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    MaLd0n reacted to Cyberdevs for a file, Mac Optimizer (NVRAM and Kext Cache Cleanup and Rebuilding PrelinkedKernel Tool)   
    This is a tool for cleaning the NVRAM and Kext Caches and rebuilding the PrelinkedKernel.
    Please do not post/upload or redistribute this app to other sites or forums.
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    MaLd0n reacted to crazybirdy for a file, Catalina MBR HFS Firmware Check Patch   
    Patched OSInstaller.framework to allow macOS 10.15 installation on MBR HFS+ partition.
     
    Please read Readme-10.15.pdf first.
     
    How to finish the Catalina installation.
    1. Use EasyMBR-Installer1015 to make USB Catalina Installer.
    2. Boot to USB Catalina Installer, open Utilities -> Disk Utility, format as MBR HFS+. 
        Install Catalina to blank MBR HFS+ "Target" partition.
    3. Boot to USB Catalina Installer, open Utilities -> Terminal, run the script command:
        copytempdata
    4. Boot to "Target" MBR HFS+ partition on single user mode (-s), run the script command:
        hfsupdatecache
    5. Reboot to "Target" MBR HFS+ partition, setup user name and login, finish the installation.
     
    Also, you need to setup Clover as BooterConfig=0x28, CsrActiveConfig=0x67
     
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    List of known issues:
    1. Some app-pkg-installers can't install to HFS+, but install to APFS fine.
    ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     
    What is this patched OSInstaller doing?
    1. Pass the MBR check, allow macOS 10.15 installation on MBR partition.
    2. Pass the Firmware check, bypass the error of "An error occurred while verifying firmware".
    3. Pass auto-convert to APFS , "ConvertToAPFS=false" is no longer worked with 10.15.
    4. This MBR-Manual-Method will never convert to APFS, and will always install as HFS+ partition.
    5. This MBR-Manual-Method works with both MBR HFS+ and GPT HFS+ 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 HFS+ and GUID HFS+, will never convert the partition format.
        We can manually format as MBR HFS+ or GPT HFS+ on installation screen like as 10.12.
        We can manually select MBR HFS+ partition to install 10.13, 10.14, 10.15 on installation screen now.
        Needn't to update the MBR-Manual-Method files, it will still work on 10.13, 10.14, 10.15 future versions, I think so.
        It can be installed as Fresh installation on formated blank partition only, but can't be installed as update from previous version.
    3. MBR-Automatic-Method (new for 10.13+),
        End of MBR and HFS+, there is no more MBR HFS+ patch available for 10.15 native OSInstaller.

    How to make 10.15 installer for MBR (MBR-Manual-Method)?
    Just use EasyMBR-Installer1015 to make installer, it works with both MBR and GPT.
    Read HowTo inside the dmg first, same as 10.12.
    Read HowTo Q/A Q4. How to patch to work with CPU SSE4.1 only for Mojave, Catalina?
    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 10.15.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_fullapp to download the full installer app via swscan.apple.com.
     

     
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    MaLd0n reacted to BuXb for a file, Disk Utility v.13 with Debug Options for macOS Sierra & High Sierra   
    This is my mod of dimosgmx's Yosemite (10.10) Disk Utility app with the El Capitan (10.11) diskmanagementd:
     
    https://www.insanelymac.com/forum/files/file/621-disk-utility-v13-for-macos-sierrazip
     
    Please read his statements over there FIRST !!
     
    This built (607) is dimosgmx's built 606 ever-so-slightly edited* by me (BugsB) for usage in High Sierra beyond 10.13.3. It thus works in 10.12 - 10.13.6 (not yet tested in Mojave because I don't have it installed). Therefore I bumped CFBundleVersion to 607 and BuildVersion to 19 to differentiate it from dimosgmx's 606/ 18 which was only compatible up to 10.13.3.
     
    You can use it side-by-side with the default Disk Utility.
     
    NOT WORKING (at least not in High Sierra): functions which would invoke a Finder style window, like clicks onto "New Image", "Convert", "Resize Image", "Image", "File/ New/.." etc.
     
    In case of issues with the default (original/ stock/ vanilla) Disk Utility: run killall diskmanagementd, also supplied in this package.
     
    If you have the SIMBL plug-in AFLOAT installed and have not included AppleScript Utility in mySIMBL's blacklist**, you MUST blacklist Disk Utility 13 (607) (see screenshot "AFLOAT users mySIMBL application blacklist")!
     
    Virustotal result: 0 / 57
     
    Enjoy & Greetings
    BugsB
    2019-01-05
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    * Disk Utility 13 (607).app/Contents/MacOS/loader.sh:
    Added two instances of:
    sudo killall diskmanagementd
     
    ** in mySIMBL: System Info/ SIMBL application blacklist (because Afloat is NOT fully compatible with Apple Scripts (parts of Disk Utility 13 (60x))
     
    PS: let me know if it also works in Mojave. Include your EXACT version (10.14.0/ .1/ .2 /.3 BETA etc.)
     
