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  1. Finder Up

    Until I installed Mojave, I used an app called Finder Up-button v1.0 to provide an "up" button for navigation in Finder.  To me, the back button alone is inadequate and I like the level up button that comes in Windows Explorer.  The Finder Up-button stopped working in Mojave and, beside, used the graphics style that ended with Mavericks.  The one I developed is really amateurish but it looks pretty good.  It also has a bug in that it gives an error message when you  try to use it in the root directory of a drive.  I have no objection to anyone who wants to improve on this and post it in this thread.  Likewise, it would be nice to have one for macOS dark appearance.  Hopefully, this will get the ball rolling.  To use it, put it in Applications (or anywhere else you want).  Then, open Finder, select customize and drag it from Applications (or the folder of your choice) to the toolbar in the location of your choosing.  I put mine next to the forward and back navigation buttons.

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  2. Mojave MBR HFS Firmware Check Patch

    Patched OSInstaller.framework to allow macOS 10.14 installation on MBR HFS+J partition.
     
    To use those patched files you must follow HowTo to create an USB installer. You can't just run the app downloaded from Mac App Store.
    The patch is made base on 落下爱@pcbeta 10.10.x MBR patch method, and more patch for 10.14 HFS Firmware check by crazybirdy.
     
    What is this patched OSInstaller doing?
    1. Patch the MBR check, allow macOS 10.14 installation on MBR partition.
    2. Patch the Firmware check, bypass the error of "An error occurred while verifying firmware".
    3. Patch to stop auto-convert to APFS , "ConvertToAPFS=false" is no longer worked with 10.14.
    4. This patched MBR OSInstaller will never convert to APFS, and will always install as HFS+J partition.
    5. This patched MBR OSInstaller method works with both MBR HFS+J and GPT HFS+J partition (GPT+recovery).
    No longer need to set new SMbiosversion, FirmwareFeatures, and FirmwareFeaturesMask with this MBR-patch.
     
    What's the difference between createinstallmedia method, MBR-Manual-Method, and MBR-Automatic-Method?
    As the following....
    1. createinstallmedia method,
        needs stage 1, stage 2 installation process, which is worked with GUID partition only, always convert to APFS format.
    2. MBR-Manual-Method (same as 10.12),
        install via stage 2 manually, which is worked with both MBR and GUID, HFS+ and APFS, will never convert the partition format.
        We can manually format as MBR or GPT, HFS+ or APFS on installation screen like as 10.12.
        We can manually select MBR HFS+ partition to install 10.13 and 10.14 on installation screen now.
        Needn't to update the MBR-Manual-Method files, it will still work on 10.13, and 10.14 future versions, I think so.
    3. MBR-Automatic-Method (new for 10.13+, remove files, no more update),
        install via stage 2 automatically, which is worked with both MBR and GUID, HFS+ and APFS, will never convert the partition format.

    How to make 10.14 installer for MBR (MBR-Manual-Method)?
    Just use MBR-EasyInstallerMaker to make installer, it works with both MBR and GPT.
     
    Read HowTo inside the dmg first, same as 10.12.
    Read HowTo Q/A Q5. How to patch to work with CPU SSE4.1 only for Mojave?
    Read HowTo Q/A Q6. How to download the full installer app via swscan.apple.com, instead of App Store?
    Read HowTo Q/A Q7. How to update 10.14.x combo-update to MBR and GPT with installScript directly?
     
    And, need a SMBIOS supported with /System/Library/CoreServices/PlatformSupport.plist.
     
     

     
    Q6. How to download the full installer app via swscan.apple.com, instead of App Store?
    A6. Some people download installer app from App Store, and get only 18 MB size, not the complete installer app (5.68 GB). You should boot to 10.12, or 10.13 to download it again from App Store, or use script Q6-DownloadFullApp/installScript_1014fullapp to download the full installer app via swscan.apple.com.

     
     

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  3. High Sierra MBR and Firmware Check Patch

    Patched OSInstaller.framework to allow macOS 10.13 installation on MBR partition.
     
    To use those patched files you must follow HowTo to create an USB installer. You can't just run the app downloaded from Mac App Store.
    The patch is made base on 落下爱@pcbeta 10.10.x MBR patch method, and more patch for 10.13 Firmware check by crazybirdy.
     
    What is this patched OSInstaller doing?
    1. Patch the MBR check, allow macOS 10.13 installation on MBR partition.
    2. Patch the Firmware check, bypass the error of "An error occurred while verifying firmware".
    3. This patched MBR OSInstaller method works with both MBR and GPT partition (GPT+recovery).
    No longer need to set new SMbiosversion, FirmwareFeatures, and FirmwareFeaturesMask with this MBR-patch.
     
