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DHCP client wont start on startup???

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by cscott78, Feb 15, 2003.

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  1. cscott78

    cscott78 Thread Starter

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    Doesanyone know why when under sevices the DHCP client is setto start automatically it wont. Everytime i restart this machine thati just installed XP pro on and i have installed all service packs and updates. But everytime i restart i have to manuallygo into services and start the client manually. Any insight would be great I have tried everything I can think of except getting a differentrouter..perhaps the OS doesnt like my dlink router so it wontaccept am addressfrom it...maybe but i doubt itso any help would be great


    Thanks,
    Chad
     
  2. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

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    Try removing all networking components and rebooting and let it build up the network again. You might also consider a system repair if that doesn't work. Obviously, the DHCP client is supposed to start automatically. :)
     
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