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8456331 System and method of compression and decompression  
The disclosure relates to a system and a method for hardware encoding and decoding according to the Limpel Ziv STAC (LZS) and Deflate protocols based upon a configuration bit.
8458463 Method for safe operation and a system thereof  
The present invention relating to computer security field provides a method for safe operation and a system thereof. The method includes: loading the compressed kernel of a safe operating system to...
8458449 Component drivers for a component of a device  
A device including a ready only memory to include component drivers for at least one component of the device, a controller to determine whether a bootable storage device includes at least one...
8458450 Configuring a computing machine to use a component driver to directly control at least one of initialized hardware components of another computing machine  
A method including initializing at least one component of another computing machine in response to the other computing machine coupling to a computing machine, loading a component driver onto the...
8452949 Optical boot to eliminate changing BIOS to boot externally attached storage device  
Booting an operating system from an externally attached storage device without forcing the user to change the boot order in the BIOS of a personal computer. The computer is booted from either an...
8453245 Automatic vulnerability detection and response  
Various embodiments detect security vulnerabilities and, responsively, can modify an affected program so that even if an exploit runs, the program's integrity can be maintained. In at least some...
8452994 Power supply unit and electronic apparatus using the same  
An electronic apparatus capable of saving power is provided. The electronic apparatus includes a buffer, a central processing unit (CPU), and a power supply unit. The power supply unit includes a...
8452952 Methods and apparatus for building system images and split booting  
An example of a method for facilitating split booting includes executing a base system image file of a system, initializing components of the first computing device, loading the extended system...
8452951 Computing device deployment using mass storage device  
Computing device deployment and configuration using a mass storage device is provided. A generic computing device is provided to a customer or end user. A mass storage device is used to distribute...
8452950 Component firmware integration in distributed systems  
A plurality of platforms may be defined in a distributed system. Each of the platforms may include a processor and a chipset from a common source on a single motherboard. Extensible firmware...
8447965 Apparatus for monitoring microprocessor  
To provide a method for enabling a microprocessor to be restarted after rewriting a program without providing a dedicated circuit and an apparatus using the method, a timer for counting a...
8448151 Method for binarizing initial script on operating system and operating method of binary script  
A method for binarizing initial script on an operating system includes: calling shell script to be binarized in a secondary memory unit; generating an execution table by translating the called...
8447889 Portable mass storage device with virtual machine activation  
A portable mass storage device is used to store large files such as digital pictures, movies and music. The mass storage device has firmware with security mechanisms that limit access to read write...
8448169 Managing unique electronic identification for kernel extensions in isolated virtual space  
Some embodiments of the inventive subject matter are directed to detecting a file that a first instance of an operating system is configured to load where the file is configured to extend...
8443183 Pre-boot loader for reducing system boot time  
A pre-boot loader reduces the boot time of an operating system (OS). An OS is typically loaded by its own OS loader. A pre-boot loader is typically a software module in the system firmware or the...
8443180 Method for operation system startup  
A method for operation system startup includes steps of switching on hardware startup; determining whether there is a trigger signal; reading an initial parameter from a storage device, and loading...
8443182 Media data playback device and reboot method thereof  
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...
8443184 System and method for personalizing devices  
A system and method for personalizing a device is disclosed herein. A user configures a plurality of settings associated with a device. Each setting is identified as a user setting or a platform...
8443181 Processor boot security device and methods thereof  
Securing network authentication information at a data processing device includes determining a boot source from which to boot the device and comparing the boot source to an expected source. If the...
8443179 Method and system for unified audio control on a personal computer  
A system and method for improved audio controls on a personal computer is provided. The system and method provide a unified architecture for audio controls across hardware and software interfaces...
8443178 Operating system image shrinking apparatus and method and computer readable tangible medium storing a program for operating system image shrinking  
An OS image shrinking apparatus for shrinking a size of at least one OS image stored in a computer. The OS image shrinking apparatus includes an execution history management unit that operates a...
8443204 Ticket authorized secure installation and boot  
A method and apparatus for secure software installation to boot a device authorized by a ticket are described herein. A ticket request including a device identifier of the device is sent for the...
8438374 Computer system and control method of the same  
A computer system includes a device which transmits data through a predetermined interface and outputs first recognition information in response to a predetermined power on self test (POST) control...
8438423 Invalid setup recovery  
Technologies are described herein for allowing a computer system to recover from an invalid configuration, without requiring any modifications to the hardware of the computer system by the user....
8438376 Method and system for providing a modular server on USB flash storage  
A method and system for providing a modular server-on-a-USB-flash-storage is disclosed. The server-on-a-USB-flash-storage is installed on a computing device. The method and system include providing...
8438378 Systems and methods for tuning an operating system, application, or network component  
A method, system, apparatus, and media are directed to tuning a device. Values are stored for each of a plurality of device parameters based on device metrics. The device parameters are...