    What's the difference between createinstallmedia method, MBR-Manual-Method, and MBR-Automatic-Method?
    As the following....
    1. createinstallmedia method,
        needs stage 1, stage 2 installation process, which is worked with GUID partition only.
    2. MBR-Manual-Method (same as 10.12),
        install via stage 2 manually, which is worked with both MBR and GUID, HFS+ and APFS.
        We can manually format as MBR or GPT, HFS+ or APFS on installation screen like as 10.12.
        We can manually select MBR HFS+ partition to install 10.13 and 10.14 on installation screen now.
        Needn't to update the MBR-Manual-Method files, it will still work on 10.13, and 10.14 future versions, I think so.
    3. MBR-Automatic-Method (new for 10.13+, remove files, no more update),
        install via stage 2 automatically, which is worked with both MBR and GUID, HFS+ and APFS.

    How to make 10.13 installer for MBR (MBR-Manual-Method)?
    Just use MBR-EasyInstallerMaker to make installer, it works with both MBR and GPT.
     
    Read HowTo inside the dmg first, same as 10.12.
    Read HowTo Q/A Q6. How to download the full installer app via swscan.apple.com, instead of App Store?
    Read HowTo Q/A Q7. How to update 10.13.x combo-update to MBR and GPT with installScript directly?
     
    And, need a SMBIOS supported with /System/Library/CoreServices/PlatformSupport.plist.
     
     

     

    5,894 downloads

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  4. EFI

    CONTENTS OF MY EFI FOLDER

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  5. Sierra MBR Patch

    Patched OSInstaller.framework to allow macOS 10.12 installation on MBR partition.
     
    To use those patched files you must follow HowTo-10.12.x to create an USB installer. You can't just run the app downloaded from Mac App Store.
     
    The patch is made base on 落下爱@pcbeta 10.10.x patch method
     
    How to make 10.12 installer for MBR?
     
    Open Install macOS Sierra.app/Contents/SharedSupport/InstallESD.dmg/BaseSystem.dmg first.
    1. Restore BaseSystem.dmg to HFS partition and rename the partition’s name as macOSMBR as /Volumes/macOSMBR/
    2. Copy InstallESD.dmg/BaseSystem.dmg to /Volumes/macOSMBR/
    3. Copy InstallESD.dmg/BaseSystem.chunklist to /Volumes/macOSMBR/
    4. Copy InstallESD.dmg/AppleDiagnostics.dmg to /Volumes/macOSMBR/
    5. Copy InstallESD.dmg/AppleDiagnostics.chunklist to /Volumes/macOSMBR/
    6. Remove /Volumes/macOSMBR/System/Installation/Packages
    7. Copy InstallESD.dmg/Packages to /Volumes/macOSMBR/System/Installation/Packages
     
    8.OSInstaller replace to
    /Volumes/macOSMBR/System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/OSInstaller.framework/Versions/A/OSInstaller
     
    9. Copy InstallESD.dmg/Packages/Essentials.pkg/System/Library/Kernels/kernel
    to /Volumes/macOSMBR/System/Library/Kernels/kernel
    (use Pacifist v3.2.14 to access the contents of Essentials.pkg, and make directory /System/Library/Kernels first.)
    (Need kernel only if you use Chameleon with -f to boot the installer disk, needn't with Clover.)
     
    10. Boot to /Volumes/macOSMBR/ to install macOS.
     
    And, need a /Extra/SMBIOS.plist supported with /Volumes/macOSMBR/System/Library/CoreServices/PlatformSupport.plist.
    Set a SMBIOS with Chameleon Wizard.
     
    Work fine with Enoch r2839+
    and /Extra/kernel.plist with
    <key>KernelBooter_kexts</key>
    <string>Yes</string>
    https://postimg.org/image/bnmdi8cdl/
     
    10.12.6.16G29
    10.12.5.16F73
    10.12.4.16E195
    10.12.3.16D32
    10.12.2.16C68
    10.12.1.16B2657
    10.12.0.16A323
     
    If you want to patch MBR by yourself, here is the patch code, works on 10.12.0~10.12.6
     
    perl -pi -e "s|\x48\x8B\x78\x28\x48\x85\xFF\x0F\x84\x91\x00\x00\x00\x48|\x48\x8B\x78\x28\x48\x85\xFF\x90\xE9\x91\x00\x00\x00\x48|g" OSInstaller
    codesign -f -s - OSInstaller
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

    8,966 downloads

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  6. El Capitan MBR Patch

    Patched OSInstall.mpkg and OSInstaller.framework to allow OS X 10.11 installation on MBR partition.
     
    To use those patched files you must follow HowTo-10.11.x to create an USB installer. You can't just run the app downloaded from Mac App Store.
     
    The patch is made base on 落下爱@pcbeta 10.10.x patch method
     
    How to make 10.11 installer for MBR?
     
