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[Help Needed] Ideapad Y400 Dual Boot Mavericks & Windows 8.1

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Hello InsanelyMac forumers, Im CrackerzWave here. Recently I just bought a laptop which is Lenovo Ideapad Y400 , below is the spec


Windows 8.1
Intel® Core™ i7-3630QM (2.4GHz up to 3.4GHz, 6MB L3 Cache) 
RAM:4 (1x4096)
500G HDD
Nvidia GT750M 2GB DDR5



Bluetoooth 4.0
Speakers:SRS + JBL
USB:2 x 2.0; 1x 3.0
Battery: 6 Cells


Wifi card is Atheros AR9485


Many people said Hackintosh is hard to install at notebook because of Optimus. Althought this laptop have Intel and nvida gpu but it doesnt support optimus. 100% running Nvidia GPU GT750M


How to dual boot Mavericks  with Windows 8.1 GPT UEFI? I already have mavericks dmg and make the usb with ##### (does ##### ok)


How to make dual boot? How many partitions? Recommended Capasity?





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If you have problems with your used methods , please ask on the developers platform or the delevelopers themselves. This methods are not supported here.


Please read this: http://www.insanelym...ort-tonymacx86/ and this: http://www.insanelym...out-tonymacx86/


You can follow this guide: http://www.insanelym...-for-mavericks/ and try to use this tool: http://www.insanelym.../11-pandoraapp/ Try to find with the platform search  a working laptop with similar hardware.


Please put your hardware in your signature, like many others have done it here.


Have fun.

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