Password protected modular computer method and device

  • US RE41,961 E1
  • Filed: 10/12/2004
  • Issued: 11/23/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/30/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A computer module, said module comprising:

  • an enclosure, said enclosure being insertable into a console;

    a central processing unit in said enclosure, said central processing unit comprising a microprocessor based integrated circuit chip;

    a hard disk drive in said enclosure, said hard disk drive being coupled to said central processing unit; and

    a programmable memory device in said enclosure, said programmable memory device being configurable to store a password for preventing a possibility of unauthorized use of said hard disk drive.

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