1. Joined : Aug 2016
    Posts : 27
    Windows 10 Home Version 1511 OS Build 10586.494
       12 Aug 2016 #1

    I uninstalled all network adapters, can't get Local Area Connection


    I uninstalled all network adapters trying to fix another issue but now my LAN network doesn't work,
    what is the best way to restore network adapters and previous local area connection ?
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  2.    12 Aug 2016 #2

    Hi Paddy, I assume that you uninstalled the network adapter through device manager so try going to device manager and select scan of hardware changes. Will likely find the adapter and then reinstall the correct drivers.
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  3. Joined : Oct 2013
    Penns Forrest
    Posts : 3,506
    Win_8.1-Pro, Win_10.1607-Pro, Mint_17.3
       12 Aug 2016 #3

    You might have to restart the machine as well.
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  4. Joined : Aug 2016
    Posts : 27
    Windows 10 Home Version 1511 OS Build 10586.494
       13 Aug 2016 #4

    Thanks. I did manage to get it back.
    Yes, I uninstalled through Device Manager, but didn't get it back from there as the 'Scan of hardware changes' was unresponsive.
    It did take a restart and some work of drivers updating.
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  5.    13 Aug 2016 #5

    Paddy said: View Post
    Thanks. I did manage to get it back.
    Yes, I uninstalled through Device Manager, but didn't get it back from there as the 'Scan of hardware changes' was unresponsive.
    It did take a restart and some work of drivers updating.
    Glad you got it fixed Paddy.
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