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What does the wiawow64.exe file do?

The wiawow64.exe process is also known as Thunking WIA APIS from (Version 32 to 64 Process) and is a part of Microsoft Windows Operating System. This software is produced by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com). An obsolete or defective version of wiawow64.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about wiawow64.exe Thunking WIA APIS from

wiawow64.exe is part of Windows. The file wiawow64.exe is found in no folder. The file size is 0 bytes.
The Windows operating system requires this file. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. To verify its trustworthiness, Microsoft has provided it with an embedded certificate. For this reason, 2% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves wiawow64.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.

What do other computer users say about wiawow64?

The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.

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How to uninstall the program

To remove Thunking WIA APIS from from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
  2. Type the word uninstall.
  3. Click Add or remove programs.
  4. Now locate the program in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if wiawow64.exe (Thunking WIA APIS from) was uninstalled cleanly

After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of Thunking WIA APIS from. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Thunking WIA APIS from or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.

What to do if a program does not uninstall

The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.

Last but not least

If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or wiawow64.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.

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