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8954805 Computer booting method and computer system  
A computer booting method is provided for a computer system. The method comprises performing a power-on-self test. When the test result shows no error on the BIOS, a booting procedure is executed....
8954639 Integrated link calibration and multi-processor topology discovery  
Integrating link calibration and dynamic topology discovery in a multi-processor system establishes a first of a plurality of processors in the multi-processor system as a director of integrated...
8949496 Double-buffer insertion count stored in a device attached to a physical layer medium  
One exemplary embodiment is directed to a connector assembly. The connector assembly comprises a port having a media interface configured to interface with a storage device interface of a...
8949584 Power on reset circuit  
Embodiments may disclose a power on reset circuit, which includes: a current mirror connected to a power node, the power node receiving a variable power supply voltage, the current mirror being...
8949297 Content switch management  
Embodiments of a system and method manage a configuration of a plurality of content switching devices in a networked system by generating a first configuration data file and translating the first...
8949589 Method and apparatus for integrating personal computer and electronic device functions  
An apparatus and a method for integrating personal computer and electronic device functions. An input device, personal computer host, and encoder in turn integrate hardware, operating system, and...
8943564 Virtual computer and service  
A virtual computer service includes receiving, at a network server computer over a network, an encrypted image and user credentials for a user of a computer, and storing the encrypted image and...
8943302 Method of flashing bios using service processor and computer system using the same  
A method of flashing a BIOS memory of a computer system is described herein. The method includes executing a kernel of baseboard management controller (BMC) to create a partition for the BMC...
8941859 Information processing method, system, and storage medium storing a computer program, that determine the state of an information procesing apparatus and display different contents based on the determined state  
An information processing method which is capable of easily and reliably giving a user information on whether or not the user's information processing apparatus satisfies the requirements for...
8938510 On-demand mailbox synchronization and migration system  
A system for managing physical and logical resources to provide on-demand synchronization or migration of mailboxes and their corresponding content. Physical resources are managed by automatically...
8938610 Computing device and method for wireless remote boot in a networked environment  
In some embodiments, a secure authenticated remote boot of computing device over a wireless network is performed in a pre-boot execution environment (PXE) using active management technology (AMT)...
8938609 Methods and apparatus for priority initialization of a second processor  
Methods and systems provide for activating a second processor by a first processor in a dual processor device early within an initialization routine to enable the second processor to help complete...
8935518 Electronic device with UART and input control method  
An electronic device includes a BMC, a BIOS, and a UART connected to at least one external input device. The UART includes a number of registers. The BMC is connected to the UART to initialize the...
8935522 Electronic computing device and a reboot method executable by same  
A media data playback device comprises first and second nonvolatile memories. The first nonvolatile memory stores a boot loader and a kernel of an operating system in a compressed format. The...
8935521 Control apparatus, method of controlling control apparatus, and digital broadcast receiving apparatus  
A control apparatus which is inexpensive and highly effective in shortening a start-up time, a method of controlling the control apparatus, and a digital broadcast receiving apparatus are...
8935520 Control word obfuscation in secure TV receiver  
A device for descrambling encrypted data includes a descrambler, a secure link, and a secure element that securely transmits a control word to the descrambler in a normal operating mode. The...
8930585 USB host controller and scheduling methods thereof  
A USB host controller is provided. The USB host controller includes an endpoint management unit, a transfer management unit, and a schedule management unit. The endpoint management unit manages...
8930684 Adding a runtime service for firmware-based images for a device not known to an operating system  
Systems, devices, and methods, including program instructions, are provided for firmware filters and patches. One method embodiment includes executing extended firmware interface (EFI) program...
8924702 Method for switching dual operating system on docking system  
An operating method of a dual operating system, adapted to switch a first operating system and a second operating system on a docking system composed of a portable electronic device and a docking...
8925042 Connecting devices to an existing secure wireless network  
An intermediary device may be used to connect a telecommunications device to an existing secure network that is accessed by a computing device. The intermediary device may simplify connections to...
8924704 Apparatus and method for downloading contents using an interior mass storage in a portable terminal  
A method and apparatus for downloading content to a large-capacity internal memory in a portable terminal are provided. The method includes performing a booting process of the portable terminal at...
8924699 BIOS protection device  
A boot program held in a BIOS memory device of a processing system is authenticated. At system start-up, a BIOS protection device temporarily prevents execution of the boot program by the central...
8925103 Mobile terminal supporting dual operating systems and an authentication method thereof  
A mobile terminal supporting dual operating systems and an authentication method thereof. The mobile terminal includes a memory configured to store at least two different operating systems...
8924698 Grouping cooperation system, grouping cooperation method, and grouping processing flow management program  
A grouping apparatus manages user information, and executes grouping processing for extracting a subset which matches a predetermined condition from a set of users. A flow control apparatus...
8918632 Methods for analyzing application privacy and devices thereof  
A method, non-transitory computer readable medium, and policy rating server device that receives a request from a client computing device for one or more privacy ratings. The request identifies at...
