Patent Number: 6,170,064

Title: Computer and a method for displaying the time of using system

Abstract: The present invention relates to a device, a computer, and a method displaying a total quantity of time that a system has been in use and comprises a storing part having a control program and a time-storing field, a central processing unit updating data indicating the total time-in-use stored in the storing part per a predetermined time period, and outputting a control signal making the updated data become displayed, in accordance with the control program of the storing part, and a displaying part displaying a time corresponding to the time data stored in the storing part in accordance with the control signal of the central processing unit. The present invention provides effects that the total quantity of time that a system has been used can be known, and the remaining time available for the life of the system can be estimated. In other words, the total quantity of time elapsed while the computer system has been in use can be stored, updated, and displayed.

Inventors: Lee; Jae-Soon (Suwon, KR)

Assignee: SamSung Electronics Co., Ltd.

International Classification: G06F 11/34 (20060101); G06F 11/32 (20060101); G06F 001/14 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018