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Getting Started: Improve instructions on opening a terminal

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### Installing Rails
-Open up a command line prompt. On a mac this is called terminal, on windows it is called command prompt. Any commands prefaced with a dollar sign `$` should be run in the command line. Verify sure you have a current version of Ruby installed:
+Open up a command line prompt. On Mac OS X open Terminal.app, on Windows choose
+"Run" from your Start menu and type 'cmd.exe'. Any commands prefaced with a
+dollar sign `$` should be run in the command line. Verify sure you have a
+current version of Ruby installed:
```bash
$ ruby -v

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