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I knew this was a scam by the inconsistencies and the fact that he told me Norton wasn't working. they ended up putting 2,500.00 in my account and then called back a few minutes later and told me I had to go to western union and pay them back the I couldn't do anything on the PC. The said I had a virus called "KOOBFACE" which was not detectable by my security software and Microsoft had them contact me.
I'm going to look through in the next day or two to see if there were any updates for .Net Framework that might be relevant from that time period. Supported Products A-Z Get support for your product, with downloads, knowledge base articles, documentation, and more. I said no, what is it. Power off the PC and remove the mains connection, always touch the metal of the case with your hands to avoid any static electricity from causing component damage. (On laptops ALWAYS
These people set up a pop up screen to lock up your computer, if this happens, just pull the plug, or press in on your power button and hold for 10 Clean the contacts with a soft rubber (up and down not from end to end) then insert just one module and reboot to test for any change in performance. How much personal info could they have gotten Ken | March 2, 2016 | reply Same thing happened to me today. Blue Screen Error Codes Windows 7 If a User Account Control window opens, click Yes.
I tell them they are a fraud and that the only thing they did was download free software called malwarebytes. Blue Screen Shutdown Windows 10 I will examine the minidumps later but for now follow this guide to check your memory as that is the most common cause. I checked my bank and there you go, I got charged. http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Operating-Systems-and-Recovery/Solution-to-blue-screen-of-death-when-log-off-or-switch-user/td-p/12381 Scarry!
If it does not, it can be uninstalled. How To Fix Blue Screen Error In Windows 7 This happened 12-18-2013. ted | December 5, 2013 | reply Received two calls today, he says Ryan, 516-213-4878, says he is from Microsoft Security and needs to look at my PC. Gayle Stone | February 24, 2014 | reply Got a call from 234554321 several times in the last few days, it's not a whole phone number so finally decided to answer
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In windows 7 right click the extracted file, select Open With, then select Windows Disc Image Burning Tool then follow the prompts. You can contact the customer service department of the money transfer service and report what you know. Reply 0 0 « Message Listing « Previous Topic Next Topic » Related Documents HP PCs Forgot the Sign-in Password (Windows 10)Downloading or Updating Software and Drivers for HP ComputersHP PCs check over here ctressler | July 22, 2016 | reply You may have some consumer protections.
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kept telling them that computer wasn't fixed.they called back yesterday and said they were sorry they couldn't fix the computer and wanted to refund my money plus 100.oo for my troubles. Bridget Small - FTC | September 11, 2015 | reply If you've been a victim of a tech support scam; Get rid of malware that the fraudsters may have installed. I answered yes. Blue Screen Error Windows 8 He said he was going out of business and was going to give me back the money I paid him last year on 2/6/15 for his computer services.
The guy who fixes my computer said this stuff happens all the time, he always advises his customer to NOT ever allow anyone direct access into your computer. Tech Support Forum Security Center Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help General Computer Security Computer Security News Microsoft Support BSOD, Crashes And Hangs Windows 10 Support Windows 8, 8.1 Support Windows 7, Vista Support Windows they said they were from Microsoft and had been monitoring my computer and found numerous viruses fell for it all even after asking all right questions. this content BEAT THEM AT THEIR OWN GAME, NEVER OWN UP TO HAVING A COMPUTER AND THEY WILL BE GONE.
At that very moment I knew that I had been had. I belive this is related to above issue. Any other information I can help with I'm all for bringing up because I've tried everything I can think of to my knowledge. HP support wasn't exactly helpful and MS wanted payment for any kind of support.
That is not the issue here. techexpert | October 13, 2014 | reply Western union has got their fraud department, so if you could have contacted them, probably they would have helped you to refund your money, Magsburt | July 22, 2016 | reply Don't feel bad; I got sucked into $1800 for lifetime service and had to make the decision on the spot before it was safe My credit card was notified immediately and closed and created a new one and the credit card company let it threw.
They did fix the issue I called about.