Ah yes I finally got the call ! I had to choke back the laughter......

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  1. Posts : 11,424
    Windows 7 Ultimate 64

    Ah yes I finally got the call ! I had to choke back the laughter......

    In my best Indian (dot not feather) accent. My home office number rings:
    Hello……..hello I’m calling from Microsoft OS support and we have reports that your computer is sending many error reports and virus detection's. We see they've reached maximum levels and could cause a crash down. If left unsolved they will multiply each day.
    I’m fighting back laughter but just going along with this scam. I asked for a number to call back if we get disconnected (800) 870-1306. This call goes on until she asks me to go into my windows and type a command prompt which terminates our call. I do call back the 800 number and then as for Satish (he was one of my High School math teachers) and the guy said we don’t have anyone here by that name and then asked where I was calling from. I said California and he said no and was I calling from any organizations or government agencies and then hung up !
    I would like anyone willing to teach these computer scammers a lesson to please if inside the USA call this 800 number (800) 870-1306 and tie them up with as many questions as you can throw at them and if you too get this call at home please ignore/hang up or play along and waste as much of their time as humanly possible ! Happy and safe computing……..
    Last edited by linnemeyerhere; 26 Oct 2013 at 22:29.
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  2. Posts : 3,724
    Windows 10x64 Build 1709

    I just may do that Monday or the wee hours of Sunday night after we tear down.......
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    Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10

    LOL!! I just tell them I don't need a bicycle
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  4. Posts : 54,461
    Windows 10 Home x64

    Just tell them, "Satan told me..."

    A Guy
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  5. Posts : 1,442
    Windows 7 Professional 64bit

    You should call them (use an Indian accent) and say that their computer has an error/virus.
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  6. Posts : 11,424
    Windows 7 Ultimate 64
    Thread Starter

    To all out there be very aware of the pending "crash down" !
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  7. Posts : 12,364
    8 Pro x64

    Congrats Alan

    I still fondly remember my first one
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  8. Posts : 10,485
    W7 Pro SP1 64bit

    Call them on line one.
    Call them on line two,
    Merge the calls and listen to them talk to themselves
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  9. Posts : 11,424
    Windows 7 Ultimate 64
    Thread Starter

    That two line approach is a great idea !
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  10. Posts : 31
    Windows 7

    Sounds great; even up here in Canada we get the same calls from the same organization, so I might get involved...
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