We are failovering from Hyper-V to VMware but in VMware the network adapter get’s an E1000. Is there a possibility that the a adapter becomes a VMXNET3 adapter?
When failing back to VMware from Hyper-V, by default, the recovered VM uses the VMware Virtual E1000 network adapter. This is by design.
You can read furthermore regarding the matter on our documentation ( page 65):
As for your question regarding changing the network adapter. Do you have VMware tools installed? You must install VMware Tools to have a driver for the VMXNET network adapter available. I’ve added a link to VMware article that has relevant information regarding your question: