After a few days, and specially if I haven't used it for some time my scan will not work and after running HP diagnostics the result is the WIA has not worked (printing still works). The only solution after trying switching off both HP Pavilion 23q 111na Laptop and printer, disconnecting router and printer cable etc. is to reinstall the software and printer. I note the when choosing which connection to use it shows USB and 13 network connections! This is probably due to number of times I've reinstalled. How do I remove these 13 Network connections and any ideas why I lose scan capability
In Windows, search for and open View local services.
In the Services window, scroll down the list and find Windows Image Acquisition (WIA).
Look at the Status and Startup Type values.
If the status is Started or Running and the Startup Type is Automatic, WIA is running correctly. Skip to the next step.
If the status is Disabled or no status displays, right-click Windows Image Acquisition (WIA), click Properties, click the General tab, select Automatic from the Startup type dropdown menu, and then click Start.
If the Start button is grayed out, go back to the Services menu, make sure Remote Procedure Call, Shell Hardware Detection, RPC Endpoint Mapper, and DCOM Server Process Launcher are running and set as Automatic, and then start WIA.
You can refer this HP document for more assistance:- Click here
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Tried all that was suggested, all items listed were "Running" and in Automatic mode. Checked HP Scan at same time and showing working. It seems to stop about every 10 days on WIA after running HP Print & Scan Manager or so, then have to re-install full software
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