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Event ID 1004 — DHCP Client Service Availability

Updated: December 11, 2007

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

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A computer running Windows becomes a Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) client if Obtain an IP address automatically is selected in its TCP/IP properties. When a client computer is set to use DHCP, it accepts a lease offer and can receive an IP address known to be valid for the network it is joining.

Event Details

Product: Windows Operating System
ID: 1004
Source: Microsoft-Windows-DHCP-Client
Version: 6.0
Symbolic Name: EVENT_DHCP_SHUTDOWN
Message: The DHCP Client service is shutting down. The following error occurred :
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Resolve

Start the DHCP Client service

On the DHCP client computer, configure the DHCP Client service to start automatically, and then start the service.

To perform these procedures, you must be a member of the Administrators group, or you must have been delegated the appropriate authority.

To configure the DHCP Client service to start automatically:

  1. At the DHCP-enabled client computer, click Start, in Start Search type services.msc, and then press ENTER.
  2. Double-click DHCP Client.
  3. On the General tab, in the Startup type box, click Automatic, and then click Apply.
  4. Click Start, wait for the progress bar to complete, and then click OK.
  5. On the File menu, click Exit.

Verify

To verify that the DHCP Client service is running:

  1. At the DHCP-enabled client computer, click Start, in Start Search type cmd, and then press ENTER.
  2. Type sc queryex dhcp to verify that the DHCP Client service is running.
  3. The DHCP Client service state is displayed as RUNNING.

Related Management Information

DHCP Client Service Availability

DHCP Infrastructure

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