How the new Windows Start button may work

We’ve heard from one of our good sources that the Start button, as well as a new boot-straight-to-desktop option are included in the most recent internal “Milestone Preview” builds of Windows 8.1. What we haven’t heard is how this new Start button will work. While sources have emphasised that the Start button won’t work the way the current Windows Start button does — by opening up a Start menu — that’s about all we’ve heard.

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