Microsoft patents granted on 09 May 2006

30 US patents granted on 09 May 2006 and assigned to Microsoft

1 7,043,734 Component self-deactivation while client holds a returned reference
2 7,043,733 Server application components with control over state duration
3 7,043,664 Firmware recovery
4 7,043,637 On-disk file format for a serverless distributed file system
5 7,043,613 Software management systems and methods for automotive computing devices
6 7,043,572 Method and system for providing a peripheral service to a host computing device
7 7,043,566 Entity event logging
8 7,043,545 System and method for restricting data transfers and managing software components of distributed computers
9 7,043,540 Systems and methods for uniquely and persistently identifying networks
10 7,043,522 Unbounded computing space
11 7,043,514 System and method adapted to facilitate dimensional transform
12 7,043,506 Utility-based archiving
13 7,043,498 System and method for connecting to a set of phrases joining multiple schemas
14 7,043,477 Navigating media content via groups within a playlist
15 7,043,422 Method and apparatus for distribution-based language model adaptation
16 7,043,400 Testing using policy-based processing of test results
17 7,043,385 Method of achieving high color fidelity in a digital image capture device and a capture device incorporating same
18 7,043,214 Tower discovery and failover
19 7,043,079 “Don’t care” pixel interpolation
20 7,043,050 Software anti-piracy systems and methods utilizing certificates with digital content
21 7,043,015 Methods for point compression for Jacobians of hyperelliptic curves
22 7,042,526 Worldwide television tuning system with country code based tuning
23 7,042,460 Method and apparatus for rasterizing in a hierarchical tile order
24 7,042,456 Modeling and rendering of realistic feathers
25 7,042,441 Input device including a scroll wheel assembly for manipulating an image in multiple directions
26 D520,555 Type font
27 D520,554 Type font
28 D520,514 Icon for a display screen
29 D520,513 Set of icons for a computer screen
30 D520,512 Portion of an image for a display screen