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Still Image Acquisition Events - Windows 8 Service

Launches applications associated with still image acquisition events.

This service also exists in Windows 10.

Startup Type

Windows 8 edition Windows 8 Windows 8.1 Windows 8.1 Update 1
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Default Properties

Display name:Still Image Acquisition Events
Service name:WiaRpc
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
File:%WinDir%\System32\wiarpc.dll
Error control:normal
Object:LocalSystem
Privileges:
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege

Default Behavior

The Still Image Acquisition Events service runs as LocalSystem in a shared process of svchost.exe. Other services might run in the same process. If Still Image Acquisition Events fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 8 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the WiaRpc service has failed to start.

Dependencies

Still Image Acquisition Events won't start, if the Remote Procedure Call (RPC) service is stopped or disabled.

Restore Default Startup Type for Still Image Acquisition Events

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows 8 release and edition, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreStillImageAcquisitionEventsWindows8.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 wiarpc.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.