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Darryl Steven Richman, Moshe Lichtman, Mark R Enstrom, Thomas E Lennon, Ralph A Lipe, Pierre Yves Santerre, Robert T Short, David W Voth: Method for automatically configuring devices including a network adapter without manual intervention and without prior configuration information. Microsoft Corporation, Jones & Askew, August 5, 1997: US05655148 (263 worldwide citation)

A system for configuring a network adapter of a computer without user intervention. Device information for the devices of the computer, including each network adapter, is collected to uniquely identify the devices and to describe the device characteristics associated with the operation of those devi ...


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Moshe Lichtman, Mark R Enstrom, Thomas E Lennon, Ralph A Lipe, Pierre Yves Santerre, Robert T Short, David W Voth: System for configuring devices for a computer system. Microsoft Corporation, Jones & Askew, July 28, 1998: US05787246 (199 worldwide citation)

A system for configuring devices of a computer system without user intervention. Device information for each of the devices is collected to uniquely identify the devices and to describe the device characteristics associated with the operation of devices with the computer. Computer resources, which s ...


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Darryl Steven Richman, Moshe Lichtman, Mark R Enstrom, Thomas E Lennon, Ralph A Lipe, Pierre Yves Santerre, Robert T Short, David W Voth: Method for automatically configuring devices including a network adapter without manual intervention and without prior configuration information. Microsoft Corporation, Banner & Witcoff, January 1, 2002: US06336152 (162 worldwide citation)

A system for configuring a network adapter of a computer without user intervention. Device information for the devices of the computer, including each network adapter, is collected to uniquely identify the devices and to describe the device characteristics associated with the operation of those devi ...


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Franc J Camara, Richard S Turner Jr, Mark R Enstrom, Reed K Bement, Andrew S Ivory: Computer-implemented image acquistion system. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, April 16, 2002: US06373507 (125 worldwide citation)

An image acquisition system has a computer and one or more imaging devices coupled to the computer. Each imaging device has a device memory and is capable of capturing a digital image and storing the image in its memory. An image device manager is implemented in software on the computer to control o ...


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Moshe Lichtman, Mark R Enstrom, Thomas E Lennon, Ralph A Lipe, Pierre Yves Santerre, Robert T Short, David W Voth: System for managing the configuration of a computer system. Microsoft Corporation, Jones & Askew, September 15, 1998: US05809329 (99 worldwide citation)

A system for managing the configuration of devices of a computer system. Device information is obtained to uniquely identify each device and to describe the device characteristics associated with device operation. To obtain device information, a particular device is detected on a selected system bus ...


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Mark R Enstrom, Ralph L Lipe, David W Voth, Robert T Short, Narendar B Sahgal, Ajay V Bhatt, Philip W Martin, Sudarshan Bala Cadambi: Method and apparatus for automatically configuring circuit cards in a computer system. Intel Corporation, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, June 16, 1998: US05768542 (87 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for automatically configuring circuit cards used in a computer system. The present invention includes a method and apparatus that enables the circuit cards to be automatically configured during system boot up without any user intervention. The present invention also includes a ...


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Moshe Lichtman, Mark R Enstrom, Thomas E Lennon, Ralph A Lipe, Pierre Yves Santerre, Robert T Short, David W Voth: Method for managing the assignment of device drivers in a computer system. Microsoft Corporation, Jones & Askew, October 6, 1998: US05819107 (81 worldwide citation)

A system for managing the assignment of device drivers to devices of a computer system. The computer system can maintain device-related information for a primary device and for devices that are "compatible" with the primary device. This device information supplies an indication of whether a device d ...


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Moshe Lichtman, Mark R Enstrom, Thomas E Lennon, Ralph A Lipe, Pierre Yves Santerre, Robert T Short, David W Voth: System for allocating the resources of a computer system. Microsoft Corporation, Jones & Askew, August 11, 1998: US05793979 (61 worldwide citation)

A system for allocating resources for use by devices of a computer system. A possible configuration of elements of a resource is obtained. This possible configuration defines the resource elements that are appropriate for operating the devices within the computer system. For a selected device, a det ...


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Darryl Steven Richman, Moshe Lichtman, Mark R Enstrom, Thomas E Lennon, Ralph A Lipe, Pierre Yves Santerre, Robert T Short, David W Voth: System for automatically configuring a network adapter without manual intervention by using a registry data structure maintained within a computer system memory. Microsoft Corporation, Jones & Askew, December 14, 1999: US06003097 (54 worldwide citation)

A system for configuring a network adapter of a computer without user intervention. Device information for the devices of the computer, including each network adapter, is collected to uniquely identify the devices and to describe the device characteristics associated with the operation of those devi ...


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Mark R Enstrom: System and method for computer interface board identification by serially comparing identification address bits and asserting complementary logic patterns for each match. Microsoft Corporation, Seed and Berry, June 25, 1996: US05530895 (51 worldwide citation)

A system and method for automatically identifying and configuring interface boards connected to a computer bus is disclosed. Each interface board contains a pair of interface ports that can be addressed by the system and a unique identification address. The interface boards are instructed to seriall ...