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  1. successfully installed high Sierra on my Acer V3-571G Follow the Steps : 1- download the image of High Sierra from this link : https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B3USSct6ujF6bHRxZElVWU5oaVk 2- Write it to your USB Flash (8 gb or higher) with Suse image writer (https://github.com/downloads/openSUSE/kiwi/ImageWriter.exe) Fairly Stright forward 3- First disable dual graphic in your laptop bios, and make sure VT-d is disabled. 4- install through your USB, two step installation, then after installation boot your hard disk from USB again. 5- install clover configurator then mount EFI partition to install bootloader, download the latest clover or just copy the clover folder inside EFI folder in USB 6- next after u installed clover bootloader , install attached kext to : Library/EXtensions not System/Library/Extensions (see the attachments) 7- Do the Repair cache and restart, Enjoy full QC High sierra boom I love it What is working : - BCM 57785 working, however when u restart It wont wake up until u shut down ur laptop !!!!!! - ALC269 working fully with my KEXT attached and layout injection 28 in clover devices tab - Wifi natively supported ( I chaned to the card that natively supported) - Graphic fully working HDMI but not VGA (inject this id 0x01660003) - Trackpad is also fully working with the attached kext. - my DSDT.aml and SSDT.aml attached in clover folder. Awesome operating system I love it Acer V3-571G.rar
  2. I have started a triple boot installation on an old PC with BIOS (not UEFI). Every OS is on a separate SSD drive. Hardware ASUS P6T SE i7 920 12GB RAM ASUS GTX 680 2 X SSD OCZ Agility 60GB 1 X SSD Kingston 240GB OS MacOS Sierra Windows 8 (The Windows was already installed on the Kingston SSD and just used that to repair the MBR) Ubuntu 14.04 LTS MacOS I stared by setting BIOS (AHCI, Virtualization etc.); disabled all drives but the one for MacOS; installed MacOS; MacOS post installation with ##### and clover bootloader in legacy mode installed on the SSD. Everything worked after some kext struggling and I have my Sierra hackintosh ready with Clover bootloader legacy installed. Windows Then I plugged the Windows 8 SSD; repaired the MBR and BCD; plugged the Clover/MacOS drive and Clover was able to start and boot the Windows 8 SSD with no issues. Ubuntu I did just the same for Ubuntu; disabled all drives but the one for Ubuntu; made the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS USB drive; started the installation; I selected "Erase disk and install Ubuntu" on the "Installation type" screen; got the setup finished and did the exact same thing, plugged all 3 SSDs with the BIOS set to boot from Clover/MacOS drive; Clover sees the Ubuntu drive but when I am selecting to boot from it, it just shows the clover Linux drive icon on the center of the screen until I hit escape and it returns back on the Clover boot selection screen. I did some searching and reading and tried to reinstall Ubuntu with a separate /boot partition; that did not work and I have clover with the exact same behavior. I also read that if you have a BIOS motherboard, then Ubuntu it will detect this and it will install in BIOS/Legacy mode but I am not sure if that is the case and that I should do something else to have the Ubuntu installed in BIOS/Legacy mode. Does anyone have a clue what I should do to have the Ubuntu to boot from Clover? EDIT: After a lot of Ubuntu reinstalling, it now shows the purple GRUB screen when selecting Linux from Clover menu, but it hangs there.
