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    ECS G31T-M Install hangs

    Hey guys I just want to let you know that I have the same motherboard as you guy and I able to install retail Leopard on it! I did flash my motherboard with the hack Bios that was post in this forum, but make sure you download the right spicifie for your board, Don't download anything that is not for your board or you have a black screen after you leave the BIos setting!!! But there a fix for that if you happen to use the wrong Bios!!! You will need a PCI video card not an PCIE it got to be a PCI video card!!! Just put you PCI video card and you should be ok! But in my case I have a hard drive with a Window XP already install and I just boot it up and download the right bios for mine and flash it throught windows you also could use Dos program to flash your Bios too, But since I have a windows Xp already I search for the right BIOS and reflash it and it fix my problem!!! Be for you able to install retail Leopard you need to follow some guid that made throught this forum for the retail installation!!! and yes there is one thing in the Bios you must set under the system bios!!! If you don't everytime you have your retail disk in it will keep rebooting!!! and if you guy need help I am glad to help you!!! Because I know I went throught alot just to get the retail Leopard to work and the update work perfect even the 10.5.5 work with out problem throught sotware update!!!! If you need the file for the BIOS or The Files that I use just let me know!!! And if I could upload throught this forum I would!!! And I will post what option that you must enable in the Bios for you guy!!! Oh! for got if you guy use iATKOS 10.5.4 it install perfect but I can not update to 10.5.5 so I did the Retail one, but the sound dosen't not work so I use an External USB sound made by ADS Tech!!! OH! and I use ATI 2600 pro and ATI x1300 they both with some help and search in the forum for the driver for them!!! NO! I don't have them both in there I only have one in there!!! But I test both they work fine!! Anyway I hope this would help you all!!! Sorry for my English!!! This what you need to set in your bios! under Advanced setup go to where it say Intel XD Bit, Make sure you Enabled it because the default is Disabed So Enable it ok!!! everything out just leave it the way it is!!! Good Luck I hope it work for you guy!!! hey guy i uploads the hack Bios for it already!!! I hope it OK!!! http://forum.insanelymac.com/index.php?showtopic=117834 just follow this link to install using retail Leopard , even know this is diference borad but this one work the best out off the rest that I try!!! Just follow the direction for it and it work fine!!! and you could skip the 10.5.4 update! you could update under software update to 10.5.5 and all other update too, and if you prefer just downloads it from Apple website for 10.5.5 combo update!!! and install it manully!!! Model Name: Mac Model Identifier: G31T-M Processor Name: Intel Core 2 Duo Processor Speed: 2.00 GHz Number Of Processors: 1 Total Number Of Cores: 2 L2 Cache: 1 MB Memory: 4 GB Bus Speed: 800 MHz Boot ROM Version: XXXX.XXXX.XXX Serial Number: SOMESRLNMBR ECS_G31T_M_080731S.zip
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    Upgrade iATKOS v4i 10.5.4 to 10.5.5

    dude I have problem updating iATKOS too, I try and try finally I give up, But the good new is I able to Install Leopard using the retail disk on my G31T-M mother board and up date to 10.5.5 using software update, the only thing I can't get it to work is the sound driver!!! I search for the ALC662 patch, but it seem everyone having a hard time too. You should try installing using the retail disk too, when you get it runing you love it!!! I know there alot of reading and trying to get it to work!!! you have to give it a shot!!! it took me almost 2 week to finally get it to run!!! And remember every mother board are diference you might have to turn of or on on your Bois menu!!! Good Luck!!!
  3. Well am not having a problem with the Geforce 7600GS card, My Geforce 7600GS working fine, It Just that I have 4 other Card is not working with all the hardware support under OS X, I have these Card here, ATI 1950Pro, Asus 1650XT, MSI Gefroce 6800DT, PNY Quadro FX 1400, And I can't get them to work at all, I try every posible way that I could think off, but no luck! I use Jas 10.4.8 ppf1,ppf2 the lastest I download, and I think my cards just don't work!!! I wish I haven't trade my Geforce 7600GS card with a friend!!! I wait for Geforce 7900GT go down cheaper maybe I'll buy to install OS X, for now XP is fine!!!
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    New Security Update

    Well at lease I know now not to update it next time!!!! I hated to reinstall OS X again! because I don't know how to fix it without re-install!!!
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    Games on a Hacintosh

    I had try a fews game, I try ford racing 2, Tiger Wood 2005, and Tony Hawk 2, they run ok!!! but I just try them out maybe a minuts or so!!!
  6. You guys should be happy, that you have a working video card, I would careless for dual display, as long I could get mine to work, And here I have 4 video card, trying all kind of way to get them stupid card I have to work!!! But everything I try it a No! No!
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    NVIDIA Quadro FX 1400

