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I got a call on my telephone today that I would normally have ignored, but since the caller-id shown was my name and my telephone number, and since I was bored, I answered it.

It seems "Windows Support" was going to cut off my computer because I had been hacked and was spamming from several different continents. They put me in touch with their technical support department. The same voice answered me in the technical support department, but she then turned me over to the technician who spoke with an indian accent. He explained that my Windows computer was spanning the internet ...


Those clowns called me 5 times yesterday. And I just got another one today. He said (among other things) that they had to change my IP address. I asked which one, since each of my three computers has a different IP address. They also had to cancel my license within 48 hours. Which license? I do not have any license. He said all computers come with a license. I said I built my computer from parts and it had no license. He actually told me what to do with myself (though not as euphemistically). That is not how to treat a customer. (Not everything I told him was strictly true.)

I still wonder why they use my ID in the caller-id information. Why would I be calling myself even if it were technically possible?
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