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System, method and apparatus for loading drivers, registry settings and
application data onto a computer system...
An apparatus, system and method for booting a data processing system from a removable medium is provided. With the apparatus, system and method, a boot sequence...
Sending a CD boot block to a client computer to gather client information
and send it to a server in order to...
Client Discovery is a program that utilizes the existing remote boot capability of a network and adds a program to automate the discovery of a computer's class...
Booting processor-based systems
A processor-based system may selectively undergo one of two power on self test routines. The determination as to whether to undergo the full power on self...
Window-based flash memory storage system and management and access methods
A window-based flash memory storage system and a management and an access method therefor are proposed. The window-based flash memory storage system includes a...
Automatic configuration for a wireless communication system
A communication system comprises a wireless transceiver and a control system. The wireless transceiver scans its memory addresses for frequencies in response to...
Data processing system and method for displaying a graphical depiction of
A data processing system and method are disclosed for displaying a graphical depiction of the system configuration of the data processing system. Execution of a...
Photonic component package and method of packaging
A method of packaging a photonic component and a photonic component package are provided. The package comprises a package body a set of pins, wherein the...
Method and apparatus for the customization of boot placement on skis
A method and apparatus is disclosed that allows a user to individually or simultaneously customize the pitch, roll, height, yaw, linear placement and lateral...
Adjustable damping pads for snowboard bindings
A binding (10) for securing a snowboarder's boot to a snowboard (12). The binding includes a baseplate (16) in which a plurality of apertures (38) are formed....
Boot for constant velocity universal joint
A boot for a constant velocity universal joint includes a minor-diameter cylindrical member, a major-diameter cylindrical member, and a bellows member. At least...
Bios corruption detection system and method
One embodiment is a method of detecting BIOS corruption that does not require reprogramming of the boot block or calculation of cyclic redundancy ("CRC") codes....
System and method for selectively enabling and disabling plug-ins features
in a logical volume management...
A method and an apparatus for enabling and disabling features in a logical volume management environment is presented. This operation can be performed at boot...
Apparatus for testing spark plugs
A tool for determining the continuity of an electrical circuit for an internal combustion engine includes a single body member with male connectors projecting...
Method for preventing laparoscope fogging
The present invention includes maintaining the region of the proximal lens of a laparoscope at greater than ambient temperature in order to prevent fogging...
Footwear capable of being used interchangeably as a jumpshoe or roller
A dual-purpose sports footwear is formed of a boot, an elastic plate, an arcuate outer plate, and a wheel mount plate. The boot has an arcuate inner plate which...
Pre-execution logon (PEL)
An apparatus and method to control access to operating systems sent by a server computer system to a client computer system in response to a request by the...
Protected boot flow
A protected boot sequence in a computer system. A reset vector directs the system to a boot program including a protected program. This protected program...
System and method for performing disk drive diagnostics and restoration
using a host-inaccessible hidden partition
A system and method for performing disk drive diagnostics and restoration using a host-inaccessible partition are disclosed. The system includes a disk drive...
Flexible mechanism for enforcing coherency among caching structures
The present invention provides a computer system that is capable of operating in a first or second cache coherency mode according to the operating environment in...
Top-down control of multiple layer aggregation logical volume management
data and boot record
A system and method for control of data and boot records associated with multi-layer logical volumes allows the logical volume data area containing the fake EBR...
Non-volatile semiconductor memory device for selectively re-checking word
A method for settling threshold voltages of word lines on a predetermined level in an erasing processing of a non-volatile semiconductor memory device so as to...
Tool free system for adjusting the mounting location of an engagement
A system for tool free disengagement of an engagement member from a base while the base is mounted to a substrate, so that the engagement member may be...
Sole in the form of a midsole, inner sole or insertable sole for a shoe and
a shoe with said sole
The invention concerns a sole, used as a throughsole, inner sole or insole for a shoe, e.g, a football boot with a flexible outsole. The sole ensures that when...
A ski boot, in particular a ski-mountaineering or telemark boot, having a shell made of plastic material; a shank hinged to the shell; and a control mechanism,...