    Open /Applications/Install OS X El Capitan.app/Contents/SharedSupport/InstallESD.dmg/BaseSystem.dmg first.
    1. Restore BaseSystem.dmg to HFS partition and rename the partition’s name as OSXMBR as /Volumes/OSXMBR/
    2. Copy InstallESD.dmg/BaseSystem.dmg to /Volumes/OSXMBR/
    3. Copy InstallESD.dmg/BaseSystem.chunklist to /Volumes/OSXMBR/
    4. Copy InstallESD.dmg/AppleDiagnostics.dmg to /Volumes/OSXMBR/
    5. Copy InstallESD.dmg/AppleDiagnostics.chunklist to /Volumes/OSXMBR/
    6. Remove /Volumes/OSXMBR/System/Installation/Packages
    7. Copy InstallESD.dmg/Packages to /Volumes/OSXMBR/System/Installation/Packages
     
    8.
    OSInstall.mpkg replace to
    /Volumes/OSXMBR/System/Installation/Packages/OSInstall.mpkg
     
    OSInstaller replace to
    /Volumes/OSXMBR/System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/OSInstaller.framework/Versions/A/OSInstaller
     
    9. Copy InstallESD.dmg/Packages/Essentials.pkg/System/Library/Kernels/kernel
    to /Volumes/OSXMBR/System/Library/Kernels/kernel
    (use Pacifist v3.2.14 to access the contents of Essentials.pkg, and make directory /System/Library/Kernels first.)
    (Need kernel only if you use Chameleon with -f to boot the installer disk, needn't with Clover.)
     
    10. Boot to /Volumes/OSXMBR/ to install Mac OS X.
     
    Work fine with Clover
     
    Work fine with Enoch
    and /Extra/kernel.plist with
    <key>KernelBooter_kexts</key>
    <string>Yes</string>
     
    10.11.6.15G1011
    10.11.6.15G31
    10.11.5.15F34
    10.11.4.15E65
    10.11.3.15D21
    10.11.2.15C50
    10.11.1.15B42
    10.11.0.15A284
     
    If you want to patch MBR by yourself, here is the patch code, works on 10.11.0 ~ 10.11.6
     
    perl -pi -e 's|\x48\x8B\x78\x28\x48\x85\xFF\x74\x5F\x48\x8B\x85|\x48\x8B\x78\x28\x48\x85\xFF\xEB\x5F\x48\x8B\x85|g' OSInstaller
    codesign -f -s - OSInstaller

    16,070 downloads

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  7. MSI GT72S 6QD for macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 (17C88)

    Download MSI GT72S 6QD for macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 (17C88)
     
     
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    Touchpad : Works!
    Sound : Works!
    Headphones : Works!
    Microphone : Not Works (Please use external sound card)
    WebCam : Not Works!
    HD 530 Works with Full QE/CI !
    Network E2200 : Works!
    NVME Express : Works!
    Wifi : Not Works!
    Nvidia 970m : Not Works! (Disable nVidia Chipset with Laptop's GPU button on the Windows)
    Show Battery Status : Not Works!
    Card Reader : Not Works! (Please use external card reader)
     
    Wifi solution :
    Or https://www.amazon.com/Asus-USB-AC56-Dual-band-Wireless-AC1300-Adapter/dp/B00FB45USW
     
    All this not being done to get rid from the Microsoft Windows. That is being done to be a better operating system owner only. Because of this I look forward to your support and your feedback of all kinds.
     
    Kind regards;
     
    Max_Real Qnx

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  8. AMD Kernel Updater

    Simple script to update the AMD kernel on the running System. If you need to change the kernel on the system you are booted into and aren't too sure how then this is what you need.
     
    Simply extract the zip onto your Desktop, open Terminal and run this command,
    sh ~/Desktop/KernelUpdate
    The kernel must be on your desktop also named kernel.

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  9. HP 15-D002SS

    Hi people,
     
    This is a preliminary MacOS driver installer for laptop HP Pavilion 15-D002SS with support for dual boot Bootloader. Maybe it can be installed on other HP Pavillion 15 series laptops, but in some cases additional fixes will have to be made.
     
    I want to thank the whole community for their efforts and content provided, because without these it would not be possible to create this installer.
     
    I would appreciate comments and suggestions!!
     
