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 8 edition||Windows 8||Windows 8.1||Windows 8.1 Update 1|
|Display name:||DHCP Client|
|Path:||%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted|
The DHCP Client service runs 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 8 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the Dhcp service has failed to start.
DHCP Client won't start, if the following services are stopped or disabled:
The following services are unable to start if DHCP Client is stopped:
1. Select your Windows 8 release and edition, and then click on the Download button below.
2. Save the RestoreDHCPClientWindows8.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.
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 8 installation media.