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About th3ant

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  1. Lion on a Aspire 5750g..?

    Right, So I'm getting a laptop in December, and I think I've decided the one for me. The exact model is the.. Acer Aspire 5750G-2416G75Mnkk (Model Number: LX.RMX02.040) Specs are as follows: Intel Core i5-2410M processor Chipset: HM65 6 GB DDR3 RAM 750 GB hard drive (5400rpm) 15.6" HD Acer CineCrystal LED LCD screen NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M 1GB graphics card And Intel HD3000 Acer Nplify 802.11b/g/n 1.3 megapixel HD webcam DVD-Super Multi DL drive Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (Installed before hackintosh) Other similar models in this range have multi touch track pad although I cant confirm.. More specs here (Amazon.co.uk) Anyway, What I want to know is how can I get Lion onto this notebook.. Is there a single disk I can use or will I need to install leopard first? Which kexts will I need?... Or where can I find out which ones I need? Any other bits of info I should know from any others that have done a install on this computer? Please don't feel like I've asked for too much, all I want is a helpful push in the right direction and possibly more in depth help in the future :censored2: Problems I can foresee: Optimus Technologies (switching from HD3000 to nVidia automatically) - Although I see some of the new macbook pro's have a similar feature... is this lion only? Getting hold of the right kexts. Problems in installation. Problems with dual booting. So Yeah, If theres anyone thats willing to help lead me the right way, I will be very grateful! Thanks in advance, th3ant
  2. Acer Aspire AS5742G-486G64Mnkk Notebook

    Ahh.. right.. And I will keep you informed.. but I will be getting the notebook in December, and it will probably be late January before I get to this stage.. I still need to sort out all the other kexts I need, and what I'm booting OSx from and.... you get the idea. I'm just starting early due to boredness.
  3. Acer Aspire AS5742G-486G64Mnkk Notebook

    So not at all? Not even with a bit of tinkering and a couple of kexts from here there everywhere..? Surely it's possible, and I think I'm going to stick with that notebook anyway because of its awesome value for money (I found a good deal)...
  4. Windows Doesn't Boot any more?

    Just from experience, Windows recovery with FIXMBR works nicely if its a boot error... But as I'm new to hackintosh-ing It could be a problem on a whole new level... :/
  5. Right, I'm planning to buy Acer Aspire AS5742G-486G64Mnkk Notebook, and I was wondering how it will do with Mac OSx Snow Leopard, or possibly even Lion. If you are unwilling to spend time working it out, and I respect that, which resources do I use to check its compatibility?! Link (Acer Website): http://www.acer.co.uk/ac/en/GB/content/model/LX.RB902.182 Basic Specs: Intel Core i5-480M processor (2.66GHz with Turbo Boost up to 2.93GHz - 3MB L3 cache) - 64 bit 6GB DDR3 RAM 640GB Hard Drive 1GB NVIDIA G FORCE GT540M Gigabit Ethernet IEEE 802.11n DVD-RAM/±R/±RW Multi-gesture touchpad 3 USB 2.0 ports Sorry for not providing detailed (Hardware Specific) specs, I can't find them anywhere, And as I don't actually have the device yet, I can't check with hardware detecting programs. The Link to the website is a bit more in depth. So yeah, thats about it: - Will it work? - How can I check? Not Urgent, I was just wondering.. Thanks, th3ant PS: Sorry if I have done some things wrong with the post, or put this in the wrong catergory, this is my first post to a new forum to me. EDIT: Found another link, Seems to be fairly in depth for hardware specs: http://com-solutions.co.uk/products/Comput...2011&info=2