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Presenting the multi-capability and entirely useful OSx86 Tools Utility, brought to you by our very own ~pcwiz! This utility combines a variety of common tasks, hacks, and commands into one program with an easy-to-use user interface, designed to be helpful to both Hackint0sh newbies and seasoned sages. Actively undergoing the final stages of beta development, OSx86 Tools Utility is now open for public testing in order to find and fix any remaining bugs.

Currently implemented functions include:

* Repair Permissions
* Set permissions for Extensions folder
* Clear Extensions cache
* Run CRON Maintenance Scripts
* Backup Extensions
* Restore Extensions backup
* Backup kernel
* Install or restore kernel
* Force shutdown computer
* Force restart computer
* Install kext (one at a time) to any drive
* Running FDISK on Partitions/Disks
* Installing EFI v8 by netkas
* Installing Chameleon (fake EFI implementation) by zef
* Install standard Darwin (no EFI) bootloader
* Add EFI boot strings
* Add kernel flags, quietboot, timeout, and graphics mode to com.apple.Boot.plist
* View PCI Device/Vendor information and IDs
* Nice new GUI screen for viewing device IDs (LSPCI)
* Minor bugs fixed, Restart buttons added
* Restore System to Factory Defaults
* About this Mac modifier (not zephy's, this is a different one of our own, set CPU, RAM, and Image!)
* Clear User Application Cache
* Clear System Application Cache
* Update Prebindings
* New version of Chameleon (1.0.11)
* A new icon (DiaboliK's icon with Paranoid Marvin mod)
* Self updater
* Built in application help
* Touch Extensions Folder
* Enable/Disable Quartz GL

Latest Screenshot:

Attached File  newestdesign.jpg   108.71KB   5553 downloads

So what are you waiting for? Download OSx86 Tools Utility now, and report feedback to ~pcwiz!

Important Links:

Official Homepage
Google Code Project Page
OSx86 Tools Utility Forum Thread

Download the Latest Release:

OSX86Tools_1.0.148.zip

Report Bugs:

Bug Tracker



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this is probably one of the most sickest utilities for us Hackintosh users yet, making it easy for anyone, Its soon coming to a close with hacking Mac OSX for PC. 2 more days till EFI-X, this and soon we will have an ultimate hack, my bad not a hack but a real Mac. Epic 6/21/08 and 6/23/08

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Thanks for FPNing the article REVENGE :D Good job on the writing :D Hope everyone finds OSx86 Tools useful!

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Really awesome that all the hack(read mac)-people do those nice GUI-s to do power-user tasks. Keep up the great work!

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Thanks for FPNing the article REVENGE :D Good job on the writing :D Hope everyone finds OSx86 Tools useful!


Thanks for making the hackint0sh life easier for us man. :P

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Thank you very much PCwiz and KEEP GOING!.:(

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PCWiz, amazing work, great job man, can't wait to install and report.

keep them coming we love your work.

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Thanks for the comments everyone. {censored} just sent me the idea for localizations, so I will be adding more languages :( If you want a localization in your language, then just send me the (localized) files :)

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Sunday just found a purpose!

I exaggerate but good job good sir. Nicely done! :)

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Thanks alot dude, awesome work !

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I gotta say that screen shot looks fantastic.

Now we only need a Windows version :)

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Thanks for FPNing the article REVENGE :) Good job on the writing :) Hope everyone finds OSx86 Tools useful!


dude PCwiz excellent program would be pretty cool in a future version of this adding another feature where you can edit the stuff in system profiler like model, motherboard and all that. that would be awesome good program again btw

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dude PCwiz excellent program would be pretty cool in a future version of this adding another feature where you can edit the stuff in system profiler like model, motherboard and all that. that would be awesome good program again btw


That would be relatively easy to do, except most of that info comes from the AppleSMBIOS.kext, and to be able to do that, you would have to have an editable version of AppleSMBIOS.kext where you can set the values in info.plist, for example, mac.nub's SMBIOS rev.6 and Duvel3000's modified mac.nub SMBIOS.

Mebster,

I am making a Windows version that has one big button in the middle that can simulate a BSOD :) jk

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Yeah, would be great if more users can do it. :)
Lets move on guys.

Im still making it here, but here is a sneak peek (no "cute preview" yet, lol)
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Thanks for the comments everyone. {censored} just sent me the idea for localizations, so I will be adding more languages :lol: If you want a localization in your language, then just send me the (localized) files :)



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Yeah, would be great if more users can do it. :lol:
Lets move on guys.

Im still making it here, but here is a sneak peek (no "cute preview" yet, lol)
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Lookin' good {censored}, even though I can't understand anything :)

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Wow this looks nice!

Is Quartz GL what is also known as 'QE' when people say 'QE/CI'???

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Wow this looks nice!

Is Quartz GL what is also known as 'QE' when people say 'QE/CI'???


As i know,
Quartz GL is the same thing of "Quartz 2d Extreme" from Tiger.

But in 10.5 Apple rename it to Quartz GL, and this is not really the same thing
but gives you a boost on graphics performance IF your card has support for this.

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Nope, QE is "Quartz Extreme". Wouldn't that be nice to have full QE/CI support at the touch of a button? :D BTW, {censored} has asked me to mention that if you enable Quartz GL on an unsupported graphics card, the next time you reboot, loginwindow.app will crash and you won't be able to get into OS X. Solution to fix it if it accidentally happens:

1) Boot with -v -s
2) Run these commands:

/sbin/mount -uw /
defaults write /Library/Preferences/com.apple.windowserver QuartzGLEnabled boolean -NO
reboot

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Tried it! Love it! Thanks PCWiz!!!

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QUOTE(^_^ @ Jun 21 2008, 09:17 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Tried it! Love it! Thanks PCWiz!!![/quote]

Dammit, who let users be named emoticons?? :D





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