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RSS FeedsCheck out the simple, fascinating origin story of Ctrl+Alt+Delete
(Windows Phone Central)

 
 

12 october 2018 18:56:01

 
Check out the simple, fascinating origin story of Ctrl+Alt+Delete
(Windows Phone Central)
 




Here`s how what is perhaps the most iconic key combination in computing history got its start. Ctrl+Alt+Delete. It`s the one key combination that practically everyone, including your tech-challenged family members, knows as the go-to for getting out of sticky situations with an unresponsive PC. But how did that specific combinations come to be? The story starts with an IBM engineer in 1980, on a quest to solve the problem of how to quickly reset the IBM PC he was working on without having to go through a lengthy system reset. YouTube channel `Great Big Story` has a great video that covers the whole story with the engineer that created the iconic key combination, Dr. Dave Bradley, and you can get the full scoop above. ...
 
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