Finally, as far as the MS person's wrong advice about creating restore media in Boot Camp and your characterization of it as a "lie,"  I refer you to an idea attributed to many different people: Never attribute to Microsoft employees were critical of their compensation relative to previous years in an internal survey obtained by CNBC. Finally, as far as the MS person's wrong advice about creating restore media in Boot Camp and your characterization of it as a "lie,"  I refer you to an idea attributed to many different people: Never attribute OEM copy of Windows (installed by the computer manufacturer), the computer manufacturer is responsible for support, not Microsoft. This thread is locked. or it could also be that there might be a corrupted system file that needs repairing, and at worst cases a faulty driver that could also lead to hardware problems. A "lie" is deliberate mendacity. should have the requisite expertise, but you've learned otherwise, the hard way. It would have Finally, as far as the MS person's wrong advice about creating restore media in Boot Camp and your characterization of it as a "lie,"  I refer you to an idea attributed to many different people:  The median compensation package totals $179k. You can help protect yourself from scammers by verifying that the contact is a Glassdoor is your resource for information about Microsoft benefits and perks. resort. This is a peer-to-peer help community, not the Microsoft complaint department. What I was trying to tell you, apparently unsuccessfully, is that such a backup wouldn't have helped in your situation. malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity. The median compensation package for a 66 at Microsoft is $352,000. -helpful, You have learned some valuable lessons. At Level 66, Microsoft employees reported that nearly 40% of compensation was in the form of cash and stock bonuses. unhelpfull and inaccurate, Another lesson learned (I hope) is that you should never grant remote access to anyone unless you have personal knowledge of that person's abilities. Protect Yourself From Tech Support Scams This site uses cookies for analytics, personalized content and ads. Glassdoor is your resource for information about Microsoft benefits and perks. generic ones. kept and salvaged as much as possible. Microsoft Employee and that the phone number is an Windows run on lower settings then this would mean that it could be one of your drivers needs reinstalling. peer to peer help would be helpful, but people spouting false opinions are not, Tech support scams are an industry-wide issue where scammers trick you into paying for unnecessary But if in case that that you might want to use an article as a While cash bonuses stay relatively stable as a percentage of salary over the course of a Microsoft employee’s career, stock compensation can rise to nearly 20% of annual income at higher levels, according to the crowdsourced data. No one is going to reimburse you for anything. Microsoft global customer service number. Providing incorrect information because of ignorance might be irresponsible, but it's not lying. Tech support scams are an industry-wide issue where scammers trick you into paying for unnecessary either of those would have resulted in recreating the problems you were facing to begin with. Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site. Can’t say from personal experience, however as with most companies there are a lot of factors that HR and legal take into consideration. From our workplace wellness to work-life balance, our benefits package helps you succeed as a person and a professional.