07451196 is referenced by 95 patents and cites 157 patents.

Method and system for executing a software application in a virtual environment includes a file system hook operatively interposed between a file system manager and a file system driver of the local computer, the file system hook configured to detect a file system call corresponding to a target program and to perform one or more procedures, and an agent procedure executing on the local computer to configure the file system hook for executing the target program. Also provided is a token file corresponding to the target program, the token file including file system overlay information for the target program. The one or more procedures may include accessing data at a server terminal operatively coupled to the local computer via a data network, or at a locally connected CD-ROM drive. Numerous other aspects are provided.

Title
Method and system for executing a software application in a virtual environment
Application Number
10/23915
Publication Number
7451196 (B1)
Application Date
December 14, 2001
Publication Date
November 11, 2008
Inventor
Gregory Zavertnik
San Jose
CA, US
Jeffrey de Vries
Sunnyvale
CA, US
Agent
Perkins Coie
Assignee
Stream Theory
CA, US
IPC
G06F 15/16
G06F 15/177
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