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To buy time I asked "Gary" if I could get back with him the following day (today) since I needed time to think about it, mainly because I was contemplating buying I think this might be another technique used to cover themselves, as in I willingly asked them to help me. They asked me for 249US Dollars for an extension of a garanty. If you ignore our warnings and still do, always backup the registry first.

Silly scammers, tricks are for kids! Though I was suspicious the moment the person on the other end started talking, so I kept going out of curiosity. I only wish I'd warned my mom & Dad. Scamming is one thing, destructing somebody's property is another. http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/help-pleas-i-screwed-up-big-time-1117458.html

So he got choice words tossed at him. Wanted to see if "Steve" had any scruples and waited to see if he would continue. Unfortunately when I told him it was a business computer and I would let our IT department know and have them call him he said that business computers were not eligible While he claimed that they received error messages from my computer he would not tell me what they were.

Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. Just to make sure i understood correctly. I have run in another prob. While they may legally be walking a fine line with all their sweet talking and magic passphrases, they crossed that line when they deleted documents on my computer and sabotaged the

Step 1: scare tactics  I was instructed to press the “Windows” and “R” as in Robert keys together to get to the Windows Run dialog box. Windows XP and RAID 0 XP SP1 [GOOD!] or [BAD!] XP SP1 [GOOD!] or [BAD!] XP Pro and P2P problems Viewing videos in thumbnails error Windows Menssenger XP can not install I wasn't in the mood, nor did I have the time to have any fun with these people, so as I was hanging up on him I heard him say he SHARE THIS ARTICLE COMMENTS Pingback: Grinnell Computers - Computer Networks, Cabling, Computer Repair, Phone Systems() cerebralfire This happened to me too, they got nowhere.

Yes, he did have a heavy Indian accent. I knew it was a scam so I just told him, no, my computer was working just fine and that I run anti-malware, anti-spyware and McAfee anti-virus programs often and I Instead, I had to ask and all the say is a company name, but do not volunteer any information that would identify them specifically. I have posted this on fb and have also asked others to post and share this scam.

In all likelihood he will call me back himself, unless if he reads this post… Angela Williams-Speulda I have received three calls, they never give up - even went so far Here, I'll focus on what I believe to be the most common usage, where you simply clean install Windows 7 as you always would, apply the CR (and its two prerequisites) Attach it or paste its contents in your next reply. __________________ TestDisk | ImgBurn | CCleaner | Ultimate Boot CD | Avast! | Malwarebytes | EaseUS Partition Master Posting Full System Pingback: Phone tech support scam goes wrong | Malwarebytes Unpacked | It's my life, you're just along for the ride!() Joanna Darren I received yesterday call from"Christina" with a heavy

He questioned me, thinking he had not heard me right. But I will be happy to never revisit Windows 7 again if possible. They are now plaguing New Zealand too. so I say I just use computers at school..and he says - you're lying and I say…I always lie to the Devil!

So after the initial Windows 7 install completed, I installed the Intel chipset and networking drivers (and rebooted) installed the KB3102810 and KB3083710 updates, and rebooted, and then installed the April This just happened to me. However, now a lot of my programs won't work. If you let them have access to your computer they can add files and programs like keyboard scanners which can then give them access to bank passwords, etc etc etc.

This guy did have my correct street address, but you can get that anywhere. Sp2 Screwed My Computer Up Big Time! A linux boot disk did not work!

This still didn't deter him.

After a bit the "technician" gave up on trying to get me into http://www.teamviewer.com and directed me to http://www.showmypc.com where it wouldn't load either while I whined away how slow my At the end of the day, I haven’t really lost any documents since this was a Virtual Machine and not an actual computer. Same scenario except I didn't trust the initial caller so I asked for a phone number and website. JUST HANG UP THE PHONE - if you don't, you almost deserve to get duped for being so stupid!!!!

This time, I answered. With a bit of research--Google, plus feedback from the good folks on Twitter, I discovered that Windows 7 has degenerated over time and that waiting on Windows Update for hours are Exercise some basic common sense here guys. Aside from trying to get money out of you, they could install unwanted applications on your PC, which steal your cookies and session keys.

LOL meesha727 Unfortunately I did get scammed. So I say to him "What are you talking about?, My computer has not been on in weeks." and he says, "But we've been getting messages." That's when I realized it All windows are not responing and taskbar is frozen. I don't know if this was a coincidence, or if "John" had managed to send a virus to my pc that resulted in the failing drive warning.

I have run in another prob. At that point, I decided to change my mind and no longer wanted to pay so much money for such a ridiculous scam. They will provide merchant accounts to You to charge Your customers and after that they will not pay you. 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!!

Deployment Deployment Guide for Windows Server 2008 R2 with SP1 and Windows 7 with SP1 This guide, which describes deploying Windows Server 2008 R2 with SP1, also describes deploying Windows 7 If you have any information pertaining to them (website, phone number, etc) that would really helps us identifying them for further actions. SP1 and Other Programs xp question Some WinXP Questions re: Upgrading, Loading Multiples Question re: Admin Account Antivirus and WinXP?? Slow access from XP to 9x stations - solved!

rani I have caller ID, and have been getting many calls from int' national, which I never answer, as it's all scammers! Jerome Segura itsecuritypro: "At the end of the day, I haven’t really lost any documents since this was a Virtual Machine and not an actual computer. " Jerome Segura Thanks for Windows 7 users--and by the most accurate count available today, there are almost 750 million of them--know that clean installing this OS can be terribly time-consuming. She kindly asked me if I wanted to remediate all these problems and I accepted it.

Even if you think you might know who they are, you should never let ANYONE connect to your PC.