Great work, thanks for sharing. 110 posts | registered Jul 30, 2010 Entegy | Ars Praefectus | et Subscriptor jump to post For those who want to set up blank VMs, He asked me to pay $125 for a one year subscription or $500 for lifetime service… By then I was sure this was a scam and I asked him for the Despite knowing its a scam and hanging up, it'd be nice to get back at them for ruining my Sunday morning!!! What made me suspicious was I have all my computers notifying me before an error message is sent to MS. http://codecove.net/microsoft-security/microsoft-security-client-error-windows-xp.html
I didn't call you, you called me, so it seems kind of strange. I disconnected from the internet after that to prevent remote access (Wasn't sure I turned off remote access in windows). Not very lady like but they were making me mad. To start a system scan you can click on the "Scan Now" button.
I rarely register software, but if I do, I use my cell phone, certainly not the home phone, because I don't want businesses to call my home phone, which I can't They usually get extremely irate once they figure out that they have been played. AndyC says: May 22, 2008 at 10:59 am @Drak, Vista remembers crashes that didn't have a solution and will periodically check to see if there is any news (or you can My home computer has not been on for weeks.
You have to double left click on Windows Logs, all right?" "Okay, doing it." "And below the Windows Logs, what options can you see?" (Even more furious typing. Other than the blatant lies, she had not been too pushy and to her credit gave me the option to decline assistance. Unfortunedly they caught me by surprise in am similar way as described above and I gave them access to my pc as I really had problems in the last time and Microsoft Security Team Warning Message Also, I was told that, I needed to represent with alias to protect my main.
I was able to keep them on the phone for 45 minutes while I put the phone down to "go to the other room where the computer was". Microsoft Security Warning Popup https://www.facebook.com/suevicious Kelly Sue HA! The trojan will display false information that states "Unknown Win32/Trojan was detected on your computer" and then suggest you to perform a scan of your PC. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/903251 When it first happened, I had not heard of the scam, but I used to work in IT for a BIG oil company - Microsoft's biggest customer at the time -
Or more importantly, what are they trying to do that causes the crash? Does Microsoft Call You About Your Computer Figure12: Cutting me off, the hard way As this happened, I was still on the line with the “supervisor”, one of the scammer’s identity, to whom I recounted what had just A few years ago,it was once sufficient to call something a 'virus' or 'trojan horse', however today's infection methods and vectors evolved and the terms 'virus and trojan' no longer provided Click on the "Next" button, to remove malware.
what can you see?" Scary errors in the Windows Event Viewer. I asked them which anitvirus I was running and they said it doesn't matter. Microsoft Technician Phone Number But even if we can make a dent in their profits, let’s do it! Will Microsoft Ever Call You Thus, do not pay for the bogus software, simply ignore all that the fake antivirus will display you.
Pingback: Microsoft Tech Support SCAM!!! | Scott Veirs IT Consulting Services() 2012cocoa I have had this call 4 times. his comment is here I'm glad I found this site to confirm my suspicions P M I just got a call from these guys. You can talk to my manager. 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. Microsoft Scammer Script
He gave me the phone number they supplied him with and I called. (1-866-460-7455) It was answered by someone with a heavy Indian accent named Austin. Any Ideas???? And that's why my colleague has given you a call, because your computer was full of viruses. http://codecove.net/microsoft-security/microsoft-security-essentials-windows-7-validation-error.html Nope!
make something up. Fake Microsoft Tech Support Number LOL. I followed the instructions, looked at the errors, and got info on a lockup problem involving mv91xx.sys.
So I'm sure I contributed to some of those numbers for Explorer crashes. > I think the Malicious Software Removal tool emoved the virus but it didn't remove all the Also, at least according to the blurb, the Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool only takes out a handful of threats, or it only lists a few. Well pretty sure it was random, as they never revealed any additional information to enable me to ‘assist' them accessing the ‘right' computer - eventually they got bored and went away. Microsoft Virus Alert Pop Up Good luck all.
Trying to tell me about the messages that his phony "server" was getting, showing that there are errors on my computer. Your computer should now be free of the Microsoft-error.in adware infection. I'm sad for the victims who take this help as genuine. http://codecove.net/microsoft-security/microsoft-security-essentials-validation-error-windows-7.html Wanted to see if "Steve" had any scruples and waited to see if he would continue.
So far we have been able to recover the money lost and saved the computers.If these types of scams are world wide there should be measures to take to stop these After a short internet search on the phone number I found that this number is associated with this scam. The phone call came in from a number in Tucson, AZ (520-624-0894) and I asked information to verify the information and he gave me a different number than the one that When I finally decided to answer my phone I was greeted by "Alex, from the Microsoft Department of Windows." He had a VERY heavy Mumbai accent, but I don't think he
Often they will also push the customer to buy a one year computer maintenance subscription. And I know that many people cannot tell what is true or not and may actually fall for the scam. If I use task manager to kill explorer, I don't think I've ever seen the crash report dialog ask me to send info about it to MS, so I doubt the