Provides image acquisition services for scanners and cameras.
|Windows 8 edition||Windows 8||Windows 8.1||Windows 8.1 Update 1|
|Display name:||Windows Image Acquisition (WIA)|
|Path:||%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc|
The Windows Image Acquisition (WIA) service runs as NT Authority\LocalService in its own process of svchost.exe. Other services may not run in the same process. If Windows Image Acquisition (WIA) fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 8 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the StiSvc service has failed to start.
Windows Image Acquisition (WIA) won't start, if the Remote Procedure Call (RPC) service is stopped or disabled.
1. Select your Windows 8 release and edition, and then click on the Download button below.
2. Save the RestoreWindowsImageAcquisitionWIAWindows8.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.
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 8 installation media.