6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 6.40%
6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 1.77%
6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 26.93%
6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 1.99%
5.2.3790.3959 (srv03_sp2_rtm.070216-1710) 0.44%
5.1.2600.5614 (xpsp_sp3_qfe.080603-1319) 5.08%
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-0852) 45.25%
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-0852) 0.22%
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-0852) 0.22%
5.1.2600.3311 (xpsp.080211-1047) 0.44%
5.1.2600.3300 (xpsp.080125-0707) 0.22%
5.1.2600.3244 (xpsp.071030-0319) 0.22%
5.1.2600.2912 (xpsp_sp2_gdr.060519-0003) 2.65%
5.1.2600.2912 (xpsp.060519-0015) 1.32%
5.1.2600.2794 (xpsp.051110-1545) 0.22%
5.1.2600.2524 (xpsp.040919-1030) 0.22%
5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) 6.40%



DHCP Client Service by Microsoft

Remove dhcpcsvc.dll
This is a Windows system installed file with Windows File Protection (WFP) enabled.


dhcpcsvc.dll has 17 known versions, the most recent one is 6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205). The average file size is about 146.68 KB. This is a .NET Common Language Runtime (CLR) assembly.

What is dhcpcsvc.dll?

This service automatically receives a Dynamic IP address from your DHCP server and DNS updates. Required for ICS / internet client and if you run IPSEC or an IP VPN, disable on a standalone system or one that has a static IP address. Take note: Most DSL/cable ISP’s use DHCP to provide internet access.

About dhcpcsvc.dll (from Microsoft)

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


File name:dhcpcsvc.dll
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:DHCP Client Service
Description:Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Typical file path:C:\Windows\System32\dhcpcsvc.dll
Original name:dhcpcsvc.dll.mui


(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of dhcpcsvc.dll, select a unique version for details.)
Hosted services
Runs as a shared service under the Windows svcHost
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VersionsAll file variations of dhcpcsvc.dll

MD5SHA-1File size
3ed0321127ce70acdaabbf77e157c2a7 4adb9e3fd121bce499fd9c317ba5e20261fa0ec9 262 KB
dc45739bc22d528d2b3e50d3f6761750 5899360714f67b6f70300caf10e7a989f1507a44 200 KB
9028559c132146fb75eb7acf384b086a 3f47904b93e87145991efaf457d7eca9994fbd3c 199.5 KB
43a988a9c10333476cb5fb667cbd629d ce14209f7dd4993916df6b957e4ed05f81583756 199.5 KB
de4c841dda8d5800515a5ca908580a36 d94f4d574781dfae2e6455274cd0def2911d876c 220.5 KB
c51de19619d50cbd03708647aca10e70 926c66d54013b40af753837db70eb2100ed5ae7d 124 KB
5e38d7684a49cacfb752b046357e0589 58d6f6ed00876b7ec653079e5448f74379697524 124 KB
43152852c8f5ce63b1d3466184e7e644 9d61218ad9fe1671bb91b9fc547d0a7f07fc502f 124 KB
9b1aba1f15f97afaad54597b8801c3c5 3af4f1db7197f2476e6aa095a63ceb91d3fbb277 124 KB
7ef07645d1af5aca0762f95e6f80d27f b10a78afc55103cd9930de400471aeb080675b5f 124 KB
488b102f84a868a7faaeeb48c2a7f6fe 9247ef0dc6dbd3ceccd3cc1ff468c048cc4646f4 124 KB
65ef65c375ce548b7e8c6079d881701e 0bdbc70692cd0ebe143d3472a1a849000684d078 124 KB
ef545e1a4b043da4c84e230dd471c55f 3e9d04cd277ddbe58e9fb399e1e910003b24f561 109 KB
3f15a1dbd86f7bdaf404648282d11ece af44cf414e28c1e49ff8c1c0d2057a72ce208bf9 109.5 KB
c82b907aa89b953bfaff7ecdc0d5187f d070098aaa14013bc7128b917ddf9175a18dcd09 108.5 KB
a09f28b35d656f89006a7225b66a62bb fbbc10fdbe1ce4ebeff632f738fd0f6a6b93b0fc 108.5 KB
cb6ca3e5261d65f6f809eed23bf167aa 717465c8a5a9d3f1661950e61477e8e298dc09d8 108.5 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows Vista Home Premium 81.08%
Windows Vista Ultimate 13.51%
Windows Vista Business 2.70%
Windows Vista™ Home Premium 2.70%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 70.59% of DHCP Client Service.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Hewlett-Packard 24.32%
Dell 16.22%
Sony 16.22%
Gateway 16.22%
Toshiba 10.81%
ASUS 10.81%
American Megatrends 2.70%
Acer 2.70%
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