Ethernet cable unplugged


I seem to have lost ethernet connectivity. TAP-NordVPN Windows Adapter V9. It shows up in device manager with no question or check marks next to it. Everything else shows its there, yet diagnostics says cable is unplugged. When i plug cable into modem, I see port light up and same thing happens when I plug it into computer. I have reset network. I have flushed. I even removed it and scanned for changes, When I scanned for changes, it didn't show up so I restored to prior date.

12th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-12400  2.50 GHz

gigabyte z690 ud ax ddr4

Win 10

Best Answer


  • Shoan041
    Shoan041 ✭✭✭✭
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    Have you already tried to see if you can download the latest drivers and firmware for your adapter? If you aren't able to or can't figure it out, I would take it to your local Micro Center for diagnosis.

  • PowerSpec_MikeW
    PowerSpec_MikeW PowerSpec Engineer
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    That's not your ethernet connection, that's a virtual device for NordVPN. Is NordVPN connected? I assume you have internet connection. What's the ethernet/LAN itself saying in network connections?

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