Wi-Fi catcher issue

By BaBoRains
Oct 15, 2012
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  1. I have an older Dell Inspirion 1525. I caught the Win32/sirefef.ab and believe it caused this error. It has since been erradicated and the rest of the system is fine. Just not sure. The error I am getting says "Your WiFi Catcher band configuration is not compatable with your WLAN card configuration." Any advice or solutions?
  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,330   +622

    I would go to the Device Manager, find your WiFi device and uninstall the driver.
    Rebooting will the use the Auto config feature of windows to find another.
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  3. Dawn1113

    Dawn1113 TS Booster Posts: 322   +64

    Hey, thanks for this.:)

    My friend had been complaining about the same problem as that described by the OP -- although her PC had no previous virus problems. She asked for my help. I was going to make a thread on it here, but I saw this one. I advised my friend to do as you prescribed, jobeard, and -- presto! -- it worked.

    So thanks. Goes to show how helpful these threads can be for anyone looking to solve a problem.

    I hope jobeard's advice worked for you, too, BaBoRains. :)
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  4. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,330   +622

    and that's why positive feedback is important - - helps other to fine solutions without undue delay :)

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