07506265 is referenced by 74 patents and cites 51 patents.

A system and method for displaying thumbnail images of the video output of one or more software applications in a window or similar graphical interface to allow the user of a computer system to conveniently and quickly monitor the overall status and progress of several software applications that are running simultaneously. The thumbnail images are generated from the VRAM associated with the software application and are preferably displayed with information corresponding to the associated software application. The thumbnail images may be static or generated at regular intervals according to user preference and the status of the software application.

Title
System and method for displaying images of virtual machine environments
Application Number
9/617669
Publication Number
7506265 (B1)
Application Date
July 17, 2000
Publication Date
March 17, 2009
Inventor
Benjamin Martz
San Mateo
CA, US
Eric P Traut
San Carlos
CA, US
Agent
Woodcock Washburn
Assignee
Microsoft Corporation
WA, US
IPC
G06F 3/048
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