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  1. Jack
    February 18, 2022 @ 6:38 pm

    Worked bro, thanks!


  2. Brian
    December 2, 2020 @ 9:39 pm

    This worked with an AD VM that I brought into a dev environment. Thanks!



  3. Ahmed Sayed
    November 25, 2020 @ 2:50 pm

    Thanks steps 2 and 3 worked for me


  4. KMacK
    April 4, 2020 @ 3:56 pm

    Worked for me. This was a problem I had on a Windows 10 VM running under Parallels on a Mac. Thank you!


  5. Loise
    December 9, 2019 @ 5:07 am

    Step 2 works for me on windows 10.
    However, I have a follow up question..
    Is there a security risks if 'NETWORK SERVICE'
    will be granted a full permission ?


  6. Amr A
    November 13, 2019 @ 1:08 pm

    Thank you so much the 3rd step fixed it for me


  7. David Blakelock
    November 10, 2019 @ 10:09 am

    Did not work for me on windows 10. Still get Error 5: Access denied. Thanks for posting anyhow


  8. salman albedaiwi
    July 11, 2019 @ 2:37 pm

    Highly appriceated


  9. Anna
    March 31, 2019 @ 10:36 pm

    After 2 days struggling I’ve finally fixed DHCP yeeeeeeees!!! 😍


  10. Himanshu parmar
    February 11, 2019 @ 2:31 pm

    That's work for me thank you so much..


  11. wislam
    December 18, 2018 @ 3:22 pm

    Just wanted to say thank you!
    Step 2 (setting correct permissions on registry keys) solved the problem on Windows 10.

    Not sure how it occurred, but I installed various programs, such as 7+ Taskbar Tweaker, Classic Shell, WinMerge, etc, but no anti-virus, and after reboot, network and internet access failed to work.

    For others: I got "access denied" or "service terminated with access denied" messages in EventLog for numerous services…

    Base Filtering Engine
    Windows Defender Firewall

    As mentioned in this article, after setting permissions for the DHCP services, it automatically started up and the network came to life again.
    But EventLog still showed errors with the above services, along with the "Network Location Awareness" service.
    So for the "Base Filtering Engine", I set permissions on the BFE key to users "LOCAL SERVICE" and "NT SERVICE\bfe" and granted full permissions to those.

    Things were still broken, so in frustration, on the root "Services" folder (HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services) I again granted full permissions to "LOCAL SERVICE" and "NETWORK SERVICE".

    But the other thing that fixed the broken Firewall (mpssvc) was granting full permission to "NT SERVICE\mpssvc" on the 2 folders:

    Hope this also helps out others.


  12. Jimmie
    October 21, 2018 @ 3:29 am

    On my sister's Toshiba laptop running Windows7,
    the first option failed to fix the problem.
    The second option Worked Perfectly, and took much less time!



    • Emilio E.
      November 30, 2018 @ 12:41 am

      Second option worked for me too.Thanks!!!


  13. Angelo
    September 7, 2018 @ 3:52 pm

    Dude I think I love ya <3 you really saved my ass


  14. jamil
    July 14, 2018 @ 12:35 pm

    dude thanks a lot.U saved my life.


  15. Varry
    June 4, 2018 @ 8:46 am

    Followed all to a T but DHCP won't just work. Have dug out and executed all cmd and service checks I could, from winsock to dns flush and ipv$ reset. It just won't work.


  16. Fabrizio G.
    March 6, 2018 @ 7:34 pm

    It worked for me too, on Windows 10.
    Thank you very much.


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