not sure if it's known bug... When DHCP client service is set in nLite to auto (not sure if the bug is present with "default" as well - btw @nuhi: could you include in () what default means in services - i.e. default (manual) etc), then after Windows installation (XPSP2) this service doesn't start itself, and when attempted to start it manually via services.msc, I get error msg that service cannot be started because its dependencies aren't started. Culprit is NetBT (netBIOS over TCP/IP) when it'