  3. Install Mac Osx El Capitan on Galaxy Book 12. Why did I choose ElCapitan and not HighSierra? Simple. From El Capitan release 10.11 + (so mac os Sierra and High Sierra) Apple has eliminated from HID event driver, pressure, tilt, Stylus position! Having this device for artistic purposes, I decided that El Capitan would be the best in this field. If you do not need a pen to draw, but just for taking notes or simple things, you can safely install Os High Sierra! That has Native support to KabyLake. Let's go to the elcapitan installation procedure! Just delete the usb and install the captain using the Createinstallmedia method. Only use FakeSmc and VoodooPs2Kext and config HD620spoof.plist. Obviously in driver64, add HFSplus. (Search these files on Google for the latest version, very important thing) Made this install el capitan on disk. What Works Cpu and Gpu: They seem to be recognized by the system and it seems to be okay! (To run the Gpu, put Fakepciid and Fakepci id graphics in the Other, Clover folder) Trackpad: Still to be fixed, but with Voodoops2 it seems to work (The trackpad is not a PS2 device, but for the moment use this kext, looking forward to fix this in the future) Bluetooth Not working (but updating) Audio Brightness Battery Wifi (not supported) Updating AcpiTables.zip
  4. Samsung Galaxy Book 12'

    Hey there guys I think could be possible to install osx into the Galaxy Book 12 It has I5 7200u 8gb ram 620hd ssd 256 touch and pen input. Pen input is from wacom but its emr 4096 pressure sensitive, so its passive pen. As i would like yo use more osx than windows, do you think there could be any way to get the pen working on this jewel? For windows i think theres no wacom drivers but only some samsung or windows one. Let me know help me. THANK (With this awesome screen, i think it could be the best 2 in 1 hackintosh) More info here https://www.notebookcheck.net/Samsung-Galaxy-Book-12-Convertible-Review-First-Impressions.199698.0.html
  5. Hi fellows of this great forum. I am currently learning some programming so my time to investigate on hardware for my beloved good old Hack is very little. Specs are as follows: Gigabyte EP45 UD3LR (LGA775) Intel Core Quad Q6600 Custom case made out of a 1995 Pentium and some acrylic. 6GB RAM NVIDIA Geforce 210 1GB BCM94360CD with custom PCI adapter WiFi and Bluetooth working awesome Artic CPU Cooler with Heatsink 2 yellow 20" fans Custom made power button I would like to upgrade its CPU and its GPU, to the maximum of its capabilities, with Mac OS X compatibility. What CPU and GPU would you reccommend without breaking my wallet? Thanks ever so much
  6. Hi All! I have a successful build but im experiencing some power issues. After reboot my 2 WD Black drives are not to be found. Only by powering down, unplugging power cable and turning on, do they reappear. Furthermore some USB ports dont have power after sleep. Any help for these issues? i followed this guide http://hackintosher.com/guides/guide-installing-macos-kabylake-hackintosh-sierra/ MOBO: GA-Z270X-UD5 CPU: i7700k GPU: 1080 Ti OS: 10.12.6
  7. So i'm trying to install OSX 10.4 Tiger (patched for intel cpus) on a 9 year old laptop, so far i've burnt a DVD and tried to boot from it, when not starting with -v it loads and then a prohibited sign shows up, and when starting with -v it keeps saying "still waiting for root device", i've tried multipile fixes and none of them work, and im sure there isnt a problem with the computer as it also fails to boot on my core 2 duo machine, so is it possible one of you guys knows how to fix this? Thanks in advance!
  8. ATI Radeon X1600 Pro - 5MB VRAM issue

    Hello there, I'm relatively new to the Hackintosh community. It's certainly not the first time someone has had a problem like this, but I thought I'd post it. So, about a month ago, I picked up an HP Pavilion computer I had lying around from 2009, and I thought I'd try turning it into a Hackintosh just for kicks and giggles, so I knew what it was like before I tried installing it on my main PC. I'm using Clover as the bootloader. Here are the specs: MS-7525 motherboard Pentium Dual Core E5200 2.5ghz ASUS ATI Radeon X1600 Pro Silent 512MB (device ID = 71c3) 4GB DDR2 RAM 800mhz Seagate 320GB HDD macOS Sierra seemed to return a kernel panic, probably because SSE 4.2 support is not present on the E5200 if I recall correctly. El Capitan seemed to boot fine though, and I installed it. To my surprise, it booted on the first try. So I did some post-installation with [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] to get the audio working and the bootable hard drive. So here I am, on El Capitan 10.11. The only issue I'm still facing is the graphics card. Sure, it might be old, but I heard some people got it working with full QE/CI. The thing is, it tells me it only has 5MB of VRAM. As a consequence, there are numerous screen artifacts (especially on logon, it's awful to watch), major slowdowns, no DVD playing support apparently, and most importantly, no QE/CI. Things I've tried: -FakeID -MacLovin's Guide -Reinstalling OSX -Custom kexts I'm hopeful about the DSDT thing, but I don't know what it is or how it works. What should I do at this point? Should I try fixing it or straight up downgrade to an earlier version of OSX? Thanks in advance
