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Ctrl-Alt-Delete Defenders Tell Bill Gates It Wasn't A Mistake


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Control-Alt-Delete function

Those are the hands of David Bradley, an original member of the IBM PC team and the inventor of the control-alt-delete function, hitting the right keys.

Credit: Bob Jordan/AP

The news that Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates now says it was a mistake to long ago force Windows PC users to type "Ctrl-Alt-Delete" at start-up is getting tons of attention because his public mea culpas are rather rare.

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