At Patents you can conduct a Patent Search, File a Patent Application, find a Patent Attorney, or search available technology through our Patent Exchange. Patents are available using simple keyword or date criteria. If you are looking to hire a patent attorney, you've come to the right place. Protect your idea and hire a patent lawyer.
Hard drive reset cache
A method, computer system, and apparatus perform an expedited boot and operating system load operation from a hard drive device. Rather than waiting for storage...
System and method for initializing a memory device from block oriented
Described is a system and method for initializing other memory from block oriented NAND flash by central processing units (CPUs) designed for non-NAND flash. The...
RAID system for performing efficient mirrored posted-write operations
A bus bridge on a primary RAID controller receives user write data from a host and writes the data to its write cache and also broadcasts the data over a high...
Method for dynamic assignment of slot-dependent static port addresses
A method for dynamic assignment of slot-dependent static network port addresses. Under the method, a slot address and shelf address are determined for a card...
Method of fabricating a semiconductor device having a toroidal-like
Formation of elements of a vertical bipolar transistor is described, in particular a vertical npn transistor formed on a p-type substrate. Accordingly, an...
Propshaft boot with integrated bearing seal deflector
A power transmission device includes a housing, first and second shafts and a generally tubular boot. The housing has an aperture that at least the first shaft...
Constant velocity joint boot
Positioning projections for engaging recesses in an outer peripheral surface of a mating member project from an inner peripheral surface of a grommet, and the...
An optical cable termination includes a termination body and a pressure test section. The pressure test section includes a body configured to be press fit,...
Boot dryer base unit
System and method for shutdown memory testing
In accordance with the teachings of the present disclosure, a system and method for reducing the amount of time for a boot operation is provided that...
Universal game download system for legacy gaming machines
A universal method and system for downloading game software to legacy gaming machines. A gaming machine includes a locked enclosure; a first computing device...
Boot-up and hard drive protection using a USB-compliant token
A method and apparatus for booting a computer. The method comprises the steps of emulating a floppy disk drive communicatively coupled to a computer in a token...
Information device, storage medium and initial state restoration method
An information device has a storage medium storing information items which includes a first program provided on a first partition, a second program and data...
Computer disposal apparatus, system, and method
An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for autonomically disposing a computer such as a workstation. The computer's local persistent storage medium is...
Secure online BIOS update schemes
A method for securely updating a basic input/output system (BIOS) using a multi-layer scheme. A new BIOS image is received and stored at a computer system. In...
Swim training fin
Disclosed herein is a training fin for assisting a wide variety of swimmers to gain a superior cardiovascular workout with minimal risk of injury. The fin has a...
Open roof construction for a vehicle, as well as a vehicle having such
open roof construction
The invention relates to an open roof construction for a vehicle, as well as to a vehicle fitted with such an open roof construction, in particular a folding...
Glove attachment for a boot dryer
Fireman boot stocking
Half chap boots
Rapid cable modem re-provisioning in a cable network
Methods, systems, and computer program products are disclosed for allowing rapid re-provisioning of a cable modem at the MAC/physical layer in a cable modem...
Computer system including a bus bridge for connection to a security
A computer system including a bus bridge for bridging transactions between a secure execution mode-capable processor and a security services processor. The bus...
System for and method of network booting of an operating system to a
client computer using hibernation
A system for and method of network booting of an operating system (O/S) on one or more client devices, such as personal computers (PC's), employing a hibernation...
Flash memory system including a duplicate booting program and apparatus
and method for protecting the same...
A flash memory that shares a booting function and a booting program, and an apparatus and method for protecting the same in an AT Attachment Packet Interface...
Firmware emulation environment for developing, debugging, and testing
firmware components including option ROMs
A method and apparatus to execute a pre-boot application within an emulated pre-boot environment to test functionality of the pre-boot application. The emulated...
Device boot loader for processing one or more requests from a host
computer system concurrently with loading or...
System and method for loading and/or updating firmware in a device, e.g., an embedded device, operable to be coupled to a host computer system. A first portion...
Controlling method, computer system, and processing program of booting up
Respective WWNs (World Wide Names) which can be allocated to a plurality of computers, business application identity information of programs to be booted and...
Cell-downgrading and reference-voltage adjustment for a multi-bit-cell
A flash memory has multi-level cells (MLC) that can each store multiple bits per cell. Blocks of cells can be downgraded to fewer bits/cell when errors occur, or...
Boot attachment for a boot dryer
Method for quickly booting a computer system
A method for quickly booting a personal computer system using boot configuration information on memory and the attached devices that was created and saved in a...
System and method for injecting drivers and setup information into
pre-created images for image-based provisioning
A system for injecting drivers and setup information into pre-created images for image-based provisioning includes a disk image, a software driver configured to...
Providing security based on a device identifier prior to booting an
A method and apparatus for providing security based on a device identifier prior to booting an operating system on the computing device. Upon power on of a...
Multi-tiered boot list
An aggregated server blade system includes a plurality of individual server blades and a management module which can be designated as a bootable device. A boot...
Thin composite laminate and use thereof in making sports articles,
Laminated composite material usable to make articles of manufacture, such as boots or other sports articles in particular. The laminate is a new basic material...
Boot of a motor vehicle
The invention relates to a trunk of a motor vehicle, having a goods rail (14) which is oriented approximately in the direction of the longitudinal axis (L) of...
Methods and apparatus to provide secure firmware storage and service
Methods and apparatus to provide secure firmware storage and service access are disclosed. One example method may include receiving a request to execute an...
Bootable programmable logic device for internal decoding of encoded
Method and apparatus for decoding configuration data is described. A programmable logic device having a configuration interface is coupled to boot memory coupled...
LCD monitor with dual interface and control method thereof
An LCD monitor with a dual interface, having a DVI-I connector through which digital and analog video signals from a computer main body are input, and digital...
Conforming-electrode catheter and method for ablation
A brush electrode catheter and a method for using the brush electrode catheter for tissue ablation are disclosed. The brush electrode catheter comprises a...
Brush electrode and method for ablation
A brush electrode and a method for using the brush electrode for tissue ablation are disclosed. The brush electrode comprises a plurality of flexible filaments...
Boot for constant velocity universal joint
A boot for a constant velocity universal joint includes a minor-diameter cylinder, a major-diameter cylinder, and a bellows. The major-diameter cylinder includes...
A skate boot for receiving the foot, the ankle and adjacent leg section of an intended user. The skate boot includes an upper. The upper defines a dorsal upper...
System and method for accelerated information handling system memory
Memory testing at system startup, such as boot POST, of an information handling system is accelerated by adjusting memory testing routines to use instructions...
Computer system for accessing initialization data and method therefor
A method and computer system for accessing initialization data stored in a boot memory space. After the power supply starts up, the south bridge starts up and...
Encryption of system paging file
An operating system copies data from memory pages into a paging file on disk, in order to free up space in the memory. A mechanism is disclosed that causes the...
Refreshing data stored in a flash memory
Data are stored in one or more cells of a non-volatile memory, and are refreshed according to a predetermined condition. The data are refreshed either in-place...
Collapsible angler work station
A collapsible work station. Three locking hinges are used to ensure the work station is secure. The hinges rotate and lock in place. The work station is...
Method and system for recovering program code in a computer system
A method and computer system are provided for recovering program code in a memory device. A determination is made as to whether current program code stored in a...
System for and method of streaming data to a computer in a network
A system for and method of rapidly streaming data to one or more client devices, such as personal computers (PC's) from a server employing virtual disk emulation...