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Is it a Start button or an Orb?

Q: Your book, Windows 7 For Dummies, uses the term “Start” button for the button that launches the Start menu. As I understand it, the term “Start button” was changed in Vista (and continues in Windows 7), and the button is now called the “Orb.”  That’s one reason why the word “Start” no longer appears […]