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#1 andrewbares

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Posted 14 June 2009 - 19:15

Umm, Microsoft just called my house phone about 10 minutes ago, asking for me. Why would they call for me? I haven't had a support conversation with them for a few months now. Is this about the Free TechNet thing that Neowin told us to do??

Anyone else got a call from the big MS??

Edit: Nevermind, they never called me back. Must have been a survey or something. No need to reply to me unless you got some funny Microsoft tech support stories!

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#2 Reimroc

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Posted 14 June 2009 - 19:18

It's probably to do a survey or something.

#3 Unimatrix Xero

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Posted 14 June 2009 - 19:18

HAHA. unless they have tracked you down for being a pirate ;)

#4 master2k27

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Posted 14 June 2009 - 19:18

what did they talk to you about

#5 OP andrewbares

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Posted 14 June 2009 - 19:22

It's probably to do a survey or something.


It better be. I haven't bittorrented anything. Idk, it just seems wierd that they called me out of the blue. They're supposed to call back soon, I wasn't home before. I guess I'll find out soon!

HAHA. unless they have tracked you down for being a pirate ;)


Nope, never bittorrented anything! Well except for Win7 beta, but then I got the official RC when it came out ;)

And as I said above, they're gonna call me back real soon, I wasn't home before.

#6 Reimroc

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Posted 14 June 2009 - 19:23

I have a feeling you bittorrent a lot.

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Posted 14 June 2009 - 19:25

I got a call from them once to Renew My TechNet Plus thing, which I already did but they called anyway, lol.

#8 redvamp128

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Posted 14 June 2009 - 19:27

It could have been a follow up call to a support issue... to see if you were helped.

Though at least you didn't get a call from here.



#9 Thom

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Posted 14 June 2009 - 19:46

They want to know what desktop image you have so they can download it like the neowin post your desktop thread??



Or maybe Bill Gates is going to come and arrest you for Bittorrenting :o

#10 OP andrewbares

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Posted 14 June 2009 - 19:59

Welll, they haven't called back yet, and that was 30 minutes ago! Sounds like it was probably a Support follow-up and they didn't care enough to call back.

So no one else got a call about the Free TechNet thing, right? It wasn't our faults anyways, it was those bloggers and Neowin authors that told us "OH hey! Free TechNet!".

#11 crankenstein.exe

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Posted 14 June 2009 - 20:02

I wouldn't worry about it... as a matter of fact, you should have answered. maybe they want to sign you up for a survey or something.

#12 vetmaplecookie

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Posted 14 June 2009 - 20:03

It might be related to business products if you are listed as the primary buyer for tech products at your company. It might just be a survey though, we get those from time to time.

I always freak out also thinking "omg what did we do!?" when I see it on caller ID, lol

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Posted 14 June 2009 - 20:07

I get calls about re-upping my technet all the time, and I haven't had a technet in about 2yrs.

#14 OP andrewbares

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Posted 14 June 2009 - 20:16

It might be related to business products if you are listed as the primary buyer for tech products at your company. It might just be a survey though, we get those from time to time.

I always freak out also thinking "omg what did we do!?" when I see it on caller ID, lol


lol. Well I would have answered but I was in the shower. But it seems like they're not gonna call back.

#15 jonhapimp

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Posted 14 June 2009 - 20:49

Umm, Microsoft just called my house phone about 10 minutes ago, asking for me. Why would they call for me? I haven't had a support conversation with them for a few months now. Is this about the Free TechNet thing that Neowin told us to do??

Anyone else got a call from the big MS??

did it go something like this" hello <your name>, weve been tracking you and we saw you surfing the apple site,wtf is up with that"
and then you here knocking on the door and it's Steve Balmers and he ***** slaps you with an property of Microsoft ring