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PBA Driver-x86

What is PBA Driver-x86?

This is the software driver and additional utilities required for managing and connecting the device to the PC. Uninstalling this driver may cause the hardware to stop functioning properly (only remove this package if you no longer have the device connected to your PC).


The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 1.68 MB (1,759,974 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Dell.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell Data Protection\Access\Advanced\hapi32\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{DF5B5BEC-BA44-4669-98C8-2A691C5EA428}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.68 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PBA Driver-x86

  • dchapi32.dll - Dell(R) Hardware Abstraction (Dell HAPI Library)
  • dchbas32.dll - HAPI Base Library
  • dchcfg32.exe - HAPI Config Utility
  • dchipm32.dll - HAPI IPMI Library
  • dcmdev32.exe - WDM Driver Manager
  • hapint.exe - Hapi Installer
  • pbadrvsvc.exe - pbadrvsvc (Dell Preboot Authentication Service)

How do I remove PBA Driver-x86?

Quickly and completely remove PBA Driver-x86 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall PBA Driver-x86 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program PBA Driver-x86, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 PBA Driver-x86.

Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
Windows 7 (SP1)
United States

Distribution by countryGeography

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

About Dell

Dell manufactures, sells and supports computers and related products and services.
Publisher URL: www.dell.com


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