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  1. Pandora's Box (Beta1 Testing)

    Thanks! Will give it a try. I hope creating a bootable USB works even with a Mac in a VMWare.
  2. Pandora's Box (Beta1 Testing)

    Ok. Btw, my screen resolution is 1366x768. I know this resolution sucks for a 14inch Laptop but that's what I have. So you mean that I cannot patch with DSDT then? Also, I don't see Intel 4000 option in my Device Manager and can only see nVidia. Thanks.
  3. Pandora's Box (Beta1 Testing)

    Hi I was just wondering. Does Pandora support almost all laptops? Does it even support the ones with AMD Processor? I want to know if my Ideapad Y400 can run this. It has Intel i7 3630Q 2.6GHz Processor, NVidia GT650M graphics, 8GB DDR3 Memory, 1TB HDD, Intel Centrino Wireless & Bluetooth N2230 and Qualcomm Atheros AR8161 Ethernet. My Laptop came with Win 8 pre-installed. I don't want to mess that up. So, How can I install Mac OSx without disturbing my windows installation and recovery partition? I would be really glad if you could answer these questions for me. Thanks, Anup
  4. IdeaPad Y400 ML compatible ?

    So which laptop did you buy? I bought Lenovo Ideapad Y400 few days ago and it's really good. I think because nVidia GeForce GT 650M is supported by Macs, it should work. I haven't tried it though. Let us know if you find more information about this. Thanks, Anup
  5. After going through many forums... I finally thought of giving up. With so little information on C700 series laptop it was really tough to gather resources for installing MAC OSX in this laptop. Then, I decided to test things myself and found out as follows. Here are the steps to install MAC OS X 10.6.4 for Compaq Presario C700 series laptop (C740EM to be specific) with Intel X3100 based graphics chipset. Things you need: iAtkos S3 V2 DVD (MD5 : 55d3aaae14435065b53acb61e3bccae2) C700 Series Laptop of course! Windows 7 DVD (If dual booting) Patience!! 1. BIOS Settings - Set Boot Order as From DVD From Hard Disk - Set SATA Controller as AHCI (if the option is available) [Very Important!!!] To check if your SATA Controller is set to AHCI, in windows goto Device Manager>IDE ATA/ATAPI Controllers and see if it has Standard AHCI 1.0 SATA Controller installed. If it is there then you are good to go. - Legacy USB Support - Enabled RESTART!! 2. Take your iAtkos DVD and put in the DVD Drive. You are now at Chameleon BootLoader Options. As it loads, Press F8 and type: -v GraphicsEnabler= Yes USBFix= Yes UHCIreset= Yes Hit Enter! 3. After sometime, you are at iAtkos S3 V2 MAC OS X 10.6.3 Installation Screen. Select your language and click next. Now, at the top you'll see Utilities menu. Go inside and select Disk Utility. 4. In the Disk Utility window you can now see your Hard Disk and your DVD Drive. Select your Hard Disk (the whole disk, not the partitions) Goto, Partitions menu at the right and select the number of partitions you want for your hard drive. I would suggest 4 partitions. 1. For MAC OSX, 2. For Windows 7, 3. Share Files between MAC and Windows and 4. For iAtkos S3 V2 Mounted DVD (For repairs and installations later.) Goto Options, below partition selection box, and select GUID as your partition table format. 5. Partitions Type (Example: Total of 160 GB) a. 1st Partition: For MAC OSX - 50 GB Give a name for this partition (eg. Snow_Leopard) and select MAC OS Extended (Journaled) as your partition format. b. 2nd Partition: For Windows 7 - 50 GB (if dual booting) Give a name for this partition (eg. Windows) and select MS DOS (FAT) as your partition format. c. 3rd Partition: For File sharing between MAC and Windows - 50 GB Give a name for this partition (eg. MACWIN) and select MS DOS (FAT) as your partition format. d. 4th Partition: For iATKOS S3 V2 DVD - 10 GB Give a name for this partition (eg. iATKOS) and select MAC OS Extended as your partition format. Create Partitions!!! IF you want to create dual boot then goto 6 otherwise goto 7 6. For DUAL BOOTING: - Quit MAC OS X installation (Do not continue!!). And, restart. - Take out iAtkos S3 V2 DVD and insert Windows 7 Setup DVD. - While Installing select Custom Installation and goto Disk Management. Select the WINDOWS partition that you created!!! And, goto advanced options and format THIS partition. Continue with the installation in THIS partition. - Do a complete windows installation until you reach your desktop. - Take out the Windows DVD and Shutdown the computer. 7. For MAC OS X installation. Power ON Take your iAtkos S3 V2 DVD and put it in your drive. Press F8 and Again type in boot: -v GraphicsEnabler= Yes USBFix= Yes UHCIreset= Yes Press Enter and you are now taken to MAC OS X installation. Select Agree Terms and Language. Now, select the partition that you made for MAC OS X (Partition 1, eg. Snow_Leopard, 50 GB) and SELECT Customize Menu on the left. (this is IMPORTANT!!!) - In customize menu, select the following: iAtkos S3 Main System (Already Selected) Bootloader > Chameleon 2 RC4 Bootloader > Slice Bootloader Options > 32-Bit Boot Bootloader Options > Graphics Enabler USB (Select ALL) Patches (Already Selected) EVO Reboot (Already Selected) Drivers > Main Hardware > SATA/IDE > AHCI SATA Drivers > Main Hardware > Sound > Voodoo HDA Drivers > Main Hardware > Sound > Apple HDA 10.6.2 Drivers > Main Hardware > PS/2 > Apple PS/2 Drivers > Main Hardware > CPU Power Management > Voodoo P-Share Drivers > Main Hardware > Laptop Hardware > Battery Drivers > Main Hardware > Laptop Hardware > TSC Sync - Select OK and continue Installation (Takes 20 Mins to finish the installation), Restart. - Select MAC OS X in OS Choice menu and load MAC OS X - Apply Necessary Settings. Once you are at the desktop, download the Combo Update for MAC OS X 10.6.4 (Google it ) and update to 10.6.4 (very easy!!) 8. Now Select the OS you want to boot. Enjoy!! 9. To Mount iATKOS S3 V2 in your 4th Partition: - Boot into MAC OS X and goto Utilities > Disk Utilities - Put your iATKOS S3 V2 DVD in your DVD Drive and let the drive load. - Now Select the 4th Partition (eg. iATKOS - 10 GB) on the left HDD list and click Restore tab on the right. - Now a restore box with source and destination fields appear. Select the 4th Partition Drive, iATKOS and drag it into Destination Field. - At the HDD list, you can also see your DVD with iATKOS S3 V2 DVD image in it (Black Apple logo with S). Drag this image into Source Field. - Click on Accept/Restore button at the bottom. -Finish!! Enjoy your iATKOS Partition with Fast Instillation / Repair for future use. Plz Let me know if this works for you. Also, for more info. regarding this Model No. Click Here!