He called 3x now asking to install it, even told me he'll give me $100.00 off, told him not to call me. Same Indians, male and female, same story, open computer and they will "show me" what us wrong....when you play along, they get very annoyed....wasting money and time.....finally told the second caller It was a lady with a very thick Indian accent, swearing that we hadn't updated our "Microsoft Security" and at that point I knew it was a scam, mostly because 1. And who stole your p... his comment is here
As I had my computer tech here installing a new computer I said I could not access my computer at the moment and he volunteered to ring back in a couple They referred me to Homeland Security, and that is where I obtained help. At this point, I told him I had my PC on when in fact I did not. I did not know who he was and I would contact Microsoft directly if I needed too, he proceeded to tell me Microsoft would charge me $900 to help me but http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/379995/unknown-infection-legitimate-programs-say-cannot-verify-the-license-and-shut-down/
It's also in their benefit and it means savings in testing and inventing new problems for their customers (that cost money in support). JustBill | June 5, 2014 | reply Tell them you have a Mac or a Linux box and gave up on Microsoft years ago. Beware of these guys - they got zero from me. 17th, September 2015 Posted By: Colin McKenzie September 16th.
He continued to as me for my cell phone number so they could send me a txt with confirmation of transaction. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. My record was wasting 14 minutes of their time by playing dumb, always answering their question with a question, telling them we had a bad phone line and couldn't understand them, Will Microsoft Ever Call You a.iyer | January 13, 2014 | reply The 716 242-7165 keeps calling us about a tax crime.
No name # written x2 on Caller ID 855-778-2922 x3 5. I Gave Someone Remote Access To My Computer These people are terrible. The recording went on to say something I only heard part of it. I told her that and asked for a company phone number so I could check it out first.
They get very upset at this point and start swearing. Pop Up Calls For Tech Support Also, the absolute worst part about a false positive, is that it trains the half-way competent user or even a computer tech to always disable the anti-virus when something like your I have no internet in my home 29th, July 2015 Posted By: dee I fell for them a long time ago and after 2-3 hrs on the phone and paying them Now I stop ignoring these folks when you threaten my safety or that of my family.
Whenever I needed to use them I would first disable any AV and AS programs. http://newwikipost.org/topic/dKRBhmFTMPq0VBadglIsY1CIg0vmq9y1/Cannot-Verify-License-for-office-2010.html I said no way, and before I could hang up, they screwed up my computer. Microsoft Security Team Warning Message They claimed to be associated with Microsoft, but said they were NOT actually "Microsoft" when I asked for clarification about who they are. Keep Getting Phone Calls About My Computer He said my Microsoft account had been compromised and someone had hacked in and was using it illegally.
I tried to call them back but call could not be completed. I had a free version of a computer anti malware and virus program called "Avast" and after enough aggravation with these pop ups I bought the premium version of this anti Incidentally, anyone knowing the answer to my original question about if me verifying that my Class ID was in fact correct and in someway now makes me vulnerable to these cyber-bullies The bill on my credit card is from Dell Corporation (Texas). How To Disable Remote Access
I don't know how to stop these guys but they sure showed their unprofessional side. don't know why if this has something to do with thanks DG Reply joey sun Posted on July 17, 2014. 11:00 pm thanks for the posting. I am going to petition the government to open up scam defense portion of the NSA because basicly these people are terrorists, in essence they terrorize innocent people and make us yke013 Says: November 28th, 2009 at 5:43 am I do fully agree antivirus are pushing to far their heuristic sensitivity It crazy cause it's almost preventing from writing smart & optimized
He was happy to wait. Does Microsoft Call You About Your Computer Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (9) Collapse - iyogi by jhaenle / June 1, 2012 1:21 PM PDT In reply to: iYogi I am glad to hear Avast does not I have now blocked their number.
marcazammit | December 16, 2014 | reply Wow, I just had the same issue with a guy named "stephen" from a company called Tech Vantedge. I have been called repeatedly by these jerks, and yes, I was also told that I would be F%$D by one who claimed to be a terrorist from Pakistan, and that I have had a few more calls over the years. Microsoft Security Warning Popup I'm happy to report that *every* time I've submitted a file or URL to a download, I've received a response within eight hours that stated, "Thank you--we have investigated and determined
I did the pound 57 and got "this number is no longer in service." I've heard of this happening before with scammers. I just received a call exactly how it was described in this article. I had the TV on so I sat there for a few minutes while he was on hold. I asked for a phone number and they gave me the one that people listed above, which is in Seattle, 206-462-5449.
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Linda | January 10, 2015 | reply Also beware of 231-545-8711. I told him to hang up!!!They then called back and I answered he said yes I think we got discontnected. Very heavy accent, sounded Indian. I challenged him numerous time to explain what Micorsoft Windows department he was calling from and he said it wasn't Microsoft.
I have received 5 more calls from the same number in the last 4 hours, with no voice on the other end, it just disconnects. I asked them to just credit my credit card account. or INTERPOL they start swearing at you then hang up on you and after five or so minutes call you back and ask why YOU hung up on THEM.P.S. Arabian tales by 'Nigerians' Spammers against hurricanes and terrorist attacks A false choice: the Ebola virus or malware?
The fourth time I got called, it was a guy. I finally called the FTC and spoke to a Human being of all things about this. Do a full system search for files named AMMYY and remove them, as long as this software is hidden in your system, they can get hidden access to your machine. Please shut these people down!
they are slowing down from eight a day to three a week now..