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Bill Gates regrets Control-Alt-Delete

Bill Gates regrets Control-Alt-Delete”

While most of us have grown accustomed to the combination, turns out Microsoft founder Bill Gates isn't a big fan of Control+ALT+Delete. His net worth is $86 billion.

"I may have invented it, but Bill made it famous", Bradley said - leaving Gates, also sitting on the stage, looking somewhere between bemused and annoyed.

Bill Gates poses with Windows 3.0, the 1990 operating system that introduced "control-alt-delete" to Windows.Microsoft ArchiveBill Gates, the Microsoft co-founder and the world's richest man, is not usually one to look back.

As he did some years ago, Gates pinned the blame on the IBM engineers responsible for the IBM PC keyboard at the time.

"I'm not sure you can go back and change the small things in your life without putting the other things at risk", Gates explained at the Bloomberg Global Business Forum when asked about his views on the CTRL+ALT+DEL combination. Apple users, however, can perform similar actions through a single button.

On Mac computers, users can press a single key to log in. But the guy who designed the keyboard IBM did not want to give us a single button, "he then lamented during an event held at Harvard university".

Control-Alt-Delete is also the combination of keys used to force the computer to quit when it freezes.

This is why Bill Gates has apologized. The couple teamed up with dignitaries like President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in NY on Wednesday to promote their new Goalkeepers report, which tracks progress on the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals.



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