     
     
     
     
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    MaLd0n reacted to JennyDavid for a file, GetmacOS   
    A tool that searches Appstore for missing macOSes.
    Every year when a new macOS is released, the older ones get missing in Appstore. Making the Appstore's search button completely useless!
    For example, if you are searching for Sierra or El Capitan now, you may NEVER find it anymore using the search button.

     
    As a result, this tool was developed to resolve that issue. Here's an app that communicates with Appstore and allows you to download your desired vanilla macOS (even the older ones).
     

    GetmacOS.mov
    Have a great day and enjoy the tool. 
     
    Credits:
    Talat A. Ozcan ~ Outstanding app icon designs. 
    Cyberdevs ~ App's termination code
     
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    MaLd0n reacted to Mieze for a file, RealtekRTL8111-Binary   
    Open source driver for the Realtek RTL8111/8168 family.
     
    New Driver for Realtek RTL8111
     
    Anybody who is looking for a add-on network card with Realtek NIC might want to consider the Delock 89357. This card is equipped with a RTL8111E-VL (chipset 16) which is known to work perfectly with my driver because this chipset is my primary test device.
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    MaLd0n reacted to Cyberdevs for a file, iMessage Fixer   
    iMessage Fixer is an application which helps you to completely reset your iMessage and FaceTime settings. This app will remove all the preferences related to iMessage and iCloud account from your system and it will also remove the NetworkInterface preferences from your system, so please use with caution. If you are having activation issues with iMessage, this application is not the answer but if you already activated iMessage on your Mac or Hack and the Messages is acting up you can use this app to fix it.
     
    Your iMessage history will be erased and you might need to sing back in in iMessage and FaceTime.
     
    ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     
    This is a quick guide on how to fix iMessage/Messages and FaceTime:
    There are other issues that can result in imessage/Messages and FaceTime not working properly like using a blacklisted Serial Number or MLB or SmUUID or simply an unactivated AppleID. If that's the case you need to use Clover Configurator 5.2.0.1 (or newer version) to rebuild your SMBIOS data with the most updated details like shown in the picture below:
     

     
    All you have to do is to select the SMBIOS section and then form the SMBIOS selector choose the most compatible SMBIOS with your hardware:
     

     
    Then you need to select the RtVariable section to generate the MLB based on your SMBIOS data and then just click the Generate button next to ROM to automatically generate the MLB and ROM ID based on your SMBIOS and then copy/paste the MLB from the newly generated info into the MLB box next to the ROM filed. Save your new config.plist
     

     
    Once you did the steps above and save the config, close Clover Configurator and the run the iMessage Fixer app and then reboot the computer, once macOS is loaded, login into iMessage or Messages using your AppleID and hopefully you can activate your iMessage and FaceTime.

    Important Note:
    If you already signed in AppStore or iCloud using your current config.plist you might need to remove that device from iCloud in order to prevent the Account Lock Up by Apple because once you change the Serial Number, MLB and SmUUID Apple's server will lock your account in order to protect your data and you need to rest the password for your AppleID.

    I hope you find this helpful.
    Cheers
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    MaLd0n reacted to crazybirdy for a file, Mojave MBR HFS Firmware Check Patch   
    Patched OSInstaller.framework to allow macOS 10.14 installation on MBR HFS+ 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+ partition.
    5. This patched MBR OSInstaller method works with both MBR HFS+ and GPT HFS+ 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.
        It can be installed as Fresh installation on formated blank partition only, but can't be installed as update from previous version.
    3. MBR-Automatic-Method (new for 10.13+),
        install via stage 2 automatically, which is worked with both MBR and GUID, HFS+ and APFS, will never convert the partition format.
        It can be installed as Fresh installation on formated blank partition, and can be installed as update from previous version.

    How to make 10.14 installer for MBR (MBR-Manual-Method)?
    Just use EasyMBR-InstallerMaker 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?
     
    How to make 10.14 installer for MBR (MBR-Automatic-Method)?
    Just use 14MBRinstallerMaker to make installer, it works with both MBR and GPT.
    Read HowTo inside the dmg first, same as 10.13.
    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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    MaLd0n reacted to Mieze for a file, IntelMausiEthernet   
    Driver for recent Intel onboard LAN controllers. Currently the driver supports:
     
    5 Series
    82578LM 82578LC 82578DM 82578DC 6 and 7 Series
    82579LM 82579V 8 and 9 Series
    I217LM I217V I218LM I218V I218LM2 I218V2 I218LM3 100 Series
    I219LM I219V 200 and 300 Series
    I219LM I219V Please see the project's homepage at http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/304235-intelmausiethernetkext-for-intel-onboard-lan/ for a detailed project description.
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