Event ID 12810 — NIC Configuration

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

This is preliminary documentation and subject to change.

This Aspect refers to network switchport, static and dynamic MAC address issues.

Event Details

Product: Windows Operating System
ID: 12810
Source: Microsoft-Windows-Hyper-V-Worker
Version: 6.0
Message: The network adapter is not configured correctly because the connection refers to an invalid switch. Verify that the virtual network switch or switch port exists, or attach the network adapter to another virtual network.


Change the switch port of the NIC

Turn Off the virtual machine. 

Note: Turning off a virtual machine is equivalent to powering off a computer, so data loss is possible.

Change the virtual machine NIC settings to point to a different/valid switch port, and then restart the virtual machine.


The virtual machine starts and runs network operations without any problems.

NIC Configuration