    Status:
    CPU : OK Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3110M CPU @ 2.40GHzAUDIO : OK Realtek ALC282 (10ec:0282) Layer 1 & 3 (Speakers+Hearphones+MicInt[w/NoiseFilter]+HDMI)VIDEO : OK Intel HD Graphics 4000 (8086:0166) (LVDS + HDMI A/V)MEMORY : OK Intel Corp. 3rd Gen Core processor DRAM Controller (8086:0154) (Dual Channel DDR3 Up To 16GB)SATA : OK Intel Corp. 7 Series Chipset Family 6-port SATA Controller [AHCI mode] (8086:1e03)DVD : OK HP DVDRAM GU90N (Read & Write)USB 2.0 : OK Intel Corp. 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family USB Enhanced Host Controller #1 (8086:1e26)USB 2.0 : OK Intel Corp. 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family USB Enhanced Host Controller #2 (8086:1e2d)USB 3.0 : OK Intel Corp. 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family USB xHCI Host Controller (08086:1e31)WEBCAM : OK HP TrueVision HD USB 2.0 UVCKEYBOARD : OK PS/2TRACKPAD : OK PS/2 SynapticsLAN : OK Realtek RTL8101E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller (10ec:8136) AIRPORT : OK Atheros QCWB335 (AR9565) PCI Express (168c:0036) (10.10.0+) **BLUETOOTH : OK Atheros AR3012 USB 2.0 (0cf3:3121) (10.11.x+) ***CREADER : OK Realtek RTS5229 PCI Express (10ec:5229) (10.12.5+) ****ACPI BAT : OK (Chameleon & Clover)ACPI PWR : OK (Chameleon & Clover)ACPI RST : OK (Chameleon & Clover)ACPI SLP : OK (Chameleon & Clover) *ACPI WAK : OK (Chameleon & Clover) *ACPI FAN : KO (Chameleon & Clover) *HIBERNATE : OK (Only Clover Bootloader w/Hibernatemode: 0, 21 & 29) *****IMESSAGE : OK (Chameleon & Clover)FACETIME : OK (Chameleon & Clover)ICLOUD : OK (Chameleon & Clover)APPSTORE : OK (Chameleon & Clover)ITUNES : OK (A/V DRM Content & Sync iPod/iPhone)SIRI : OKCMOS : OKRTC : OKLPC : OK Intel Corp. HM76 Express Chipset LPC Controller (8086:1e59)SMBUS : OK Intel Corp. 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family SMBus Controller (8086:1e22)IMEI : OK Intel Corp. 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family MEI Controller (8086:1e3a)GPT PART. : OK Chameleon & Clover) (10.13+ APFS Not Tested)MBR PART. : Not Tested
    Known Issues:
     
    - Can't wake up the system when the laptop uses the battery and the system disk is a USB hard drive *
    - Can't wake up the system from PS/2 Keyboard/Trackpad *
    - Partial support with a maximum speed of 10Mbits (10.11.0+) **
    - Don't support the poweroff/on by software (10.10.0+) ***
    - WID driver with incomplete powermanager support (10.12.5+) ****
    - Stop working after wakeup from sleep with inserted SDCard (10.12.5+) ****
    - Don't work properly hibernatemode 21 & 29 (10.12.0+) *****
     
    Coming Soon:
     
    - Support ACPI FAN RPM
    - Create unified installer for all Mac OS versions

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  10. HP G6-2209SS

    This is a preliminary Mac OS driver installer for laptop HP Pavilion G6-2209SS with support for dual boot Bootloader. Maybe it can be installed on other HP Pavillion G6 series laptops, but in some cases additional fixes will have to be made.
     
    I want to thank the whole community for their efforts and content provided, because without these it would not be possible to create this installer.
     
    I would appreciate comments and suggestions!!
     
    Status:
    CPU : OK Intel Core i3-2370MAUDIO : OK IDT 92HD87B2/4 (111d:76d9) Layer 3 & 12 (Speakers+Hearphones+LineIn+MicInt w/NoiseFilter+MicExt+HDMI)VIDEO : OK Intel HD Graphics 3000 (8086:0116) (LVDS + HDMI A/V + VGA) (VGA MacOS < 10.8.2)MEMORY : OK Intel 2nd Generation Core Proccesor DRAM Controller (8086:0104) (Dual Channel DDR3 Up To 16GB)SATA : OK Intel 7 Series Chipset Family SATA Controller (8086:1e03) (ACHI Mode)DVD : OK (Read & Write)USB 2.0 : OK Intel 7/C216 Chipset Family USB Enhaced Host Controller (8086:1e26 & 8086:1e2d)USB 3.0 : OK Intel 7/C216 Chipset Family USB xHCI Host Controller (08086:1e31)WEBCAM : OK HP TrueVision HD (SuYin) (064e:e263) [USB 2.0]KEYBOARD : OK PS/2TRACKPAD : OK PS/2 SynapticsLAN : OK Realtek RTL8501E Fast/Gigabyte Ethernet Controller PCI Express (10ec:103c) *AIRPORT : KO MediaTek RT3290 PCI Express (1814:3290) (Not Supported)BLUETOOTH : KO MediaTek RT3290 PCI Express (1814:3298) (Not Supported)CREADER : OK Realtek RTS5229 PCI Express (10ec:5229) (10.12.5+) ***ACPI BAT : OK (Chameleon & Clover)ACPI PWR : OK (Chameleon & Clover)ACPI RST : OK (Chameleon & Clover)ACPI SLP : OK (Chameleon & Clover) **ACPI WAK : OK (Chameleon & Clover) **HIBERNATE : OK (Only Clover Bootloader w/Hibernatemode: 0, 21 & 29)IMESSAGE : OK (Chameleon & Clover)FACETIME : OK (Chameleon & Clover)ICLOUD : OK (Chameleon & Clover)APPSTORE : OK (Chameleon & Clover)ITUNES : OK (A/V DRM Content & Sync iPod/iPhone)SIRI : OKCMOS : OKRTC : OKLPC : OK Intel HM76 Express LPC Controller (8086:1e44)SMBUS : OK Intel 7/C216 Chipset Family SMBus Controller (8086:1e22)IMEI : OK Intel 7/C216 Chipset Family MEI Controller (8086:131a)GPT PART. : OK (Chameleon & Clover) (10.13+ APFS Not Tested)MBR PART. : Not Tested
    Known Issues:
     
