Tech Off Thread

3 posts

Forum Read Only

This forum has been made read only by the site admins. No new threads or comments can be added.

Explorer and DHCP

Back to Forum: Tech Off
  • User profile image
    W3bbo

    'lo

    I fired up Sysinternal's Registry Monitor, and I noticed the screen was getting flooded by Explorer.exe contantly performing 8 Registry comments, once every second or so:

    179.5424805

    explorer.exe:1792

    QueryValue

    HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\Tcpip\Linkage\Bind

    SUCCESS

    \Device\{C8DE5B95-284D-4D4A-A831-628FF6D8646C}

    179.5424957

    explorer.exe:1792

    QueryValue

    HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\Tcpip\Linkage\Bind

    SUCCESS

    \Device\{C8DE5B95-284D-4D4A-A831-628FF6D8646C}

    179.5426941

    explorer.exe:1792

    OpenKey

    HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters\Interfaces\{C8DE5B95-284D-4D4A-A831-628FF6D8646C}

    SUCCESS

    Access: 0x20019

    179.5427094

    explorer.exe:1792

    QueryValue

    HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters\Interfaces\{C8DE5B95-284D-4D4A-A831-628FF6D8646C}\EnableDHCP

    SUCCESS

    0x0

    179.5427246

    explorer.exe:1792

    QueryValue

    HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters\Interfaces\{C8DE5B95-284D-4D4A-A831-628FF6D8646C}\DhcpServer

    SUCCESS

    255.255.255.255

    179.5427246

    explorer.exe:1792

    QueryValue

    HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters\Interfaces\{C8DE5B95-284D-4D4A-A831-628FF6D8646C}\DhcpServer

    SUCCESS

    255.255.255.255

    179.5427551

    explorer.exe:1792

    CloseKey

    HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters\Interfaces\{C8DE5B95-284D-4D4A-A831-628FF6D8646C}

    SUCCESS

     

     I set the DHCP service to "Disabled", so why does Explorer keep on polling the option?

  • User profile image
    Mike Dimmick

    Mark Russinovich would also like to know...

  • User profile image
    W3bbo

    Mike Dimmick wrote:


    Ah-ha, so it seems to be caused by the Network Adapter display.

Conversation locked

This conversation has been locked by the site admins. No new comments can be made.