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About PandaStirling

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  1. Actually I had to, I couldn't boot macOS (so I couldn't change the files), but anyway, I put back the SSD on my MacBook (way to much hassle) So I'm back at High Sierra 10.13.4, I'll install Sierra soon when I will have the time.
  2. So I tried and it {censored}ed up everything XD With the original DSDT and your config.plist, it booted to a black screen, couldn't start the hackintosh even with -x I put the SSD in a external enclosure, connected it to my MacBook Pro, and put the original back (Which I had on my Sierra Install Stick), but It really did not help (interdiction sign) I also reinstalled Clover from the MBP, and put the files from my install USB, but it does the same So I don't know what I can do, should I really i re-install macOS ? Yeah I think I will completly erase the SSD and do everything from the start. It doesn't really bother me erasing it, I still have my 1TB HDD with a working copy of High Sierra 10.13.4, so I can get all my files back from there
  3. I believe the iX platform does change a lot of things, really don't know honeslty, the only iX hackintosh I had was a Acer Aspire V3 with a i3 and Optimus GeForce 710M and HD 3000 (It was such a hassle, I got Mavericks and Yosemite working, with only the HD3000, but I believe it's impossible to get Optimus GeForce working on OSX) Awesome ! But I don't know if It's because of my specific HD5450 (Sapphire Radeon HD 5450 1GB DDR3 Passive, to be exact), maybe I've done something wrong (even tho I really don't see what, I used the correct DSDT (that came from the El Capitan guide, I didn't really bothered changing the Clover files since it was working well), and installed the kext that @ricoc90 posted here with Kext Wizard) but for me, it didn't worked well :/ Maybe you can tell me if there's something wrong with my Clover folder: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1_ROe7h77D7EnQmZqX6wCNEYNpa5Syz-N
  4. I saw a video where the guy had the same problem with a 745 and a SanDisk SSD (for the french: here's the video where he explains why it does that), but it was the same problem as me, he didn't had it with the Intel SSD tho, so I guess few SSD are capricious with the Optiplexs. And, the graphics glitches and everything was pretty irritating, so I backed up all my files and made a fresh install of Sierra 10.12.6, it's already working waaaaaay better, I suggest to everybody who have a HD5450 to stay on Sierra.
  5. PandaStirling

    HELP Needed to install hackintosh on my PC

    Hi ! You can probably go up to El Capitan (with your actual CPU) if you change your graphics card. I'd suggest a GT 710, it would work with the NVIDIA Web Driver, you can find a GT710 for 50$ on eBay If you want to continue with Mountain Lion until buying the card (If you choose to follow my advice ), follow this Good luck
  6. So I did put the SSD on my Optiplex, it's not always detected (you can be sure that after a restart, it will not be detected, so I'll have to restart again again and again to finally find the time it will be detected But other than that (because I will mostly leave it always on), it REALLY does speed up the system, it doesn't hang as much as it have done before (especially when a crashing app was crashing the whole system, it will actually close when I force it in the "Force quit" menu), so I'll leave it on here for now
  7. I've read about the fix, but I don't remember what it was x) It hasn't happened since, but the red screen instead of the animation on YouTube is always there x) And It's formatted as HFS+, I have a SSD in my MBP, which I originally wanted to use on my Optiplex but It doesn't work well with the BIOS (will be detected 1 times out of 10) I have a GT730 that I lent to a friend, but it's a full size graphics card, not low profile, so It won't work on the SFF, even if I let the cover off (which I do because with the passive HD5450, and the small heatsink for the CPU, it run way to hot), it's too "tall" to fit inside And yeah the Q8200 would be cheaper, but I don't want to go with too low frequency (even tho a 2.33GHz Quad Core might be faster than a 3GHz Dual Core) I've found a Q8400S for 20€ on Aliexpress (I don't know if the SFF 780 accepts 95W CPU, I don't want to put to much strength on that little PSU) Honeslty, I will either upgrade the 780, or wait, and save money to buy a Mini Tower Optiplex with i5 CPU, I think it will be the second option x)
  8. PandaStirling

    Show your computer running OS X

    It was 5 am in a looong night of insomnia, don't worry I clean it every morning. But two friends living together in a small room with a lot of mates passing by, dirt arrives very quickly
  9. Ok so... Guess who's now running High Sierra And HDMI Audio worked OOB after installing your kext ! Thanks a lot man, you're my savior ! Now I'm saving all my files, format my El Capitan partition, and copy the High Sierra installation on it ! EDIT: So, I'm half happy, yeah i have the most recent macOS version, but it's slow from time to time (more than it was on El Capitan) and I have few graphics glitches there and there (red color instead of the background on the login, it happened once, and when going to fullscreen on YouTube (it stay red about half a second instead of the animation, so it's not important, but it's ugly) I'll see if it's just minor issue that I can just ignore, or if it's really annoy me too much, I'll restore my El Capitan CCC Backup (which is on a external HDD) But I know it's also that my specs are pretty weak for HS, I'll see later to buy a Core 2 Quad 8400 (cheapest Core 2 Quad I founded that have SSE4.1, necessary for Sierra and more), 2 more GB of RAM, a GT 1030 or just a better GPU than the HD5450, that would work natively on High Sierra, and maybe a new HDD (I just can't put a SSD in there, I don't like having external storage, and I have about 740GB of data in my HDD, buying a big enough SSD would be really too expensive)
  10. Yeah that's what I was talking about, rollback the kexts, because it talks about Sierra, but not El Capitan. But anyway, I can wait until someone post these here, El Capitan will remain as my main system until I see that High Sierra is stable and problem-free, that everything works (sound, LAN, HDMI audio, ect..)
  11. I also have a question while HS is installing I actually have El Capitan installed (I’m dualbooting EC and HS), but not Sierra, can I use the 5450 kext from El Capitan ? Will it work on HS ? And if not, can anyone send me the Sierra kext ? (So I install them on HS from the EC partition) Thanks a lot, again x) Envoyé de mon iPhone en utilisant Tapatalk
  12. Thanks a lot ! Envoyé de mon iPhone en utilisant Tapatalk
  13. I don't have the language chooser, it directly go to the macOS Utilities :/ But I'll reboot to the installer and see if there's a way I can go the language chooser
  14. Hi ! I tried your guide, HS Installer boot (after adding apfs.efi and few command on the terminal), but when I get to the macOS Utilities, It get stuck there, I can click the Continue button, but no matter which option I choose, it stuck at "macOS Utilities", nothing appear, Terminal won't open, neither Disk Utility or Safari. What can I do about it ? It does the same thing with Sierra, I tried with different USB stick, but it does the same.. Dell Optiplex 780 SFF, latest BIOS, Core 2 Duo E8400, Radeon HD 5450 1GB, latest Clover EFI r4411, and latest macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 installer. Thanks a lot :/
  15. PandaStirling

    Show your computer running OS X

    2017 since the last post, but I like seeing setup, especially Hackintosh ! So here's mine. Complete view Closer look I keep the tobacco box here because that's where I put all my USB key, SD Card, ect.. Speaker behind the screen (don't really have room to make all 5 visible anyway) My Xbox One S and my Optiplex Hackintosh My Xbox 360 (connected to the 40" via the Xbox One HDMI Passthrough, awesome feature when you only have 2 HDMI ) Dual subwoofer, even more bass My usual MacBook Pro "setup"