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Software installation and recovery system
A software installation and recovery system provides an initial bootstrap sequence of instructions that initializes the low-level parameters of the client...
Combination editable and fixed entry input menu field used in a menu for a
computer system prior to execution...
A combination editable and fixed entry input menu field may be used to set up options and preferences for a computer system, such as in a menu for booting the...
Method and system for automatically configuring the boot process of a
computer having multiple bootstrap...
A method and system for automatically configuring a boot process of a network computer initially connected within a network comprising at least one server. A...
Electronic control apparatus having rewritable nonvolatile memory
In a memory rewriting apparatus, it is confirmed first that a check program is present at a head address of a storage area in a flash ROM of a microcomputer in...
Adjustable binding strap for securing a snowboarding boot to a baseplate
A binding strap for use in a soft boot snowboard binding is provided, the binding strap including a flexible, unitary binding member having an ankle section...
Butt end boot for fishing rods
Method for resisting an FPGA interface device
A method is disclosed for communicating with an FPGA interface device having a microcontroller when the on-board microcontroller is not responsive to commands...
Dynamic mac allocation and configuration
A method and apparatus for Dynamic MAC Allocation and Configuration is based on the ability to remotely boot a client machine from a server machine and adds the...
Power-on software for robust boot
A processor-based system performs automatic reboot for some initialization failures. The processor-based system runs an operating system. When initialization...
Hard disk drive mounting system and method
A generic mounting structure is provided between a hard disk drive (HDD) and a computer. The structure includes a plurality of nubs disposed on a brace that can...
Arrangement for mounting a tubular elastomeric member onto a shaft member
In an arrangement for mounting a tubular member, such as a part of a dynamic damper or a dust boot, made of elastomeric material onto a shaft member, an annular...
Binding baseplate for a gliding board
A baseplate for binding a foot to a board, particularly suitable for application as a snowboard binding baseplate, maybe tuned to provide a certain level and/or...
Roller assembly of in-line roller skate
A roller assembly of an in-line roller skate fastened to the sole of a boot for gliding on a surface and formed of a roller frame with wheels, a boot frame...
Butt end boot for fishing rods
Insulation boot for an electric device box
Outside of ski mountaineering boot
System and method for ensuring data integrity on a removable hard drive
A system and method for maintaining data integrity in computer systems which have removable hard drives. The system and method of the present invention ensures...
Network controlled computer system security
A computer system having network controlled security administered in conjunction with a prescribed network server of a computer network includes at least one...
Voltage pump with diode for pre-charge
A charge pump system for providing a voltage to a semiconductor device is disclosed. Current charge pumps use a separate pre-charge capacitor and pre-charge...
EMI-shielding strain relief cable boot and dust cover
EMI-shielding strain relief boots and dust covers and methods of using these boots and dust covers are described. An inventive EMI-shielding strain relief boot...
Disc brake lining wear monitoring system and method
A system and method for monitoring brake pad wear are provided. The system provides a vehicle disc brake caliper assembly including a boot assembly and least one...
Hard disk drive selector
For any specific, hard disk drive that occupies a specific logical position within a computer system, A Hard Disk Drive Selector is disclosed that permits the...
Corrective lens for rifle scope
A corrective lens for a rifle scope comprising a removable flexible tubular boot attachable to an end of the scope and having a corrective lens suited to the...
Security control for personal computer
A personal computer provides security features enabling control over access to data retained in the computer. The computer is secured by having the system ROM...
Wheel suspension system for in-line roller skate
There is provided a suspension for the wheels of an in-line roller skate, the suspension comprising a frame connectable to the boot of the skate, the frame...
Constant velocity joint boot
A constant velocity joint boot includes a bellowed portion and the first crest portion of the bellowed portion is formed to have the same outer diameter as the...
Trusted workstation in a networked client/server computing system
A trusted workstation includes a network interface card (NIC) with trusted computing base (TCB) extensions that provide for securely booting the workstation and...
Method and apparatus for extending BIOS control of screen display beyond
operating system boot process
A method and apparatus for extending basic input output system (BIOS) control of the display screen beyond the loading of the operating system is described. In...
Intelligent backup and restoring system and method for implementing the
Disclosed is an apparatus, a system, a computer readable media, and a method for protecting data of a computer system. The method includes: (a) connecting a...
External transmitter for implanted medical device
An external transmitter assembly for powering and controlling an implanted medical device, wherein a battery drives first and second power supplies that energize...
Flexible penetration attachment for strainers
A flexible penetration attachment for BWR wet-well strainers is provided that causes a suction pipe to communicate with liquid in the wet-well through an...
Spark plug wire boot securing system
An automobile spark plug ignition conduit having an insulation terminal cap of a flexible, compressible moisture proof insulating material of a generally annular...
The present invention is a latch for securing a first closure member, such as a lid or cover of an automotive vehicle, in place relative to a second closure...
Ski boot whose upper consists of a variable-volume plastic shell (1) provided with at least one tightening device (5, 6). The outer side (A) of the shell has...
Sports boot having an integrated quick tightening system
A sports boot having an outer sole on which an upper is mounted, which has a zone for introducing the foot and a rear upper zone having a medial quarter and a...
Sport boot including an integrated lace storing device
A boot, particularly a sport boot, having an external sole on which an upper, demarcating a central introduction zone for the foot, is mounted, and having a...
The present invention provides a method for centralized and managed loading of boot images into one or more processors that are part of a file server for a mass...
Gold code backup for corrupt boot code recovery
A computer system including a central processing unit and a system memory accessible to the central processing unit via a host bus. A primary non-volatile...
Method and apparatus for providing content on a computer system based on
A method and apparatus for determining a computer system usage profile, and transmitting the computer system usage profile to a server which targets content to...
Method and apparatus for initializing a computer system that includes
disabling the masking of a maskable...
A method of securing a boot process for a computer system enables a processor to boot from a location identified by a boot vector. The method includes the step...
Method and system for providing universal memory bus and module
A memory card in accordance with the present invention allows a variety of memory devices to interface with a processor. The memory card comprises a data base...
Data processing system and method for creating a virtual partition within
an existing partition in a hard disk...
A data processing system and method are described for creating a virtual partition within an existing partition within a hard disk drive included within the...
High directivity microphone array
A microphone array for providing a focused field of optimum audio reception is disclosed. The array has a series of interconnected microphones spaced within a...
This transmission joint comprises a first and a second rotary member, a boot (7) connected by a front end region to the first rotary member and by a rear end...
Adjustable fit in-line skate
An adjustable fit in-line skate is disclosed having a rigid frame carrying a plurality of skate wheels. A boot is secured to the frame with the boot having a toe...
Ergonomic hand throw arm for railroad switch mechanism
An improved ergonomic hand throw arm for use in conjunction with a railroad switch machine includes an elongated shank and a head disposed thereon. The shank...
An animal boot is provided which is made from flexible metal or metalized fabric. The fabric is formed into a sleeve, which is open at both ends. The bottom end...
Real-time exhaust gas modular flowmeter and emissions reporting system for
A real-time emissions reporting system includes an instrument module adapted to be detachably connected to the exhaust pipe of a combustion engine to provide for...
Local permanent storage in network computer
A network computer including, a chassis, a power supply affixed to an interior surface of the chassis, a motherboard powered by the power supply, the motherboard...
Method for preparing computer hard disks during installation of a network
Method and apparatus for partitioning a hard disk during installation of a network OS. In one embodiment, a computer system is booted from a CD-ROM containing a...