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  1. Can someone tell me why this problem suddenly occurred? Why did this update do this to us?? How I fixed it: SwitchResX - http://www.madrau.com/srx_download/download.html And a serial from pirate bay.
  2. El Capitan Skylake USB

    Works perfectly for me! Thank you. Specs: Asus Z170-K Intel i7 6700 AMD Radeon HD 6870 32GB HyperX DDR4 RAM I had to add a safe mode flag (-x) to get it to boot to the USB, but after that, it was very very smooth.
  3. I have Snow Leopard installed, does this method remove everything I have and start a new? Or can it upgrade Snow Leopard?
  4. Looking for PCI N Wireless card

    Ok, I got it to fit inside... Problem is, the signal is too weak (no cut mod, antennae are inside the case) How did you solve the issue? Is there a way to extend the antennae? And... for some reason this card only works on windows, on osx it messes up... It crashes on the airport window, and doesn't really allow me to select my network, even though its meant to work out of the box? Faulty card? Or am I doing something wrong
  5. ZAMMYKOO G5 Case Mod (No cuts)

    Hey zammykoo, how did you do your wireless networking? I bought a mini wireless macbook wifi card, and a mini pci-e to a pci-e adaptor and stuck it in... Problem is, the signal is too weak (no cuts, antenae are inside the case) How did you solve the issue? And... for some reason this card only works on windows, on osx it messes up... even though its meant to work out of the box?
  6. Looking for PCI N Wireless card

    Ok, the PCI-E wireless adaptor came through to the post today, and so did my Mini Wifi card for macbook Question is, how do I insert it in each other? There seems to not be any slots or any form of connection :S
  7. Looking for PCI N Wireless card

    Cool thanks, I just bought: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Mini-PCI-E-PCI-E...#ht_2619wt_1139 and http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BCM94321MC-BCM43...#ht_1367wt_1247 I hope it works, its items from Hong Kong, they have a reputation for making fake goods. 11-23 days delivery omg. lol
  8. I fixed it, turns out the pins wasn't aligned properly on the device A new problem though... There is so much noise whenever I move the mouse or scroll etc This is apparently due to the CPU or graphics card interfering, do u know a solution to this?
  9. The Dolan Easy G5 Mod

    Just wondering... Can I just use the G5 original blower to cool the hard drives? It's awfully loud having 3 fans
  10. Hi zammykoo, there seems to be a problem with the audio ports They are only playing back in mono for some reason :S how do I get stereo to work?
  11. The Dolan Easy G5 Mod

    Updated it just now. I'm having serious difficulties with OS X If anyone can help it me out it would be excellent. EDIT: Works!! check the first post
  12. Modding of the G5 for the first time For ATX Motherboard Aim -To create a G5 mod with little hassle and cuts as possible, and make it 'authentic'. Hassle came , was forced to make contingency plans along the way. -Dual Boot OS X and Windows -ATX Mod -To feed something back to the community Step 1: Purchasing the case I found a nice one for only £20 on gumtree, but it has a massive scratch down the side lol Heres an image: Step 2: Purchasing the parts Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R rev 2.0 £142.14 Processor: Intel Core i7 950 £180 Graphics Card: XFX HD 6870 £139 RAM: Corsair 4GB £37.18 PSU: Arctic Power 700W PSU £43.98 EXTRA RANDOM STUFF: Zammykoo's Rear I/O: £49.87 SATA Cables: £11.50 Front I/O Wiring (Gus.Carrie): £15.50 Motherboard Tray: £32.69 DVI Extension Cable: £5.99 In total the Hackintosh costed £677.89. Step 3: Sawing the Motherboard Tray I bought a motherboard tray so that the heavy graphics card and other PCI things is secure. I didn't want to create custom shelves or drill into my cards or anything lol Here's a pic: Step 4: Case Fan I wanted to keep the original location of the case fan. By using a spare fan I found in an old Dell Inspiron, I decided to drill into the original Mac case fan support and added my own. Here's a pic: (I had to extend the wires too because it was too short) Step 5: ZAMMYKOOOO! I used Zammykoo's rear I/O to not cut the original back of the G5 I mounted it to the original standoffs and glued it down in place with expoy I had some trouble at first because it kept on coming off, and it wasn't aligned but after removing the grey plastic lining, it was fine. Here's a pic: Step 6: The Graphics port I made a cut as shown in the picture and placed a DVI-VGA converter as my monitor is VGA Step 7: POWER I made an odd connector for the power using scrap metal, power cable and an old PSU (took the plug out) Step 8: Cables and Tidying I removed the default black wires from the case (shown in the first picture), and replaced them with 2 SATA cables as I intend to use the default drive bays to store the HDDs I also plugged in the Front I/O wires and CD drive. Oh yes, I had to remove the front plate of the CD drive or else it won't come through the slot. Step 9: Final Assembled Result This is how it looks like so far. I've used Epoxy resin to hold the Mobo tray in place and screwed the motherboard into place, inserted the graphics cards etc. As you can see the PSU is in an awkward position, but I couldn't think of an alternative position to place it. Problems I "THINK" the two hard drives over heat in the top shelf, because after a while I get stuck at bios... It works fine when I take the hard drives out and run it outside of the case. I tried connecting the HDD fan/blower to the MOBO, but I can't seem to get it to work... Any ideas guys? FIXED: I added two fans. One blower (original case fan), and one fan from an old PC (it has blue lights I wanted it to not emit anything, oh wells). Step X: Installing the X This is truly a d*ck in the ass. If anyone can help it would save me. Bios settings: ACHI for drives Used a DSDT found somewhere in the Forums, I'll provide a link if requested. Methods I have tried: Kakewalk 4.0 (Lion) FAILED Reason: Memory stick fails to complete, haven't got a spare memory stick. iDeneb 10.5.7 (Leopard) FAILED Reason: Waiting for root device error? Doesn't get past the DVD iAtkos s3 v2 (Leopard) FAILED Reason: Waiting for root device error? Doesn't get past the DVD. Restarts randomly. [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url]/[url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] (Snow Leopard) SEMI-WORK Reason: [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] works with -x -v GraphicsEnabler=no PCIRootUID=1 This installs. 1024x768 resolution with OOB internet. Great. Note: Graphics Card fan spins very loud and scary unless GraphicsEnabler=no is used at every restart. Did Combo Update to 10.6.8. Upon using [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url], it fails. Using GraphicsEnabler=no causes the GFX Card to run normally, but however I get a grey screen Any other options guys? UPDATE: Oh my god. It works! I don't fully understand it, but I'll give it a shot at my understanding, ok here goes: I installed Windows just after assembling my computer, so at least I have an OS to work on, and do every day tasks etc. I used EasyBCD and created a Dual Boot of Windows and OS X (I couldn't specify the location of OS X because it didn't exist). Then after installing Snow Leopard with [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url]/[url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url], with no hope left...I plugged both HDDs in to boot into windows. I then took my chances once again and selected OS X from the windows Boot loader, and BAMM, it worked :S God knows why Chameleon RC5 or the [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] boot loader didn't work Special Thanks: This Forum for advice and tips Zammykoo for the rear I/O, or else I would've done a cut mod Dad, for his amazing metal work skills
  13. How can I make a USB using windows? or is that not possible? Can i boot from USB and install into a BLANK HDD?
  14. Looking for PCI N Wireless card

    If I were to get this set up, would this work in windows? I'm planning to dual boot windows and would be great if it worked in both
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