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Best Way To Prevent DHCP query in Windows 10

Hi
While Windows 10 is booting up, I need to block the OS to require IP address from the DHCP server for a few minutes (~10 min). What is the best way to do this.
(using script stopping the running DHCP client service while Windows 10 is loading is enough then starting the service, is an effective approach?).
I cannot disable the Network Adapter.

Thank You for your help.
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Tom Cieslik

8/22/2022 - Mon
John

Windows does not get confused loading DHCP even though loading other services.

DHCP is totally basic to Windows Networking.  The only way I know how to stop it is to use Static IP addressing. Otherwise it is going to run.
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Shaun Vermaak

Sorry, see second part of Tom's answer is delay start
NetRock6

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Thanks Tom for your help.
I will try to see if your solution helps my issue.
Your help has saved me hundreds of hours of internet surfing.
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Tom Cieslik

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