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I was alerted that my computer was hacked and to call immediately this number: 1-***-***-****

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I'm not sure, but my urgent problem is that I suddenly can't access email and got an alert supposedly from Microsoft that I've been hacked and to call the following number which I did not . 1-***-***-****. Is this legitimate?

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Hi there and welcome

The number is ***** legit, it is a scam that people do to try to get you to call and pay money to install their program, which has nothing to do with this issue.

What happens when you try to access email?

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