Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

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

05 Feb 2014   #21

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 10 Pro x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by derekimo View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jadinolf View Post

I don't think they really care.
They don't, they are just hoping to get access to your computer to get what ever info they can.

I've been called a couple times from some ridiculous number that doesn't exist.

I'd love to find a way to get the carpet cleaners to stop calling from all over the world.
Plus about $200 to "fix" the machine.
Yeah, they'll take that too if you're willing.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
06 Feb 2014   #22

Windows 7 Professional 64bit

Only $200? What a bargain!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
06 Feb 2014   #23

Windows 7 Pro 32/64 bit and Windows 10 Pro 32 Bit/64bit

wow I charge less then that :P
My System SpecsSystem Spec

26 Feb 2014   #24

Windows 8.1 Pro x86 (Temporary)

Never happened to me D: It might be that fact that I NEVER answer 1-800 or other numbers like that.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Scary popup screens -- wants you to call Microsoft
As a local computer technician in the Moundsville, WV area, I am getting complaints of customers getting scary flash-up screens with dire warnings, wanting you to call "Microsoft"--RIGHT AWAY (EMERGENCY!). They may threaten to withdraw from your bank account. They often try to disable the 'X',...
System Security
Fake Microsoft phone call
Hi All I read the following post : Fake Microsoft PhoneCalls - Page 3 - Tech Support Guy Forums on the Microsoft Phone scams. Now in this post Eddie5659 posted about running OTL on the infected PC... but that was basically where the physical tech support ended... My brother had a similar...
System Security
Weird phone call 'from Microsoft' after re-activation
Hi, I had to change from 32 bit to 64 bit today. After about 5 hours I get a phone call from some foreign guy going on about 'Microsoft Software Warranty'. After about 10 minutes I asked what it would cost and said I didn't want it. Thought it was suspicious the whole time and was googling for...
General Discussion
When i upgrade my motherboard and cpu will i need to call microsoft
to get windows 7 full to work with new motherboard and cpu
Windows Updates & Activation

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 16:30.
Twitter Facebook Google+