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Does Your PC Really Need a SysRq Button Anymore?

January 14th, 2010 01:00 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

An anonymous reader writes “Ever wondered what the SysRq key on your keyboard does? Lenovo has decided it’s so rarely used that it has started removing the key from some new Thinkpad Edge laptops. We already know that Lenovo are something of the fastidious scientists when it comes to keyboard design. Last time they fiddled with the age-old key layout, it was after painstaking research to count exactly how many times users press the Delete and Escape keys. Now it seems another relic of computer keyboards is starting to disappear.”

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