Enabling an interim density for top boot flash memories
An interim density top boot flash memory architecture may be implemented by locking a portion or block of memory to prevent memory read and write accesses,...
Snowboard boot and binding apparatus
A binding assembly for attaching a boot to a snowboard, designed in a manner to avoid cavities that can accumulate ice and snow and defeat its operation. The...
Interface for engaging a snowboard boot to a snowboard binding
A snowboard binding system that incorporates the riding performance of a strap binding with the convenience of a step-in binding. The binding system includes a...
Fuel injector with main shot and variable anchor delay
An apparatus and method transitions fuel delivery between a first injection characteristic shape and a second injection characteristic shape based on engine...
Microprocessor conditional deterministic reset vector method
A method for incorporating a conditional reset vector into a microprocessor's boot system to scan memory for a reset vector locator for finding valid boot...
Audio CD play controller for controlling a CD-rom drive independent of
system bios of a computer system
Briefly, a computer system plays audio CDs in a CD-ROM drive during an audio CD play mode in which the computer system is not fully powered. An audio CD play...
Universal float tube and pontoon boat propulsion fin
A universal foot fin is disclosed for use with float tubes and pontoon boats which can be selectively adapted to propel either forward or backward in the water,...
Optical fiber connector assembled before grinding
An optical fiber connector includes a housing, a ferrule, two pins, a ferrule boot, a pin holder, a spring, a spring push, a sleeve and a boot assembled in...
Snowboard accessory and method for engaging boot with binding
A binding and boot engagement system for use with a snowboard having a step-in binding system is disclosed. The system has a flexible tether connectable at one...
A boot jack which is maintained in position by one foot while the walking boot on the other foot is removed. A V-shaped recess extends from one end of the boot...
Shoe fastening devices and methods of use
The invention related to a shoe fastening device and methods for its use. The device comprises a double ended clip hook with a flattened, contoured c-shape hook...
A flap hinge for connecting a flap, for example, a front lid or a boot lid, to a body of a motor vehicle in an articulated manner. The hinge includes a first...
Boot rack and mitten clasp combination
System backup and recovery
A tape drive operates as a bootable device for a PC. In a first mode, the drive operates as a normal tape drive. In a second mode, the drive emulates a bootable...
Application-level memory affinity control
A method for allocating memory in a data processing system in which a configuration table indicative of the system's physical memory is generated following a...
Cluster file system multi-volume root support
A method for supporting multi-volume roots in a cluster file system. The method comprises maintaining a list of storage volumes containing the cluster root file...
Step-in snowboard binding
Step-in snowboard binding designed to hold a boot by its sides. The binding comprises at least one jaw (2) secured to a driving arm (9) intended to be driven by...
Fault handling in a data processing system utilizing a fault vector pointer
A fault number is utilized by microcode fault handling to index into a fault array pointer table containing a plurality of pointers to entry descriptors...
Constant velocity joint boot
Ring-shaped ridges (23, 24) that extends in the circumferential direction and is capable of falling toward a bellows portion (12) when a larger cylindrical...
Equine multi-purpose protector boot
An equine multi-purpose protector boot comprising: (a) a sole member rigid enough to resist lateral movement of the hoof with an upwardly depending rim extending...
A harness for a snowshoe has straps, buckles and strap slip connections configured such that a single pull will snug the harness down to the boot, both at the...
Lace binding for a snowshoe
A binding for a snowshoe has a base secured to a footbed connected to the snowshoe frame, and a tongue piece above the footbed, connected at front to the footbed...
Apparatus and method for sealing a vertical protrusion on a roof
A pipe boot having a vertical portion adapted to surround a predetermined portion of the pipe to be covered, the vertical portion having a top end and a bottom...
Sports shoe, especially for downhill skiing ski-touring, cross-country
skiing, snow-boarding, roller-skating or...
The invention relates to a sports shoe, especially for downhill skiing, ski-touring, cross-country skiing, snowboarding, roller-skating or ice-skating. The...
System and method for sequencing and performing very high speed software
downloads concurrent with system...
Method and system for performing very high speed software downloads concurrent with system testing in an automated production environment and for test-sequencing...