Microsoft highlights start button return at Build
The start button will be back in Microsoft's next Windows release, though it's not the feature it was before Windows 8.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer highlighted the return of the start button on Windows 8 at its Build developers conference Wednesday in San Francisco.
The news got a round of applause from the audience, but. Ballmer said users can also boot to the desktop and the Start screen has been tweaked to see many applications at a glance.
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