Bringing back the start button in force

Windows Surface

Six ways to trigger Start. Can you find them all?
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There are so many ways to activate the Start menu on the Windows Surface. Windows 8.1 now has so many ways to get to our beloved feature.
I noticed six ways when playing with a Surface in the Windows Store.

The Surface isn’t too hard to use and feels hefty in a good way, but I’m not about to ditch my Macbook Air for one just yet.


I have counted the mouse click and finger tap as separate ways to invoke Start.