8438377 Information processing apparatus, method and computer-readable storage medium that encrypts and decrypts data using a value calculated from operating-state data  
An information processing apparatus includes a main memory unit storing while on-power; an auxiliary storage unit functionable even off-power; a control unit performing hibernation of generating...
8433887 System and method for booting device corresponding software if it does not conflict with a program currently running when a device is connected to an information handling system  
A boot control method of a program in an information processing apparatus to which a device can be connected, the method including a search step of searching for a running program that is running...
8433890 Preparing and preserving a system configuration during a hot upgrade  
A planned system configuration is stored to a volatile memory coupled to a processor executing a first operating system kernel. The planned system configuration is tagged. A boot of a second...
8433889 Operating system context switching  
A technique for quickly switching between a first operating system (OS) and a second OS involves deactivating the first OS and booting the second OS from memory. The technique can include inserting...
8433888 Network boot system  
To minimize network access to a server in a network boot system. A server which stores an OS operating on a client terminal and a client terminal which includes a physical storage device are...
8433891 Accessing multiple user states concurrently in a configurable IC  
Some embodiments of the invention provide a configuration/debug network for configuring and debugging a configurable integrated circuit (IC). The configurable IC in some embodiments includes...
8433886 Nonvolatile memory device including a buffer RAM and boot code management method thereof  
A nonvolatile memory device may includes a cell array to store a boot code; a boot RAM to store the boot code; a data RAM to store user data being exchanged with the external device; and a...
8429219 Data alteration prevention system  
A method, system and computer program product for controlling a processing unit connected to a network. The method includes providing information to the network by the processing unit via plural...
8429391 Boot partitions in memory devices and systems  
The present disclosure includes boot partitions in memory devices and systems, and methods associated therewith. One or more embodiments include an array of memory cells, wherein the array includes...
8429387 Method and system for remote configuration of a computing device  
A method and system for remote configuration of a computing device includes generating initialization code configured to initialize a memory and/or processor of the computing device dependent on...
8429388 System and method for express execution of internet service accessing  
A method for express execution of internet service accessing with a touch-control interface for a computer system is provided. A computer system is installed with a first operating system in a data...
8429392 Function expansion apparatus for connecting an information processing apparatus to an external storage apparatus  
A disclosed function expansion apparatus for expanding a function of an information processing apparatus by connecting the information processing apparatus to an external storage apparatus via a...
8429390 Method for performing quick boot and general boot at bios stage  
A method for performing a quick boot and a general boot at a basic input output system (BIOS) stage is described. A computer is powered on. An embedded controller firmware or a BIOS determines...
8429336 Disk drive and method of changing a program therefor  
A method of changing a program for controlling a disk drive that includes an EEPROM. The method includes storing a program block to a disk area such that the program block is associated with a...
8429389 ROM BIOS based trusted encrypted operating system  
There is disclosed a device, system, and method for a ROM BIOS based trusted encrypted operating system for use in a gaming environment. The gaming device includes a ROM storing a BIOS, a secure...
8423757 Memory initialization by performing parallel execution of firmware and kernel by different CPUs  
A memory initialization method in a boot sequence of an information processing apparatus having a memory and a plurality of processors sharing the memory, the memory initialization method includes...
8423753 System and method for express execution of navigation function  
A method for express execution of navigation function is provided. A computer system is installed with a first operating system in a data storage device therein. The method includes the following...
8423812 Time correction in a semiconductor device using correction information provided by an adjacent semiconductor device  
In an information processing apparatus that includes a first and second semiconductor devices that are connected to each other and also includes a system control device that is connected to the...
8423754 Computer system and method of booting the same  
A computer system and a method of booting a computer system using a solid state drive (SSD) as a main storage device is provided. The method includes mapping an address of a memory included in the...
8423755 Memory system and memory management method including the same  
A multi-processor system includes a first processor, a second processor communicable with the first processor, a first non-volatile memory for storing first codes and second codes to respectively...
8424063 Workflow management apparatus and workflow management method  
A server apparatus generates a folder for content to be transmitted from an image processing apparatus, and sets a path of the folder to the image processing apparatus as a destination of sending...
8423756 Remote management of UEFI BIOS settings and configuration  
In an information handling system (IHS), remote management of basic input/output system (BIOS) settings and configuration includes maintaining a BIOS setting/configuration database, providing an...
8423996 Delivery system, server device, terminal device, and delivery method  
A distribution system comprising a server device and a terminal device communicably connected to each other via a network. Wherein, the terminal device transmits an acquisition request of the...
8417926 Systems and methods for providing configuration management services from a provisioning server  
A provisioning server can perform configuration management services on target machines served by the provisioning server. The provisioning server can maintain a set of management templates. The set...