[AI] Help Needed.

balasaheb londhe balondhe at gmail.com
Sat Mar 8 11:32:14 EST 2008


Hello Balakrishnan Sir,
Thanks for your timely suggestions.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "V. Balakrishnan" <vataran77 at verizon.net>
To: <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
Sent: Saturday, March 08, 2008 3:23 AM
Subject: Re: [AI] Help Needed.


> Respected Sir,
>
> The first thought that crossed my mind was that the problem could be due 
> to
> a counterfeit operating system.  Mr. Balasaheb's computer is from HCL, a
> reputed company that would only install genuine software.  Sometimes
> computers assembled by small dealers could have non genuine software, in
> which case Microsoft could be alerted when the computer tries to update
> the  operating system.
> Now a days there is so much of traffic on the Internet that contains
> viruses, Trojans, phishing etc. that it becomes difficult to ascertain if 
> a
> link is genuine or a fraud.
> The message that appears in Mr. Balasaheb's HCL computer could have only
> come through the Internet while connected and become resident when off 
> line.
> I don't understand your terminology "your message looks like a
> balloon."  Please enlighten me as to what it means.
>
> Regards.
>
> V. Balakrishnan
>
> At 10:38 AM 3/7/2008 +0530, you wrote:
>>Respected Sir,
>>Please correct me if I am wrong. The message which you have sent looks
>>like a balloon. So can you please let me know that what is this?
>>whether it appears as a link or anything else. I think that it should
>>be related to the system not related to the internet.
>>With Regards,
>>
>>On 3/7/08, V. Balakrishnan <vataran77 at verizon.net> wrote:
>> > Dear Balasaheb,
>> >
>> > Such messages asking one to click on a link are often sent by someone
>> > trying to sell some utility/software promising to set things right. 
>> > These
>> > could be bogus products or worse still scams. The safe course is not 
>> > click
>> > on these links and just ignore them.
>> > I have received from time to time messages saying that"your computer is 
>> > not
>> > optimised to give maximum efficiency.  Click on the link to optimise 
>> > your
>> > computer."
>> > A further trap is when the message says "click here if you don't want 
>> > such
>> > messages in future. Most users would be inclined to click on it hoping 
>> > to
>> > not be pestered in future but this is a nasty trick to induce people to
>> > click and be scammed.
>> > The sage advice is to be safe and not to click on any unknown link.
>> >
>> > Regards.
>> >
>> > V. Balakrishnan
>> >
>> > At 09:13 PM 3/6/2008 +0530, you wrote:
>> > >Hello Friends,
>> > >I have HCL laptop P21. When I start, it display a message you may be 
>> > >the
>> > >victim of the problem software counterfitting. Click to resolve now or
>> > >later. What can I do? Your urgent help is highly appreciated.
>> > >With regards.
>> > >Balasaheb A. Londhe
>> > >PGT English
>> > >K.V. AFS Amla,
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>> > >--
>> > >No virus found in this incoming message.
>> > >Checked by AVG Free Edition.
>> > >Version: 7.5.516 / Virus Database: 269.21.6/1315 - Release Date: 
>> > >3/6/2008
>> > >9:07 AM
>> >
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>>Version: 7.5.516 / Virus Database: 269.21.6/1317 - Release Date: 3/7/2008
>>8:15 AM
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