Search:     Advanced search

Snap and Share on Windows Server

Article ID: 207
Last updated: 21 Sep, 2017
Views: 21569

The default installations of Windows Server do not enable the Windows Image Acquisition (WIA) service, which is required for WinZip Express for Photos to be able to connect to your camera. You can enable WIA as follows:

Windows Server 2003

  1. Click the Start button and open the Programs menu
  2. In the Administrative Tools submenu, click Services
  3. Locate Windows Image Acquisition; right-click it and choose Properties
  4. Change the Startup type to Automatic
  5. Click OK
  6. Right click Windows Image Acquisition again, then click Start

Windows Server 2008

The WIA service is not installed during the default Windows Server 2008 installation. Before you can enable WIA, it first needs to be installed:

  1. Click the Start button, open the Administrative Tools menu, and click Server Manager
  2. Click Features to load the Features Summary, then click Add features
  3. Check the Desktop Experience check box
  4. Click Next, then click Install
  5. Restart your computer

Now you can enable WIA as follows:

  1. Click the Start button, open the Administrative Tools submenu, and click Component Services
  2. In the Component Services dialog, click Services (Local) to load the list of services
  3. Locate and right-click Windows Image Acquisition, then click Properties
  4. In the General tab, set the Startup type to Automatic
  5. Click OK
  6. Right click Windows Image Acquisition again, then click Start

Windows Server 2012

  1. Open the Control Panel and then open Administrative Tools
  2. Open Component Services and click Services (Local) to load the list of services
  3. Scroll down to and right-click Windows Image Acquisition, then click Properties
  4. In the General tab, make sure Startup type is set to Automatic
  5. Click the Start button in the WIA dialog
This article was:   Helpful | Not Helpful
Prev   Next
WinZip Backup jobs     Backup types and strategy examples

RSS