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  1. booger_sniffer5000

    Lenovo ThinkPad T450S HD5500 Full Hardware Acceleration

    So, modded BIOS wasn't necessary this time around it seems. My DVMT settings are correct through the new BIOS, no modding at all. I don't know if it was a change in the new BIOS, or if my settings were kept through the upgrade. But, working fine, just flashed the latest BIOS directly from Windows. Wireless is working great in macOS, works great in Windows.
  2. booger_sniffer5000

    Lenovo ThinkPad T450S HD5500 Full Hardware Acceleration

    The DW1830 seems to be working without a hitch in Windows, will find out more with further testing. No whitelist on the latest BIOS.
  3. booger_sniffer5000

    Lenovo ThinkPad T450S HD5500 Full Hardware Acceleration

    Funny I actually just ordered a DW1830 over the weekend, waiting for it to show up. I'll update the thread once I figure out.
  4. booger_sniffer5000

    Lenovo ThinkPad T450S HD5500 Full Hardware Acceleration

    The links in my last post seem to be pointing to the wrong place, and it won't let me edit. Here's an updated link, I'll be looking into modding the latest BIOS soon, which fixes the Spectre vulnerability...will post if/when I figure that out. https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B_af0NFZ8yETZTNuQXdyYVZDdWc
  5. booger_sniffer5000

    Lenovo ThinkPad T450S HD5500 Full Hardware Acceleration

    Sorry about the slow response, don't come on here often. CH341A Software: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B_af0NFZ8yETaWxwVm5SLVo5VXc Modded BIOS: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B_af0NFZ8yETR1g1VUl4TllhS2M Stock BIOS: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B_af0NFZ8yETMlVyNWI5bjRqZDQ EDIT: Bad links
  6. booger_sniffer5000

    Lenovo ThinkPad T450S HD5500 Full Hardware Acceleration

    There is no whitelist, I have replaced my WIFI card with this: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00JGFA50U?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_detailpage_o08_s00 BCM94352Z M.2 It works perfectly in OS X with kext mods/injection. However, for some reason, it does not work in Windows (and some say not in Linux?). I've tried multiple drivers in Windows, the card is detected in device manager and apparently powers on and off fine, but it does not detect any networks.
  7. First off, I'd like to start off by saying that this will, without a doubt, void your warranty. If you aren't comfortable pulling apart your laptop and possibly damaging it, then do not proceed. Flashing your BIOS can brick your laptop, if you don't know what you're doing, DON'T DO IT. That being said, all I needed to get to the BIOS chip was a screwdriver and an old gift card (to separate the casing without damage.) Hey guys, it's been a bit since I've been active, but my MacBook recently died on me and I picked up a T450S to replace it, so I'm back in the hackintosh game. Of course those of us with this laptop know that it has the Intel HD5500, which isn't an issue to get working if you have the proper DVMT prealloc memory set. Well, this becomes an issue when the proper memory size isn't set, and there's no way to change it in the BIOS. Looking at FireWolf's guide: http://www.firewolf.science/2015/04/guide-intel-hd-graphics-5500-on-os-x-yosemite-10-10-3/ (awesome guide, btw) (Added note: I'm running El Capitan) You see that he suggests changing the memory size within an EFI shell, which I found doesn't work with Phoenix BIOSes...so I had to resort to a modded BIOS approach, which luckily worked. Anyway, I want to make it clear that I don't want to take credit for work I have not done: I have only put together this small guide, really. Now, the unfortunate thing is that the BIOS chip cannot be flashed with a modded BIOS through a simple software approach, it must be done with an EEPROM flasher and a test clip. I used a simple CH341A programmer which can be had for cheap on eBay from China, and a SOIC8 SOP8 test clip (also from eBay.) I believe I only spent around $10 for both when I bought mine. There is a nice guide on using them over on bios-mods.com: https://www.bios-mods.com/forum/Thread-REQUEST-Lenovo-IdeaPad-S405-Whitelist-Removal?page=3 Just a few tips I'd like to add though: make sure the clip is seated properly (touching the correct pins, etc.) I used a flashlight to make sure it was on. I disconnected my main batteries for this, and left my CMOS battery connected (I disconnected the CMOS battery after the flash for maybe 30 seconds to clear the CMOS.) Also, it took me a bit of time to realize the proper way to connect the clip to the socket on the programmer (I will take a picture when I get back home.) I have also attached the software I used to flash the chip, as older versions do not seem to work properly with this size BIOS chip. You can download the software from my Dropbox here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/qqs2bg1iq5m30jj/CH341A.rar?dl=0 You'll want to disable your antivirus for this, as mine seemed to not like it. I didn't write the software (it was written by some Chinese company), so I can't guarantee it's not malicious, but it works just fine and I haven't had any issues. Basically, the software procedure to flash is set the proper chip (I used the W25Q128BV profile, which is not the EXACT model number of my chip, but worked just fine), read/backup the original BIOS (IMPORTANT), erase the chip, and then flash the chip. The modded BIOS that I used is just an unlocked BIOS that I requested over at bios-mods.com, and BDMaster so nicely helped me out. Note that the BIOS version I used is 1.14 (iirc), so it is not the latest version, but works just fine. The modded BIOS can be downloaded from my Dropbox, along with my original backup, if you want: Modded BIOS: https://www.dropbox.com/s/4svhlyw04ipznkj/Firmware.bin?dl=0 Original BIOS: https://www.dropbox.com/s/a0l11dqczquy4bx/BIOS.rom?dl=0 If the modded BIOS helped ya out, consider throwing the guy a donation for his hard work (I donated to him also): http://goo.gl/EzxWhW Anyway, once you've got the BIOS flashed, you have to get your BIOS settings setup. Here are the values I changed: Advanced -> System Agent (SA) Configuration -> Graphics Configuration: DVMT Pre-Allocated -> 128MB DVMT Total Gfx Mem -> 256MB Config -> Display: Total Graphics Memory 256MB Startup: UEFI/Legacy Boot -> UEFI Only CSM Support -> Yes That should get you on track. After that, you have to set Clover to load the proper profile (or you could use DSDT.) This is outlined in FireWolf's guide at the top of this post, but basically, you set: InjectIntel = True ig-platform-id = 0x16160002 After that, give it a reboot and you should have full hardware acceleration. I'm willing to answer anybody's questions, too. Also, please note that all I did was compile information/research made by other people much smarter than me, into a guide, I cannot take credit.
  8. booger_sniffer5000

    Intel HD Graphics GMA 5700

    Is the solution only to be distributed to those who have donated? A little more explanation in this area, please.
  9. And if you do make another comment, you will get reported.

  10. booger_sniffer5000

    Intel HD Graphics / GMA 5700

    It included very little fixes, I don't believe the GMA kexts were even changed. Either way, I have it installed and there are no changes at all that I noticed.
  11. That's sick, nice job man
  12. booger_sniffer5000

    PowerMac G5 Prototype

    Cool stuff
  13. booger_sniffer5000

    KP's like never before.

    It's definitely a graphics issue. Have you updated recently? Modified something? I seriously doubt it did something like this on it's own, something modified something. I would maybe try reinstalling the kernel extensions with fresh ones.
  14. booger_sniffer5000

    Intel HD Graphics / GMA 5700

    It's a kernel panic screen...need more details on the panic. Boot with -v (verbose) to get the panic details.
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    Theres Two MAC's lol