Scam alert - Microsoft will cancel your subscription!!!! Oh My!

This is an old scam, but some keep falling for it, so the bad guys keep bringing it back.

The recorded voice on the phone warns you of your Microsoft Windows license has not been renewed and you need to renew it right away or they will shut down your computer and you will loose all of your data.


Microsoft does NOT have your phone number. Microsoft Windows registry never expires. If you use an Apple device, you don't even have Microsoft Windows!

Do not do anything, but HANG UP.

We want you to be safe and not give your information to anyone over the phone. If you did:

If you have given anyone your information over the phone, or permitted them to remotely connect to your computer, call your local police and speak with an officer.