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Windows 7: Got a phone call telling me I had malware & they would help.

08 May 2015   #11

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by purplelover View Post
He was able to get to my laptop ID. He read it to me....
In all likelihood, the ID he read you is found on your laptop as well as millions of other laptops in the world. Some ID numbers in a PC are unique and some aren't. He knows that but most people don't, which is why people get sucked in to the scam. It's a way to fool you into having confidence in him.

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