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Chapter 3. Making Your Programs Do What ... > How to Start a Program - Pg. 20

Making Your Programs Do What You Want Them to Do 20 How to Start a Program If you're interested in starting a program, then you might think that the Start button in the lower-left corner of the screen would be a promising place to begin. If so, give yourself a pat on the back (or have a nearby loved one do it) because that's exactly right. Go ahead and use your mouse to point at the Start button and then click. As you can see in Figure 3.1, Windows XP responds by tossing a rather large box onto the screen. This is called the Start menu , and you'll be visiting this particular place a lot in your Windows XP travels.