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FOX on Tech: Bill Gates Admits Design Mistake [VIDEO]

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A common keyboard function PC users have loved to hate is now being called a mistake by Bill Gates.

FOX News Radio’s Bill Vitka explains:

Audio clip:

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Bill Gates is finally owning up to what the rest of us already know. Why we needed Control-Alt-Delete to log on to our PC machines? Gates says that three finger step, maybe it wasn’t such a good idea:

Gates: “We could have had a single button ah, that the guy who did the IBM keyboard design didn’t want to give us our single button. And so we had, we programmed a little level that you had to… It, it was a mistake (laughter)

Gates’ confession came during an interview at Harvard. The early interface was intended as a security measure. But that hand stretching key combo remains to access a variety of other PC functions.

Bill Vitka, FOX News Radio.

Watch the VIDEO below from Bill Gates’ Harvard interview:

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