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8370616 Imaging apparatus and start-up method of imaging apparatus  
An imaging apparatus includes: an imaging processing unit configured to image a subject and output imaging data; a temporary storage medium configured to temporarily store the imaging data output...
8364943 S3 BIOS operating system switch  
Arrangements for employing a system BIOS (basic input/output system) to handle email during a suspended state (such as an “S3” state as will be better understood herebelow). Preferably, the BIO...
8364944 Methods of operating memory devices and electronic systems having memory devices  
Methods of operating memory devices and electronic systems having memory devices include initiating a boot mode of operation of the memory device in response to receiving a first command, wherein...
8365297 System and method for detecting malware targeting the boot process of a computer using boot process emulation  
System and method for detecting malware on a target computer system having a bootable device. Boot process information stored on the bootable device that at least partially defines a boot process...
8364942 Electronic device having an alterable configuration and methods of manufacturing and configuring the same  
An electronic device having an alterable configuration includes a non-volatile memory configurable to include at least a first partition and a second partition, the non-volatile memory storing a...
8364987 Method and apparatus for implementing a sleep proxy for services on a network  
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system for implementing a sleep proxy. The system starts by receiving a request at the sleep proxy for information pertaining to a service...
8364941 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 data,...
8365255 Configuration file download enforcement  
Methods and devices are provided for detecting or preventing unauthorized upgrades to a customer's quality of service in an access data network. Several aspects of the invention require customer...
8364940 Automatically starting servers at low temperatures  
This document describes various techniques for automatically starting servers at low temperatures. A server may be powered on into a heating mode responsive to determining that a temperature of the...
8362876 Interlock system and method  
A network of interlocks and input devices and a system for tracking their use and control, in which each interlock and input device is associated with a machine which performs a process. Machines...
8364939 System for performing hardware calibration during startup, and method of calibration  
Disclosed is a system including: a calibration executing unit that performs a calibration on hardware during the system startup so as to allow the system to properly operate; and a correction data...
8364945 Provisioning an unknown computer system  
A method of provisioning an unknown computer system is disclosed. The method includes detecting a computer system to be provisioned, determining that the computer system is unknown to a...
8359484 Apparatus and method for operating a computing platform without a battery pack  
An application control engine computing platform having a shut-down mechanism that permits the platform to adequately start up and operate upon return of power after a power interruption, without a...
8359366 Systems and methods for providing a desktop image to an information handling system  
An information handling system (IHS) is provided in the context of providing a desktop image. The IHS may include a storage device and a client device. The IHS may also include a management server...
8356168 Non-blocking UEFI I/O channel enhancements  
A method and apparatus for providing platform initialization enhancements is discussed herein. In one embodiment, buses, activities, devices, and/or nodes to be processed during boot, are processed...
8356296 Method and system for minimal disruption during software upgrade or reload of a network device  
A method and system for resetting a network device. Specifically, in one embodiment, a method is disclosed for upgrading and/or reloading software for a network device with minimal disruption. The...
8353038 Monitoring and managing changes to non-structured storage of system configuration information  
A configuration information manager monitors attempts by processes to update non-structured storage of system configuration information, such as plain text files which contain system configuration...
8352723 Automatic maintenance of a computing system in a steady state using correlation  
An autonomic computing system is automatically maintained in a steady state. The system has parameters, each of which has one or more threshold. The system may further have influencers, adjustment...
8352624 System for and method of streaming data to a computer in a network  
A system for and method of rapidly streaming data to one or more client devices, such as personal computers (PC's) from a server employing virtual disk emulation and broadcasting or multicasting of...
8353026 Credential security system  
A credential caching system includes receiving a set of authentication credentials, storing the set of authentication credentials in a credential cache memory, wherein the credential cache memory...
8352717 Recovery system using selectable and configurable snapshots  
A recovery system for a computer operating system and applications is described which uses selectable and configurable snapshots. In one example, a start-up sequence of the computer system is...
8352720 Method for changing booting configuration and computer system capable of booting OS  
In a computer system in which a server has, in addition to a disk used for booting, an operation transfer destination disk that has the same content as the boot disk, a method for changing the disk...
8352715 Method for booting up a mobile phone quickly and the mobile phone thereof  
A method for booting up a mobile phone quickly is disclosed. The method includes the steps of: driving hardware devices when the mobile phone is turned on; initializing application software...
8352722 Method and system for a platform level data model and messages for transferring SMBIOS structures and data  
A platform may comprise a management controller (MC) and a BIOS that may store SMBIOS information that may comprise metadata. SMBIOS information may be stored in the SMBIOS structure table. SMBIOS...
8352716 Boot caching for boot acceleration within data storage systems  
Technologies are described herein for boot caching to accelerate boot access in a data storage system providing boot consolidation. Boot caching may be provided to improve boot access for multiple...
