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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

    Jan 28, 2003
    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

  2. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

    Oct 19, 2002
    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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