Genuine or scam?

  Mike_R 20:18 11 Nov 2009

I had an unsolicited phone call from the Indian sub-continent(?) - the caller spoke poor English.
He claimed to be from Microsoft and demanded that I switch on my PC so that he could advise me how to correct its slow running. I asked him how he knew that the PC was running slow and he replied that Microsoft had received numerous error messages from the PC.
What puzzled me was that I was not aware that I had ever given my name or telephone number to Microsoft. So I declined his offer of help.
Was it a scam?

  Technotiger 20:21 11 Nov 2009

SCAM - Ignore!

  johnnyrocker 20:23 11 Nov 2009

i would reckon so unless someone else knows different


  Mike_R 11:57 12 Nov 2009

Thanks. That's what I thought.

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