Should I block it?

No, this file is 100% safe to run.

VersionsAdditional versions

6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 69.05%
6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 19.05%
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-0852) 9.52%
5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) 2.38%

dhcpcsvc.dll

DHCP Client Service by Microsoft

Remove dhcpcsvc.dll
Version:   5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)
MD5:   9aff05e96a96535fe29605fd285ec0ea
SHA1:   0e2feaff1b137aeea1ec98910c9ac3af4a864687
SHA256:   e15f2ad28bac958be2fae8f03b0e1bdcc377aa6bdd5581dc254d59de9ff1a7fc
This is a Windows system installed file with Windows File Protection (WFP) enabled.

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

Overview

dhcpcsvc.dll is loaded as dynamic link library that runs in the context of a process. The assembly utilizes the .NET run-time framework (which is required to be installed on the PC). This version is installed on Windows XP.

DetailsDetails

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
File version:5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)
Product version:5.1.2600.2180
Size:108.5 KB (111,104 bytes)
Digital DNA
PE subsystem:Windows Console
File packed:No
Code language:Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
.NET CLR:Yes
.NET NGENed:No
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BehaviorsBehaviors

Hosted services
Runs as a shared service under the Windows svcHost
  • Shared name is 'Dhcp'
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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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