  9. Hi My name is Vova please help me settings clover and dsdt tabel for laptop.. Installed version of the system OS X 10.12.5 Does not work: 1. Mouse treckpad (no multipad), usb mouse Work; 2. After Sleep mode, not work Audio and Micro, before sleep mode Audio and Mic true; 3. Battery It works then does not work; 4. This poppy does not open because of SMBios; 5. The hotkeys of the backlight do not work; Thank you dear friend that did not pass by Here is a system dump, laptop data, a clover data.... in file check.. Motherboard: Intel Cougar Point HM65, Intel Sandy Bridge CPU: Mobile QuadCore Intel Core i7-2670QM, 3000 MHz (30 x 100) CPU @ 2.20GHz Video adapter: Intel HD Graphics 3000 IDE Controller: Standard SATA AHCI Controller WIFI network adapter: Atheros AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter Ethernet network adapter: Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller Audio Adapter: Conexant Cx20590 @ Intel Cougar Point PCH - High Definition Audio Controller [b-2] Audio Adapter: Intel Cougar Point HDMI @ Intel Cougar Point PCH - High Definition Audio Controller [b-2] diagnotic sony vaio.zip Folder CLOVER.zip
  10. First Hackintosh Build

    Hey Everyone, I'm proud to say that I've built my first hackintosh and I've got everything working great! I had some trouble getting the Internal graphics to work but thats probably just because I'm a bit of a newbie. This was a great learning curve for me and I'm already planning my next build, this was alot of fun! specs: CPU: i5 6600k CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO Mobo: Gigabyte Z170XP-SLI (ATX) RAM: Ballistix Sport LT 16GB (2x 8GB) DDR4 SSD: Samsung 850 EVO 250GB HD: 250GB Seagate Barracuda PSU: Corsair CS series 650w GPU: (Internal Graphics for now) Case: Deep Cool Tesseract haven't tried iMessage or signing into the app store yet, tbh kinda sketched to do that since I dont want my account to get deactivated or something since I have alot of legit apple products. If anyone is building a similar system and has any questions just message me, i'd be happy to help. anyways heres some pics! cheers,
  11. Dell Inspiron 7560 - Compatible?

    Hey everyone This is my first post - sorry if this is in the wrong place. Getting a new laptop for university and I want one in which I can run macOS on it. Currently looking at this one - http://www.currys.co.uk/gbuk/computing/laptops/laptops/dell-inspiron-15-7000-15-6-laptop-silver-10153659-pdt.html I understand that intel network chips are incompatible but I plan to get an m.2 network card that works (or USB) if the rest of the system works. I also know that the laptop nvidia graphics cards dont work but I dont plan on doing any heavy tasks on osx, I plan to do that on Windows. - I can just use the onboard Intel HD 620 Graphics Can anyone help me and tell me if I can run Mac on this - would be greatly appreciated. (I have experience with AMD Hackintosh, but I suppose it is pretty different) Thank you
  12. Sierra su Asus N551JW laptop

    Salve a tutti, posseggo il laptop di Asus modello N551JW di un paio di anni fa. Grazie a varie guide e post sia qui che altrove sono riuscito a installare il MAC OS X 10.12.6 Sierra. Cosa sono riuscito a far funzionare: Audio utilizzato AppleALC 668 Bluethoot sto utilizzando un dongle esterno via USB Porte USB3 funzionanti IntelGraphics integrata funzionante come HD5200 Scheda Ethernet Standby funziona perfettamente iMessage & account Apple Store Masterizzatore DVD lo riconosce Cosa non funziona: WI-FI (e per questo è necessaria sostituzione hardware con una compatibile) Tastiera non riconosciuta, ma funzionante a metà: tasti per audio funzionanti con Fn+F10(muto)+F11(abbassare)+F12(aumentare), altri tasti no come luminosità e retroilluminazione della tastiera Batteria, riconosce solo se collegato all'alimentazione elettrica e riporta lo status della batteria fisso allo 0%, ho provato a staccare l'alimentazione e pur rimanendo a 0% il PC non va in errore né va in stop, dovrei effettuare un patch al DSDT, ma non so come si fa. Lettore di schede SD Fotocamera Qualcuno può aiutarmi a sistemare, possibilmente, ciò che non funziona? Grazie.
  13. DSDT Asrock G41M-VS3 R2.0 Bios V1.90

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    DSDT extract then patched from Asrock G41M-VS3 R2.0 Bios V1.90 - Fix problems with Shutdown, sleep, USB, HDD - Patched for NVIDIA GT710 2MB - Works flawless with macOS 10.12.5 and up. (CPU should support SSE4,1) http://wiki.osx86project.org/wiki/index.php/HCL_10.12.5#Asrock Enjoy it!