    - AppleRTL8169Ethernet: phyWaitForAutoNegotiation TIMEOUT. *
    - AppleRTL8169Ethernet: only work to 10Mbits. *
    - You can't wake up the system when the laptop uses the battery and the system disk is a USB hard drive. **
    - You can't wake up the system from PS/2 Keyboard/Trackpad. **
    - The Wifi MediaTek RT3290 (1814:3290) device are not supported.
    - The Bluetooth MediaTek RT3290 (1814:3298) device are not supported.
    - The PCIe CardReader Realtek RTS5229 (10ec:5229) device are not supported. *** (10.12.5-)
    - Stop working when sleep with inserted card. *** (10.12.5+)
     
    Coming soon:
     
    - Create unified installer for all Mac OS versions
    - Manual: How To Install Wifi Card Blacklisted In HP UEFI BIOS
    - Manual: How To Install OSX Without Destroying Windows 8.x Partition

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  11. Ga z170x ud5 files

    essential files for ga z170 ud5 Mobo, pascal gpu.

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  12. apfs.efi latest 05.10.2017

    EFI drivers for Clover to boot APFS partitions.
    The drivers apfs.efi are from official Installers (can be located through Show Package Contents)
     
     
    621.0.0.1.32
    High Sierra Public Beta (don't remember which version though)
     
    748.1.46
    High Sierra release (26 Sept 2017)
     
    748.1.47
    High Sierra security update (Oct 05 2017)
     
    Files are originally named apfs.efi, I put the version number before .efi for convince.

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  13. Unlocker

    macOS Unlocker for VMware V2.1 ============================== +-----------------------------------------------------------------------------+ | IMPORTANT: | | ========== | | | | Always uninstall the previous version of the Unlocker before using a new | | version. Failure to do this could render VMware unusable. | | | +-----------------------------------------------------------------------------+ 1. Introduction --------------- Unlocker 2 is designed for Workstation 11/12/14, Player 7/12/14, and Fusion 7/8/10. If you are using an earlier product please continue using Unlocker 1. Version 2 has been tested against: * Workstation 11/12/14 on Windows and Linux * Workstation Player 7/12/14 on Windows and Linux * Fusion 7/8/10 on macOS Sierra The patch code carries out the following modifications dependent on the product being patched: * Fix vmware-vmx and derivatives to allow macOS to boot * Fix vmwarebase .dll or .so to allow Apple to be selected during VM creation * Download a copy of the latest VMware Tools for macOS Note that not all products recognise the darwin.iso via install tools menu item. You will have to manually mount the darwin.iso for example on Workstation 11 and Player 7. The vmwarebase code does not need to be patched on macOS systems so you will see a message on those systems telling you that it will not be patched. In all cases make sure VMware is not running, and any background guests have been shutdown. The code is written in Python as it makes the Unlocker easier to run and maintain on ESXi. 2. Prerequisites ---------------- The code requires Python 2.7 to work. Most Linux distros and macOS ship with a compatible Python interpreter and should work without requiring any additional software. Windows Unlocker has a packaged version of the Python script using PyInstaller, and so does not require Python to be installed. 3. Limitations -------------- If you are using VMware Player or Workstation on Windows you may get a core dump. Latest Linux products are OK and do not show this problem. +-----------------------------------------------------------------------------+ | IMPORTANT: | | ========== | | | | If you create a new VM using version 11, 12 or 13 hardware VMware may stop | | and create a core dump. There are two options to work around this issue: | | | | 1. Change the VM to be HW 10 - this does not affect performance. | | 2. Edit the VMX file and add: | | smc.version = "0" | | | +-----------------------------------------------------------------------------+ 4. Windows ---------- On Windows you will need to either run cmd.exe as Administrator or using Explorer right click on the command file and select "Run as administrator". win-install.cmd - patches VMware win-uninstall.cmd - restores VMware win-update-tools.cmd - retrieves latest macOS guest tools 5. Linux --------- On Linux you will need to be either root or use sudo to run the scripts. You may need to ensure the Linux scripts have execute permissions by running chmod +x against the 2 files. lnx-install.sh - patches VMware lnx-uninstall.sh - restores VMware lnx-update-tools.cmd - retrieves latest macOS guest tools 6. macOS -------- On macOS you will need to be either root or use sudo to run the scripts. This is really only needed if you want to use client versions of macOS. You may need to ensure the macOS scripts have execute permissions by running chmod +x against the 2 files. osx-install.sh - patches VMware osx-uninstall.sh - restores VMware 7. ESXi ------- ESXi is no longer supported as there are too many errors on newer versions due to VMware hardening the ESXi image. 8. Thanks --------- Thanks to Zenith432 for originally building the C++ unlocker and Mac Son of Knife (MSoK) for all the testing and support. Thanks also to Sam B for finding the solution for ESXi 6 and helping me with debugging expertise. Sam also wrote the code for patching ESXi ELF files and modified the unlocker code to run on Python 3 in the ESXi 6.5 environment. History ------- 10/10/17 2.1.0 - New version to support ESXi 6.5, Workstation/Player 14 and Fusion 10 - Removed support for ESXi 6.0 - Added ESXi boot option to disable unlocker (nounlocker) 11/10/17 2.1.1 - Removed all support for ESXi 6.x (c) 2011-2017 Dave Parsons

