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DHCP Client Service error affects network security

Question: If you're having trouble connecting to your corporate network, there might be something more sinister at play than you think. It could actually be a sign that your Windows network security has been compromised. Is someone attempting remote code execution? Are your network patches up to date? Is a user with improperly assigned rights sabotaging your machine? In this thread from our IT Knowledge Exchange (ITKE) forum, learn how someone, be they innocent user or malicious hacker, can stop the DHCP Client Service and prevent you from signing onto your network.
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This was first published in June 2008

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