Thank you for the post. YOu may try:
1) Remove the LAG first (in case you havent done that)
2) Uninstall the Virtual network adapter
If this does not work, please refer to this website to see if this will work out for you. Network Connectivity — Phantom Adapters May Prevent Your Adapter From Teaming
Hope the above info helps.
I tried that. I removed the LAG from both my PC and the switch my PC is connected to. The Intel Virtual Network Adapter still shows up under Network Adapters. I tried uninstalling it, but nothing happens. I completely removed my 2 network adapters and their drivers. I've removed any Intel software I could find, except the software for my NVMe SSD, but no matter what I do, I can't remove it. I also tried booting into Safe Mode to uninstall it, but that didn't work either. I guess I'll take a look at the link you posted.
After looking around online some, I saw where other people had this problem and it originated when someone installed the wrong drivers/software for the NICs they had, but I couldn't find any solutions.
Ok, I tried your solutions, and nothing worked. I'm not at home right now to tell you which adapters they are, but had the 2 adapters that come built on the Asus X99 Deluxe MB teamed. I removed the team long ago, but it wasn't until recently that I noticed the Virtual Adapter showing in Network Settings.
Thank you for the reply. Checking on the specification of your board at https://www.asus.com/ph/Motherboards/X99DELUXE/specifications/, you have built in LAN contorllers as below:
Intel® I218V, 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller(s)
Intel® I211-AT, 1 x Gigabit LAN
Have you tried checking with Asus support as these are OEM onboard NIC, there is a mention of Asus LAN utility, you may want to check w/ Asus if this utility coud be of any help.