Provides tunnel connectivity using IPv6 transition technologies (6to4, ISATAP, Port Proxy, and Teredo), and IP-HTTPS. If this service is stopped, the computer will not have the enhanced connectivity benefits that these technologies offer.
|Windows 10 edition||1507||1511||1607||1703|
|Display name:||IP Helper|
|Path:||%WinDir%\System32\svchost.exe -k NetSvcs|
The IP Helper service is running as LocalSystem in a shared process of svchost.exe. Other services might run in the same process. If IP Helper fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 10 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the iphlpsvc service has failed to start.
IP Helper is unable to start, if at least one of the following services is stopped or disabled:
If IP Helper is stopped, the Network Connectivity Assistant service fails to start and initialize.
1. Select your Windows 10 edition and release, and then click on the Download button below.
2. Save the RestoreIPHelperWindows10.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
iphlpsvc.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.