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Alan F Arnold, Arthur R Wheeler, James Tai: Personal computer with removable media identification. International Business Machines, Daniel E McConnell, August 25, 1992: US05142626 (16 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to personal computers, and particularly to a personal computer having provision for identifying the type of direct access storage device associated with the computer and further identifying the storage capability of removable media used in the device. The apparatus disclosed u ...


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Alan F Arnold, Arthur R Wheeler, James Tai: Personal computer with drive identification. International Business Machines, Daniel E McConnell, August 8, 1995: US05440693 (10 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to personal computers, and particularly to a personal computer having provision for identifying the storage capability of a removable media direct access storage device used with the computer. At least certain ones of a plurality of signal communicating pathways extending betw ...


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Alan F Arnold, Takashi Sugawara: Method for updating firmware of an electronic device within a computer. LENOVO, Antony P Ng, August 23, 2016: US09424022 (2 worldwide citation)

A method for updating firmware of a hard disk drive (HDD) within a computer. In order to use the firmware that has been updated without rebooting the computer, the old identification information of the old firmware is loaded into a random-access memory (RAM) of the HDD. The new firmware containing n ...


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Alan F Arnold: Personal computer with drive identification. International Business Machines, YANG XIAOGUANG, March 18, 1992: CN91104068

This invention relates to personal computers, and particularly to a personal computer having provision for identifying the storage capability of a removable media direct access storage device used with the computer. At least certain ones of a plurality of signal communicating pathways extending betw ...