    I guess we out of luck, well I had a Evga 7600GS, it was working, but I trade that card for the PNY Quadro FX 1400 with my friend, and this Quadro card I have doesn't do to good for my game compare to my 7600GS, I think this card for use only for work station only!!! It a shame I have 4 pci-e card not 1 of them seem to work under OSX!!! 1. ATI 1950 pro- not working 2.Asus 1650XT- not working 3.MSI geforce 6800 DT- not woking 4.PNY Quadro FX 1400 - not woking Well think it on a good side!!! I bought the cards for the Microsoft Windows, not for OSX!!! I would not mind and go out and spend maybe another 200-400 dollar for a video card that work Under OSX, if it really important that is!!! but for now I hold off on it!!!
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    NVIDIA Quadro FX 1400

    I did search for the help, but no luck!!! Can anyone of you confirm is my Video Card Quadro Fx 1400 with 128 MB work at all? I seen on OSX86 it said it work but that was the 256mb version, and I have try all the driver that post in this forum, but their no good!!! Thank!!!
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    New Security Update

    I update the security thing, My OSX just boot, but it stay at the blue screen with spinnig ringing forever!!! Anyway to fix that? Thank!
  10. I have try your installer on my ATI 1950 pro that flash to Saphire 1950XT and it did not work, it didn't give me the CQ or EQ or what everever you call it!!! The reason I flash my card to the XT because I could never get the Pro to work so I flash it to the XT, and it seem like everyone get there XT to work!!! Here my old pro device ID 7280 and Here My new one after I flashed 72c4!!! Any help at all Jccool!!!
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    10.4.9 Update - Common Questions and Answers

    Guys if you have any problem up date to 10.4.9, try to search some where in this forum, that tell you how to update using 10.4.9 delta, it alway work for me follow that instruction!!! I install 4 diference PC alraedy, 1 is a AMD and 2 was an intel, and last one is My Lovely Dell Laptop 8600, And they all been up date to 10.4.9. The 2 Intel System update with no problem at all, but the AMD and my laptop, I have to boot in to -legacy mode in order for my update to boot up!!! And to be unest I have no clue what is -legacy mean at all, I just try it because, the last time for me to use -legacy was patching my audio, And after that when ever I have problem install something I just thought try to use -legacy to see if it work!!! And guys and can not garrentee it would work for you ok!!! Here guy!!! the instruction I follow!!! give it a try!!! This guide is fully updated now. Do not worry from any posts below. I have included all the new kexts and files to backup to avoid as much problems as possible. Requirements: 1) 10.4.9 Delta updater (from Apple's website) 2) 15-30 minutes of your time Known issues (as far as I know): Disk images fail to mount and iPods not being recognized. This has been fixed by backing-up 10.4.8 system.kext (included in the updated instructions). GMA900 did not work after update (see notes below) Seps: 1) Open up the terminal and type "sudo -s" then "your password" then the following (line by line): CODEcp /mach_kernel /old cp -R /system/library/coreservices/loginwindow.app / cp -R /system/library/extensions/AppleSMBIOS.kext / cp -R /system/library/extensions/AppleACPIplatform.kext / cp -R /system/library/extensions/AppleAPIC.kext / cp -R /system/library/extensions/IOATAFamily.kext / cp -R /system/library/extensions/system.kext / 2) Keep terminal open. 3) Open disk utility and keep it open 4) Run the delta installer (AND DO NOT RESTART---IGNORE THE INSTALLER WINDOW) 5) Open terminal and type the following: CODEcp /old /mach_kernel cp -R /loginwindow.app /system/library/coreservices/ cp -R /AppleSMBIOS.kext /system/library/extensions/ cp -R /AppleACPIplatform.kext /system/library/extensions/ cp -R /AppleAPIC.kext /system/library/extensions/ cp -R /IOATAFamily.kext /system/library/extensions/ cp -R /system.kext /system/library/extensions/ rm -rf /system/library/extensions.* 6) Open disk utility and repair permissions for your OS X partition 7) Pray and restart the system (unless you have GMA 900 --> read below) 8) Post pictures of your 10.4.9 This has been tested on my computer and fully working. No problems until now. GMA 900 users: (Do these steps after finishing above steps) 1) insert your JaS 10.4.8 DVD 2) navigate to system>installation>packages (on the DVD) 3) install JaS.10.4.8.GMA.900.support.pkg 4) repair permissions 5) reboot Disclaimer: Again, I am not responsible for any damage happening to you, your computer, your data or anything due to following my instructions. Different hardware configurations could still cause problems.
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    About This Mac Screenshots

    Here my Dell Inspiron 8600, with the 10.4.9 up date, and all the driver loaded and working!!! Dell_8600.tiff
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    Jas 10.4.8 on a Dell Insprion 8600

    Did you guys ever get the 8600 to update to 10.4.9 yet!!! I try every way in this forum there is, but after I Update it just won't boot no more!!! So I give up!!!
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    x86 Xbench Results Thread

    here Mine MyScore.txt
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    Realtek Ac97 audio not working

    I think the best way try google, and search for your PC modle and look for Spec. I know it a paint it took me alot of search and alot of time for it, but it help!!!