Month of December 2003 - Page Number 1

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    An improved communication system has been developed for use in mills and other production facilities. The system provides a scrolling message area that is updated with messages on regular intervals. Typically, the system uses computer monitors or display screens to present three elements: 1) a Corporate navigation bar...
    IPCOM000021186D | 2003-Dec-31
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    This invention solves the problem of detecting a Passthru card when inserted into a CPU socket. BIOS will need to know if there is a CPU present or a Passthru card present to properly set up the HyperTransport interfaces of the remaining CPU's. There are no known solutions to this problem.
    IPCOM000021185D | Original Publication Date: 2003-Dec-31
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    Automatically entering credit/debit card information into internet web forms
    IPCOM000021184D | Original Publication Date: 2003-Dec-31
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    Structuring Applications to allow hot code fixes while the application is running.
    IPCOM000021183D | Original Publication Date: 2003-Dec-31
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    A Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) receiver is used to determine the location of the PC and restrict access to one or more features based on a previously-defined security policy. The GPS receiver is bound to a secure and/or unique component of the PC (e.g., a Trusted Platform Module (TPM)) to ensure that the...
    IPCOM000021182D | Original Publication Date: 2003-Dec-31
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    Everyone who has browsed the Internet has encountered a broken link resulting in an HTTP 404 - Not Found error. Unfortunately, when a document is missing due to a broken link, there are not many currently implemented recovery solutions. Internet Explorer will search the Internet via the user's indicated favorite...
    IPCOM000021181D | Original Publication Date: 2003-Dec-31
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    Button pulldowns are buttons that have a pull down arrow next to them that allows the user to use a menu to change what the button will execute. For example, in Microsoft Word 2002, there is a button pulldown for font color. Clicking on the button will apply the font color selected, while clicking on the pull down...
    IPCOM000021180D | Original Publication Date: 2003-Dec-31
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    Often times there is not enough room within a window to display the entire length of a docked toolbar. The most useful way that this is currently over come is that a pull-down marker is added to the end of a truncated toolbar. This marker can be clicked and the remaining buttons on the toolbar will be revealed in a...
    IPCOM000021179D | Original Publication Date: 2003-Dec-31
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    Frames are not always the favored display methodology of users. Frames impose many constraints on how a document is displayed that may be functionally superior in the mind of the layout's architect, however, may not serve the purpose of each particular user. Many websites, for example, offer framed and non-framed...
    IPCOM000021178D | Original Publication Date: 2003-Dec-31
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    To facilitate the addition of new functions to a PC System a portion of the memory address space was set aside for add-in programs which were typically added by using a nonvolatile memory such as a ROM resident on an adapter card. A header was required in order to be recognized during a scan performed during Power On...
    IPCOM000021177D | Original Publication Date: 2003-Dec-31