06272545 is referenced by 328 patents and cites 40 patents.

A system and method of interaction between a computer, such as a desktop computer, and a plurality of mobile devices include storing a first identifier on a first mobile device and the computer, and storing a second identifier on a second mobile device and the computer, wherein the second identifier is different than the first identifier. A set of settings are stored in the computer referenced to each stored identifier for each respective mobile device. Upon connection of one of the mobile devices to the computer, the identifier stored in the connected mobile device is compared with the identifier stored on the computer. Interaction between the connected mobile device and the computer is controlled as a function of the stored respective set of settings if corresponding identifiers are found.

Title
System and method for interaction between one or more desktop computers and one or more mobile devices
Application Number
9/177168
Publication Number
6272545 (B1)
Application Date
October 22, 1998
Publication Date
August 7, 2001
Inventor
Charles Wu
Bellevue
WA, US
Haresh G Ved
Bellevue
WA, US
George Hu
Redmond
WA, US
Steve Flanagin
Redmond
WA, US
Agent
Westman Champlin & Kelly P A
US
Agent
S Koehler
US
Assignee
Microsoft Corporation
WA, US
IPC
G06F 15/16
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