    13,205 downloads

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  14. Unlocker

    macOS Unlocker for VMware V2.1
    ==============================
     
    +-----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
    | IMPORTANT: |
    | ========== |
    | |
    | Always uninstall the previous version of the Unlocker before using a new |
    | version. Failure to do this could render VMware unusable especially ESXi. |
    | |
    +-----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
     
    1. Introduction
    ---------------
     
    Unlocker 2.1 is designed for Workstation 11/12/14, Player 7/12/14, ESXi 6.5
    and Fusion 7/8/10.
     
    If you are using an earlier product please continue using Unlocker 1 and use
    Unlcoker 2.0 for ESXi 6.0
     
    Version 2 has been tested against:
     
    * Workstation 11/12/14 on Windows and Linux
    * Workstation Player 7/12/14 on Windows and Linux
    * Fusion 7/8/10 on Sierra
    * ESXi 6.5U1
     
    The patch code carries out the following modifications dependent on the product
    being patched:
     
    * Fix vmware-vmx and derivatives to allow macOS to boot
    * Fix vmwarebase .dll or .so to allow Apple to be selected during VM creation
    * Fix libvmkctl.so on ESXi 6 to allow use with vCenter
    * Download a copy of the latest VMware Tools for macOS
     
    Note that not all products recognise the darwin.iso via install tools menu item.
    You will have to manually mount the darwin.iso for example on Workstation 11 and Player 7.
     
    The vmwarebase code does not need to be patched on macOS or ESXi so you will see a
    message on those systems telling you that it will not be patched.
     
    In all cases make sure VMware is not running, and any background guests have
    been shutdown.
     
    The code is written in Python as it makes the Unlocker easier to run and maintain on ESXi.
     
    2. Prerequisites
    ----------------
     
    The code requires Python 2.7 to work. Most Linux distros, ESXi and macOS ship with a compatible
    Python interpreter and should work without requiring any additional software.
     
    Windows Unlocker has a packaged version of the Python script using PyInstaller, and so does not
    require Python to be installed.
     
    3. Limitations
    --------------
     
    If you are using VMware Player or Workstation on Windows you may get a core dump.
     
    Latest Linux and ESXi products are OK and do not show this problem.
     
    +-----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
    | IMPORTANT: |
    | ========== |
    | |
    | If you create a new VM using version 11, 12 or 13 hardware VMware may stop |
    | and create a core dump. There are two options to work around this issue: |
    | |
    | 1. Change the VM to be HW 10 - this does not affect performance. |
    | 2. Edit the VMX file and add: |
    | smc.version = "0" |
    | |
    +-----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
     
    4. Windows
    ----------
    On Windows you will need to either run cmd.exe as Administrator or using
    Explorer right click on the command file and select "Run as administrator".
     
    win-install.cmd - patches VMware
    win-uninstall.cmd - restores VMware
    win-update-tools.cmd - retrieves latest macOS guest tools
     
    5. Linux
    ---------
    On Linux you will need to be either root or use sudo to run the scripts.
     
    You may need to ensure the Linux scripts have execute permissions
    by running chmod +x against the 2 files.
     
    lnx-install.sh - patches VMware
    lnx-uninstall.sh - restores VMware
    lnx-update-tools.cmd - retrieves latest macOS guest tools
     
    6. macOS
    --------
    On macOS you will need to be either root or use sudo to run the scripts.
    This is really only needed if you want to use client versions of macOS.
     
