In regard to your question, maybe the LAN driver was not properly installed, or for some reason Windows is not recognizing it.
Also, remember that depending on the distance some networks might not be recognize by the NUC:
Did you try a BIOS update on the NUC? On the following link you will find the instructions to do it using the F7 method:
Here is the .BIO file needed to do it:
Also just in case here is the LAN driver for the NUC, please try to install it again:
Additionally we can try to re-install the chipset and management engine driver:
Please let me know the results of trying the steps above.
NOTE: These links are being offered for your convenience and should not be viewed as an endorsement by Intel of the content, products, or services offered there.
Any further questions, please let me know.
Try going back to an older release (20.7, for example) and see if the problem resolves itself that way. I have already seen one report of issues with the latest (21.1) release...
Hope this helps,
Thank you very much to N. Scott Pearson for the suggestion provided above.
You can always try the suggestion posted previously, and also I just wanted to check if the troubleshoot steps provided before were useful for you and if the issue still persists or if it was resolved?
Any further questions or if you need more information, please let me know.
I tried the suggestions but what did it was to 'refresh' windows 8.1
Thanks for the replies