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Method for creating and protecting a back-up operating system within
existing storage that is not hidden during...
An emergency boot directory, containing a back-up copy of a primary operating system, is maintained in a protected, hidden subdirectory hierarchy during normal...
Quick starting external programmer for implantable medical device
A system and method for restoring a microprocessor-based system to a previously booted target state in which an image of memory and the processor registers in...
Constant velocity universal joint for propeller shaft
A constant velocity universal joint for use with a propeller shaft which reduces its weight and size as well as facilitates assembling a stub shaft, thereby...
Sealing bulb boot for moveable reflectors
A sealing bulb boot for use in a vehicular lighting assembly comprising a boot with a lip running along its outer perimeter and a hole at its approximate center....
Shoe-cleaning machine in particular for removing mud, snow and dirt from
This invention relates to an automatic machine for cleaning and brushing shoes and, in particular, ski boots, after ski boots, boots, etc., which specifically...
Grounding tool with locking mechanism for removing spark plug boot
Machined fan exit guide vane attachment pockets for use in a gas turbine
The present invention relates to an improved system for installing a vane in a gas turbine. The system includes a receptor pocket positioned within a first...
Rotatable snowboard boot binding anchor apparatus
A rotatable snowboard boot binding anchor apparatus consisting of a base disc component with peripherally positioned screw holes and centrally positioned...
Snowboard having an elevated deck
A snowboard includes a slide board and a step board which are joined by a connecting member in a substantially parallel and spaced relationship. Because of the...
Texas cowboy boot rocking chair
Portable computer system for indicating power-on self-test state on LED
A portable computer system has a light emitting diode (LED) indicator including multiple LEDs to display a power-on self-test (POST) state and an operating state...
Modular entertainment and gaming system configured for network boot,
network application load and selective...
A secure and modular architecture for monitoring and controlling clusters of pay entertainment and gaming devices. The architecture allows flexible and secure...
Combined register opening cover and register boot frame
A register opening cover may be used to cover register openings until the register boot is installed in the register opening. During the installation of the...
Extensible firmware interface virus scan
A secure method for implementing virus protection on a computer system including an Extensible Firmware Interface (EFI), a hard disk, a nonvolatile memory and a...
Use of hashing in a secure boot loader
Machine instructions comprising a bootstrap code are buried within a critical component of an electronic game console where they cannot readily be accessed or...
Vehicle equipped with a system for remote control of an opening panel and
system for producing such control
The invention concerns a vehicle comprising a system enabling a user to control remotely an actuating mechanism (1) connected to an opening panel, in particular...
The outer periphery of the code leading end portion of the rear end portion of a connector housing is formed in a regular quadrilateral shape, while the inner...
Spacer for a boost unit
A spacer for positioned a boost unit in an engine compartment of a vehicle. The spacer is defined by a wall located between a front face and a rear face, bearing...
Common boot environment for a modular server system
A method and apparatus to provision a plurality of server blades from a modular server system with operating system software is described.
Non-volatile semiconductor memory device
A non-volatile semiconductor memory device includes a non-volatile memory element group having a first storage area which stores booting data and a second...
Tripod joint assembly
The invention relates to a tripod joint assembly, suited for the driveline of motor vehicles. It includes an outer joint part, rollers and an inner joint part...
Method and apparatus for preventing the propagation of input/output errors
in a logical partitioned data...
A method, apparatus, and computer instructions for halting input/output error propagation in the logically partitioned data processing system. All components...
Configuration proxy service for the extended firmware interface environment
A method of abstracting information through object interfaces is described. The object interfaces are used to present platform device information in a pre-boot...
Automatic system control failover
A method, device, and system for automatic fail over of system controllers. A system controller includes a processor, a memory, and a plurality of I/O ...
Method for protecting data of a computer system
In a method for protecting data of a computer system having a hard drive with an operating system stored on a first partition thereof, the operating system is...
A snowboard binding mechanism for securing a snowboard boot to a snowboard includes at least one moveable engagement member having an open position and at least...
