A phone support scam begins by receiving or initiating a call for technical support. Typically, they will want remote control of your computer. Never let someone remote control your computer unless you know 100% it is NOT a scam! Here is a list of links to phone support pages for various products. Note, we use links to support pages instead of direct phone numbers as numbers can change and or vary depending on what type of support is required.
LEGITIMATE LINKS TO PHONE SUPPORT PAGES :
DELL : (hint : click “View Phone Numbers” at the bottom of the page) www.dell.com/support/incidents-online/us/en/04/contactus/Dynamic?spestate?ref=contactus
LENOVO : www.lenovo.com/us/en/contact
ASUS : www.asus.com/us/support/callus
ACER : www.acer.com/ac/en/US/content/service-contact
TOSHIBA / DYNABOOK : support.dynabook.com/contact
SAMSUNG : www.samsung.com/us/support/contact/
LG : www.lg.com/us/support/telephone
SONY : us.esupport.sony.com/support/s/support-contact?language=en_US
Use the links above to avoid the common phone support scam. Never let someone remote control your machine unless you know 100% it is NOT a scam!
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