My Commodore 64 Never lets me down

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I got a call today from 000-000-0000, a person with a strong accent says “Hello Sir, I am from Technical support. Our servers have alerted us that there is a virus on your computer”

Matt: “Oh, my really? A Virus what should I do?” < Said in my best non-technical dorky voice

Strong Accent(SA): “You must on your keyboard press Window Key R.”

Matt: “So I press Windows Key R? Where is the windows key?”

SA: “Windows key is next to the Control key on your right side of your keyboard.”

Matt: “Okay, Control, Control, Control Key, where are you?”

SA: “Did you Press it?”

Matt: “I don’t see a Windows Key.

I do see a key that looks like a

C with an = sign, is that the one?”

SA: “No, its next to the CTRL key.”

Matt: “OH, CTRL, there it is. Okay Pressing C= and R. Okay, a Blue screen opens, it says LOAD”*”,8,1. Now what do I do?”

SA: “Did you press Windows R? You need to press CTRL and R.”

Matt: “OH, CTRL and R. Okay, Pressing, okay a Blue screen appears. Its says LOAD”*”,8,1.”

SA: “Are you sure you pushed CTRL?”

Matt: “Yes, I did. The blue screen says, Commodore 64, 38911 Bytes Free.”

SA: “Are you on a Windows Box?”

Matt: “Did you think I was using a windows PC? No I’m on a Commodore 64, and its not prone to those Windows Viruses.”

SA: “Oh, what is a Commodore 64?”

Matt: “It’s this really great system, but it can’t divide by zero very well.”

SA: “Oh….. Long pause… ”

Matt: “You should try one.”

SA: Hangs up

Next time you call trying to scam a technical professional… Make sure they didn’t grow up with a Commodore computer!

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