EnableDHCP

HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters\Interfaces\ interface-name

Data type

Range

Default value

REG_DWORD

0 | 1

0

Description

Determines whether the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol service (DHCP) is enabled. If the value of this entry isĀ 1, the DHCP client service is used to configure this interface.

Value

Meaning

0

Disables DHCP for this interface.

1

Enables DHCP for this interface.

Change method

To change the value of this entry, use Network and Dial-up Connections. Right-click Local Area Connection, click Properties, and click Internet Protocol (TCP/IP). This entry is associated with the Obtain an IP address automatically option.

Note Image Note

This entry is added to the registry when you use Network Connections in Control Panel to configure TCP/IP.

When DHCP is enabled, the phrase DHCP Enabled appears in the IP address box in place of a static IP address. To view this setting, in Control Panel double-click Network Connections, right-click Local Area Connection, click Properties, click Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), click the Advanced button, and then click the IP Settings tab.