Network Issue Error 1068

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  1. Joe McLaughlin

    Joe McLaughlin New Member

    May 20, 2016
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    I am looking some help. I have a computer on our domain that has lost access to the network.
    When i plug in network cable, it flashes so it gives the impression network is going to the computer.

    It seems to be an issue with the services - When i try and start services - dns or dhcp
    Could not start on local machine - Error 1068 the dependency service or group failed to start

    Would anyone know how to fix this issue, as i am struggling to find a solution


  2. Josephur

    Josephur Windows Forum Admin
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    Aug 3, 2010
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    A common cause to this problem is file corruption or a possible virus present.

    The following files should be present in the drivers folder:
    • afd.sys
    • tcpip.sys
    • netbt.sys
    Even if they are I would run a "sfc /scannow" at an Administrative command prompt, then reboot the machine to see if that resolves the issue.

    Post back if this does not help.
  3. Sandbox

    Sandbox Member

    May 18, 2016
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    Step 1: Click START button
    Step 2: In the Search area, type "regedt32" (of course don't include the ""), right click on the search result and "Run as Administrator".

    Step 3: Click on "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE", should expand out to a list of stuff
    Step 4: Next choose "SYSTEM", should expand again
    Step 5: Choose "CurrentControlSet", expands again
    Step 6: Choose "Services", expands to a super large list of stuff

    Step 7: Click on "Dhcp", the right window will show the files in that folder
    Step 8: Double click on "DependOnService"
    Step 9: Delete all the words in text area, except "Afd", and click OK. You are done here

    Step 10: Next under "Services", look for "EapHost", this should be a few folders below Dhcp Step 11: Same thing, double click on the file "DependOnService"
    Step 12: Delete everything in the text are and click OK. You are done.

    after when its all done close everything and restart the pc's and everything should work

    please let me know if it help you

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