We receive customer inquiries almost on a daily basis whether an encounter is a scam, virus or what not. I’m going to keep a simple log entry whenever our customers or friends call in.
Scam #1: A voice mail claiming that your Microsoft License expired. Call a toll free number right away to avoid loss of data.
Visiting Geeks: Microsoft does not call. Your computer’s Microsoft operating systems license has been activated by the computer manufacturer at the factory. In theory, it should never ‘expired’. However, license of a new Microsoft operating system improperly installed due to hardware/software error will expire after a period of time and the computer will display a warning message. Still, not Microsoft calling you.