"DHCP Client - dhcpcore.dll" Service on Windows 7

Q

What is "DHCP Client" in my Windows 7 service list? And how is "DHCP Client" service related to dhcpcore.dll?

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A

"DHCP Client" is a Windows 7 service that "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." "DHCP Client" service is provided by dhcpcore.dll DLL file.

Detailed information on "DHCP Client" service:

Service name: Dhcp
Display name: DHCP Client
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
Start type: Automatic
Service status: Started
Dependencies:
   Ancillary Function Driver for Winsock
   NetIO Legacy TDI Support Driver
   Network Store Interface Service

"DHCP Client" service is provided by a DLL file called: dhcpcore.dll:

Name: dhcpcore.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\dhcpcore.dll
Description: DHCP Client Service
File version: 6.1.7600.16385
Size: 248 KB (254,464 bytes)
Modified: Saturday, November 20, 2010, 7:18:30 AM

Disabling "DHCP Client" service may cause issues when running Windows 7 system.

 

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