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Windows 7: So I get a call from Microsoft...

04 Feb 2014   #1
HAVOC

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 
So I get a call from Microsoft...

I really wanted to "play" with this person but I was in the supermarket and didn't have the time.

Call was from an unknown number. He said he was from Microsoft and wanted to know if I was using Windows
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04 Feb 2014   #2
Joan Archer

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 32 bit/Windows 8.1 64bit
 
 

I got one of those calls this morning, told me he was getting lots of problems coming from my computer. He sounded like he had a bad cough as every so often he'd get a coughing fit.

He asked me if I'd noticed any errors on my computer, I asked him which one, he said the computer you have and I asked again which one, he put the phone down, how very rude of him.
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04 Feb 2014   #3
Shadowjk

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 ; Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard
 
 

I like the ol' "I have a mac" scenario

They always hang up first as well Obviously they didn't pass their customer service training in helping customers "fix" their machines

Josh
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04 Feb 2014   #4
HAVOC

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Called again and this time I was home but wasn't in the mood. Preoccupied with a computer build I'm planning.
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04 Feb 2014   #5
Lady Fitzgerald

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Shadowjk View Post
I like the ol' "I have a mac" scenario ...
I did that once. Confused the poor offspring of questionable parentage for a bit until he finally hung up. I guess they didn't include that potential scenario in his script.
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04 Feb 2014   #6
HAVOC

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

I wonder what would they say, if you say you are using a Windows 8 tablet
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04 Feb 2014   #7
Lady Fitzgerald

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by HAVOC View Post
I wonder what would they say, if you say you are using a Windows 8 tablet
Try it the next time you get a call. If you don't want or have time to play with them, say something like, "Thank God you called! I can't my stupid Win 8 tablet to turn on."
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04 Feb 2014   #8
Solarstarshines

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

Next time they call me i am going to say i only own a android phone is that the one ?
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04 Feb 2014   #9
jadinolf

Windows 7 Professional
 
 

I only have gotten one call from these people in all of my computing life.

I told him I didn't have a computer and that was the end of it.
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05 Feb 2014   #10
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

I do so hope they will call me, I have some scenarios I want to play on them.
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