This ad is a scam – they got me once before trying to send me money orders before the “computers” I was to work on “arrived”. Wish we could get rid of this kind of scum from Craigslist. Here is the text of the email response:
New update!!! 11/10/11
Hello Edward, I have 7 of my company’s laptops (HP dv2500)for upgrading/reformatting, advice if both is part of your service line . All i need is you to remove Trojan virus that attacked all seven computers and re install avg free anti virus, And i want you to upgrade all computers from window vista Business to windows 7 professional. i have back up files for all computers,They have been attacked by various Trojan. Kindly advise the service charges for all the 7 laptop computers asap. All computers are the same model,i want AVG home edition free anti virus,I will be providing windows 7 Professional Cd and License keys. Looking forward to read from you. Regards. CEO
The original ad from these creeps on Craigslist:
A PC Technician is needed to work with other Support Center analysts and Senior Technicians to understand Workstation support needs, resolve calls that have been escalated in the Call Tracking system, assume primary responsibility for client’s Workstation support, provide hands-on and remote controlled Workstation support services, and provide expertise on support services when requested by peers and clients. .
Under the direction of the PC Services Coordinator, responsible for providing hardware and software technical support. Test personal computer systems and related peripheral devices. Install and test software on network and personal computer systems. Maintain hardware and software inventory libraries for user systems.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Skills and knowledge typically acquired through the completion of an Associate’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Data Processing or other computer field. 1 to 2 years experience supporting a personal computer environment. Proficiency in personal computer repair, hardware and software installations.
- Location: Bellingham
- Compensation: Great $$ Weekly
- This is a part-time job.
- Principals only. Recruiters, please don’t contact this job poster.
- Please, no phone calls about this job!
- Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.