Bill Gates: Sorry for Control-Alt-Delete

Bill Gates: Sorry for Control-Alt-Delete

Bill Gates: Sorry for Control-Alt-Delete

Speaking at the Bloomberg Global Business Forum, as recorded from about the 8:30 mark in this video, Gates looked a touch bemused when Carlyle Group co-founder and CEO David Rubenstein asked about the infamous three-finger salute. "Clearly the people involved should have put another key on in order to make that work", Gates told CNN. "A lot of machines these days do have that as a more obvious function", he added.

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has pledged to give more than half of his enormous wealth to philanthropy and helped make the personal computer a reality - but he can not live down the control-alt-delete keyboard function. "But the guy who did the IBM keyboard design didn't want to give us our single button", Gates said.

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"If I could make one small edit I would make that a single-key operation", said Gates.

It is not the first time Gates admitted to his disdain of Ctrl + Alt + Delete.

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Gates called this a "mistake" back in 2013. The co-founder of Microsoft has indeed apologized for this combination of keys, admitting it was a mistake. As ZDNet notes, IBM had designed it to be a complicated command that couldn't be accidentally triggered as a way to quickly reboot from the BIOS back in early 1980s.

On a more positive side, if this is the only regret Gates has about the world-changing software then it goes to show why the operating system was such a dominating success. They were trying to figure out how to tell somebody to start up one of their programs, and they had the answer.

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