Multidirectional roller skate device and method of using
A multidirectional roller skate device and an associated method of using the device is disclosed. The device includes a foot platform having a plurality of...
Zipped football boot
A football boot with a zip replacing laces. Easy on/off capability and no time wasted due to tying and retying laces. No pressure point and also eliminates...
Snowshoe with two degrees of rotational freedom
A snowshoe has a pivoted mounting on its boot harness, for rotation about a pitch axis for a first degree of freedom in movement of the user's boot relative to...
Automatic appliance server re-provision/re-purposing method
Disclosed is a method for automatically re-provisioning an appliance server without significant user-interaction. The disk drive of a server to be utilized as an...
System and method for creating a boot file utilizing a boot template
The present invention is a system and method of facilitating automatic generation of the source code in a convenient and efficient manner. In one embodiment of...
Method and system for organized booting of a target device in a network
environment by a reservation server...
A method of booting a plurality of target devices in communication with a network so that the target devices do not time out is provided. A request for a boot...
Thermal foot cover
The thermal foot cover is an article of footwear to be worn when the wearer's foot is subjected to cold temperatures. The thermal foot cover has an upper cover...
Step-in snowboard binding
Step-in snowboard binding designed to hold a boot by its sides. The binding comprises at least one jaw secured to a driving arm intended to be driven by the...
System and method for operating in endian independent mode
The present system and method allows for a memory location, typically a system event register, present in a processor to be accessed as either big or little...
Apparatus and method for sharing boot volume among server blades
An apparatus and method for sharing a boot volume among server blades. The shared boot volume may be a single drive or a RAID volume. The shared boot volume is...
Waterproof/breathable moisture transfer composite and liner for snowboard
boots, alpine boots, hiking boots and...
The waterproof/breathable moisture transfer liner for a snowboard boot includes an inner liner selected from technically advanced fabrics which are carefully...
Odor elimination methods using zeolite-containing liquid sprays and
A regimen for hunting includes using a number of zeolite-containing personal items in connection with a hunter's apparel and body to reduce the hunter's scent...
Apparatus and method for sealing a vertical protrusion on a roof
A boot provides a water-tight seal around a protrusion on a roof. A top portion thereof surrounds a predetermined portion of the protrusion. A bottom end thereof...
Pipeline isolating device
A pipeline isolating device for istallation into and occlusion of a pressurised liquid or fluid supply pipe comprising a substantially solid and deformable boot...
Apparatus and method for sealing a vertical protrusion on a roof
The present invention is a boot and a method of making a boot for providing a water-tight seal around a protrusion on a roof. The boot may have a top portion...
Brake device for a lace
The brake device (30) for a lace (2), of a boot (31), sliding in a base part (1) linked to the boot (31), comprises a lever (3) articulated on the base part (1),...
Method and system for booting up a computer system in a secure fashion
A method and system for booting up a computer system in a secure fashion is disclosed. The method and system comprise determining the presence of a security...
Method and system for searching an updated version of boot code for
updating current running boot code prior to...
A method and apparatus for updating a current boot code in a data processing system in which the current boot code is used to load an operating system from a...
Safety binding with purchase on the upper
Safety binding for a ski boot, which has a jaw having two arms (3, 4) which are independent so as to open in an opposite manner to one another when the boot is...
Boot drying device, kit and method
A boot dryer device, an associated kit for assembling the boot dryer device and a method of using same are disclosed for use in conveniently drying a pair of wet...
Use of extra firmware flash ROM space as a diagnostic drive
A method 20 and computer apparatus for using available firmware flash ROM space as a diagnostic drive. The computer apparatus has a nonvolatile random access...
Computer systems and methods employing thin-client internet launching
Improvements to computer systems and methods that permit platform identification to provide service and technical support to users. The present invention employs...
Snowboard boot binding
A boot binding, such as a snowboard boot binding, where an opening through the binding that may allow passage of undesirable substances onto the floor of the...
Distributed application control system, control method and a program
A system in which execution of plural applications distributed over plural computers is controlled using a simplified script language to realize coordination...