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.
|Windows 7 edition||without SP||SP1|
|Display name:||DHCP Client|
|Path:||%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted|
The DHCP Client service runs as NT Authority\LocalService in a shared process. It shares an executable file with other services. If the DHCP Client fails to load or initialize, the error is recorded into the Event Log. Windows 7 startup should proceed, but a message box is displayed informing you that the Dhcp service has failed to start.
DHCP Client will not start, if the following services are stopped or disabled:
If the DHCP Client is stopped, the WinHTTP Web Proxy Auto-Discovery Service fails to start and initialize.
1. Select your Windows 7 edition and Service Pack, and then click on the Download button below.
2. Save the RestoreDHCPClientWindows7.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 7 installation media.