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Reply John says: June 17, 2014 at 11:36 am Also, area code 315 is in northern New York near the Canadian border. Reply mandy says: January 14, 2014 at 7:21 am Same call, this time the Indian accented guy said he was calling from London. He said then you have a virus. "Oh no, what should I do" He said you will have to pay $500 by VISA. I hung up on him. this contact form

Did that effect your computer? Reply tony Gillott says: September 17, 2013 at 3:40 am Had the call from a heavily accented Asian lady who asked if my computer was switched on, I said ‘Yes'. I wasn't sitting in traffic, so not as patient at Tag Bad people make me mad. Feels good that your issue got resolved, have a great days of Techy computing.

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Today I got another call from the same guy - he ask me why I was getting so mad a him and said that all he was trying to do was Reply Jesse December 7, 2011 at 3:33 am # Exactly. It was kind of fun to mess with them. I am using a keyboard adapter tho.

Yes, when the the thread is in a Windows 7 Board and you stated Windows 7, I to would have thought, this is a Windows 7 question, not a XP question. then informed him I did not on the computer I knew it was a scam and then hung up Reply they are still at it. Search through over 5000+ Articles! Shortcut Keys Not Working Windows 7 Reply sean says: March 19, 2016 at 7:21 am Man i wish i had googled this before they got me i just shut my computer off Reply Diane says: May 15,

I asked why I had to press Windows + R and it might delete my drive etc and they hung up. Keyboard Shortcuts Not Working Windows 10 No, no, he says different company. Do you have any AutoHotkey scripts running? I'm sorry I didn't copy down the number they were calling from ; it appeared on my television screen but it didn't stay on for long.

When he told me to hit win r I told him my mouse stopped working and harassed the sh_t out of him, asked for and got his "supervisor", and harassed him Windows 10 Hotkeys Not Working Share this post Link to post Share on other sites I8PP 11 Old Fart 11 3,293 posts Location: Toronto Posted April 28, 2005 Allright, TweakUI has the option to enable/disable No, he goes different company. Would Norton Internet Security have protected me?

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Sign In Sign In Remember me Not recommended on shared computers Sign in anonymously Sign In Forgot your password? When it completed I said nope your wrong i am perfectly protected. Keyboard Shortcuts Not Working Windows 7 I TOLD the guy from India that I have Windows in every room in my house some rooms have two or three Windows. Windows Key Stopped Working Windows 7 When it's on, it won't show that text (and won't run things with admin privs).

Need to do anything special? weblink Not the answer you're looking for? Reply Maz says: June 16, 2016 at 7:59 am "Irregardless" is not a word. He spent 45 minutes on the phone trying to convince us that he was genuine until we asked him whether he would like our bank account numbers and pin access now Windows + R Not Working Windows 10

I didn't trust him (a foreigner I could hardly understand), so I hung up and then didn't pick up when he kept calling back. Reply John B says: July 26, 2016 at 6:01 am What are the questions? Reply Andrea says: March 10, 2016 at 5:43 pm I JUST got a cold call like this and had NEVER heard of this scam before however……I'm a fairly intelligent person and navigate here Me: "OK" Me: At this point, I pester them about which keys to press like I don't understand and make them repeat their instructions a few times and then finally say,

Stay logged in Welcome to PC Review! Windows + D Not Working Windows 10 Then type in "INF Virus Folder". Give me a water.

Said he was from Windows at the Sydney (Australia) site so I asked for him number which he said was 9252678747.

Your silly, windows don't have keys. If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. He was very convincing so to all who did what you were told, don't feel bad about being caught in this web. Windows Key + L Not Working Windows 10 When he eventually realised I wasn't listening he rang off and rang back, so I picked up the call, but again didn't bother to listen.

Thanks Psycogeek for leading me the right way. Is this expression possible in conversation? I didn't/don't think Microsoft works that way so I told him I would call him back. his comment is here Told me that he could have someone help get my computer clean.

Reply Connie says: May 3, 2014 at 2:10 pm I just received a call from an Indian sounding guy. The is no advanced tab or area named recent documents or click for clear list. Ferguson (NOT an MS-MVP) FAQ for MS AntiSpy http://www.geocities.com/marfer_mvp/FAQ_MSantispy.txt marfers notes for windows xp http://www.geocities.com/marfer_mvp/chatNotes.htm .. "RanMan" <> wrote in message news:%23vcoEBE$... > The run command is displayed on the start The one to the left is not actually broken, as if I press it the start menu still opens, but the shortcuts are not being recognized. –Bruno Augusto Oct 27 '15

All went to hell when I asked how he got my phone number since it's not attached to any of my computers and that I was not sure which computer he Yikes! All rights reserved. Share this post Link to post Share on other sites Advertising Our Sponsors Neowin Treasury Register or sign-in Kraftman 1 1 2,233 posts Posted April 6, 2007 It sounds like

Only way out of it is to reboot. What if you wanted to open other applications? Microsoft does not, ever call if there is a problem. In the end, they will install a Virus on your computer and charge you to fix something not broken.

yeah, right. They wanted me to do the window+R. played along with the guy for 10 minutes. this was as I was actualy on line ordering stuff.

I kept telling them that just like my front door I do not open my computer fo/for strangers. Reply Terry says: June 20, 2013 at 5:23 pm I received this same call today, but did do the windows + r, then entered eventvw, did put in my email address, Finally told him goodbye when he kept insisting I press the control r key Reply Tag says: April 25, 2016 at 1:42 pm I tied this guy up for 10 minutes Reply Phil May 16, 2013 at 12:42 pm # BEWARE!!

Reply barb says: May 27, 2013 at 5:02 pm just received a call from some guy telling me I have a virus and to hit the windows and r key said We have been on the phone long enough for your call to be traced and I will now call…….beep, beep, beep…call gone LOL Reply Mike says: December 19, 2013 at 2:09 groovyPost InfoAbout Contact Privacy Policy Terms of Service Staff Subscribe Donate © 2007 - 2017 groovyPost LLC | All Rights Reserved

Jump to content Microsoft (Windows) Support Neowin Existing user? The kb fix didn't do anything (neither of the keys was there).