"DHCP Client - dhcpcore.dll" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "DHCP Client" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "DHCP Client" service related to dhcpcore.dll?

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A

"DHCP Client" is a Windows 8 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. . "DHCP Client" service is provided by dhcpcore.dll program file.

Detailed information on "DHCP Client" service:

Service name: Dhcp
Display name: DHCP Client
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
Dependencies: {NSI, Tdx, Afd}

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

Name: dhcpcore.dll
Location: C:\Windows\system32\dhcpcore.dll
Description: DHCP Client Service
File version: 6.2.9200.16433 (win8_gdr.121010-1704)
Size: 331776 bytes
Modified: 10/11/2012 5:43:40 AM UTC

Disabling "DHCP Client" service may cause issues when running Windows 8 system.

 

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