wiasf.ax Informations - Download and Fix

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing wiasf.ax files. Situations like that can occur, for example, during a software installation process. Each software program requires certain resources, libraries, and source data to work properly. Corrupted or nonexistent wiasf.ax file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

wiasf.ax file WIA Stream Snapshot Filter. The file was developed by for use with software. Here you will find detailed information about the file and instructions how to proceed in the event of wiasf.ax related errors on your device. You can also download wiasf.ax file compatible with Windows XP devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows XP

File info

General information
Filename wiasf.ax
File extension AX
Description WIA Stream Snapshot Filter
Software
Program MyProductName
Author MyCompanyName
Details
MIME type application/octet-stream
File type Dynamic link library
System Windows NT 32-bit
Copyrights Copyright (C) 1997 MyCompanyName.
Character set Windows, Latin1
Language cod English (U.S.)
wiasf.ax

There are various types of errors related to wiasf.ax file. wiasf.ax file may be located in wrong file directory on your device, may not be present in the system, or may be infected with malicious software and therefore not work correctly. Below is a list of most common error messages related to wiasf.ax file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • wiasf.ax is corrupted
  • wiasf.ax cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - wiasf.ax
  • wiasf.ax file error
  • wiasf.ax file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register wiasf.ax file:
  • wiasf.ax file could not be loaded
  • wiasf.ax file doesn't exist

wiasf.ax

Error

Application could not be started because wiasf.ax file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.

OK

Problems related to wiasf.ax can be addressed in various ways. Some methods are meant only for advanced users. If you don't have confidence in your skills, we suggest consulting a specialist. Fixing wiasf.ax file errors should be approached with utmost caution for any mistakes can result in unstable or unproperly working system. If you have the necassary skills, please proceed.

wiasf.ax file errors can be caused by various factors, so its is beneficial to try to fix them using various methods.

Step 1: Scan your computer for any malicious software

Virus Scan

Windows files are commonly attacked by malicious software that prevents them from working properly. First step in addressing problems with wiasf.ax file or any other Windows system files should be scanning the system for malicious software using an antivirus tool.

If by any chance you don't have any antivirus software installed on your system yet, you should do it immediately. Unprotected system is not only a source of file errors, but, more importantly, makes your system vulnerable to many dangers. If you don't know which antivirus tool to choose, consult this Wikipedia article – comparison of antivirus software.

Step 2: Update your system and drivers.

Windows Update

Installing relevant Microsoft Windows patches and updates may solve your problems related to wiasf.ax file. Use dedicated Windows tool to perform the update.

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "Windows Update" in the search field
  3. Choose the appropriate software program (name may vary depending on your system version)
  4. Check if your system is up to date. If any unapplied updates are listed, install them immediately.
  5. After the update has been done,restart your computer in order to complete the process.

Beside updating the system, it is recommended that you install latest device drivers, as drivers can influence proper working of wiasf.ax or other system files. In order to do so, go to your computer or device producer's website where you will find information regarding latest driver updates.

Step 3: Use System File Checker (SFC) tool

System File Checker

System File Checker is a Microsoft Windows tool. As the name suggests, the tool is used for identyfing and addressing system file related errors, including those related to wiasf.ax file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the wiasf.ax file with properly working version. To use the tool:

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "cmd" in the search field
  3. Locate "Command Prompt" result – don't run it yet:
  4. Click the right mouse button and select "Run as Administrator" option
  5. Type "sfc /scannow" in console prompt to start the program and follow the instructions

Step 4: Restoring Windows system

Windows Recovery

Another approach is to restore system to previous state, before the wiasf.ax file error occured. In order to restore your system, follow the instructions below

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "System Restore" in the search field
  3. Start the system restore tool – it's name may differ depending on version of the system
  4. The application will guide you through the process – read the messages carefully
  5. After the process has finished, restart your computer.

If all the above-mentioned methods failed and the wiasf.ax file problem has not been resolved, proceed to the next step. Remember that the following steps are intended only for advanced users.

Download and replace wiasf.ax file

The last solution is to manually download and replace wiasf.ax file in appropriate folder on the disk. Select file version compatible with your operating system and click the "Download" button. Next, go to your web browser's "Downloaded" folder and copy the downloaded wiasf.ax file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of wiasf.ax file example directory paths.

  • Windows XP: C:\WINDOWS\system32\dllcache\

If the steps did not solve your wiasf.ax file problem, you should consult a professional. A probability exists that the error(s) might be device-related and therefore should be resolved at the hardware level. A fresh operating system installation might be necessary – a faulty system installation process can result in data loss.

File versions list

Filename wiasf.ax
System Windows XP
File size 40448 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 bef31ef51a02f4e18a06eb1806f51403
SHA1 8e3d19c065b95e2510a1df39ae5f585693585e45
SHA256 14286126f343b3c70755647398382b4a5aebbca1115e1f9e0eeb9ddb12b415b6
CRC32 1d74d9b4
Example file location C:\WINDOWS\system32\dllcache\