How to Hide the Annoying Ping Menu in iTunes

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By Lowell Heddings on October 12th, 2010

iTunes 10 has a new social network built in, but sadly there’s not an easy way to just disable the whole thing entirely—you’ll need to resort to a command-line hack to get it done.

Just open up a command prompt and switch to your iTunes installation folder underneath the Program Files directory, and then run the following command:

iTunes.exe /setPrefInt hide-ping-dropdown 1

That’s all there is to it. Hit the link for the instructions for Mac users.

How to Hide the Ping Drop-Down in iTunes [Lifehacker]

Lowell Heddings, better known online as the How-To Geek, spends all his free time bringing you fresh geekery on a daily basis. You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 10/12/10
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