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The Evolution of Windows Icons

Mouse

Even though the scroll button was added to the mouse in the Windows 9x timeframe, it didn’t show up in the icon until Windows XP.

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By Greg Shultz

Greg Shultz is a freelance Technical Writer. Previously, he has worked as Documentation Specialist in the software industry, a Technical Support Specialist in educational industry, and a Technical Journalist in the computer publishing industry.