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How to Start/Stop Windows Image Acquisition (WIA)

Service name: stisvc

Display name: Windows Image Acquisition (WIA)


Provides image acquisition services for scanners and cameras.

Path to executable:

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc

Services Regedit CMD Msconfig

This method shows you how to Start/Stop Windows Image Acquisition (WIA) service from Services.msc

Perform the following steps:

Please go to Start and click on the Type here to search

Locate Windows Image Acquisition (WIA) service observe his current status and open to make changes

From General tab you can Start/Stop and change the Startup type of Windows Image Acquisition (WIA) service

To finish press ok button and close Services window

Type services.msc and press Enter