Portable computer and method for providing wireless network accessibility status

  • US 20040097257A1
  • Filed: 10/23/2003
  • Published: 05/20/2004
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/14/2002
  • Status: Abandoned Application
First Claim
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1. A portable computer including a power supplying part and a wireless communication part receiving and transmitting a wireless signal through a wireless communication service network, comprising:

  • a displaying part;

    a selection part to select displaying a wireless accessibility to the wireless service network;

    a BIOS memory storing a network accessing routine determining the wireless accessibility based on the wireless signal received by the wireless communicating part; and

    a controller controlling the power supplying part to supply power to the displaying part, the wireless communication part and the BIOS memory to execute the network accessing routine, according to the selection to display the wireless accessibility through the selection part while the power to the portable computer is turned off, and controlling the displaying part to display the wireless accessibility.

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