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ShowWaitHPCA is a program developed by Trey Engle / Delta Air Lines. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is PRNCON.exe. The software installer includes 24 files and is usually about 8.91 MB (9,346,414 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Delta.com
Installation folder: C:\esd\Utils\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{3C29DC56-A214-4867-A6AC-7E0646FEAB88}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 8.91 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ShowWaitHPCA

Program executable:PRNCON.exe
Additional files:
  • LDAPGather.exe (by Delta Air Lines) - LDAPGather
  • PUser.exe - PUser
  • AppCfgSetScav.exe - AppCfgSetScav
  • cmi2migxml.dll (by Microsoft) - CMI To MigXML Translation
  • csiagent.dll (by Microsoft) - CSI Agent
  • DeltaUSMT.exe - Delta USMT Wrapper
  • dmt.exe
  • loadstate.exe - USMT: LoadState
  • migcore.dll - Migration Engine Core
  • mighost.exe - Migration Plugins host program
  • migres.dll - Migration Resources DLL
  • migstore.dll - Migration Engine Store
  • migsys.dll - MigSys.XML helper DLL
  • mxeagent.dll - MXE Agent
  • PRNCON.exe
  • PsExec.exe (by Sysinternals - www.sysinternals.com) - Sysinternals PsExec (Execute processes remotely)
  • scanstate.exe - USMT: ScanState
  • shmig.dll - shmig
  • ShowWait.exe (by Delta Air Lines / Delta Technology) - ShowWait Does It All (ShowWait MFC Application)
  • TapiMigPlugin.dll - Microsoft® Windows(TM) TAPI Migration Plugin Dll
  • unbcl.dll - Unmanaged BCL
  • usmtutils.exe - USMT: USMTUtils
  • wdscore.dll - Panther Engine Module
  • WSearchMigPlugin.dll - Windows® Search (Microsoft Windows Search Migration Plugin)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • PUser.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PrimaryUser' which loads as C:\esd\utils\primaryuser\Puser.exe USER-run.

How do I remove ShowWaitHPCA?

You can uninstall ShowWaitHPCA from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program ShowWaitHPCA, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove ShowWaitHPCA.

Win XP 75%
Win 7 (SP1) 25%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 75.00%
Windows 7 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 75.00%
Windows 7 Enterprise 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%


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