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Roy M Jenevein, Heidi S Kramer, Derrick S Shadel, Andy V Lawrence, Val A Arbon: Storing a computer disk image within an imaged partition. PowerQuest Corporation, Computer Law &plus &plus, September 2, 2003: US06615365 (171 worldwide citation)

The invention provides systems and methods for storing and recovering images in a computer partition, and more particularly to tools and techniques for placing and extracting images to and from the same partition that is imaged. Both a factory image and a user-updateable image may be stored on the s ...


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Paul E Madden, Jonathan R Ludwig, Derrick S Shadel, Val A Arbon: Booting an operating system or running other pre-boot code from a file stored under a different operating system. Powerquest Corporation, Workman Nydegger, February 7, 2006: US06996706 (43 worldwide citation)

The invention provides tools and techniques for running pre-boot code on a computer from a file stored in a file system on the computer. The pre-boot code may include an operating system which is not otherwise installed on the system. For instance, the pre-boot code may be used to boot a DOS operati ...