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    Lenovo ThinkPad T420 with UEFI Only

    Would love to order, but doesn't ship to the US unfortunately. Thanks for the req though. I'll probably order through Amazon / New Egg shortly.
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    Lenovo ThinkPad T420 with UEFI Only

    So, I finally figured out what I was doing. After following the walkthrough on Pg 20 (or 25), I was using KextUtility to install the Kexts, but was not putting them in the 10.13 folder under EFI/EFI/Clover/Kexts/10.13, when I did that with the key fix here, it worked a real treat. Thanks TLuck and davidian. I'll use HS for a bit then look at upgrading to Mojave.
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    Lenovo ThinkPad T420 with UEFI Only

    So tried the kexts from the T460 repo and did not work. Dug into some of my old notes from El Capitan (again thanks tluck) and ran lspci on a Ubuntu USB and noticed that I am running BCM43224 [14E4:4353] which is the DW1520. In reviewing other forums it looks like it might not work too well in High Sierra. Trying to force load the \System\Library\Extensions\IO80211Family.kext\Contents\Plugins\AppleAirPortBrcm43224.kext from my El Capitan HDD. I have the hex and a few other screenshots if anyone has a way to Force the kext to load or alter my kexts to patch. Side Note: If you got a system running, save that exact setup and write some notes in a textpad file. Never know when you'll have to dig deep due to a fubar HDD or just because you want to upgrade and it doesn't work on that 1st attempt. If this fails two questions: 1) Any other thoughts? If not, 2) What is a good Half mini pci card that'll work in both High Sierra and/or Mojave? want to attempt to "future" proof a bit because I like my hackbook! Thank you all.
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    Lenovo ThinkPad T420 with UEFI Only

    @tluck - It did work in El Cap prior to the change. I tried porting over the IO80211Family.kext from El Capitan to High Sierra for the Broadcom BCM94322HM8L. I checked a few forms and did not see it on the list of kext which Apple did not bring forward and the data from https[:]//wikidevi[.]com/wiki/Broadcom_BCM94322HM8L showed BCM94322HM8L - 14e4:432b 802.11abgn 2T2R. Still not working, so back at it in the morning. Thanks for any/all the help. Also, tried bringing over my old config.plist to see if it "magically" worked for wifi. It did not, but my Serial # came over, so one less thing to do! (It's the little wins!!)
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    Lenovo ThinkPad T420 with UEFI Only

    Tluck & all other contributors - Thank you for your work in keeping this topic current and for the work past/present. I have been attempting to upgrade from El Capitan (HDD) on my T420 to High Sierra (SSD), but am unable to get the Dell 1510 card working with the 1.46 Bios mod. I have attempted to use the Wifi kext through the kext utility2 from RehabMan with the FakePCIID kext as well with no luck. Now that I punched my old HDD in to post, wifi does not work again so using a secondary PC. Everything else appears to work on HS (bluetooth, good video) just need to do the iMessage fix but don't want to do that until I get the wifi working. I may just pull the trigger and jump to Mojave, but wanted to talk to you all first. Let me know what other PC info you needed/code run in order to help troubleshooting. Thank you in advance. PC Specs: CPU: i5 - 2.59 GHz RAM: 16GB 1333 MHz Graphics: Intel HD 3000 SSD: Kingston 480GB