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  • You can't find the old devices installed, and on add legacy device there is no such option under MS network cards. 

    Current windows version: 

    Version 10.0.14393


    Sunday, August 14, 2016 11:44 AM

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  • Microsoft KM-TEST Loopback Adapter present for me in 14393 \ 1607.

    Sunday, August 14, 2016 9:26 PM
  • Thanks, 

    I've found this on another post and you are correct. 

    Still I'm missing the old loopback interface that were defined in the system before the update. 

    There are still there (as I can't rename the new loopback to the old loopback name as it is already exists, but I just can't see it......)

    Monday, August 15, 2016 5:26 AM
  • Installing the Microsoft Loopback Adapter in Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012

    The loopback has been called Microsoft KM-TEST Loopback Adapter since Windows 8. What other name are you referring to?

    Monday, August 15, 2016 12:37 PM
  • Same issue here.
    After each major Windows 10 update, the loopback adapter gets hidden and if I add it again, I cannot use the old name that I set on the adapter (e.g. "Loopback")

    I have tried various attempts to show hidden network adapters, but without luck.

    I had to add new loopback adapter under different name.

    Here's what did NOT work for me:

    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/269155/error-message-when-you-try-to-set-an-ip-address-on-a-network-adapter

    Show hidden devices in Device Manager and uninstall "Microsoft Kernel Debug Network Adapter" - did not help.
    Use devcon.exe to list hidden network adapters - could not see the hidden loopback adapter.
    Monday, December 11, 2017 6:38 PM
  • Same issue here.
    After each major Windows 10 update, the loopback adapter gets hidden and if I add it again, I cannot use the old name that I set on the adapter (e.g. "Loopback")

    I have tried various attempts to show hidden network adapters, but without luck.

    I had to add new loopback adapter under different name.

    Here's what did NOT work for me:

    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/269155/error-message-when-you-try-to-set-an-ip-address-on-a-network-adapter

    Show hidden devices in Device Manager and uninstall "Microsoft Kernel Debug Network Adapter" - did not help.
    Use devcon.exe to list hidden network adapters - could not see the hidden loopback adapter.

    That is a different issue to the this question, and old answered questions do not get replies.

    Suggest you open a new question for your issue.

    Monday, December 11, 2017 6:55 PM