H1B Extension beyond 6 years

I got my H1B in Feb 2005 however never entered the country for first 22 months as I did not get an opportunity to visit my company here in US. Eventually I came here in Jan 2007. When does my 6 year period start? Feb of 2005 or when I first entered the US in Jan 2007?

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ANSWER: 

H-1 starts on the date you ENTER USA.

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