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Well of course it's --source dt, right? That right there was a red flag, but as he went on with his questions about my computer it became more obvious it was a scam so I hung up. You could also try burning the files to disc: lildragon, Jul 16, 2009 #4 This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. Golly...

They spouted off our names and address to my husband first and he acknowledged this and then when i spoke, our phone number was given. One thing that would help here is including a sample invocation. I don't believe numbers on my caller ID because a scammer or anyone can put in any number they want before the call. Just for laughs too, my computer was too slow for William and he got very frustrated with me too.

I did not respond From IL | January 7, 2014 | reply I got a call from a company who said they were a partner with Microsoft and needed me to Overall: What are "sources"? MATLAB Central is hosted by MathWorks. he hung up!

  • The number on my caller ID was 0 000 000 0000.
  • When I made the remark that Windows would not be contacting me, he insisted.
  • Shortly thereafter got a call from the 704 number.
  • He also had an accent and said he was from Microsoft when I asked where he was from, I hung up.
  • They pointed to the error messages and, here's the punch line: do you see all the error messages sir?

He started to give instructions on how to go to the internet and download a software removal tool. Bridget Small - FTC | June 14, 2016 | reply This FTC article about malware (malicious software) explains how to avoid malware, and how to detect malware that's on your computer. When I asked who I would reach when I called it he said, "This is our email number. I asked for a phone number to call him back, he gave me: 302.222.9442.

I replied I did not know how to change the computer setting and the person asked who else in my family can do it. Wesoftcare 253-693-2120 3/2/16 3/7/16 4. Can barely understand what they are saying. 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

United States Patents Trademarks Privacy Policy Preventing Piracy Terms of Use © 1994-2017 The MathWorks, Inc. The only way for someone other then you to know if your PC is infected is if their software is the infection. sujune2u | September 29, 2014 | reply I hope you have had better success than I have. Scam!!!

Since they use so many I'll just wait for the next one and block that too. You can add tags, authors, threads, and even search results to your watch list. very inconvenient and wondering if I am going to have identity stolen. Jump to Navigation Federal Trade Commission Consumer Information consumer.ftc.gov español Search form Search Vea esta página en español Tech Support Scams: Part 2 January 3, 2014by Nicole Vincent Fleming Consumer Education

I asked if he was calling from Microsoft, he said that Microsoft doesn't have time to call all it's customers, he was calling from "Tech Support Benefits" a company that employs BEWARE. I also called tech support for my computer (a # I knew was legitimate) and had them run a virus check on my computer since the email and phone call issues Had to use Microsoft disinfectant, Kaspersky virus detection, and malware removal programs.

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 He finally hung up. Although this message could be due to a test error, it is safer to treat first and then do another test.You may have a very high blood sugar level (severe hyperglycemia), Just looked at these scams - I got lucky, I hope, by ending the call saying I was not comfortable with the whole thing.

Walker. Good luck everyone. The person said he was from Smart Tech, wiht Windows, and he was very aggressive and pushy, and kept asking me for a number over and over.

Hopefully Some agency will help with this scam.

Already have an account? During the year after this encounter, my telescammer calls have increased to about 100 calls a month due I believe to "Edward" placing my phone number on telescamming lists. I said "Hello Michelle". Can you elaborate on "going back to DT!".

Close Tags for this Thread solveerror What are tags? Messages do not appear in all cases when a problem has occurred. message You can install these using the "source" option. Heavy accents.

BEWARE this number is a scam operation IT pro | January 15, 2014 | reply On Jan 15, 2014, I was contacted on the phone by a heavily Indian-accented man who