassle at this point. Just wish I was better versed in troubleshooting these types of issues.

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@BBLV you can try to change the type of network adapter in the xml from the default

 <model type='virtio'/>

to

<model type='vmxnet3'/>

Just an idea. I predict windows will detect it as a new adapter. Other option would be to change the mac address of the existing nic.

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19 hours ago, bastl said:

@BBLV you can try to change the type of network adapter in the xml from the default


 <model type='virtio'/>

to


<model type='vmxnet3'/>

Just an idea. I predict windows will detect it as a new adapter. Other option would be to change the mac address of the existing nic.

Tried refreshing the MAC address first, no luck. Then changed the model type in XML and again, no luck 😢

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