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Who invented control-alt-delete? [closed]

This goes back to the early PC days when somebody coded into the first IBM PC BIOS that when you press control, alt and delete at the same time the machine would reboot. This keyboard combination has ...
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What is written on the side of the 'mystery key' on a IBM PC 3180 keyboard?

What is written on the side of the 'mystery key' on an IBM PC 3180 keyboard? To be more specific, I'm talking about the text seen here...
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Purpose of a “mystery key” on an IBM PC 3270 keyboard

A colleague has just come into possession of a large number of IBM PC 3270 keyboards (don't ask!). These keyboards have a number of very interesting looking keys, but the one that most intrigued us ...