It’s a shortcut all Windows users know. A frozen program? Slow performance? The first move is, of course, holding down those three keys — Control-Alt-Delete. It’s a three-finger move to get to the task manager or get to a log-in screen, and Microsoft founder Bill Gates now admits the rather clunky command was a mistake.
When asked who came up with the shortcut during an interview at Harvard University this week, Gates said “it was a mistake.”