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VMWare ESXi 5.5 Disconnecting VM from Network

Last Modified: 2016-11-23
I am running a VMWare ESXi 5.5 2068190 build server with a 2012 R2 VM.  For some reason at random but about once a day now.  It will disconnect the VM from the network.  I can go in and disable the NIC in Windows and re-enable it and it comes back online.

I did some research online and found a couple things to try but nothing has worked so far.

I've never had a problem like this before, so not sure where to start.

The oddest thing I see is it's a Dell R730 with Broadcom NIC's but in Windows it detects as Intel NIC's.
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