The issue occurs because the configuration information remains in the registry after you unplug one of the USB network adapters.
To work around this issue, use a combination name and another property to identify the USB network adapters.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
Detail to reproduce this issue
Plug two USB network adapters that are the same hardware type into a computer.
Run the following command, and then unplug one of the USB network adapters. wmic path win32_networkadapter get name
Run the same command again.
Check the names of USB network adapters.
Article ID: 3034027 - Last Review: Feb 25, 2015 - Revision: 1
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