  14. Well decided after all this time to build a Discord for Hackintoshers if you join be willing to help and if helped willing to learn https://discord.gg/yA2jd3J
  15. Hi, my setup worked fine until today: i7 4770k with 970 GTX. I use Sierra 10.12.5 and latest nvidia web-drivers 378.05.05.15f01 and EmuVariableUefi-64 in latest Clover (4097). As I said, everything worked fine since the release of those drivers but today, out of nowhere, my screen is blinking black about every second or so I thought the GPU was experiencing a problem so I reinstalled the drivers, same problem. I then booted into software mode and the problem disappears. Everything seems to indicate a problem with the GPU but when I boot into windows 10, the GPU works fine... Just yesterday, my hackintosh was working fine. Tried Lilu.kext and nvidiagraphicsfixup.kext but nothing's changed. Anyone had the same experience? A clue? EDIT: SOLVED! Solution: Use another port from the GPU
  16. Hi guys..I sucessfully installed Sierra 10.12.5 & Windows as a DualBoot..Im interested in trying macOS High Sierra..Im using an AMD FX 8320 Processor..Do we know when the beta kernel will come out ?
  17. Hi there - New fresh build

    Hi there! I'm currently living and working in Gothenburg, Sweden. I am currently having a go at getting my hackintosh to work. Build is: GA-Z170N-WIFI *MOBO Intel i7 6700K *PCU EVGA GTX 1060 - 6GB FTW *GPU 8*2-16 gb Corsair Sport 2400MhZ *RAM. Other than those specs are not necessary. I get the hack to bios. the specs is viable for a hack according to ###### website. What i'm currently aiming at is getting my hackintosh to work, i've tried all possible combos.. i've searched to forums now for a few days.. and really just giving up. do not make me go to windows.. i just can't be asked. all my apps etc are for mac. (currently own an iMac that i wanna sell off asap.) so please. PLEASE help me, i can acctually pay you a few bucks just to help me get it to work flawlessly. If you get it to work without any issues i am willing to pay.
  18. Hello guys) Installed Sierra on usb stick, tried on my PC and everything worked, booted . But on my notebook showing this You can see "_" symbol in left corner and nothing happens. Hp stream 11 CPU n3050 Thanks in advance
  19. Hi Everyone, it's been about 5 years since The HACKINBEAST (my prior hackintosh Dual CPU / Triple GPU PC build). Introducing The ULTRABEAST! It was a 2+ year project that was finally finished about 3 months ago. Unfortunately for whatever reason it has now stopped working. The initial install when Andrew Kern (RampageDev.com) and I used (El Capitan) worked fine. The only problem though was it would freeze every 2 to 3 hours and I'd have to retstart my system. It only happened when I used all 3 x 28" 4K monitors that are caused the freezing issue. When I ran one 28" 4K monitor it never froze, using El Captain, but when using 3 x 4K monitors together, it when the freezing issue happened every 2 to 3 hours. After several months of going back and forth figuring out what the issue was, Andrew felt it may be a possible memory leak in the 980 Ti GPU's. We had to wait for an Nvidia to supply an update. Andrew reached out me to let me know about the update (in April). We installed it and also updated to Sierra, the screen went black after seeing the Apple logo and stop working altogether. Andrew was tied up with work and couldn't get back to me until a week later, then emailed me a text that he got from someone saying: "I fixed the Nvidia problem, it was BIOS related, in the video op ROM. I had selected UEFI, thing is if you put it back to Legacy the GPU work and now I'm running on Nvidia drivers again." I went into my BIOS to try to find where my OpRoM was. It was located in my PCIe/PCI/PnP Config menu. This is what I saw: Launch Storage OpROM Policy [uEFI only] Launch Video OpROM Policy [uEFI only] and set them BOTH on Legacy. Launch Storage OpROM Policy [Legacy only] Launch Video OpROM Policy [Legacy only] Looking at it NOW (and I do mean now) that may have been my issue, as I probably should've only changed the Video OpROM and not the Storage OpROM, but didn't realize that until I just now saw this as I was writing it. In any case with many attempts to get this working properly Andrew hasn't responded to me yet. Until I find a resolve to this issue, I'm pretty much stuck with an $8500 system, but with simple case and fan cooling setup, you can build it yourself for around $2,500 to $4,000. As you can probably tell by the photos, quite a bit of time went into this build. This was the first