Then I would say that if they are Internet infections, than there is no problem, because the problem lies on the internet servers, not on my local hard drives. Same call, this time the Indian accented guy said he was calling from London. Told me that he could have someone help get my computer clean. I wished to god i hadnt, They were on the phone for 2hours, it got bad when they started asking about my paypal accounts, I told them it was secure n sum how they got my card details?? Lots of background noise from other callers. I just got the call 15 minutes ago.
When I was hesitant to give him the numbers he suggested another website ammyy. Microsoft said it was scammers and Microsoft never calls someone unless that someone has an appt. They apparently know where these boys and girls call from, why not shut the pbx dow for the originating call or whatever??? Play along or hang up but do not do what you want you to do. Then I was like, I should be saying that to you because I once told him to enunciate better cos he was mumbling at some point. I read someones post above and took another shot at windows key + r and it worked.
I have all logs turned off. Just hang up on them and ignore the call. Phone number is 516-203-5981, out of New York I guess, he said his name was David. I had the same type of call that many have described. I really look forward to the next Indian calling me.
He told me to open my computer and hold down the windows key and r and I should type and I should read the info I see on my screen to him. He gave up after that We had a call this evening from an Indian guy who said our computer was being accessed from several remote locations and that we were responsible for anything they did. I traced the call back to an area code and number from a Country call Dominica — it is not the Dominican Republic. This allowed users to perform a clean install Windows 10 and enter a valid Windows 7, 8, or 8. They have a phone number and I hear so many people have received these calls.
Where is the Menu key application key on the keyboard? Windows 10 requires activation to verify you're running a genuine copy; a unique product key is used to ensure the a single licensed copy of Windows isn't being used on more than are allowed. Oddly enough, he immediately hung up. I fall back on the menu system—or now that it's available by default in Windows 10, I use the Cortana search box located on the Start Menu. He asked me to do the same thing. Table A offers a rundown of these productivity-boosting shortcuts.
At this point he guessed we were on to him and hung up the phone on Jan. How did they get my cell phone number? I asked a bunch of questions as I tried to quickly research them. He then said that my boss should not know how to fix the unsecure issue of the internet. Heavy accented Indian man calling from Premium Support Technology or something close to that in California. I argued with him how he knew my computer was hacked and how he knew to call my house and stuff and he fed me some line and I told him I seemed to not believe him about what he was saying and stuff. If you'd like some help with your computer, his number was 1-212-000-3459 ask for Hamid.
Instead, get someone you trust to check out your computer. Knowing I have a MacBook, I decided to play along. His answer to me was go to my window open it , I said yes my window is now open, now what, he said now jump and he hung up, but they still call every week. I wish someone would track them down and put a stop to this online harassing. Received a call from someone with a heavy Indian accent claiming to be from Microsoft in New York; he indicated their system had detected a virus on my system. He then advised me to type eamviewer in the google search bar.
It seems that without an Apple keyboard this is not possible unless you're lucky enough to have a windows keyboard that Apple understands the windows key as the command key. Pressing this button is usually the same as pressing the menu that appears when you the mouse. He started talking real fast getting frustrated. So I pretended to be worried, said I was doing as he asked but nothing came up. Be sure you have backups of your important files before continuing. He proceeded to tell me that my computer might have somehow been infected, and they could help me by giving him some info from my computer. Altogether a rather strange experience.
!! I have all logs turned off. I kept asking questions about why I was typing things into the ¨run¨ window, and he kept saying that I had ¨internet infections…if you will type this in I will be able to show you. How can we report these guys so they can be prosecuted or at least stopped? That took a long time as well…hilarious. You can perform an upgrade installation that keeps your existing files or a clean installation that wipes your system drive. I asked if he knew who mr Gates was. ¨ So he put his ¨supervisor¨ on the line, who had only slightly better English. Unfortunately there are still people falling for these scare tactics and pressured into giving out critical information.
Had one about a month ago and kept them on the ph for ages. Current estimates show this company has an annual revenue of 50000 and employs a staff of approximately 1. I said I was doing what he asked on my computer, until the point when he said what is showing on your screen, I said Ummmm it says F. Finally I ask him to give me his phone number where I could reach him and that was the end of the conversation. I just had some scumbag call me, sounded to be of Indian descent.