Windows 11 build 22000.51 desktop

Windows 11 build 22000.51: hands-on video with UI changes and features

VIDEO: An in-depth look at the first preview of Windows 11, including new desktop experience, File Explorer, Settings, and more.

Build 22000.51 is the first official preview of Windows 11 available for compatible devices in the Dev Channel, and it includes a lot of the improvements that Microsoft plans to release later this year.

In this hands-on video, we will get a closer look at the new overhauled desktop experience, including a new Start menu and a taskbar that now both use a centered and simplified design. We’ll look at the fresh take of Action Center that now is divided into Notification Center and Quick Settings, and you will find six new default themes and system sounds, and the startup sound makes a comeback.

The video walkthrough also highlights the updated File Explorer app, the entirely redesigned Settings app, and the new Microsoft Store. Furthermore, you will get a first look at the new Widgets feature, multitasking features like Snap layouts, Snap groups, and Desktops, and more.

Whether you are planning to install this preview or want to learn about Microsoft’s progress for its desktop operating system, you can watch this hands-on video that covers the most important changes available with Windows 11 build 22000.51.

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Mauro Huculak is a Windows How-To Expert who started Pureinfotech in 2010 as an independent online publication. He has also been a Windows Central contributor for nearly a decade. Mauro has over 14 years of experience writing comprehensive guides and creating professional videos about Windows and software, including Android and Linux. Before becoming a technology writer, he was an IT administrator for seven years. In total, Mauro has over 20 years of combined experience in technology. Throughout his career, he achieved different professional certifications from Microsoft (MSCA), Cisco (CCNP), VMware (VCP), and CompTIA (A+ and Network+), and he has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP for many years. You can follow him on X (Twitter), YouTube, LinkedIn and Email him at [email protected].