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Windows 7: Why did MS remove the Windows orb at startup in Win 7 ?

20 Jan 2010   #1
JordanJP

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Why did MS remove the Windows orb at startup in Win 7 ?

Hey

I've been curious for a while as to why MS decided to remove the start orb from Windows 7 ?

I liked it in Vista.

It's too bad


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20 Jan 2010   #2
valtonray

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the general idea from reviewers is they wanted to distinguish windows 7 from vista to avoid a negative image.
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20 Jan 2010   #3
WalkerA WinTeam

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by JordanJP View Post
I've been curious for a while as to why MS decided to remove the start orb from Windows 7 ?
Are you talking about the Start menu button in the Taskbar? or the boot sequence logo? Because the Taskbar still has the orb, it just doesn't protrude anymore. Why they changed it, I have no idea... valtonray's comment sounds accurate.

Cheers,

Walker
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20 Jan 2010   #4
Zidane24

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Actually it was because it needlessly increased the boot time...so...why do it
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21 Jan 2010   #5
jamesvdm

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Zidane24 View Post
Actually it was because it needlessly increased the boot time...so...why do it
Correct answer.
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21 Jan 2010   #6
Zidane24

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jamesvdm View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Zidane24 View Post
Actually it was because it needlessly increased the boot time...so...why do it
Correct answer.
The proof for this answer comes from the Engineering Windows articles...have a look through them and you will see
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21 Jan 2010   #7
valtonray

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Zidane24 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jamesvdm View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Zidane24 View Post
Actually it was because it needlessly increased the boot time...so...why do it
Correct answer.
The proof for this answer comes from the Engineering Windows articles...have a look through them and you will see
great work
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