NEW YORK (CNN) - Bill Gates is sorry that he made it so annoying to log in to your computer.
The billionaire Microsoft co-founder admitted Wednesday the Control-Alt-Delete function used to start up Windows computers is an awkward maneuver.
Gates was on a panel at the Bloomberg Global Business Forum in New York City when he was asked about it.
"The IBM PC hardware keyboard only had one way that it could get a guaranteed interrupt generated. Clearly the people involved should have put another key on in order to make that work," Gates said. "If I can make one small edit I'd make that a single key operation."
It's a confession Gates has made before.
In 2013, he blamed IBM for the issue.
Back then he said, "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."
On Mac computers, users can press a single key to log in.
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