Thread: Control-C, etc
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Old 11th Jun 2021, 1:33 am   #14
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Default Re: Control-C, etc

Originally Posted by TonyDuell View Post
Ctrl-Alt-Del is picked up by the ROM BIOS keyboard driver of the very first PC (IBM 5150) and effectively causes a reset (look at the routine at address EA71 in the BIOS listing of the PC Techref on bitsavers, page 367 of the .pdf).
The equivalent on the Apple IIe was Ctrl-Open Apple-Reset. I'd never used a II and only once touched a II Europlus, but apparently on those models Reset alone performed the same function.
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