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    HP Touchsmart 610t - Work in progress

    Here are the kexts i use to get IDT sound working on my HP hackbintosh laptop 10.6.7 and Lion. I put all 3, but you can experiment. I know it's been almost 2 months since your thread, but hey I just saw it, maybe you can use it. WORKING_SOUND_KEXTS.zip
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    Installing Lion from a Boot disc

    I would install snow leopard (follow Tonymac method - realy easy) and follow Mald0n's method to install Lion.
  3. Do you have chameleon installed on your Lion partition? or are you booting Lion from your chameleon USB drive?
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    Dual booting Lion and Windows 7

    No you don't have to install Windows first. I dual boot just fine after I installed Lion. Follow this guide i have put together. http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=261793 Let me know if you have any questions. You can be dual booting in 30 minutes.
  5. Hello All, I just wanted to share with how easy it was to dual boot Lion GM and Windows 7. This is by far the easiest method of dual booting, it's not even funny. I am no expert by any means and i managed to pull this off in 30 minutes. This method would definitely work on Snow Leopard as well. I use this to dual boot on my laptop on the same hard drive. 1. This guide assumes that you have a working Lion install. Look at MaLd0n's method at http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=256729 Also, you will need to have the chameleon bootloader installed on the Lion partition of the drive that you want to set up Windows on. So if you haven't installed lion yet, go ahead and do it. 2. In your lion install go to Disk Utility. Select your hard drive and go to the partitions tab. Make a new partition and adjust the size to your liking. Format it as FAT (that is if you want to install it on the same hard drive). Done on the Lion side. Again you can replace Lion with Snow Leopard. 3. Insert your Windows 7 dvd and boot from it. 4. After it boots go ahead and click on Repair your computer. Select TOOLS etc (not the restore option). 5. Select command prompt and type the following: a. diskpart (hit enter) b. Select disk 0 (hit enter) (or the disk number you installing to - it will be 0 if you installing on the same drive as your mac os x) c. list partition (hit enter) this will show you all the partitions on that disk. Find the one you formatted as FAT. You should guess by the size. Make sure it is the right one and note down the number. d. Select partition x (where x is the number you noted in step c) (hit enter) e. active (hit enter) 6. Close the command prompt window and close the tools window. Resume your Windows installation. Make sure you say custom install (advanced) and when it is asking you where you want to install, select your partition (make sure it is the right one) and format it as NTFS. I forget the exact names but something like you click on the partition and say disk options and you say format. NTFS will be the option. I'm pretty sure you will be fine with installing Windows if you can install Mac OS X on your pc. 7. Great Windows 7 is now installed. Reboot - yes you won't have chameleon anymore, because Windows overwrote the boot partition, but hey that's fine don't worry. 8. When you are rebooting in step 7, make sure you put your USB stick with chameleon on it and boot from it. (for Snow Leopard, this could be [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] or whatever cd loader you want to use). 9. Select your Lion install and boot into it. 10. Reinstall chameleon boot loader to your lion partition. All done! when you reboot, you will see both your Lion and Windows disks and you can boot into either one. Without the need for any loaders. The first time you boot Windows, you might get the error saying Windows did not shut down properly or whatever, make sure you say "START Windows Normally" don't launch any repair options. How easy was that? You can install MacDrive on the windows side and Paragon NTFS on your Mac side for access to all drives no matter where you are. Also if you do not have MacDrive on Windows side, NEVER EVER go to the windows disk management side and try to reformat or manage partitions - that will screw up ALL drives, trust me I know... MacDrive will actually stop you from doing that. I hope that this helps. Thanks for reading.
  6. I would like to thank MaLd0n for this perfect guide. I had tried the xpc method and even though i got it installed, it was such a mess. With MaLd0n's method I now have a PERFECT install on my HP DV4T-1300SE core 2 duo with Geforce 105M 512MB machine with IDT sound card. Everything works, even the memory card reader! I didn't even have to do any custom DSDT (I frankly don't know how to do it). If anyone needs help with kexts etc for HP DV4T, then PM me and i will be glad to help. Thank you again MaLd0n and InsanelyMac forums. By the way, i am running GM.
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    10.6.8 officially released

    I don't know if anyone can help me. I loaded 10.6.8 via software update. Had to revert AppleHDA and IOUSBFAMILY from 10.6.7. Everything worked fine except when I put in any external USB drive (USB Stick, Expansion drive) it does not show up in Finder or in Disk Utility. USB itself works fine (mouse, keyboard are usb). If i go to system profile and check my usb ports, it shows my external drive name and usb stick name. I just don't get access to them. Even so, vmware fusion sees those devices and if i tell it to connect, it opens them up in Windows XP just fine. Any tips? UPDATE: Well, i just wanted to update my own post with the solution I found for anyone else that might be having this issue. I am running an HP DV4T-1300SE laptop. All I had to do was restore IOUSBMassStorageClass.kext from my 10.6.7 Install in addition to AppleHDA and IOUSBFamily.kexts. Running 10.6.8 with everything working.
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