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Component Authentication

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000032461D
Original Publication Date: 2004-Nov-05
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Nov-05

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

The basis of this disclosure is to use a "check sum" or similar method to allow a system unit to recognise authentic components when installed into the system. If an unapproved or counterfeit component is added, a warning will be flagged to the user or system administrator