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Off Topic/Microsoft Scam
« on: August 12, 2023, 04:11:18 PM »
Has anyone on here had what supposedly is from Microsoft show on your monitor that your your computer has been locked and the only way to unlock it is to call the phone number on the screen? Also, not try to restart your computer.?  This has showed on my monitor twice so hard started my PC and it wasn't locked. Couldn't take a screenshot.

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Re: Off Topic/Microsoft Scam
« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2023, 04:43:32 PM »
Has anyone on here had what supposedly is from Microsoft show on your monitor that your your computer has been locked and the only way to unlock it is to call the phone number on the screen? Also, not try to restart your computer.?  This has showed on my monitor twice so hard started my PC and it wasn't locked. Couldn't take a screenshot.
It's a well known scam. You can always take a screenshot with your phone or camera. :)
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