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10.3: Easily install and remove custom Preference panes Install
You can now install (and remove) custom System Preference panes, ie; Diablotin, MenuMeters, etc., by dragging them into (and using a contextual menu to remove) of the open System Preferences window. To install, simply drag the new Preference pane to the System Preferences window. You will be asked whether you wish to install the pane for all users or just the current user; make your choice and click Install. To remove, simply control-click on the pane and select "Remove..." from the pop-up menu.

Note: This does not work with PreferencePanes installed with the system.

[robg adds: It also only works for "simple" preference panes that don't install any extra bits. For example, USB Overdrive installs a kernel extension. Removing the pane in this manner will not remove the kernel extension -- it just removes the pane itself. To remove all the bits of more complex panes, you'll want to run the uninstaller that (hopefully) came on the installation disk.]
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10.3: Easily install and remove custom Preference panes
Authored by: Typhoon14 on Oct 25, '03 12:53:58AM

You don't even have to drag them into the system preferences window. Just double-clicking a .prefpane file has the same effect.

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