Bill Gates calls Ctrl-Alt-Del a mistake

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Friday, September 27, 2013

King 5: Bill Gates admitted in front of a live audience that the three-key logon system known as "Ctrl-Alt-Del" was a mistake.

“We could have had a single button, but the guy that did the IBM keyboard design didn’t want to give us our single button and so we had, we programmed a low level that you had to … it was a mistake,” said Gates, throwing up his hands in surrender.

The answer brought laughter and applause from the audience.

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