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The Mysterious Case of the Dissapearance of the Start Menu.

Missing Start Menu 2013

This report is being filed into the investigation as to why the Start Menu and Bar went missing.This investigation began in the year 2009 and spanned 4 years and 3 days. We begin by listing out in reverse chronological order our findings on disappearance of the Start Menu. The aim is to understand the complex chain of events,people involved and the reasons that resulted in the disappearance of the Start Menu.

The start menu and bar went missing and never was found.Fakes who claimed to be the Start Menu came forward in multiple numbers.Some say that the below chronology of events had a direct impact and the disappearance was targeted at the Mouse Industry of which the Start Menu was a key proponent.Some say the Original Start Menu may return ?  Only time will tell.

12-11-2012:   Steven Sinofsky left Microsoft on November 12, 2012 without the Start Menu.

26-10-2012Microsoft launched Windows 8 ( without Start Menu) and the Microsoft Surface.

18-06-2012: Microsoft announced the Microsoft Surface, the first computer in the company’s history to have its hardware made by Microsoft themselves.Microsoft Surface is a series of tablets designed and marketed by Microsoft. It was announced on June 18, 2012, by Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer at Milk Studios in Los Angeles

05-01-2012Microsoft officially announced support for ARM chipsets in the next version of Windows at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show. (Windows RT)

13-09-2011: Microsoft unveiled new Windows 8 features and improvements on the first day of the BUILD conference.

01-06-2011: Microsoft officially unveiled Windows 8’s new user interface as well as additional features at the Taipei Computex 2011 in Taipei (Taiwan) by Mike Angiulo and at the D9 conference in California (United States) by Julie Larson-Green and Microsoft’s Windows President Steven Sinofsky.This is when it was first reported that the Start Menu was missing.People began to look for it but it was never found.

03-04-2010: Apple release first iPad

2009: Windows 8 development started before Windows 7 had shipped  in 2009.

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