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

Q

What is "Windows Image Acquisition (WIA)" in my Windows XP 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 XP 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 XP system.

 

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