Can't Delete NIC Team That Doesn't Exist

DustyB 10 Reputation points

I'm attempting to do an in-place upgrade from Server 2012 R2 to Server 2019, but Windows is telling me there is a NIC Team that needs to be deleted before I can proceed.


Problem is, there is no NIC Team showing up anywhere.


And the cmdlets don't appear to work either.


I started deleting anything referencing a team or lbfo from the registry after I was getting nowhere, but that didn't work either. (this is a cloned server for testing the upgrade)

I'm at my wit's end and it's imperative that we perform an in-place upgrade due to the software on this machine.

Any ideas on what I can do?

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  1. Limitless Technology 44,056 Reputation points


    Thank you for your question and reaching out.

    1. Uninstall any BASC driver and all Broadcom software and start over.
    2. Select any Hidden or Orphaned NIC drivers from Device Manager -> Show hidden Devices.

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