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Get Into Gaming with Windows: Part 3 - Windows Mixed Reality
The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update comes with Windows Mixed Reality capability built in, which means you can immerse yourself in digital content, right in your home or office. That immersive quality also makes it a fantastic and more personal way to game, since in mixed reality you participate directly within your game’s environment. Here's a look at what you need and how to start.READ MORE
phone call scams claiming to be Microsoft. OT: phone call scams. I have been called twice from an indian accented person claiming they are from windows sevice centre, he says that my computer has been hacked and they want my details to "fix the issues". i asked the man where he was calling from, he replied he was using the phone internet ...
On another computer, I contacted Microsoft, and was told this is not a MS phone number and be glad I did not call that number because it is a scam. I have not been on any pornographic websites. Closest thing done is go through and delete some emails in SPAM folder on yahoo.com.
Caller ID also matched my name/home's landline #. I actually waited on the line to see if any customer service rep would talk to me (even though I knew better than to divulge ANYTHING, and figured this to be a scam) but the call disconnected despite being told to hang on the line for a customer service person. Edit: one letter/typo
The popup with the telephone number you are seeing is the malware/adware issue on your computer. It's a new wrinkle on the cold call scams and the fake antimalware programs that were previously being installed on computers that we have heard about for years. Now the scammers are trying to get you to call them....
In this type of scam, scammers call you and claim to be from the tech support team of Microsoft or other vendors. They then offer to help solve your computer problems. Scammers often use publicly available phone directories, so they might know your name and other personal information when they call you.