Sometimes when you have a problem with your computer, printer or other technology device you may be tempted to search the internet to find a resolve for the problem. When you search the internet using Google, Bing, Yahoo, etc. you will get search results from multiple advertisers that if contacted they will attempt to scare you into paying lots of money for a computer problem that you likely don’t have.
This is similar to the fake calls from Microsoft scam, but since you are initiating the call you are lead to believe that you have contacted the official tech support for the company that you searched for.
Click the screen shot below to see an example of search results I found when searching for “forgot hotmail password”. As you will see there are plenty of ads and phone numbers listed from companies that will likely attempt to swindle you. We frequently get calls from clients who have been the victim of such scams.
The next time you have a tech support problem, do yourself a favor and contact Computer Techs. We are a local trustworthy business who will give you honest advice to resolve your computer problems, and have been doing so for over 10 years.