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Mac OS X Lion: Visual QuickStart Guide by Maria Langer

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30. System Preferences Basics

In This Chapter:

Getting Started with System Preferences

Locking & Unlocking Preference Settings

Customizing System Preferences

One of the great things about Mac OS is the way it can be customized to look and work the way you want it to.

Many customization options can be set with the System Preferences application. That’s where you’ll find a variety of preferences panes, each containing settings for a part of Mac OS.

System Preferences panes are discussed in detail in the following chapters. This chapter provides an overview of System Preferences, with information about how they’re organized and how you can access them. It also explains how you can lock preferences to prevent accidental or unauthorized changes to ...

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