Microsoft Patents Operating System Shutdown

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Sep 2, 2010 12:34 PM EDT
ConceivablyTech; By Wolfgang Gruener
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Microsoft just received confirmation of a patent that hands the company the intellectual property of shutting an operating system down. I can’t quite recall how often Microsoft ha stalked about a faster way to shut down its operating system. It is part of the pitch of virtually every new operating system and it has remained an annoyance that it can take quite some time until the software in fact closes running applications and the operating system itself.

[Linux does this already no? - Scott]

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OMG!!! Why do they just patent the computer?!?!? JaseP 3 755 Sep 3, 2010 7:15 PM

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