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I was scammed a couple weeks ago from ''. My home computer locked up and a message flashed on the screen telling me to call the Microsoft help team at 1-866-988-6796 to resolve the issue. I was in a hurry and my gut feeling didn't prevent me from moving forward. It cost me $350. I now know that there are fraudulent technical support websites like that display fake popup messages that block you out of your computer or mobile device, and then ask you to call a fake technical support website to fix a problem that doesn't exist. - the Untrustworthy Technical Support Website

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Microsoft doesn't display messages asking you to call a third party technical support company when an error occurs. And, you should take extreme precautions when giving someone remote access to your computer. If that person is unscrupulous, they can install spyware and other malware on your computer or mobile device, which they can use to steal your personal, financial or other sensitive information silently.

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  • February 14, 2020 at 7:09 PM by an anonymous user from: Canandaigua, New York, United States

    I agree...they did exactly the same thing to me... said they were microsoft and charged me $350 to fix a problem that they caused..also put charges on my credit card..when I refused to renew..these people are really bad news..I reported them to the police

  • October 19, 2018 at 8:21 PM by an anonymous user from: Gloucester, New Jersey, United States

    I too got caught by these people. Fortunately I had to call them back in about 10 minutes and got nothing but music.

    No one ever answered the phone. Then I tried to email them and it could not be recognized. I called my credit card company and they are taking care of it. Canceled card, but don't know what they did to my computer.

  • October 5, 2018 at 9:36 AM by an anonymous user from: San Diego, California, United States

    Yes, these lovely people got me too. Fortunately, I got my repair guy up here the next day to uninstall their software and they were unable to access my personal information soon enough to do any damage.

    That's if you don't count the $500 on my credit card. Fighting that right now too. Like others, I was in a hurry and let my anxiety take over my good common sense.

  • September 9, 2018 at 5:38 AM by an anonymous user from: Maryville, Tennessee, United States

    they are a scam.they almost scammed me out of 2500.00. please heed my warning.

  • August 20, 2018 at 6:56 AM by an anonymous user from: East Aurora, New York, United States

    FRAUD ALERT,Alltimedesk are scammers do not use; learn how to free your computer from their alert and don't give them any info and file a complaint.

    Cancel any cards you may have used with them; they are not affiliated with Microsoft in any way.

  • August 13, 2018 at 11:16 PM by an anonymous user from: Taylor, Michigan, United States

    I was also scammed by All Time Desk and Global Technologies earlier this month. I also got a pop-up and could not do anything with my computer and was forced to call the number on the screen.

    Like a fool, I gave them my password to fix the problem remotely and paid with a credit card costing me 300.00.

    I am having my credit card shut down and I have reported the incident to the Federal Trade Commission.Do not do business with these people!

  • July 20, 2018 at 3:39 PM by an anonymous user from: Sunnyvale, California, United States

    Do not let Global Technology or All time Desk con you to work on your computer. They are scammers. I learned the had way. Been through h**l today with credit card company & fraud complaint process. Be smart not stupid. Pretend to be Micosoft Support.

  • July 20, 2018 at 3:31 PM by an anonymous user from: Sunnyvale, California, United States

    This is a scam. Had a pop up that dinged & said "Security Alert" some one was trying to get into my information My computer was frozen. I was to call Windows Micosoft immediately at 844-599-8999 which I knew I had Micosoft & my computer wouldn't do anything.

    I called & it was answered Computer Support for Windows Micosoft. Told them my problem & was transferred to a so called tech person. Said I had a virus & someone was trying to get into my info. I ask about the Antivirus Service I had, that was to protect me.

    I needed a different protection also to go along with that. Needless to say, it was all a scam to get into my computer & so call clean it up & remove the virus.

    I should have called the protection plan I have first, but being upset that my computer was frozen, I allowed this scammer to con me into fixing it for $200.00 on my credit card of course. My computer was unfrozen but it was in a bigger mess.

    They even had control over my printer. I called back & they said they would look again to see if anything was missed. Did get my printer to work. they called back a couple times to see if anything else they could do to help my computer, for a charge of course.

    I got in touch with the company I have Antivirus Service & they told me this was a scam to get your money. I was told to never call a number that pops up that way, to leave the computer alone & call them.

    I had my credit card number cancelled, & reported it as Fraud. So people don't be a fool like I was, call your own Security & Antivirus people before you call a pop up number, even if it is frozen.

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