Just spoke to my sister-in-law in the UK who had a call from Microsoft! They said her computer had gone down and they would fix it, by coincidence her computer switched itself off just before the call!, when she asked if she was paying for this call she was transferred to another person who said yes she would have to pay so she put the phone down. A friend of hers had the same call saying she had too many icons on the computer, but, the best one of all was they they phoned another sister-in-law who doesn't even have a computer!
I am just curious to know how this scam works or if anyone else has had a similar call.
My girlfriend had a call from BT the other day to tell her that her internet keeps dropping and they can help her solve it, but thankfully she just hung up. It just happenes that she is with BT and was having this problem.