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8386758 System and method of enabling codec device features  
A computing system includes a codec device, a basic input-output system including both configuration data and feature data for the codec device, and a device driver for the codec device. The basic...
8386762 Methods and systems for modifying disk images to provide network interface card teaming capabilities  
A system for modifying a virtual disk to provide network interface card (NIC) teaming capabilities to a virtual disk. The system can include a virtual disk that has access to one or more NICs. In...
8386760 Electronic apparatus and booting method of the same  
An electronic apparatus and a booting method of the same are provided. The booting method of the electronic apparatus, including a non-volatile first storage unit storing a device initialization...
8386672 Systems, methods and media for disabling graphic processing units  
An information handling system (IHS) provides a method for managing power consumption. The method includes detecting a power-on in the IHS, wherein the IHS comprises a first graphics processing...
8386809 System and method for configuring a power device  
A system and method for directing a user to configure a power device via an alphanumeric user interface is provided. The power device may include data storage storing a plurality of operational...
8386660 Method for generating interface configuration files for computers of an avionic platform  
The invention relates to a method for configuring interfaces of computers belonging to an avionic platform. The platform implements a plurality of avionic functions which may exchange functional...
8386763 System and method for locking down a capability of a computer system  
A system and method is disclosed for locking down a capability of a computer system. Hardware instructions initiate a sequence of boot cycles to launch a computer operating system on a...
8386764 BIOS architecture  
A BIOS architecture adapted in a computer system is provided. The BIOS architecture includes at least one BIOS, a programmable chip module, a baseboard management controller (BMC), a south bridge...
8386757 Managed desktop system  
A method and system of operating an actual or virtual desktop or server and managing such desktops and servers involves a cache appliance serving desktop, operating system, and application objects...
8380042 Reproduction device, reproduction method, and program  
When AV playback and an operation of BD-J application are executed in conjunction with each other, the playback apparatus saves values stored by the currently executed BD-J application into a...
8380969 Method of retaining crucial thin client system settings unused by the BIOS in the memory space of a storage device containing the BIOS  
A system comprises a first non-volatile storage device that contains an operating system. The system also comprises a second non-volatile storage device that contains basic input/output system...
8380973 Method and apparatus to support separate operating systems in partitions of a processing system  
A processing system with multiple processing units may support separate operating systems (OSs) in separate partitions. During an initialization process, a preboot manager in the processing system...
8380974 Virtual appliance pre-boot authentication  
A system for pre-boot authentication of a virtual appliance includes one or more subsystems to receive a command to power-on an information handling system (IHS). After receiving the command to...
8381034 Method for testing server supporting intelligent platform management interface  
A testing method for a server supporting an intelligent platform management interface (IPMI) is applied to test a server before an operating system (OS) of the server operates. The test method...
8380972 Parallelizing multiple boot images with virtual machines  
A system and method are presented for converting a multi-boot computer to a virtual machine. Existing boot images on a multi-boot computer are identified and converted into virtual machine...
8380975 Safety data writes  
Systems and methods for safety data writes for process control networks are disclosed. The system may load changed parameters into a function block implemented by a process control server. The...
8380971 Information handling systems including network adapters and methods of booting the information handling systems using boot configuration information from remote sources  
A system can be operable to receive boot configuration information from a remote source independent of the type of initiator (e.g., software or hardware) used by an information handling system. The...
8380970 Apparatus and method to drive devices in order to enable rapid booting  
A device driving apparatus includes a storage unit to store a plurality of device driving programs, a plurality of devices to receive the plurality of device driving programs, and a switching unit...
8373870 Information processing apparatus and control method thereof  
An information processing apparatus having multiple operating systems is disclosed. Among the multiple operating systems, a first operating system, the startup time of which is short, controls a...
8375098 Method, system and program product for verifying an attachment file within an e-mail  
System, method and program product for managing a file attached to an e-mail. The attached file's file name is obtained. A voice message file address is received and encoded into a modified address...
8375198 Boot system and method having a BIOS that reads an operating system from first storage device via an input/output chip based on detecting a temperature of a second storage device  
Boot systems and methods are provided. The boot system includes an IO (Input/Output) chip, a memory device, and a BIOS (Basic Input/Output System). The memory device is coupled to the IO chip, and...
8370644 Instant hardware erase for content reset and pseudo-random number generation  
Systems and methods that facilitate securing data associated with a memory from security breaches are presented. A memory component includes nonvolatile memory, and a secure memory component (e.g.,...
8370613 Method and apparatus for automatically optimizing a startup sequence to improve system boot time  
A method and apparatus for optimizing a startup sequence to improve system boot time is described. In one embodiment, a method for configuring a startup sequence stored in memory, using one or more...
8370617 Booting method and computer system using the booting method  
A booting method adaptable to a computer system having a processor, a memory and a bootable medium, wherein the bootable medium has an operating system, the booting method comprises the steps of...
8370534 Host-based messaging framework for PCIe device management  
A method of routing data in an information handling system can include receiving a notification from a management controller at a basic input/output system (BIOS) that includes a system management...
8370612 Computer system with built-in hidden two operating devices  
A computer system includes at least a first and a second operating device and a control module. The control module sends at least one signal to a central processing unit for managing and...
8370614 Booting a computer device  
A method of booting a computing device includes, responsive to said computing device powering on, loading a first lightweight operating system on said computing device and executing an instant-on...
8370615 Device and method for monitoring hard disk temperature and stopping operation thereof when BIOS configuration setting having a selected value indicating a predetermined temperature  
A hard disk temperature monitoring device for monitoring a temperature of a hard disk in a computer system is provided. A hard disk stores an operating system. A basic input/output system (BIOS)...
8370619 Method and apparatus for booting host  
Provided are a method and a device for booting a host embodying a downloadable conditional access system (DCAS), wherein one of a plurality of pre-determined booting modes is decided as a booting...
8370611 Memory card, memory system including the same, and operating method thereof  
Provided is a memory card device. The memory card device includes a flash memory and a controller. The flash memory includes a boot area storing boot data, and a user area storing user data. The...
8370618 Multiple platform support in computer system firmware  
Technologies are provided herein for multiple platform support in a computer system firmware. A firmware is built for each hardware platform to be supported. At built time of the firmware for each...
8370641 Initialization of a microprocessor providing for execution of secure code  
An apparatus including a microprocessor and a secure non-volatile memory. The microprocessor executes non-secure application programs and a secure application program. The microprocessor has secure...
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...