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8762698 Virtual bus device using management engine  
A management engine may be used to trap configuration cycles during the boot process and thereafter in response to operating system enumeration. As a result, a virtual bus device can be created....
8756409 System, method and computer program product for retrieving data at boot time  
The invention provides a system for retrieving at boot time user data stored on a computer. The computer comprises a processor coupled through a system bus to I/O devices and to a system memory,...
8756438 Securely field configurable device  
A field configurable device, such as an FPGA, supports secure field configuration without using non-volatile storage for cryptographic keys on the device and without requiring a continuous or...
8756408 Hardware reset reason  
Some microprocessors and microcontrollers have a bi-directional reset pin. In such devices, output signals on the reset pin are decoded by reset reason decode logic circuitry. The output of the...
8756407 Configuration rule prototyping tool  
A system for automatically creating configuration rule build files. One or more feature inputs are received according to requirements for a specific product by a configuration rule prototyping...
8751734 Semiconductor memory card access apparatus, a computer-readable recording medium, an initialization method, and a semiconductor memory card  
A predetermined number of erasable blocks positioned at a start of a volume area in a semiconductor memory card are provided so as to include volume management information. A user area following...
8751783 Booting computing devices with EFI aware operating systems  
Example embodiments disclosed herein relate to finding a boot loader on storage. A boot process for a computing device including storage including an extensible firmware interface aware operating...
8751780 Fast machine booting through streaming storage  
Described is a technology by which a virtual hard disk is maintained between a far (e.g., remote) backing store and a near (e.g., local) backing store, which among other advantages facilitates...
8751777 Methods and reconfigurable systems to optimize the performance of a condition based health maintenance system  
Methods and reconfigurable systems are provided for monitoring the health of a complex system. The reconfigurable system comprises a plurality of standardized executable application modules...
8751786 Method and integrated circuit for loading and executing firmware based on programing of one-time programmable memory  
An integrated circuit includes a first memory, a second memory, a processor, and a descrambler. The first memory is configured to store a key. The first memory is a one-time-programmable memory....
8751779 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...
8751778 Generating, validating and applying custom extensible markup language (XML) configuration on a client having a windows-based embedded image  
Examples of methods and apparatus are provided for generating, validating and applying custom extensible markup language (XML) configuration on a specific-purpose local client having a...
8745367 Electronic system, and preheating method and apparatus thereof  
A method for preheating an electronic system when booting in an environment with low temperature and an apparatus using the same are provided. The electronic system includes at least a processor,...
8745363 Bootable volatile memory device, memory module and processing system comprising bootable volatile memory device, and method of booting processing system using bootable volatile memory device  
A bootable volatile memory device comprises a volatile memory area configured to be written to and read from by a host processor, a boot code area configured to store bootstrap code before a boot...
8738746 Configuration management for real-time server  
A Realtime Event Server comprising a component to operate on data from data streams; and a configuration system adapted to supply configuration for the realtime event server, the configuration...
8738880 Throttling storage initialization for data destage  
Method, system, and computer program product embodiments for throttling storage initialization for data destage in a computing storage environment are provided. An implicit throttling operation is...
8738895 Testing a configuration change  
An approach is presented for testing a change (i.e., configuration change) in a configuration of a computing environment. A user identifier (ID) of a user is received from an administrative user...
8732444 Information processing device and information processing method  
A method to allow a value to be written into one PCR domain, only if values from a second PCR domain are valid, thus ensuring the extension of the chain of trust between domains.
8732527 Secure recovery apparatus and method  
A system and method is disclosed for recovering a boot image from a secure location. Hardware instructions initiate a sequence of boot cycles to launch a computer operating system on a...
8730509 Network system, network setup method, and program and storage medium therefor  
A network system and network system setting method including a control apparatus connected to a network and an image processing apparatus connected to the control apparatus so as to access the...
8732285 Upgradeable persistent virtual storage  
A method to provide at least one of a scalable, a replaceable, and an upgradeable device via remote access solution virtual media includes emulating a physical plug-and-play universal serial bus...
8732837 System and method for monitoring the security of computing resources  
System and method for monitoring the security of computing resources. A server agent and client agents can be deployed to provide a method and a means for monitoring security-related settings for...
8732450 System and method for configuring option ROM  
An information handling system includes a processor, a first memory, a device, and a management controller that includes a second memory. The management controller obtains configuration data for...
8732449 Changing the personality of a device by intercepting requests for personality information  
A method and system for a target to adopt the personality of a source without loading the personality information of the source onto the target is provided. The personality system extracts...
8732445 Information processing device, information processing method, information processing program, and integrated circuit  
An information processing terminal includes first sealed data respectively having usability conditions of matching with predetermined terminal environment information during a secure boot and...
8725994 Launching an application from a power management state  
A method for launching a selected application in a computer system that is either in a sleep state or a power-off state, the computer system includes an operating system (OS) installed therein to...
