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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...
8417932 Information processing apparatus and control method thereof  
An information processing apparatus including an apparatus body and a system control apparatus. The apparatus body includes a first processing unit that executes an arithmetic operation; a first...
8417930 Modular integrated circuit with uniform address mapping  
A modular integrated circuit includes a hub module that is coupled to a plurality of spoke modules via a plurality of hub interfaces. A memory module stores hub software and hub data and...
8417929 System for selecting a server from a plurality of server groups to provide a service to a user terminal based on a boot mode indicated in a boot information from the user terminal  
A cloud computing system is provided in order to meet the requirement for efficiently processing a large amount of information, and to meet the requirement for stable performance. This is achieved...
8417825 Communications handles and proxy agents  
Methods and apparatuses for proxying communication requests to services hosted on a data processing system. In one exemplary method, an open-ended configuration file is distilled to create an...
8417992 Method, system and article of manufacture for system recovery  
Provided are a method, system, and article of manufacture for system recovery. An operating system and a backup copy of the operating system are both maintained in a partition of a computational...
8417931 Method and system for NAND flash support in an autonomously loaded secure reprogrammable system  
A boot code may be segmented to allow separate and independent storage of the code segments in a manner that may enable secure system boot by autonomous fetching and assembling of the boot code by...
8417928 Turbo boot systems and methods for subsequent booting from a captured data stored in a non-volatile semiconductor memory  
A computer system includes a hard disk drive and a non-volatile semiconductor memory. The hard disk drive stores a first set of data that includes boot up data. The non-volatile semiconductor...
8412920 Method for booting portable objects with multiple communication interfaces  
A boot sequence method comprises a determination step 110 and 200, a first starting step 120, 210 or 240 for starting a first interface, a first negotiation step 140 or 220 wherein a power...
8412958 Target device, method and system for managing device, and external device  
A device management system is configured with a target device including at least one unit that includes a tamper-resistant chip, a management apparatus that manages or uses the target device, and...
8412921 Control device for a vehicle and method for a data update for a control device for a vehicle  
A control device for a vehicle and a method for a data update for a control device for a vehicle are provided, in which a first memory is provided that has a first area in which a bootloader is...
8412919 Method for controlling multi-port network interface card  
A method for controlling a multi-port Network Interface Card (NIC) is provided. In a computer using the multi-port NIC with a plurality of NIC ports, a plurality of control options is set into a...
8412918 Booting mechanism for FPGA-based embedded system  
According to various embodiments, a programmable device assembly includes an FPGA coupled to a nonvolatile serial configuration memory (e.g., serial flash memory) and a volatile fast bulk memory...
8407027 Online diagnostic method and online diagnostic system for geothermal generation facility  
An online diagnostic system for a geothermal generation facility is discloses that includes an automatic steam measurement device for measuring a characteristic of steam to be supplied to a steam...
8407459 Information processing apparatus and boot completion notification program  
In an information processing apparatus, a stopwatch unit detects boot-up of an information processing apparatus, and measures as a boot time a time elapsed from the detection of the boot-up. A...
8407698 Driver installation and diskless booting of virtual and physical machines based on machine characteristic  
Methods and systems are described for provisioning a common virtual disk to both a physical and a virtual computing machine. These methods and systems can include creating a virtual disk that has...
8407460 System and method for a software application to determine if the storage device and the operating system is an internal drive or an external drive  
Software program or application can determine if the storage device it was launched from is connected to the host computer system on an internal bus or an external bus. The ability of a software...
8407147 Gaming machine  
A method of conducting a software update of a gaming machine, including: starting a boot process of the gaming machine; determining during the boot process that a memory device potentially...