Hide unwanted System Preferences options in OS X Lion

If you find the options in System Preferences overwhelming, you can selectively hide those unwanted options from displaying.

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Open System Preferences app. Click and hold on the “Show All” button to reveal a drop down menu. Select “Customize‚Ķ” at the bottom of the menu.

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From the customize screen, uncheck those options that you want to hide, and then click the “Done” button to save the changes.