Dr Jerry Vernon has 40 years of full-time computer & laptop Solutions experience and knowledge, also assisting National & International IT Service Providers onsite in the UK.

Jerry is DBS (formly CRB) checked (updated July 2023) and Certified & HMRC Registered & Business Axa Insured including public liability

Dr Jerry has received 1st & 2nd AstraZeneca  and the Booster Covid vaccine. Jerry has a disability where his right leg is 24mm short than his left due to a total right hip replacement in 2010.

He was introduced to computers in my final year at secondary school. During a Royal Naval career (1978-1985), computers the size of rooms controlled the ships propulsion, air conditioning, radar & Sonar and missile systems, but typewriters were still the order of the day for office tasks. As a Sonar operator Jerry learn to use the ships based multi-million pound computer systems.

HMS Brazen

My introduction to the world of personal computers came with the purchase of a Sinclaire ZX81 in 1981 (now in the wardrobe) which plugged into a portable black and white TV and used a casette recorder to load and save data.


Windows 3.1 operating system was released in 1992, as I began studying at Ruskin College Oxford, using a tax rebate that year, he purchase a IBM compatible 386DX computer, with Windows 3.1, Microsoft Works installed, a black and white 12" screen and a dot matrix printer from Morgan Computers at Five ways Birmingham.

He started designing posters and fliers for student events and fixing other students computers and showing them how to use them.


While studying for a Masters at University of Warwick, his parents contributed towards the purchase of a Toshiba Laptop computer T1900 (£1,099) which again Jerry still has, windows 3.1 using Microsoft Works and Pressworks. I completed my PhD in 2014 in Business & IT.

Jerry has taught  in business and IT for more than 40 years.

Jerry's computer engineering skills have been professionally development over 40 years.

From the early days of Windows 3.1 (1992) to Windows 98 (1998), XP (2001), Vista (2004), Windows 7 (2009), 8/8.1 (2012) and Windows 10 (2015 )to the new Windows 11 (2020).