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“Failed to find a valid network adapter” error in SCCM 1511

Running the current branch of ConfigMgr (1511),  while starting a bare metal OSD task sequence you may receive an error message that states “Failed to find a valid network adapter”.  It appears that the system is not receiving an IP address in a fast enough manner for SCCM.  In the smsts.log file, you will see this error:

Failed to find a valid network adapter. Please ensure that this machine has a network adapter and appropriate network drivers.
Unspecified error (Error: 80004005; Source: Windows)

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