Cannot find the Start button

I just got a new compute66r with Windows 7.  My old computer has windows 7 and the Start button was clearly visible.   I can't find no start button in the status bar or anywhere else.  No idea what happened?

Heh - I looked the book that came with the computer and it is indeed Windows 8.  Windows key + X gave me, what I wanted and was told that it is Windows 8.

Thank you

Tom

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