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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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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 ...