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.


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


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