In March 2011 I created a blog post about the Boiler Scrapage Scheme and to give it a bit of presence I did a quick Google Image search and grabbed an image of a man working on a central heating boiler that took my fancy. I don't remember where the image came from I just downloaded it from Google's results page and uploaded it my blog. Big mistake. Little did I know it was a licensable image. Well I wouldn't know, I didn't check, and that was my mistake. In November 2011 I received an email from Alamy who license the image on behalf of the owner asking me to pay it.
I recently had a problem with a bad firmware update on my DrayTek 2820n router. For some reason the firmware re-flash didn't complete properly and the router could no longer be accessed via the browser web interface, even the DrayTek Firmware Upgrade utility and the TFTP programs did not seem to work. It turned out Windows 7 was blocking them and I had to turn off 'User Access/Account Control' (UAC). Here is how I did that:-