Amazon Prime phone scam – how to spot it & what to do

Amazon is not a company I have personally used for many, many years due to their purported UK tax evasion (e.g. Amazon’s main UK division pays no corporation tax for second year in a row or Amazon’s biggest UK firms pay NO corporation tax – despite making £193-a-second) And this Amazon Prime phone scam is … Continue Reading

How to remove an IMAP or POP3 account from Outlook 365 (Windows)

1. Open up control panel The fastest way is to normally press the ‘Window’ key (for search) they type in ‘control panel’ 2. Click on ‘Mail’ options 3. Click on ‘Email accounts’ 4. Click on the account you’d like to delete then click the ‘remove’ option 5. Close ‘mail options’, ‘control panel’ and ‘Outlook’ then … Continue Reading

PayPal refund scam

The PayPal refund scam  – how to spot it & what to do

Here’s a new-to-me PayPal scam called the ‘refund scam’ that takes advantage of PayPal’s invoice system to send out scam emails directly via PayPal. Here’s a quick run-though of how it works, how to spot the scam, and what to do. Sadly, trying to get in touch with PayPal support via any means is often … Continue Reading

Changing your WordPress site language to English (UK)

In the older versions of WordPress the language files were kept locally within the WordPress installation files (wp-content/languages) however, in WordPress versions from about 4 onwards they’ve changed how the site language is managed. As always, before you do anything, back everything up, have a plan for restoring your site if you make a cock-up, … Continue Reading

Microsoft Exchange – how to change password reset policy

If you’re using Microsoft Exchange for your email, there’s a good chance you’re on the default password policy which may mean all users may need to update their passwords periodically. Alternatively, as the email administrator, you may want to require all users update their password to a new regularly. Whatever the reason, you can change … Continue Reading

How to change your IP address using the Opera VPN

If your IP address becomes blocked by server spam services and you’re no longer able to access some websites, you can temporarily change your IP using the Opera VPN. Your IP address is a series of numbers which are assigned to your internet connection and can be used to block access from certain computers. However, … Continue Reading