"Windows Image Acquisition (WIA) - wiaservc.dll" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "Windows Image Acquisition (WIA)" in my Windows 8 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 8 service that Provides image acquisition services for scanners and cameras. "Windows Image Acquisition (WIA)" service is provided by wiaservc.dll program 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
Dependencies: {RpcSs}

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

Name: wiaservc.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\wiaservc.dll
Description: Still Image Devices Service
File version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Size: 570880 bytes
Modified: 7/26/2012 3:07:47 AM UTC

Disabling "Windows Image Acquisition (WIA)" service may cause issues when running Windows 8 system.

 

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