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  1. Joined : Dec 2013
    England
    Posts : 838
    Windows IP 15014Windows 14393.693
       10 May 2015 #51

    Cliff S said: View Post
    Do you mean "Good morning I'm from Microsoft and your system has come up on our radar as being infected with worms and viruses. We are the PC Vet can offer you help in removing these bad things. Please download and install......."
    Yes, I also get frustrated with their sales calls, it's similar to getting leaflets through my letter box( at least I can bin them without reading them).
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  2. Joined : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 12,923
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 14393 Multiprocessor Free
       10 May 2015 #52

    brummyfan said: View Post
    Yes, I also get frustrated with their sales calls, it's similar to getting leaflets through my letter box( at least I can bin them without reading them).
    Here in Germany one can get a sticker that say's Keine Werbung"(No adds), so if it isn't specifically addressed to you and not just a throw in or to all households, you can report them and they get fined. What I like to do is if someone throws something in anyhow, is bring it to the post office and return to sender, of course the original sender pays the charge.
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  3. Joined : Oct 2014
    Polk County Texas USA
    Posts : 11,718
    Windows 10 Insider Preview
       10 May 2015 #53

    derekimo said: View Post
    Colander's are for Pastafarians.
    Or Veggiewashafarians.
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  4.    10 May 2015 #54

    Cliff S said: View Post
    Now we know who you are!!! The Unknown Comic! God I'm old if I remember that.
    A whole new meaning to trashing your system. :P
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  5. Joined : Jul 2014
    Serbia
    Posts : 6,968
    All kinds
       10 May 2015 #55

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  6. Joined : Dec 2013
    Posts : 165
    Windows 8.1.1 64-bit
       10 May 2015 #56

    BunnyJ said: View Post
    I get calls like that but I just hang up.. those people can get phone numbers from many sources.
    Working on a mate's PC one day (I do all the routine maintenance, updates etc for him) and his land-line on the desk next to me rang. He wasn't available, so I answered - and got a 'Microsoft' scammer.

    So, I gave him a little rope, then yanked on it, hard - 'Er, I actually AM a Microsoft technician*. Can I please have your name and employee number in order to verify ....' CLICK! beeep, beeep, beeep...

    Told my mate and he nearly had a kitten, he laughed so hard.


    Wenda.


    * I'm not, of course. And no, I don't make a habit of claiming that I am.

    But in this case....
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  7. Joined : Oct 2013
    Okotoks
    Posts : 8,343
    Windows 7 Home Premium x64 and Windows 10 Pro
       11 May 2015 #57

    I just tell them I have to transfer them to the fraud unit as they take care of the computers.
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  8. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 1,452
    W10 Pro + W10 Preview
       11 May 2015 #58

    Rather strange I thought, no e-mail notifications from this forum on this particular subject although there have been many responses.
    While doing a bit of an e-mail clean up I came across the relevant replies in spam, there being no option to reject this but to click on one for further info.
    Obviously my broadband supplier is taking security very seriously.
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  9. Joined : Jul 2014
    Serbia
    Posts : 6,968
    All kinds
       11 May 2015 #59

    Can't you just mark one of them as "Not Spam" ? new ones should just keep on coming as normal.
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  10. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 1,452
    W10 Pro + W10 Preview
       11 May 2015 #60

    CountMike said: View Post
    Can't you just mark one of them as "Not Spam" ? new ones should just keep on coming as normal.
    Have already stated in previous post "no option", but this does not present a problem as I will in future check messages in spam.
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