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I foolishly clicked on the scam Windows 10 update. After the…

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I foolishly clicked on the scam Windows 10 update. After the update completed the screen came up with the large letters that I was protected against the world. I became suspicious and turned my laptop off. I restarted it. Everything came up normally. I turned off internet connections. I ran Malwarebytes - nothing found. I ran Norton Internet Security - only 13 tracking cookies found. Am I still vulnerable?

Technician's Assistant: What's the make and model of your machine? And how long has the screen been an issue?

Sony Vaio ... looking up model number. Just happened this afternoon

Technician's Assistant: Have you installed any updates recently?

Yes earlier today .. before the scam update

Technician's Assistant: Anything else you want the Computer Expert to know before I connect you?

Not that I can think of

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Martin
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Sorry to hear you're having trouble with your computer.

What makes you think the Windows update was a scam, did it look unusual?

Regards,
Martin

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
It was a pop up which I found out Windows does not do and Microsoft does not display messages in large letters after an update

Where did it show up, in your browser?

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Thank you. From your computer click the following link:

https://xxzz.screenconnect.com/?Session=41e4b6e4-1a7b-44e5-871a-f10e9d9aff9f

Then click Join your session -->

And run (open) the program that gets downloaded Elsinore.ScreenConnect.Client

Once you've done that, minimize this browser window and look for a smaller box on the desktop then click Run.

Let me know once you've done that or if you need additional steps.

Martin

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
paid

Thank you, ***** ***** steps above so we can connect

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Sending this message from iPad NOT my laptop

Ok, I will give you instructions for the laptop

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From the laptop, open the following page:

https://xxzz.screenconnect.com

It will ask you for a code, the code is: 7662

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
It is asking me about a free trial

Try again, you may have typed the URL incorrectly

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Did you let anyone connect to your computer and control it remotely?

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
No just you

Connected!

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If you have any problems or would like any additional assistance, please do not hesitate to let me know.

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