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Windows 7: HP Deskjet 1050 - Scanner

07 May 2012   #11

Windows 7 ultimare 64 bit
found a solution

I had the same problem. one fine day the scanner software wouldnt start at all. i downloaded the HP diagnostic tool for scanner and ran and it said that i had a problem with WIA. The WIA wouldnt start.

First i ran services.msc and navigated to windows image acquisition and clicked on it. it was disabled. i set it on automatic and clicked on start. it didnt start and gave a error 1068

"Windows could not start the Windows Image Acquisition (WIA) service on Local Computer. Error 1068: The dependency service or group failed to start".

I clicked on dependencies tab to see what the WIA is dependent on

there were

"Remote Procedure Call (RPC)"
"Shell Hardware Detection"

I went back to services.msc and navigated to remote procedure call and clicked on it. it was in automatic and was running (start greyed out)

I came back to services (local) and navigated to "Shell Hardware Detection" and clicked on it. it was disabled and that was the culprit. i enabled it and set to automatic and clicked on start and it got activated.

I went back to Windows image acquisition and enabled it to automatic and it started on clicking start.

Now i closed and when i clicked on my desktop icon HP Deskjet 1050 J410 series Scan it started and became as usual.

Just to check again. i ran the HP scanner diagnostic tool and WIA git green tick and also the HPtwain and registry

Guys try it out

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13 May 2012   #12

windows 7
thanks mr.draskham

thanks very very thanks . ur great ....... thanks for this wonderful help .........
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14 Nov 2013   #13

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Scanning works if HP Deskjet 1050A is connected via USB-2 (not USB-3)

Found a surprisingly solution that did it for me:

Maybe also helpful for Gorlakh:

As I worked with XP my HP Desket 1050A worked fine incluing Scanning and Showing Ink-Status, etc.
Then after I installed Windows 7 only printing worked from PC, thus any Connection back from Printer to
PC did not work. All attempts like described here did not fix this behaviour also for me until I have built in a new hard disk in my pc:

Accidently I plugged the Printer now to a USB-2 and not to a USB-3 connector on the backside. And then
it worked directly int the first trial: Both Printing and Scanning!

Hopefully this helps someone, too.
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