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#1 Milkman72

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Posted 08 January 2014 - 02:17 PM

 check out the transcript...

 

Please be educated that the corruptions are programmed in such a way that their activities are not identified so it might seem like there is no issues ,but they constanly multiply and might crash
the system without any warnings

 

this was in response to I can format and reinstall for free.

any idea how they can get away with this



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#2 Grinler

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Posted 08 January 2014 - 02:37 PM

This has become very very common unfortunately. I received one of those a while back. I like to screw with them and give them a clean VM to connect to and watch how they try state I am infected.

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Posted 08 January 2014 - 02:50 PM

If You look at this post it could also be a reason for Your Experience.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/520118/hello-need-help/?p=3254299

 

How can they get away with it? As far as I know there is no law against anybody selling support for Microsoft products. If You ask them do You work for Microsoft direct or something along that line, I suspect they will try and weasel around telling you the truth.

 

For Example I used to get Phone calls at work where they would say "I'm calling for Verizon about Your Phone Bill" When I asked flat out are You calling for Verizon or from Verizon they would not say from Verizon since they were not working for Verizon.

 

That's one way to handle them Lawrence :)


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#4 Greg62702

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Posted 08 January 2014 - 05:28 PM

Very old scam.  This one dates back to the days of Windows 98.






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