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Received a call from a Pakistan sounding individual who he says works for Microsoft and he gives me an alfa numeric number and wants me to go into y sysedit and change or add something. He says the number is ***** license number of my computer. 00c04fd7d062 . is this a valid call or a phishing attempt.

Technician's Assistant: What's the model of your Alfa router?

Not sure what you mean by Alfa router. I have a Linksys router model EA6900

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Nothing

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This guy say the number is ***** license number for windows.

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Tech Support Specialist: Josh, Support Specialist replied 8 months ago

Unfortunately, that caller is a scammer and they are not associated with Microsoft.

If you would like, I can connect to your computer to make sure it is secure as well.

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