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Windows 7: IP Helper will not start

17 Oct 2015   #1

Windows 7 Pro 64
IP Helper will not start

I have a machine I'm working on that has no internet.
The IP Helper service is set to Auto, but it will not start.
I get event 7023 error 50 the request is not supported when I try to start it.

I've done every virus scan, networking reset I can think of, found a script to re-register IP Helper, reinstalled drivers, ran the windows update fix it, and many other things I can't even remember now.

Anyone have some ideas?


I found a FixIt that repaired the IP Helper problem.
still have no internet access.
the full computer name, description, and workgroup fields all say "not available" despite having values entered.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
19 Oct 2015   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Check all these services and start them:
- DHCP Client - Automatic
- DNS Client - Automatic
- Network Connections - Manual
- Network Location Awareness - Automatic
- Remote Procedure Call (RPC) - Automatic
- TCP/IP Netbios helper - Automatic
- IPsec - Manual
- Network List Service - Automatic
- Network Store Interface Service - Automatic
My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Dec 2016   #3

Windows 7 home premium 32 bit

I post here to avoid creating a new thread with the same problem.
I got tons of event reports in event viewer about problem related to IP Helper. So I go to Services and see the IP helper service hasn't started yet though it's set to automatically run. I run it manually and got this error. SFC not find anything. What can I do?

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