8352721 Initiating an operating system boot from firmware  
A computer system firmware stores an operating system boot loader along with accompanying firmware boot driver and a service option ROM. A firmware boot enables the computer system to initiate an...
8352718 Method, system, and computer-readable medium for expediting initialization of computing systems  
A method, system, and computer-readable medium for expediting initialization of a computing system are provided. According to one aspect of the invention, a computer-readable medium is provided...
8352960 Limiting receipt of unsolicited events by a logical partition in a data storage system  
A logical partition (LPAR) is managed in a data processing system by performing an initial program load (IPL), commencing execution of an application on the LPAR and selecting from a plurality of...
8352719 Computing device booting utilizing dispersed storage  
A computing device boot-up method begins by a processing module detecting a boot-up of the computing device. The method continues with the processing module addressing a distributed basic...
8347070 System and methods for sharing platform data with an ACPI module of a computer system  
A method and system for sharing platform data are described. The method for sharing platform data includes during a boot sequence of system firmware, accessing a first data structure tag associated...
8347072 Method and apparatus for secure execution using a secure memory partition  
A processor capable of secure execution. The processor contains an execution unit and secure partition logic that secures a partition in memory. The processor also contains cryptographic logic...
8347348 Apparatus, system, and method for pre-boot policy modification  
An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for pre-boot policy modification. A key module exchanges a key with a server in a secure environment. A communication module receives a policy encoded...
8347071 Converting virtual deployments to physical deployments to simplify management  
A deployment system allows an administrator to convert virtual deployments to physical deployments so that an administrator can easily move between the virtual and physical world. The deployment...
8345295 Device and method for controlling initialization of image forming apparatus using NAND flash memory  
A device and method for controlling the initiation of an image forming apparatus are provided using a NAND flash memory. The device for controlling initiation of an image forming apparatus...
8341385 Information processing device, information processing method, and computer readable medium therefor  
An information processing device, configured to perform information processing with an application run on an operating system, includes an installing unit configured to install the application into...
8340954 Multi-language support in preboot environment  
Systems and methods for providing multi-language support in a pre-boot environment are supplied. User interface type information, such as keyboard type information and translation tables, are...
8341304 Flexible intelligent electronic device  
An intelligent electronic device for a Substation Automation or Distribution Automation system as well as to a method and computer program product for providing it. The device has a structuring of...
8341451 Clock configuration  
A circuit and method for determining the frequency of a first oscillating reference signal generated by a first reference oscillator. The circuit comprises: a second reference oscillator arranged...
8341390 Computer system and method for backing up BIOS settings  
In a computer system including a server having a BIOS and a management module, the server includes therein a memory area and a server controller, and the management module includes therein a backup...
8341319 Embedded system and method for controlling electronic devices using the embedded system  
An embedded system acquires hardware device information of an electronic device via a universal serial bus (USB) port, sets parameter information for each hardware device of the electronic device,...
8341391 Image reproducing apparatus and method performing a first booting mode in which only some booting operations of a second booting mode are performed  
An image reproducing apparatus and method of controlling the image reproducing apparatus are provided. The method of controlling the image reproducing apparatus includes: determining whether...
8341393 Security to extend trust  
An exemplary apparatus includes one or more processors; memory; circuitry configured to hash a value associated with core root of trust measurement code and system management code; store the hash...
8341387 System and method to manipulate a system setting when booting an information handling system  
A method of manipulating a system setting when booting an information handling system can include providing an update request repository that includes a plurality of entries. Each of the plurality...
8341384 Installation of software onto a computer  
An indication is received from a user to initiate installation of an operating system onto a storage device of a computer. The storage device is partitioned into an original partition and a new...
8341392 Network storage target boot and network connectivity through a common network device  
The present disclosure includes systems and techniques relating to booting to a network storage target. In general, in one implementation, a bus-to-network device driver is loaded during a machine...
8341389 Device, systems, and method for securely starting up a computer installation  
A device for the secured start-up of a computer installation comprising a first connection interface to the computer installation and a second connection interface to an external data medium unit...
8335913 Method and system for restoring system configuration after disorderly shutdown  
Disclosed are techniques for recovering system configuration settings, such as remote management, of an information handling system following a disorderly shutdown. A restart controller detects a...
8335914 Techniques and graphical user interfaces for categorical shuffle  
Improved techniques and graphical user interfaces that enable users to shuffle a group of media items in accordance with categories associated with the media items are disclosed. According to one...
8335927 Authentication method and apparatus  
An authentication method for use in an apparatus having a function, a function to execute a first program that executes a predetermined process after first user authentication with biometrics...
8332623 Embedded electronic device and booting method thereof  
An embedded electronic device and a booting method thereof are provided. The embedded electronic device, for downloading an initiation image from one of a plurality of initiation image source...