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Bill Gates: CTRL-ALT-DEL Was a Mistake, Originally Wanted a Single Button

Sounds like that would've been a bigger mistake

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Microsoft chairman Bill Gates acknowledged that the "CTRL-ALT-DEL" means of logging into your Windows PC was a mistake, although done with the best of intentions.

Gates, interviewed at Harvard University last week, said that the awkward three-finger combination was actually implemented for security purposes.