Retargeting a captured image to new hardware while in a pre-boot environment

  • US 7,565,517 B1
  • Filed: 09/09/2004
  • Issued: 07/21/2009
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/03/2002
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A computer-implemented method for retargeting a captured image for new hardware, comprising:

  • identifying an image captured from a source computer;

    obtaining target computer information, the target computer information identifying new hardware for a target computer that is not presently installed on the source computer; and

    while in a pre-boot environment, modifying the image to match the new hardware identified in the target computer information.

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