No network access, Diagnostic Policy Service won't start
Running Windows Vista Home Premium with home LAN (wired) to cable modem
Computer cannot connect to network; have 169 IP address
Network & Sharing Center says "Unknown: The dependency service or group
failed to start"
Network Diagnostics "cannot run because the Diagnostic Policy Service is not
Trying to start Diagnostic Policy Service results in "Error 5: Access is
denied." (This happens even when running Service Control Manager as