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Windows Image Acquisition (WIA) - Windows 7 Service

Provides image acquisition services for scanners and cameras.

This service also exists in Windows 8, Vista and XP.

Startup Type

Windows 7 edition without SP SP1
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Default Properties

Display name:Windows Image Acquisition (WIA)
Service name:StiSvc
Type:own
Path:%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
File:%WinDir%\System32\wiaservc.dll
Error control:normal
Object:NT Authority\LocalService
Privileges:
  • SeChangeNotifyPrivilege
  • SeCreateGlobalPrivilege
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege

Default Behavior

The Windows Image Acquisition (WIA) service runs as NT Authority\LocalService in its own process. It does not share an executable file with other services. If the Windows Image Acquisition (WIA) fails to load or initialize, the error is recorded into the Event Log. Windows 7 startup should proceed, but a message box is displayed informing you that the StiSvc service has failed to start.

Dependencies

Windows Image Acquisition (WIA) will not start, if the following services are stopped or disabled:

Restore Default Startup Type for Windows Image Acquisition (WIA)

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows 7 edition and Service Pack, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreWindowsImageAcquisitionWIAWindows7.bat file to any folder on your hard drive.

3. Right-click the downloaded batch file and select Run as administrator.

4. Restart the computer to save changes.

Note. Make sure that the wiaservc.dll file exists in the %WinDir%\System32 folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows 7 installation media.