Failing to load driver "PBADRV" when docked - Dell E4300 Laptop XP Pro SP3

This has been a recurring issue with one of our clients. Every time she would dock the computer in the morning and power it on, it would fail to load some driver. Sometimes it would get to the logon screen and freeze, sometiimes it would let her login but the NIC drivers fail thus no internet connection.

Looking into system logs I find:

"The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load:

which is a Dell driver and conicides perfectly with the errors. Updated windows, ran system repair, updated BIOS and chipset drivers but to no avail. Spoke with Dell support and they suggested uninstalling and reinstall all drivers on the computer which I refuse to do as that will take many times longer than rebuilding the OS itself which I don't want to do either. I researched the problem including on EE but there's barely a reference to it. Anybody seen this before?
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web_trackerComputer Service TechnicianCommented:
pradrv according to the dell site is a professional driver management tool that can back-up, restore, update, remove and find new drivers for your PC. I would try to remove it and reinstall the application. According to the Dell website it says download and install all the latest drivers for this system... I guess that is the same thing the dell support was telling you. If you find that reimaging the system would be quicker than updating all the drivers, then that may be the only way to solve the problem.
SumaMikeAuthor Commented:
Yea I saw that as well, I guess it'll have to be done the hard way. Thanks.

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SumaMikeAuthor Commented:
There's no documented way to deal with this issue so will just rebuild the OS.
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