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Mac OS X and Windows XP compared

System Preferences

Equivalent to Windows' Control Panel, users depend upon Mac OS X's System Preferences application to change desktop configuration settings.

System Preferences is accessed most often by clicking its icon from the Mac toolbar.

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Erik Eckel owns and operates two technology companies. As a managing partner with Louisville Geek, he works daily as an IT consultant to assist small businesses in overcoming technology challenges and maximizing IT investments. He is also president o...