launching pad for applications
A feature of Windows 95 and 98 located the task bar. Clicking the button marked "Start" opens a popup menu that makes Help, the Run command, settings, find, shutdown, a list of programs (actually, program shortcuts) and a list of recently accessed documents available for you to run with a single click. For some items (such as the Documents item), a submenu opens to the side of the main item to display the list of choices. You can configure the Start menu to specify which programs are available to run from it.
Lets you start tasks. Holds the same items as the Apple Menu, but sometimes calls them different things. Windows only.
A button on the Taskbar which displays a list of commands or other menus.
A menu in Windows that allows easy access to frequently used files and applications.
A menu that displays when you click in the Start button. You click on a selection in the Start menu to start programs, open documents, or find files.
The menu of options that appears when you click Start. From the Start menu you can load programs & files, find help, change settings, find programs, or shut down.
A set of menus which appear when you click on the Start Button in Windows, which you can customise to suit your own preferences. Most programs will automatically add themselves to the Start Menu when you install them.
This menu will be visible on the desktop. Clicking on the Start Menu with the mouse will open programs, view documents you recently had open, and shutdown the computer.
The main Windows menu that is used to start programs.
The button in the lower left hand corner of your screen. You use this to get to almost any application.
On Microsoft Windows® PCs it enables you to activate programs by using menu icons. The Start Button, located at the bottom left corner of the monitor screen, presents information via expandable menus menus.
On Windows systems (post 3.1), the Start button is on the lower left-hand side of your screen. Clicking the Start button pops up a menu that lets you perform basic tasks such as starting programs changing settings and shutting down the system.
The menu in the lower left-hand corner of your screen which contains the Help menu, the Find menu, Settings, Control Panels, and various shortcuts.
In MS Windows, the menu that appears when you click the Start button in the taskbar.
The menu that appears when you click the button labelled Start at the bottom of your screen, on the Taskbar.
The Start Menu and Start Button are user interface elements in the Microsoft Windows product line, which serve as the central launching point for applications. The Start Button is visible at all times on the left or top side of the taskbar.