Microsoft patents granted on 25 January 2011

38 US patents granted on 25 January 2011 and assigned to Microsoft

1 7,877,802 System and method for proactive computer virus protection
2 7,877,797 Non-intrusive background synchronization when authentication is required
3 7,877,760 Distributed hardware state management in virtual machines
4 7,877,757 Work item event monitor for procession of queued events
5 7,877,731 Formatting and viewing source objects
6 7,877,694 Hosted notifications templates
7 7,877,693 Application sharing security
8 7,877,686 Dynamically displaying current status of tasks
9 7,877,567 Transporting image files
10 7,877,553 Sharing volume data via shadow copies using differential areas
11 7,877,424 Quota enforcement with transacted file systems
12 7,877,420 Methods and systems for incorporating meta-data in document content
13 7,877,417 Method and apparatus for exchanging data with a database
14 7,877,404 Query classification based on query click logs
15 7,877,397 Extensible command execution for entity data model platform
16 7,877,385 Information retrieval using query-document pair information
17 7,877,384 Scoring relevance of a document based on image text
18 7,877,383 Ranking and accessing definitions of terms
19 7,877,374 Statistics adjustment to improve query execution plans
20 7,877,358 Replacing system hardware
21 7,877,349 Methods and apparatus for evaluating semantic proximity
22 7,877,341 Self-adaptive data pre-fetch by artificial neuron network
23 7,877,281 Method and apparatus for component plan analysis under uncertainty
24 7,877,267 Processing gasoline price data in a networked environment
25 7,877,264 Intelligent trust management method and system
26 7,877,256 Time synchronous decoding for long-span hidden trajectory model
27 7,877,251 Document translation system
28 7,877,117 Method for maintaining wireless network response time while saving wireless adapter power
29 7,877,080 Public access point
30 7,876,902 Distribution of encrypted software update to reduce attack window
31 7,876,896 RTP payload format
32 7,876,786 Dynamic time-spectrum block allocation for cognitive radio networks
33 7,876,735 Transmitting a communication from a wireless access point indicating available networks and their capabilities
34 7,876,721 Sleep scheduling for geographically distributed network nodes
35 7,876,424 Distance estimation based on image contrast
36 7,876,379 Methods and apparatuses for facilitating processing of interlaced video images for progressive video displays
37 7,874,496 Optically readable tag
38 7,874,495 Reducing a visible presence of an optically readable tag