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I just use the one at work. It's like the old proverb says: "Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. They said, "It's not working at all?" She said, "It's smoking," and hung up. What made me suspicious was I have all my computers notifying me before an error message is sent to MS. http://recupsoft.com/tech-support/tech-support-guys.html

Ultimately, that's the best way for them to learn and it will save you the most time. I can never tell. I then informed him that I was certain my computer was not infected and that he was running a fraud because I don't own a computer. They had her address and name. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/trouble-saving-pictures.418234/

I won't be returning his call. When I gave her a ball park number, she retorted: “You are just guessing, I want you to count”. Tech support: OK, and what seems to be the problem?

  1. The caller has an accent as if he was from India.
  2. BE CAREFUL EVERYONE 3 years ago Anonymous I received a call from 1-520-877-3528 today claiming to be from Microsoft Tech Support in San Diego,CA.
  3. At the end of the day these scams rake in so much money that these individuals really don't care.
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  6. There is "unknown" on the caller ID and these people sometimes have heavy accents, others do not.
  7. He told me to do something else and then I told them the display had changed.
  8. I will contact you offline for further help.
  9. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?

At the time I answered the call the only computer I had up and running was my Linux box running Debian. He put his supervisor on who said his name was Chas. Checked the website and it doesn't exist (www.webstoreshop.com) Also disconnected my system from the internet before I did the "eventviewer" the first caller walked me through. More touch tones.Tech Support: 'Hi, can you hear me?' Customer: 'Yes.' Tech Support: 'Great, then can you please tell me your phone number so I can pull up your file?' More

RSS ALL ARTICLES FEATURES ONLY TRIVIA Search How-To Geek The “Tech Support” Scammers Called HTG (So We Had Fun with Them) The caller said "I'm calling you from Windows tech Customer: Hi, this is Celine. Avrumi Sherman I decided to make a script for you guys witch will catch there ip address and send you a email. http://www.guy-sports.com/humor/computers/computer_tech_support_calls.htm One of my more polite replies is "I would not give two f***s if my PC was bombing India, never mind sending error messages" Default UserID I'm helping a friend right

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Get exclusive articles before everybody else. Maybe if enough people fight back, it becomes unprofitable. He agreed and after a moment, another Indian man came on the line, however he spoke with a garbled throat like he was sick. A friend received a call like that from a woman saying that he had "viruses on your computer".

In most cases, you never get a real lead on a possible fraud so you have no where to look. The address to my surprise does exist…which might convince some people but I knew it was a scam address. I was immediately suspicious and asked them if I could call them back. I wasn’t going to play tricks on them or make fun of them.

Had them on the phone for about 30 minutes. http://recupsoft.com/tech-support/tech-support-needed-with-picture.html They called her back and said they were very concerned that her computer was not working. Otherwise, you can tell me that the number is a Microsoft office number and Michelle works for the Windows Tech Support department in which case I will be happy to apologize If you have already given access to your computer to someone who claimed to be from Microsoft, immediately change your computers password, download the Microsoft Safety Scanner, and then make sure

This achieved the expected result of completing cutting out my Internet connection. Again, it did nothing, I told him. I've not found a way to stop their calls and just received one this past week again! http://recupsoft.com/tech-support/tech-support-number.html Thanks for reading and helping us in the fight against fraud!

Figure7: A happy scammer ready to go to work Figure8: they want real money! He strongly advised running a full scan. He asked me to use my keyboard, press the windows logo, and R at the same time.

Carl Goss I got one of those calls about a week ago.

I am involved in finding my missing grandson so I need to answer every call so this is extremely frustrating for me. I like the idea of blasting them with an air horn or whistle. Thanks Pingback: This is what people in India do to people in the USA, Canada, Europe, and Australia - Stormfront() brooke684 Wow, some of these stories … too funny; to It was "Steve from Windows" (I think that's what he said) calling to inform me that "the malware and errors in my computer" were causing it to run slowly and that

Pingback: Tech Support Phone Scams - US Message Board - Political Discussion Forum() Pingback: Tech Support Phone Scams() gabby Thank you so much for making this video available!! EVENTWR - Vintage Mustang Forums() papakid Bit of a new twist. But what do I do now? 3 years ago Anonymous I have received a call (from California) telling me my computer was in a dire danger to crash because suppossedly useful reference Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More...

And that's the tale of how I wasted 41 minutes having fun with a scammer. He questioned me, thinking he had not heard me right. He was able to confirm my name, address and telephone number and then asked me to type in http://www.join.me which I didn't do and please don't do it if you read In these cases, it's okay to say no.

Very comprehensive details can be found here: http://www.champlain.edu/Documents/LCDI/archive/Team-Viewer-Forensics.pdf whoisthatdog While winning points for thoroughness, your pr0n filter also destroys valid links. William gave me a number and his id and when I tried to call them back, the number seemed to be a fax number. The next time I told them that I only use Ubuntu Linux. rani I have caller ID, and have been getting many calls from int' national, which I never answer, as it's all scammers!

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January 24, 2014 CyranoOfBergerac These guys called me. telling him he tried to scam me he said, You know what? If it was a scam why would he have suggested that I take it to a repair shop? (He repeats this at least 10 times.

Anyway, I just wanted to let you and the Microsoft community know what just happened to me and make you all aware of this phone scam. Advertisement Recent Posts CTRL+U isn't working on any... We are working to restore service. The idea of overwhelming their call center could in theory work.

He called back again, told me to shut up, and I put the phone down on him. Figure5: TeamViewer, a free program to remote into computers At this point she asked me for the ID and password before telling me she was going to transfer me to her