SBS 2011 standard DHCP service will not start

This morning at 9am one of our SBS 2011 Standard servers decided to not allow DHCP to run at all. Restarting the service only starts it for like 2 seconds and it dies again. Please see error screenshot.
We are getting two errors and one warning regarding DHCP in event viewer see attached screenshots.

Here are the details from the event view error.

DHCP Error 1:
Network error

- System

  - Provider

   [ Name]  Microsoft-Windows-DHCP-Server
   [ Guid]  {6D64F02C-A125-4DAC-9A01-F0555B41CA84}
   [ EventSourceName]  DhcpServer
 
  - EventID 1050

   [ Qualifiers]  0
 
   Version 0
 
   Level 2
 
   Task 0
 
   Opcode 0
 
   Keywords 0x80000000000000
 
  - TimeCreated

   [ SystemTime]  2013-09-27T01:05:52.000000000Z
 
   EventRecordID 1499924
 
   Correlation
 
  - Execution
   [ ProcessID]  0
   [ ThreadID]  0
   Channel System
   Computer whatever.local
   Security
- EventData
   0x 2
   02000000
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Binary data:
In Words
0000: 00000002    
In Bytes

0000: 02 00 00 00               ....

DHCP error 2:

 System

  - Provider

   [ Name]  Microsoft-Windows-DHCP-Server
   [ Guid]  {6D64F02C-A125-4DAC-9A01-F0555B41CA84}
   [ EventSourceName]  DhcpServer
 
  - EventID 1054

   [ Qualifiers]  0
 
   Version 0
 
   Level 2
 
   Task 0
 
   Opcode 0
 
   Keywords 0x80000000000000
 
  - TimeCreated

   [ SystemTime]  2013-09-27T01:05:52.000000000Z
 
   EventRecordID 1499925
 
   Correlation
 
  - Execution

   [ ProcessID]  0
   [ ThreadID]  0
 
   Channel System
 
   Computer whatever.local
 
   Security
 

- EventData

   
   
   0
   00000000


--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Binary data:


In Words

0000: 00000000    


In Bytes

0000: 00 00 00 00               ....
DHCP-Network-error.JPG
DHCP-Error-2.jpg
DHCP-Warning.jpg
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Cliff GaliherCommented:
The important error is the event 1050. That indicates that the DHCP server was unable to bind itself to a NIC properly for some reason. This can happen if a network card was replaced, or if another peoce of software is interfering with  network communications.

After ensuring you have a reliable backup, try the fix my network wizard first. If that fails, try the SBS BPA. For SBS 2011, you can also try the DHCP BPA from the server manager console s well. One of those should help identify the specific network issue.
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