Provides image acquisition services for scanners and cameras.
|Windows Vista edition||without SP||SP1||SP2|
|Display name:||Windows Image Acquisition (WIA)|
|Path:||%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc|
Windows Image Acquisition (WIA) logs on as NT Authority\LocalService and runs 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 recorded into the Event Log. Windows Vista 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 following system components are stopped or disabled:
1. Select your Windows Vista edition and Service Pack, and then click on the Download button below.
2. Save the RestoreWindowsImageAcquisitionWIAWindowsVista.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 Vista installation media.