8726003 Reconfigurable operation apparatus, data compression apparatus, reconfigurable operation method and computer-readable medium  
A reconfigurable operation apparatus includes a reconfigurable circuit, a storage unit and a control unit. The reconfigurable circuit has a plurality of small circuits and reconfigures a circuit...
8726000 Authentication system for gaming machines and related methods  
Various embodiments disclosed herein are directed to gaming devices having a secured basic input/output system (BIOS) and methods for determining the validity of the gaming device's BIOS....
8725999 Booting an integrated circuit  
An integrated circuit is disclosed herein. In one embodiment, the integrated circuit includes: a processor; a plurality of external pins operatively coupled to the processor; and a permanently...
8726004 Switching drivers between processors  
Systems, methods, and computer software for operating a device can be used to operate the device in multiple modes. The device can be operated in a first operating mode adapted for processing...
8725996 Boot mode  
A method for launching a boot mode of a device including detecting an input in response to a user accessing a power button of the device, identifying at least one characteristic of the input and a...
8725997 Self-provisioning of configuration for a specific-purpose client having a windows-based embedded image with a write-filter  
Examples of methods and apparatus are provided for self-provisioning of configuration for a specific-purpose local client having a windows-based embedded image with a write-filter and obviating...
8726384 Apparatus, and system for determining and cautioning users of internet connected clients of potentially malicious software and method for operating such  
A system at a central server and at a plurality of web filters is installed to observe traffic and to protect users from attempting connection to suspicious, malicious, and/or infectious targets....
8726002 Embedded managed system services repository  
An embedded management system that allows an administrator to manage the systems hardware without having to install and setup any management software. In certain embodiments, the embedded...
8725995 Systems and methods for updating system-level services within read-only system images  
A computer-implemented method for updating system-level services within read-only system images may include (1) executing, during initialization of a mobile computing device, an update service...
8726330 Intelligent digital audiovisual playback system  
Payment-based audiovisual playback system characterized by comprising a microprocessor device associated with a payment device primarily including means for storing, inter alia, in digital format...
8726087 System and method for curing a read inability state in a memory device  
A system and method for correcting a boot error is disclosed. The system comprises a solid-state nonvolatile memory device, the solid-state nonvolatile memory device storing a boot loader at a...
8725998 Managing host computing devices with a host control component  
Systems and methods are disclosed which facilitate the management of host computing devices through the utilization of a host computing device control component. The host computing device control...
8719585 Secure update of boot image without knowledge of secure key  
Techniques for securely updating a boot image without knowledge of a secure key used to encrypt the boot image.
8719560 Virtual machine monitor bridge to bare-metal booting  
Mechanisms for executing a bare metal boot operation for bare metal booting a control program are provided. These mechanisms boot a computing device to a hypervisor ownership phase of the bare...
8719558 Distinguishing circuit  
A distinguishing circuit includes first to fifth resistors, a front panel connector, and a jumper. The front panel connector includes first to tenth pins. When the ninth pin is connected to the...
8719557 System and method for secure client hosted virtualization in an information handling system  
A client hosted virtualization system (CHVS) includes a processor and non-volatile memory with BIOS code and virtualization manager code. The virtualization manager initializes the CHVS,...
8719458 Apparatus and methods for communicating with programmable devices  
A circuit arrangement includes a programmable logic device. The programmable logic device includes configuration logic circuitry. The programmable logic device also includes configurable...
8713298 Fast and compact circuit for bus inversion  
A processor based system with at least one processor, at least one memory controller and optionally other devices having bussed system with a fast and compact majority voter in the circuitry...
8713296 Apparatus for restoring setting information of a board management controller from a backup memory before loading an OS when a system board is replaced  
An information processing device includes: a processing circuit that processes information; a management circuit that is independent of the processing circuit and that performs status management...
8713295 Fabric-backplane enterprise servers with pluggable I/O sub-system  
A Cost-Reduced Enterprise Server (CRES) system includes a flexible resource-efficient server having a plurality of Processor Memory Boards (PMBs) coupled to an Input/Output Module (IOM). The IOM...
8713297 Decrementing settings for a range of power caps when a power cap is exceeded  
When the maximum power consumption of a computer exceeds a currently selected power-consumption cap, a cap setting corresponding to the currently selected power-consumption cap is reduced. In...
8713342 System and method for efficient association of a power outlet and device  
A system and method for providing automatic or semi-automatic identity association between an outlet of an intelligent power distribution unit and a target device, such as a computer server, which...
8713208 Image display device and method of changing first EDID with second EDID wherein the second EDID information is compatible with image display device  
A display apparatus connected to a video/audio output device includes at least two connecting portions to connect with the video/audio output device, a first storage unit to store extended display...
8711189 Resolution setting apparatus, resolution setting method, and recording medium recording a resolution setting program when a television is used as a monitor of a computer  
S1: BIOS invokes the second OS only at the first power-up. S2: Two resolution setting tools are invoked on the second OS. S3,S4: A mode check module verifies whether the display mode of the...