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Win7 to ML on HP Envy 17 (Hackintosh Noob)

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Rufus Sweetwater

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Here's my specs for my HP Envy 17 Laptop.

Operating System - Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1

Microsoft Windows 8 Professional 64-bit (Dual Boot)


CPU - Intel Core i7 2630QM @ 2.00GHz

Sandy Bridge 32nm Technology


RAM - 16.0 GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 665MHz

Motherboard - Hewlett-Packard 159B

Graphics - Radeon HD 6850M (HP)

Intel HD Graphics


Network - Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6200 AGN + Bluetooth (Wireless Radio)

Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller (Ethernet Port)


Hard Drives - 699GB Hitachi HTS727575A9E364

Audio - IDT High Definition Audio CODEC (Beats Audio)

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What would be the best (or easiest) way to install Mountain Lion on this laptop?

I am currently going through http://bit.ly/UWBkGP [[GUIDE] A fast and easy way to install Mountain Lion] and not sure if I can use this method because of the support of Gigabyte Motherboard. If their's a way to support my HP motherboard then please let me know.

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Use any tutorial that explains how to use a USB flash drive for the installer. Add these boot arguments: cpus=1 GraphicsEnabler=No. Get a USB 3.0 kext. I used Modbin's modified LeCie 3.0 kext and it worked great. You need to add ps2 kexts and most people have had issues with tapping/clicking but, once you boot to the installer, you'll need a USB mouse and keyboard anyway. So far, I haven't gotten wifi to work. I'm looking for a replacement card for the Centrino Advanced N 6235. Has anyone found a good replacement wifi card?

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@mnfesq
Where do u get the Modbin's modified LeCie 3.0 kext from? I've NEC/Renesas USB 3.0...



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Sorry man... I seldomly read forum's rule coz as far as I remembered, most of the forums I joined don't have the 'reciting any other tools or whatever methods from others' limitation... But then, you are right... I've read this forum's rule before, and it stated in there... Just forgot about it coz it has been a while since my last post... Anyway, thanx for reminding me :thumbsup_anim:
Edited my post already... Ehehehe...

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Please man, read Rules of forum , edit your post, no Tonymac and your software here!!!!!





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