    You may need to ensure the macOS scripts have execute permissions
    by running chmod +x against the 2 files.
     
    osx-install.sh - patches VMware
    osx-uninstall.sh - restores VMware
     
    7. ESXi
    -------
    You will need to transfer the zip file to the ESXi host either using vSphere client or SCP.
     
    Once uploaded you will need to either use the ESXi support console or use SSH to
    run the commands. Use the unzip command to extract the files.
     
    <<< WARNING: use a datastore volume to store and run the scripts >>>
     
    Please note that you will need to reboot the host for the patches to become active.
    The patcher is embbedded in a shell script local.sh which is run at boot from /etc/rc.local.d.
     
    You may need to ensure the ESXi scripts have execute permissions
    by running chmod +x against the 2 files.
     
    esxi-install.sh - patches VMware
    esxi-uninstall.sh - restores VMware
     
    There is a boot option for ESXi that disables the unlocker if there is a problem.
     
    At the ESXi boot screen press shift + o to get the boot options and add nounlocker.
     
    Note:
    1. Any changes you have made to local.sh will be lost. If you have made changes to
    that file, you will need to merge them into the supplied local.sh file.
    2. The unlocker needs to be re-run after an upgrade or patch is installed on the ESXi host.
    3. The macOS VMwwre tools are no longer shipped in the image from ESXi 6.5. They have to be
    downloaded and installed manually onto the ESXi host. For additional details see this web page:
     
    https://blogs.vmware.com/vsphere/2016/10/introducing-vmware-tools-10-1-10-0-12.html
     
    8. Thanks
    ---------
     
    Thanks to Zenith432 for originally building the C++ unlocker and Mac Son of Knife
    (MSoK) for all the testing and support.
     
    Thanks also to Sam B for finding the solution for ESXi 6 and helping me with
    debugging expertise. Sam also wrote the code for patching ESXi ELF files and
    modified the unlocker code to run on Python 3 in the ESXi 6.5 environment.
     
     
    History
    -------
    10/10/17 2.1.0 - New version to support ESXi 6.5, Workstation/Player 14 and Fusion 10
    - Removed support for ESXi 6.0
    - Added ESXi boot option to disable unlocker (nounlocker)
     
    © 2011-2017 Dave Parsons

    20,535 downloads

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  15. unlocker209-unofficial.zip

    This version of VMware Unlocker is modified to support VMware Workstation 14. It has not undergone extensive testing, but from the little I have used it, it appears to be working properly on VMware Workstation 14.
     
    The original VMware Unlocker is available here: http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/files/file/339-unlocker/
     
    The changes that were made to the code to enable this patcher to work are available here: http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/303311-workstation-1112-player-712-fusion-78-and-esxi-6-mac-os-x-unlocker-2/?p=2503855. Other than this change, only the install scripts and the patcher exe for Windows was modified.

    3,909 downloads

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  16. apfs.efi

    The apfs driver from High Sierra Gold Master (17A362a)

    265 downloads

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  17. Sierra AMD Post Install files

    Hey guys. This will help simplify the post install steps when installing Sierra onto an AMD machine. This supports Ryzen, APU, FX and another other AMD CPU that has SSE4.1
     
    Note: The USB drive must be named SierraAMD for the script to work.
     
    Once you've made the USB installer just copy the PostInstall folder to the root of the USB. Once Sierra is installed open up Terminal from the installer and run these commands,
    cd /Volumes/SierraAMD/PostInstall
    sh post.sh
    The script will ask for the Volume name you gave the drive when you formatted before installing. Once complete you'll be able to boot into the newly installed Sierra using the boot loader on the USB.

    663 downloads

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  18. Nbody_Metal_Bench

    This App was build from the source of James Price (2015). Some parameters are added and changed for useage as an bench (FPS/ GLOP/S)
    NEW: now keys (keypad) + / - to switch between 40960 and 57344 Bodies (fast gpus run in 60 FPS limit @ 40960)
     
    This is a N-body simulation with visualization for exploring the use of Metal for gpu compute and OpenGL graphics on OS X.
    N-body simulations exits already using CUDA and OpenCL - both gpu compute SDKs/languages.
     
    Metal also has some of the gpu compute features like CUDA and OpenCL, even it is normally used as an faster replacement for OpenGL.
     
    This Bench shows FPS and GFLOP/S. The FPS is limited to 60 (FPS/Hz).
    Q: Quit D: changes Metal device if you have more than one Metal gpu device available
     
    My GT 740 getting around 7,5 FPS 40960 and 3,5 FPS 57344 Bodies

    444 downloads

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  19. WebDriverCheck

    i made an WebDriverCheck tool.
    Shows which driver is loaded/used and some (timer updated) info about gpu load %, VRAM fre, VRAM.
    Nvidia picture changes to Apple Logo if Apple drivers detected (beside also text changes to com.apple...)
     
    screenshoot shows tool running beside CUDA-Z (Benchmark) - Webdriver and sceand shows Apple Driver usage.
     
