Thursday, February 17, 2011

DHCP Client Service In Windows XP

 DHCP Client Service

Service Name: Dhcp

Service Description:

Registers and updates IP addresses and DNS records for this computer. If this service is stopped, this 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.

Default Settings:

1. Default setting in Windows XP Professional: Automatic
2. Default setting in Windows XP Home: Automatic
3. This Windows service logs on as: Local System

4. The default path for this Windows service is:

  • %systemroot%\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs

5. This Windows service depends on the following system components:
  • AFD
  • NetBIOS over TCP/IP --> TCP/IP Protocol Driver --> IPSEC driver
  • TCP/IP Protocol Driver --> IPSEC driver
6. The following services have a dependency on this service: None.

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