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Ethernet Adapter for Windows 10 on Surface Pro is disabled

My Surface Pro is connected to the internet through its ethernet adapter.  After that connection sits for a while the ethernet adapter is disabled and a wifi connection is made.  I want to stay connected to the ethernet adapter at all times unless there is not ethernet available.  Where there is no wired connection then the usage of wifi is perfect.

I would appreciate help in stopping the machine from disabling the ethernet adapter and in setting up the configuration I have in mind.

The machine operates on Windows 10 and all updates have been run

In my research, I saw a reference to an adapter troubleshooter.  It yields nothing.  I have also found references to a power adjustment tab for the adapter, in the Device Manager, through the properties selection there, I have no such tab.

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I would start with this:
Open Network And Sharing Center -> Change Adapter Settings -> press the ALT + F key on your keyboard to bring up the menu bar -> "Advanced" -> "Advanced Settings" -> In the "Advanced Settings" window you will see the "Adapters and Bindings" tab and under "Connections" you will see the order they are in, you can use the arrows to the side to move the connection priority up and down.
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If this doesn't work for you, I would do Network Reset. Open Settings -> Network and Internet -> Status -> Network Reset.
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