three finger salute

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and TFS
  1. n. & comp. abb.
    The keyboard keys Control, Alternate, Delete pressed at the same time when a program fails under the Windows operating system. (This is a play on one-finger salute,the digitus impudicus.) : I had to give the TFS twice before the program would run.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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