36. System Preferences

System preferences panes enable you to configure the operation of OS X to suit your needs. This chapter covers the following preferences panes:

Users & Groups enables you to set up user accounts and groups for computer and network access.

Parental Controls help you manage the way your children use the computer and Internet.

Date & Time enables you to set the date, time, time zone, and clock options.

Software Update lets you set options for Apple software updates.

Dictation & Speech enables you to set speech-related options.

Time Machine enables you to set up and configure ...

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