Dr Jerry Vernon has 40 years of full-time Network, computer & laptop repair experience and knowledge, also assisting National & International IT Service Providers onsite.
Jerry is DBS (formly CRB) checked and Certified (updated July 2020) & HMRC Registered & Business Axa Insured including public liability
During a Royal Naval career (1978-1985), computers the size of rooms controlled the ships propulsion, air conditioning, radar & Sonar and missile systems, but type writers were still the order for office tasks. As a Sonar operator Jerry learn to use the early ship based multi-million pound computer systems. I enrolled on a correspondence course in amature radio and electronics.
Windows 3.1 operating system was released in 1992, as I began studying at Ruskin College Oxford, using a tax rebate that year, I purchase a 386DX IBM compatible computer, with Windows 3.1 and Microsoft Works installed, black and white 12″ screen and a dot matrix printer from Morgan Computers.
I completed my PhD in 2014 in Business & IT.
My introduction to the world of personal computers came from purchasing a Sinclaire ZX81 in 1981 (now in the wardrobe) which plugged into the portable black and white TV and used a casette record to load and save data. I developed my interest in computer programming, late developing websites.