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Method to reliably detect unauthorized changes to protected partitions on personal computer hard disk.

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000015732D
Original Publication Date: 2002-Jun-11
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-21

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

A method is disclosed that provides a method of detecting that a "Parties" partition has been unlocked during unsecure (operating system) system operation. Over the years, there have been schemes to make certain portions of a personal computer's hard disk isolated from the operating systems regular disk space. One example would be the IBM PS/2 Reference