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Thread: Has anyone recieved?

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    Has anyone recieved a call from supposedly ET Pertection technical support or something like that. It has to do with microsoft windows operating systems. They said that my computor has infections inside the windows systems. I told them that I would would do some research first and if it is true then I would call them back. In the mean time I wasn't going to let them get into my computor because they could be the ones stealing my information. Have you had one of these calls?

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    Scammer!

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    my advice is to not even give them the time of day. call you???? really???

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    No, but this sounds like a scam. Beware!

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    I would not give them the time of day! They are the ones after your information, you can bet on that! I've never heard of anything like that that is legitimate!

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    Nope. Don't answer the phone for that number again. Google the number and see what's been said, then add your experience to it so the next person isn't scammed, either.

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    Red alert! scam! Hang up the next time they call!

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    Actually if they gave you a number or website to contact them you might want to turn it over to the police to investigate. Or contact the Better Business Bureau to see if they have any complaints. Or if you have a local TV station that likes to investigate such items.

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    Yes I told them that I thought that they were scammers. I went to click my phone over to catch another call. When I got back they were gone. They had the nerve to call back a second time. I didn't give them the time of day.

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    Definitely a scam.
    Get you one of those loud air horns & use that sucker if they call you again. Maybe if they go deaf in that ear they'll stop running this scam. WE can only hope. :)

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    Good for u!!

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    Give that phone to a four year old who loves to talk!!!! And tell her to explain what happened in her favorite movie!!!

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    We have the same scam here in Australia. I was getting calls almost daily until I blew a whistle in their ear, haven't heard from them since :)

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    SCAM

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    They are fishing for money. One of my kids responded and they put a virus in her computer and then re quired money to fix it. Stay away from them.

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    there is no such thing as that much Customer Service. Hang up on them!

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    put them in spam so they can't get into your computer

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    No. It sounds like a scam to me.

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    Its a scam. DO NOT let anyone who calls you have access to your computer. Microsoft will not contact you about viruses. If you are letting MS collect information on your computer they use it to improve they Microsoft Security Essentials -- not to call you back.

    I have had to let folks at companies I know trouble shoot DH's computer, but I initiated the call and I knew the person is legitimate. In addition, they do not ask for your password -- you log them on so they can't get back in without your consent.

    Be very careful of your privacy -- the scammers are always trying new things to get past your guard.

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    That is a scam -- It was reported on our news channels. Don't ever let them talk you into going to your computer and following their instructions. They are trying to get access to your computer.

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