    Hi, if you want some other features (information, checks about GPU) please tell me.
    If possible i will include that wanted things in the future.

    1,057 downloads

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  20. MSI GT72S 6QD for macOS Sierra

    Touchpad : Works!
    Sound : Works!
    WebCam : Not Works!
    HD 530 Works with Full QE/CI !
    Network E2200 : Works!
    Wifi : Not Works!
    Nvidia 970m : Not Works! (Disable nVidia Chipset with Laptop's GPU button on the Windows)
    Show Battery Status : Not Works!
     
    All this not being done to get rid from the Microsoft Windows. That is being done to be a better operating system owner only. Because of this I look forward to your support and your feedback of all kinds.
     
    Kind regards;
     
    Max_Real Qnx

    190 downloads

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  21. MSI GT72S 6QD Pack

    MSI GT72S 6QD Pack Version Beta 1 for EL Capitan 10.11.6:
     
    Touchpad : Works!
    Sound : Works!
    WebCam : Not Works!
    HD 530 Works with Full QE/CI !
    Network E2200 : Works!
    Wifi : Not Works!
    Nvidia 970m : Not Works! (Disable nVidia Chipset with Laptop's GPU button on the Windows)
    Show Battery Status : Not Works!
     
    All this not being done to get rid from the Microsoft Windows. That is being done to be a better operating system owner only. Because of this I look forward to your support and your feedback of all kinds.
     
    Kind regards;
     
    Max_Real Qnx

    68 downloads

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  22. MacOSX10.11.4 AMD.zip

    After a whole day of messing around with boot-loaders and frustration with kernels. I finally found a combination that works for my setup.
     
    My setup:
    Gigabyte 990FX Gaming
    AMD FX 8350
    AMD RX 480 Graphics

    To save you or me a tonne of Googling next time, here are the steps to follow to get booted into Mac OS 10.11 El Capitan Installer

    Download the attached file contains a bundled zip containing Chameleon OS X El Capitan, Basic Extras, and Kernel. (this might also work)
    Using a clean USB drive, run Chameleon OS X El Capitan Final
    Remove the /volumes/USB/Extras folder from the USB and replace it with that contained in the ZIP
    Replace the /volumes/System/Library/Kernels/kernel with that contained in the ZIP
    Follow the USB Fix Tutorial (more info)

    1,284 downloads

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  23. SleepWatcher - Fix for Wake by RTC (Alarm)

    Fix for Wake by RTC (Alarm)
     
    Are you annoyed that you Hack (or Mac) wakes after every couple of hours ("Wake reason: RTC (Alarm)")? On some hacks it causes also a noisy beep alarm, which can last even couple of minutes. There is a solution which is really easy to apply.
     
    SleepWatcher scripts are developed by Bernhard Baehr (bernhard-baehr.de) but some IT skills are required to use those scripts. To make life of less skilled people a lot easier, this installation pack were made. This package makes very easy to install SleepWatcher on any Hack or Mack.
     
    Installation
    Open DMG
    Double click on installer package
    Follow instructions
    Reboot

     

    Enjoy!  
    Uninstall
     

    Use UninstallPKG if you want to remove SleepWatcher for some reason.  
     
    Supported OS's

    El Capitan
    Yosemite

    1 download

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  24. Port Limit Patched AppleUSBXHCIPCI

    This patch will only remove USB 3.0 15 ports limit for AppleUSBXHCIPCI.kext
    Since it is derived from beta MacOS, it is still under testing. Use it at your risk and good luck!
    Binary patch description (Hex & Assembly Codes):
     
     
     
    Credit to arix98.

    422 downloads

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  25. BIOS - Asus X53SJ-SX148V

    *FLASH THIS AT OWN RISK* - I DO NOT ASSUME ANY RESPONSABILITY
     
    Thanks to:
    Fernando
    iceman
    soniX
     
    Tested on Asus X53SJ-SX148V - i7 variant
     
    Unlock MSR 0xE2:
    Advanced Tab
    CPU configuration
    CPU Lock Options
    CFG lock
    Set to Disabled
    profit [disable KernelPM and AsusAICPUPM/AppleIntelCPUPM patches in Clover]

     
     
    How to flash:
     
    Easy way (safe?):
    Place the BIOS rom in the root of a FAT32 usb stick
    Reboot and enter BIOS or Setup
    Go to Advanced -> EASY FLASH
    Select the BIOS rom and flash

    AFUWINGUI:
    Run afuwingui
    Load the BIOS rom
    Check Program ALL Blocks and Do Not Check ID
    Flash and cross your fingers

     
     
    How to go back to stock:
     
    You will need to HexEdit the release date (be careful!), or you can pm me.

    94 downloads

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