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Windows 7: Phone call PC SCAM

20 Oct 2011   #61
essenbe

Windows 10 Pro/ Windows 10 Pro Insider
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by richnrockville View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by essenbe View Post
I really don't know what I've done wrong. These idiots are calling me every day almost. I recieved another call today. I mean, how many times do I have to call them scammers and hang up on them before they get the message?
Maybe you signed up for the "suckers list" or a good friend signed you up..

Rich
Not only that, Rich. I must be real high on the suckers list to get 3 calls in one week. But, I tried to get them to move me down a couple of spots.


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20 Oct 2011   #62
Hopalong X

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by essenbe View Post
I mean, how many times do I have to call them scammers and hang up on them before they get the message?
Your calling them?
Now that is a turn of events!
Maybe I'll try that with the bill collectors.
"Call me again and I'll put you on speed dial for a week."

I guess richinrockville needs to call them and complain about being neglected.
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20 Oct 2011   #63
z3r010

 

Mine have slowed to one every few weeks since I installed a truecall and just set it to block all international calls, but a few are managing to get past it
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20 Oct 2011   #64
essenbe

Windows 10 Pro/ Windows 10 Pro Insider
 
 

Mike, you're like most lawyers I know. They will take anything out of context to make it sound like what they want. The entire quote would have made it quite obvious.
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20 Oct 2011   #65
Hopalong X

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit
 
 

John

Does it have a setting to block bill collectors?
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20 Oct 2011   #66
z3r010

 

You can set it to block just about anything you want
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20 Oct 2011   #67
Hopalong X

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by essenbe View Post
Mike, you're like most lawyers I know. They will take anything out of context to make it sound like what they want. The entire quote would have made it quite obvious.
It just struck me as extremely funny. I'm still laughing.

Turning the tables on them would be great.
In mass calling to their phone lines.
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20 Oct 2011   #68
essenbe

Windows 10 Pro/ Windows 10 Pro Insider
 
 

If we could find their phone numbers or better their website and all go there at the same time, it would crash their system, or tie up the phone lines.
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20 Oct 2011   #69
FranzB

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit, Linux Mint Julia, in dual boot mode
 
 

I had a good laugh about all this above. It would make a beautiful sketch by Mr. Bean.
The thing i am surprised about is that they tell you they KNOW something is wrong
with your machine but then have to ask you to give them access to it. I don't think
i could control myself and keep talking to them. Ah well .....
PS. Here you can see the advantage of Linux again.....
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20 Oct 2011   #70
z3r010

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by FranzB View Post
PS. Here you can see the advantage of Linux again.....
Oh no Linux users dont get a free ride, the last one I strung out tried to sell me a fix for my Linux machine!!!
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