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In Windows, you may experience the following behavior:
These issues can be caused by a computer that previously had ICS enabled but from which the network adapter was removed without disabling ICS. Even though the network adapter that was being shared has been physically removed or disabled on the system, the service for ICS may still attempt to start. This attempt causes the DHCP allocator for ICS to offer leases to DHCP clients.
The ICS service needs to be stopped and disabled on the Windows-based computer providing the leases; doing this disables the DHCP allocator for ICS.
To disable the ICS service, follow these steps:
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