"Windows Image Acquisition (WIA) - wiaservc.dll" Service on Windows 7

Q

What is "Windows Image Acquisition (WIA)" in my Windows 7 service list? And how is "Windows Image Acquisition (WIA)" service related to wiaservc.dll?

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A

"Windows Image Acquisition (WIA)" is a Windows 7 service that "Provides image acquisition services for scanners and cameras" "Windows Image Acquisition (WIA)" service is provided by wiaservc.dll DLL file.

Detailed information on "Windows Image Acquisition (WIA)" service:

Service name: StiSvc
Display name: Windows Image Acquisition (WIA)
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
Start type: Manual
Service status: Stopped
Dependencies:
   Remote Procedure Call (RPC)
   Shell Hardware Detection

"Windows Image Acquisition (WIA)" service is provided by a DLL file called: wiaservc.dll:

Name: wiaservc.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\wiaservc.dll
Description: Shell Image Devices Service
File version: 6.1.7601.17514
Size: 452 KB (463,360 bytes)
Modified: Saturday, November 20, 2010, 7:21:35 AM

Disabling "Windows Image Acquisition (WIA)" service should not cause any issues when running Windows 7 system.

 

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