Posted 14 April 2012 - 07:28 PM
First , you may have done this but ..... check if you can start the dependency service for DHCP client service.
To view the dependency services registered for DHCP Client Service, try the following steps
Click on Start and them type cmd and press Enter
In the command prompt type: CMD /K SC QC DHCP - Please note the spaces -
Press Enter check if the dependency service is started.
Verify that the Dependency Service / components are running
To verify that the three dependency components are running. Follow the steps below:
Click Start, Run and type DEVMGMT.MSC - No spaces -
In the View menu, click Show hidden devices
Double-click Non-Plug and Play drivers section
Double-click the entry AFD, and click the Driver tab
Set the Startup type to System.
Start the service. Note down the error message if any.
Similarly start the two other drivers namely:
TCP/IP Protocol Driver
NetBios over Tcpip
Close Device Manager and restart Windows.
Now check if you can start the DHCP service.
Let us know if you have done all this, and we can look for more ideas -