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DHCP Client - Windows 10 Service

Registers and updates IP addresses and DNS records for your computer. If this service is stopped, your computer will not receive dynamic IP addresses and DNS updates. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.

This service also exists in Windows 7, 8, Vista and XP.

Startup Type

Windows 10 edition RTM 1511 1607
Home Automatic Automatic Automatic
Pro Automatic Automatic Automatic
Education Automatic Automatic Automatic
Enterprise Automatic Automatic Automatic

Default Properties

Display name:DHCP Client
Service name:Dhcp
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
File:%WinDir%\system32\dhcpcore.dll
Error control:normal
Group:TDI
Object:NT Authority\LocalService
Privileges:
  • SeChangeNotifyPrivilege
  • SeCreateGlobalPrivilege

Default Behavior

The DHCP Client service is running as NT Authority\LocalService in a shared process of svchost.exe. Other services might run in the same process. If DHCP Client fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 10 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the Dhcp service has failed to start.

Dependencies

DHCP Client is unable to start, if at least one of the following services is stopped or disabled:

If DHCP Client is stopped, the following services cannot start:

Restore Default Startup Type for DHCP Client

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows 10 edition and release, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreDHCPClientWindows10.bat file to any folder on your hard drive.

3. Right-click the downloaded batch file and select Run as administrator.

4. Restart the computer to save changes.

Note. Make sure that the dhcpcore.dll file exists in the %WinDir%\system32 folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows 10 installation media.