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I've been getting a couple calls a day from someone claiming to be from Microsoft trying to keep my computer from impending doom. Caller ID from different states always an oriental accent so thick you can hardly understand . This is as bad as the lower your cc interest rate calls. What happened to the no call list. I thought I paid my phone bill for it to used for my convenience not for some jerk off to abuse. When you ask them to remove you from their call list the next call is from a different state and number. It really pisses me off since my significant other has a heart condition and implanted defib so the constant calls can sometime create problems with her rushing for the phone. Thanks I feel a little better!
 

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If this is on your cell phone, download an app called Mr. Number. It keeps track of your calls and you can block a number with one button push.

I've blocked all of the numbers trying to sell me viagra. Now if I could just block the emails.
 

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These calls are my house phone and the number keeps changing so I can't block them. The credit card calls hang up as soon as mention no-call list, the "Microsoft" calls have gotten argumentative.
 

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I don't answer unfamiliar numbers. If it is important, they can leave a message.
 

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If this is on your cell phone, download an app called Mr. Number. It keeps track of your calls and you can block a number with one button push.

I've blocked all of the numbers trying to sell me viagra. Now if I could just block the emails.

Just tell your wife to quit giving them your number.
 

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Got this same call yesterday, some guy from Indonesia...barely understand him. Told we have an IT guy didn't need anything he was looking for.
 

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Changing subject slightly. If you donate to a political org., DO NOT GIVE THEM YOU'RE PHONE NUMBER. I donated to the Young Rep. and fucked up and gave them my no. which has been sold to everyone. At least 20 Fuckin' calls a week looking for more money. If I answer a call I tell them if you call me again, I will send a donation to that POS Obama.. Worst 100.00 bucks i ever spent!!!!!!!!!!!
 

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I was getting calls from the Republican party also. I told them I would donate again when Boner grew a set of balls.
 

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Computer calls

I get the computer calls often. Sounds like from lndia. I tell them "Oh, lm glad you called. My system is running really slow, can you fix it?" They always say yes, thats why they are calling. Then l tell them, "Good, hold on let me turn my computer on, it takes a minute". They always fall for this trick. Then l set the phone down. I pick it up every few minutes and say "its still loading, it will only be a little bit. Did you want to wait?" They always do, they think they have a whale on the line. I LOVE it. String them along as long as l can. Had one guy after about 20 minutes tell me to fuck off and hang up.
 

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I get the computer calls often. Sounds like from lndia. I tell them "Oh, lm glad you called. My system is running really slow, can you fix it?" They always say yes, thats why they are calling. Then l tell them, "Good, hold on let me turn my computer on, it takes a minute". They always fall for this trick. Then l set the phone down. I pick it up every few minutes and say "its still loading, it will only be a little bit. Did you want to wait?" They always do, they think they have a whale on the line. I LOVE it. String them along as long as l can. Had one guy after about 20 minutes tell me to fuck off and hang up.
Did that a few years ago when i thought it was legit, my Wife had paid for one of the virus companies to fix her computer while i was out of state and it worked.

A minute in i realized it was a scam, after 15 minutes i said are you still there?......started laughing and hung up.
 

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Lol, l do it to other sales calls too. Just tell then "lve been waiting for you to call back" say " hold on let me find my wallet" same story, check in say "lm still looking for it" lmfao
Be safe, schick
 

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phishing attempt to get access to your PC - FRAUD!! beware!

The Microsoft calls being talked about here are a phishing attempt to gain access to your computer.... These are fraud and they want to install some malware to steal your passwords and private information or even hijack your system... My company supports many large organizations and this is something that our helpdesk gets a call from our clients about all the time. If a user at a big company lets these thieves get on their PC then they can get access to the business network and then they may have a real problem. DO NOT TAKE THESE CALLS!! FRAUD!! :))ThumbsDwn
 

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Changing subject slightly. If you donate to a political org., DO NOT GIVE THEM YOU'RE PHONE NUMBER. I donated to the Young Rep. and fucked up and gave them my no. which has been sold to everyone. At least 20 Fuckin' calls a week looking for more money. If I answer a call I tell them if you call me again, I will send a donation to that POS Obama.. Worst 100.00 bucks i ever spent!!!!!!!!!!!
I had something similar happen to me. Now I just give them the X's cell number. :wink2:
 

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The next time they call and say your PC is going to take down the net tell them that is what you are trying to do and do they have any help doing so.
 
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