dhcpcsvc6.dll - How to Fix? Download Now

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing dhcpcsvc6.dll files. Situations like that can occur, for example, during a software installation process. Each software program requires certain resources, libraries, and source data to work properly. Corrupted or nonexistent dhcpcsvc6.dll file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

dhcpcsvc6.dll file DHCPv6 Client. The file was developed by for use with software. Here you will find detailed information about the file and instructions how to proceed in the event of dhcpcsvc6.dll related errors on your device. You can also download dhcpcsvc6.dll file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Vista devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Vista

File info

General information
Filename dhcpcsvc6.dll
File extension DLL
Description DHCPv6 Client
Program Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Author Microsoft Corporation
MIME type application/octet-stream
File type Dynamic link library
System Windows NT 32-bit
Copyrights © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Character set Unicode
Language cod English (U.S.)

There are various types of errors related to dhcpcsvc6.dll file. dhcpcsvc6.dll file may be located in wrong file directory on your device, may not be present in the system, or may be infected with malicious software and therefore not work correctly. Below is a list of most common error messages related to dhcpcsvc6.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • dhcpcsvc6.dll is corrupted
  • dhcpcsvc6.dll cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - dhcpcsvc6.dll
  • dhcpcsvc6.dll file error
  • dhcpcsvc6.dll file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register dhcpcsvc6.dll file:
  • dhcpcsvc6.dll file could not be loaded
  • dhcpcsvc6.dll file doesn't exist



Application could not be started because dhcpcsvc6.dll file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.


Problems related to dhcpcsvc6.dll can be addressed in various ways. Some methods are meant only for advanced users. If you don't have confidence in your skills, we suggest consulting a specialist. Fixing dhcpcsvc6.dll file errors should be approached with utmost caution for any mistakes can result in unstable or unproperly working system. If you have the necassary skills, please proceed.

dhcpcsvc6.dll file errors can be caused by various factors, so its is beneficial to try to fix them using various methods.

Step 1: Scan your computer for any malicious software

Virus Scan

Windows files are commonly attacked by malicious software that prevents them from working properly. First step in addressing problems with dhcpcsvc6.dll file or any other Windows system files should be scanning the system for malicious software using an antivirus tool.

If by any chance you don't have any antivirus software installed on your system yet, you should do it immediately. Unprotected system is not only a source of file errors, but, more importantly, makes your system vulnerable to many dangers. If you don't know which antivirus tool to choose, consult this Wikipedia article – comparison of antivirus software.

Step 2: Update your system and drivers.

Windows Update

Installing relevant Microsoft Windows patches and updates may solve your problems related to dhcpcsvc6.dll file. Use dedicated Windows tool to perform the update.

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "Windows Update" in the search field
  3. Choose the appropriate software program (name may vary depending on your system version)
  4. Check if your system is up to date. If any unapplied updates are listed, install them immediately.
  5. After the update has been done,restart your computer in order to complete the process.

Beside updating the system, it is recommended that you install latest device drivers, as drivers can influence proper working of dhcpcsvc6.dll or other system files. In order to do so, go to your computer or device producer's website where you will find information regarding latest driver updates.

Step 3: Use System File Checker (SFC) tool

System File Checker

System File Checker is a Microsoft Windows tool. As the name suggests, the tool is used for identyfing and addressing system file related errors, including those related to dhcpcsvc6.dll file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the dhcpcsvc6.dll file with properly working version. To use the tool:

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "cmd" in the search field
  3. Locate "Command Prompt" result – don't run it yet:
  4. Click the right mouse button and select "Run as Administrator" option
  5. Type "sfc /scannow" in console prompt to start the program and follow the instructions

Step 4: Restoring Windows system

Windows Recovery

Another approach is to restore system to previous state, before the dhcpcsvc6.dll file error occured. In order to restore your system, follow the instructions below

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "System Restore" in the search field
  3. Start the system restore tool – it's name may differ depending on version of the system
  4. The application will guide you through the process – read the messages carefully
  5. After the process has finished, restart your computer.

If all the above-mentioned methods failed and the dhcpcsvc6.dll file problem has not been resolved, proceed to the next step. Remember that the following steps are intended only for advanced users.

Download and replace dhcpcsvc6.dll file

The last solution is to manually download and replace dhcpcsvc6.dll file in appropriate folder on the disk. Select file version compatible with your operating system and click the "Download" button. Next, go to your web browser's "Downloaded" folder and copy the downloaded dhcpcsvc6.dll file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of dhcpcsvc6.dll file example directory paths.

  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 8.1: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 8: 1: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
  • Windows Vista: ---
  • Windows Vista: ---

If the steps did not solve your dhcpcsvc6.dll file problem, you should consult a professional. A probability exists that the error(s) might be device-related and therefore should be resolved at the hardware level. A fresh operating system installation might be necessary – a faulty system installation process can result in data loss.

File versions list

Filename dhcpcsvc6.dll
System Windows 10
File size 57344 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 579137fc1f74e03f97a53d89f72a5e5a
SHA1 c88b9a9452f0ef2164c7e4fc1a6c2c0e37f82845
SHA256 63be242d40025392a7ca0890cb2b38d7a2ac25967396cf7484e010144e89dc61
CRC32 5d429486
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename dhcpcsvc6.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 57344 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 e56fc64a7dbf166f13bd37f941b559f6
SHA1 09c4d730e7e5c374ab4dfbf6eafa98d50662fb6b
SHA256 d3cbb676098e654fde8ba7c36e9d154f983a3e7c85fbc0afae325fb606c5fe09
CRC32 671d2d4a
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename dhcpcsvc6.dll
System Windows 8
File size 50176 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 2a944b4d9c0d99272c67273dcf86d683
SHA1 a329477c7ff00cce492d1a774d9fd43bc88ca82b
SHA256 53483193bfcdba8a44650716bf28fbb510538bf9ed60a8fba7eaa9ebae5e372b
CRC32 1b8acc9b
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename dhcpcsvc6.dll
System Windows 7
File size 43008 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 29ca5974fab0e8ae4aa7814fe05cf832
SHA1 6292f3331de3de110e69eecc7c82f8efedef0574
SHA256 ade54d406aab7c364851aad278a569426c9add4f7fb543bb08428ced963bf541
CRC32 5f43d057
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename dhcpcsvc6.dll
System Windows 7
File size 54272 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 4cbcc37856ea2039c27a2fb661dda0e5
SHA1 cc666108d34168420a1d1942dda1e090154c7296
SHA256 74cbfab3092a9564bddfcb84db3e3f8bcfd1492938adf187423d3355d73d21c6
CRC32 8449a20c
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename dhcpcsvc6.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 163328 bytes
Date 2009-04-11
File details
MD5 956148910c7eb6a8c095d9b4e6f94e62
SHA1 9208c4ae33025ca6cb871a459ca64b04f7d46f5a
SHA256 f1a146e17fde20c2a669a7c56fe3e2cc0914c84edad3a00471e00e4c8b4dcddd
CRC32 5bad630d
Example file location ---
Filename dhcpcsvc6.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 130560 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 dfb6b71cdaba9dfb49c9d2b318b97a1a
SHA1 a1253e9d2cf761acf917e3c2e0c9285451307916
SHA256 f380b9a28d56dec902154a0251b58bd3576355ede2cd13cf47d7f4dbe3d61c97
CRC32 565ddb3c
Example file location ---