Why do phone calls telling me that I have a problem with my program

Please can someone tell me how and why I get phone calls from MICRO/TECH SUPPORT, I have an error on my windows program and when I say my lap top is absent for the service that they simply hang up, IS THIS a SCAM?

CONCERNING
DAVID G.

Fake phone calls to technical support

Such unsolicited telephone calls are almost always a common scam. Do not let them give any info, do not give access to your PC, not give them all the money and do not go to all the websites that they suggest. One moment.

Please see:

http://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/security/online-privacy/msname.aspx .

Microsoft does ever not requested for telephone calls of support or security.

(such persons may use names other than Microsoft as well)

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