Windows 10: Security/Antivirus Protection

Discus and support Security/Antivirus Protection in AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security to solve the problem; Lately, I had been receiving pop-up notifications that my antivirus software had expired. After ignoring them several times, I received an automated... Discussion in 'AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security' started by CJohnson5780, May 8, 2020.

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    Lately, I had been receiving pop-up notifications that my antivirus software had expired. After ignoring them several times, I received an automated audible verbal and visible warning that my computer was contaminated and that I must contact the number on the screen 800 403-2488. The message was loud and repetitive and warned me not to close out of the screen without calling. I called the number and that led to me yielding remote access to my laptop to an individual who I believed to be Microsoft Tech support. He said that I had a trojan horse virus on my computer, and then the conversation led to him trying to coerce me to immediately purchase expensive services $200-$500 to fix this problem. I am now very concerned about that interaction. Was that indeed Microsoft tech support?

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    CJohnson5780, May 8, 2020
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    Suggest me best total security/antivirus for windows 7

    heard much about microsoft security essentials.

    is it total security? [antivirus,antispam-firewall-realtime protection)?
     
    freebird_9924, May 8, 2020
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