8918630 System, apparatus, and method for initiating a reboot of a personal computer system by pressing a button on an attached storage device and causing the operating system on the attached storage device to be booted  
Controlling a boot operation form an alternate operating system by pressing a single predetermined key or simultaneously pressing a set of unique keys on the keyboard which causes the computer...
8918629 Method and apparatus for controlling operation of booting video image reproducing apparatus  
A method of controlling an operation of booting an image reproducing apparatus is provided. The method includes: receiving an input signal for powering off the image reproducing apparatus;...
8918628 Electronic device and method for starting applications in the electronic device  
An electronic device sets run types and startup information for applications within the electronic device, where each run type is associated with a signal triggered by a hardware component of the...
8914625 Automatically configuring a web browser file when booting an operating system from a data storage device  
A data storage device is disclosed comprising a non-volatile memory having a host operating system stored in an unprotected area of the non-volatile memory, a device operating system stored in a...
8914623 Utilization of the screen image information of a primary environment for reproduction and user-interaction in a secondary environment  
A method and apparatus is provided for switching between a primary computing environment and a secondary computing environment without changing the layout of a graphical user interface and a...
8914624 Changing the reset state of a processor  
An apparatus includes a memory, a processor and a controller. The processor is adapted to begin executing instructions based on content stored starting at a predetermined address in the memory...
8914605 Methods and systems for formatting storage volumes  
Methods, systems, and computer storage mediums including a computer program product method for formatting storage volumes are provided. One method includes creating a storage volume including a...
8909911 Power-on/off management system and method of communication device  
In a power-on/off management method of a communication device, a display screen of the communication device is powered off, and a signal transmitting function of the communication device is...
8909947 System and method for remote use of information handling system audio components  
An information handling system plays audio provided from a portable audio device at an information handling system audio subsystem in operating and powered down states of the information handling...
8909909 Apparatus and method of accessing a computer pre-boot routine before activation of a computer keyboard  
An example method comprises activating a computer power-on button and releasing the power-on button when the computer begins to energize; reactivating the computer power-on button a second time...
8909910 Computer system for selectively accessing bios by a baseboard management controller  
A computer system including a central processing unit (CPU), a chipset connected to the CPU, a baseboard management controller (BMC) connected to the chipset, and a basic input/output system...
8910143 Conversion system and method for use in upgrading a monitoring system  
A conversion system for use with a first monitoring system includes an interface module for receiving a plurality of hardware configuration settings associated with the first monitoring system and...
8904157 Computer, remote control system, control method of computer and remote control method  
A computer including a main body in which a system is built, a peripheral device coupled to the main body, a power supplying part to supply power to the system and/or the peripheral device, an...
8904158 Storage system with boot appliance for improving reliability/availability/serviceability in high density server environments  
The present invention is directed to a boot appliance for a data storage system. The boot appliance is a self-contained, pre-configured device that serves as a boot device for multiple servers....
8904162 Methods and apparatus for performing secure BIOS upgrade  
A data processing system may comprise a primary basic input/output system (BIOS) image in a primary BIOS region and a rollback BIOS image in a rollback BIOS region. In one example method for...
8904160 Electronic device which automatically sets up multiple operating systems for a test system by generating an emptied boot record status and loading a target operating system according to the emptied boot record status  
To reduce human resource cost, a method of automatically, consecutively setting up multiple operating systems, for an electronic device operating in an operating system, includes clearing a...
8898445 System and method of enabling a function within a module configured to be used within an information handling system  
A system and method of enabling a function within a module configured to be used with an information handling system is disclosed. In one form, the method of enabling functions includes detecting...
8898443 Multi-operating system  
A mobile computing device with a mobile operating system and desktop operating system running concurrently and independently on a shared kernel without virtualization. The mobile operating system...
8898491 Power management IC having a power supply PWM that is controllable using either an analog or a digital feedback path  
A Power Management Integrated Circuit (PMIC) includes a pulse width modulator and driver circuit (PWMDC), a processor, and high-side and low-side driver circuitry. The PWMDC, along with components...
8898444 Techniques for providing a first computer system access to storage devices indirectly through a second computer system  
Described are techniques for providing access to storage devices. An I/O request directed to a storage device is sent over a network connection from a first computer system to a second computer...
8892857 Quantum rejection sampling  
Systems and methods for transforming an initial quantum state to a target quantum state are disclosed. The initial quantum state is denoted by superposed initial quantum sample states and the...
8892859 Hardware based detection of factory reset request  
A hardware based detection approach for detecting a CPU reset request and a CPU boot process that resets control parameters that control operation of the CPU are described. Described embodiments...
8892855 Encryption keys distribution for conditional access software in TV receiver SOC  
A method for securely generating and distributing encryption keys includes generating, by a secured server, a pair of keys including a first key and a second key and providing, by a key...
8892860 Clearing secure system resources in a computing device  
Systems and methods of clearing system resources are disclosed. One example method includes the step of detecting a failure to clear a secure portion of a system resource in a device. The method...
8892854 Devices that receive data while not directly powered  
Devices that receive data while not directly powered and methods of operating devices that receive data while not directly powered are described herein. One or more device embodiments include an...