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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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Robert T Short, Rod Gamache, Michael T Massa, John D Vert: Method and system for resource monitoring of disparate resources in a server cluster. Microsoft Corporation, Michalik & Wylie PLLC, January 23, 2001: US06178529 (174 worldwide citation)

A method and system in a server cluster for monitoring and controlling a resource object, such as a physical device or application. A cluster service connects to a resource monitoring component to control and monitor the health of one or more resource objects. The resource component includes a plura ...


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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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Robert T Short, Rod Gamache, Michael T Massa, John D Vert: Method and system for quorum resource arbitration in a server cluster. Microsoft Corporation, Michalik & Wylie PLLC, August 21, 2001: US06279032 (121 worldwide citation)

A method and system for selecting a set of systems (nodes) for a server cluster from at least two non-communicating sets of systems. A persistent storage device with cluster configuration information therein is provided as a quorum resource. Using an arbitration process, only one system exclusively ...


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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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Craig K Rushforth, Zhenhua Xie, Robert T Short: Method and apparatus for decoding multiple bit sequences that are transmitted simultaneously in a single channel. Unisys Corporation, Charles J Fassbender, Robert S Bramson, March 13, 1990: US04908836 (98 worldwide citation)

Data bits are decoded from a composite signal that is formed by coding multiple bit sequences with respective spreading codes, and transmitting the coded bit sequences simultaneously and asynchronously over a single channel in which the bit sequences are added. This decoding involves a metric in com ...


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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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Robert T Short, John M Parchem, David N Cutler: Method and apparatus for reducing the rate of interrupts by generating a single interrupt for a group of events. Microsoft Corporation, Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh & Whinston, January 13, 1998: US05708814 (84 worldwide citation)

A peripheral device interrupt controller maintains a count of pending interrupt events for a peripheral device up to a preset limit and times a preset delay interval from a first pending interrupt event or last interrupt servicing before asserting an interrupt request. When the interrupt request is ...


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David F Sorrells, Michael J Bultman, Robert W Cook, Jonathan S Jensen, Martin R Johnson, Richard C Looke, Charley D Moses Jr, Gregory S Rawlins, Michael W Rawlins, Robert T Short, Jamison L Young: DC offset, re-radiation, and I/Q solutions using universal frequency translation technology. ParkerVision, Sterne Kessler Goldstein and Fox P L L C, April 12, 2005: US06879817 (83 worldwide citation)

Methods, systems, and apparatuses for down-converting an electromagnetic (EM) signal by aliasing the EM signal, and applications thereof are described herein. Reducing or eliminating DC offset voltages and re-radiation generated when down-converting an electromagnetic (EM) signal is also described h ...