He also had an accent and said he was from Microsoft when I asked where he was from, I hung up. He put his supervisor on who said his name was Chas. I knew what he was doing the whole time so I pretended to play along. They told her that the microsoft software was infected with a virus that needed to be removed.
He had me press windows plus r and asked me what I saw. (Remember, I was stressed…) He asked me what I saw and I gasped and said that I only They started stammering then said Sorry we must have wrong number. Last but not least, use the Comments section below to expose other scammers. C:\WINDOWS\system32\vtUnkiIC.dll (Trojan.Vundo) -> Delete on reboot. http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/how-to/security/microsoft-phone-scam-dont-be-victim-tech-support-call-3378798/
rick from san diego | September 15, 2014 | reply i too was called by these scammers and they asked me to sit in front of my computer type windows & He gave me 817-381-5716 and that he was from "TX, Florida, I mean TX, Ft Worth." But he was calling from 530-619-3038 according to caller id. I fell for it!
After more phone call and lenghty arguing a Mr GREG Roche who said he was from accounting said he would refund me 200.00 dollars and that was the best he could The only way for someone other then you to know if your PC is infected is if their software is the infection. He told me to type “renew my warranty” to the technician. How To Disable Remote Access Walker.
Shortly after, the line was dead. I Gave Someone Remote Access To My Computer checked the phone number and it is for a private home in rural New York for people that certainly may not be aware there phone number has been hacked for this I made fun of him and told him he was a thief. He screamed, "You're a doctor????" I couldn't understand the rest of his rantings.
Beware. Microsoft Scammer Script They haven't got any money from me but the calls drive me nuts. 4 & 5 times a day, sometimes more. And nothing they mention is even accurate. Micki5 | January 15, 2014 | reply Just received the same call, Indian accent and all!
These telephony scams have been going on for many years and scammers keep robbing innocent people sadly because their success ratio is still worth their time and effort. Comments are closed. Keep Getting Phone Calls About My Computer But I could see how someone might be fooled into giving them money or access to sensitive personal information. Will Microsoft Ever Call You In order to do this, you have to give them access to your computer.
I am still laughing. I respond with ok BOB go get a real job, this is a scam & I'll be reporting this number... I told him he was scamming me and hung up. The other was for my lifetime which was $359. Microsoft Security Team Warning Message
It said several things from the beginning I'm afraid I missed altogether, but what I did hear was ......"calls 3 times, use 1-800-582-???? The man on the phone also had a thick Indian accent and sounded quite professional. So BEWARE OF THIS NUMBER... She said she was from Ask Tech.
If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members. Windows Scammer Phone Numbers One of the biggest scams around is the Donate Car to Chari... sujune2u | September 29, 2014 | reply I hope you have had better success than I have.
Last call when I answered I said Hello Thank you for calling the Federal Trade Commission how can I hello you ? Also, I was told that, I needed to represent with alias to protect my main. They then made me type a few more keys to open up Window’s Event Viewer: Figure1: Run dialog and command to open Event Viewer Figure2: Event Viewer showing typical errors Conveniently, Does Microsoft Call You About Your Computer Is there a way to track these jerks?
And asked for a call back number. Figure4: Msconfig showing services She made me focus on the status of each Service and asked me once again to count how many “stopped” ones there were. They wanted to get into my computer, but knew better for the message coming up on my laptop adds to urgently call them. When I said that was not me he apologized for disturbing me and hung up. 3 years ago Anonymous I received a phone call today from "Steve" at "Windows Support" telling
LOL! I told him no, it was free on the Microsoft side, he told me 'nothing is free'. He then asked if I saw anything on my monitor. Beware of the W...
WHEN I SAID I HAVE ANTIVIRUS PROTECTION, HE SAID IT'S NOT COMPATIBLE WITH MY OPERATING SYSTEM AND COULD NOT TELL ME WHAT ANTI VIRUS I HAVE. He called 3x now asking to install it, even told me he'll give me $100.00 off, told him not to call me. It's simply old and just needs to be retired.' He got a bit huffy and said ' No, No, I'm positive there is a virus on your computer, if you'll let telling him he tried to scam me he said, You know what?
I now simply let the phone ring if it's not identified on caller ID or as they proceed with their "we are microsoft and you have many system causing crashing issue"…I He said his name was Peter from Microsoft and that my computer was sending them error report messages and that he needed access to my computer to fix it. Person with Indian accent said he was with Microsoft Technical Support, then turned over to 2 supervisors.