What i thinking when i created Ctrl, Alt and Delete
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates regrets about the button to reboot pc manually with Control, Alt, and Delete Shortcut created by gates to reboot any windows pc. Gates regrets about the control, alt, and delete the shortcut to any window. if he could go back in time, there will be something intuitive than two handed interrupt process.
Bill Gates has confessed that he regrets installation of the Ctrl+Alt+Delete command on Windows computers. The Microsoft founder said that he would have replaced it with a single button option if he could go back.Gates made the comment at the Bloomberg Global Business Forum on Wednesday. When asked by David Rubenstein, co-founder, and CEO of the Carlyle Group about the popular three finger command, Gates confessed that he would have changed it if it was possible.
“I am not sure you can go back and change the small things in your life without putting the other things at risk…sure, if I could make one small edit I would make that a single key operation,” Gates said, further adding that “a lot of machines nowadays do have that (single button) as a more obvious function.”Bill Gates further blamed the IBM developers for what he thought was a mistake. “We could have had a single button, but the guy who did the IBM keyboard design didn’t want to give us our single button. We programmed at a low level, it was a mistake,” he said.
The Ctrl+Alt+Delete command is used to lock or log into a Personal Computer. It is widely accepted that the popular command option was developed by David Bradley of IBM. The command was in fact not originally meant for end-users but ended up becoming an integral part of the day to day operations.
The three-key combination is used to launch task manager on Microsoft computers, allowing users to shut down programmes that have frozen or reboot the system. It was originally developed by IBM engineer David Bradley to enable employees to restart their computers – and was never intended for public use.