PETG tubing build I ever did. I'm also wondering if maybe it's the GPU's that need to be updated to the 1080 TI's or Titan X (Maxwell) GPUs? I don't even know if the 980Ti's, 1080 Ti's or Titans X's can work together and in SLI mode. I've seen builds with them working (as you can find completed builds to purchase on eBay). It doesn't matter now as my Mobo was giving a "B2" (error) that won't allow me to go back into my BIOS to change anything. Supermicro's tech support (and it was quite a few guys I spoke with in that dept) said it could be a RAM module or issue with an external part (i.e., GPU, CPU), or it could be one of the module RAM or GPU slots not working anymore. I have since packed up my Mobo and shipped it to their repairs dept. I will be receiving my Mobo back within about 2 weeks. Here's my system set up: Motherboard : SuperMicro X9DAi-O RAM: 128GB (16 x 8GB) DDR3-1333 MHz PC3-10600R ECC (Uprgraded to Samsung 128GB DDR3-1600 ECC RAM that were tested for this particular Mobo) CPU: 2 x E5-2697 v2 Intel (Water Blocked) GPU: 2 x 980 Ti 6GB (Water Blocked) (Upgraded to 2 x Titan X Maxwell 12GB) PSU: EVGA 1600 P2 Monitors: 3 x Asus MG28UQ 28" 4K Thanks for taking the time to read this and please let me know if any of you have any thoughts about any of what I just shared. Hope you like the Geekbench as well as the Cinebench Scores. Now all I care about right now is that the machine works. Can't wait to get the Mobo back to test everything out. Here's a video link showing the ULTRABEAST, enjoy the vid and throw a like on it, and subscribe to my YouTube channel, thanks…
  20. I have tried set up the MacOS High Sierra using (USB + Clover / clover+HDD) i have tried createmedia , manual restore method and the method which is mention on this threat (PreLinkedKernel) but all failed only one method works which is Core.Pkg install on clean HFS+ partition. but don't know how to Convert HFS+ to APFS also tried clover r4079 to r4084 with New APFS Supported Firmware (BiosVersion) almost tried every SMBIOS with supported APFS Firmware. Every time i try to install i stuck at "Disk Utility" it takes more than 30 min to load all hard drives which is strange and never reach to successfully clean Drive any help can be appreciated. Config:- i7 2630qm Intel HD 3000,8GB ram SSD+HDD Also, This screen i got when I try to install from sierra with install macOS 10.13 beta.app
  21. Hey all. I asked this very question in a thread on (only mentioning this site in the context of my question here, since I know your history with them) TonyMacx86, and their moderator RehabMan, despite my asking him not to, only redirected me to the laptop FAQ / install guide. So, I'll ask here. NO I'm not asking for TMx86 support. Just because I mention them doesn't mean I'm looking for help with their way of doing things. Has anyone here attempted to hackintosh the ASUS ZenBook (UX510UW-RB71)? I do not have this laptop yet, so please don't do what "they" do and redirect me to a guide I cannot use. Here are its specs: ASUS ZenBook UX510UW-RB71 Intel Skylake Core i7-6500U (2.5GHz - 3.1GHz) Processor 15.6" Full HD (1920 x 1080) Anti-Glare Display 16GB DDR4 2133MHz Memory 1TB Hard Drive NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M (4GB) GDDR5 Graphics Card Wireless 802.11AC + Bluetooth 4.1 Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit) Illuminated Chiclet Keyboard I'm aware that it's got Optimus graphics, and I'm also aware that Optimus as of my posting this thread (June 2017) does not work under Mac OS X on non Apple hardware. I know I'd have to disable via DSDT the NVIDIA GPU and resort to the HD 520 iGPU. I'm also aware that the Intel WiFi/BT card would have to be swapped out if I want it functional under OS X. All I'm asking is WHETHER OR NOT (sorry for the caps but the TMx86 ppl are so inept when a question like this is asked) ANYONE HERE has ATTEMPTED to hackintosh this particular model of laptop? Thanks, Shiggitay
  22. Installation not working

    Hello! I put a raw image on an USB stick and tried to boot OS X vanilla installation on my Acer Aspire VX15. The problem is that it's always showing ,,This version of Mac OS X is not supported on this platform Reason: Mac-F22788AA". I tried to change the SMBios to iMac15,1 but still doesn t work...what can I do? Thanks!
  23. Hi guys, i and my friends are trying to get mac os high sierra to work, the first good news is that high sierra can be installed on hfs+, so for now we do not need drivers for the new file system in clover (but it will be helpful if clover developers add support for them), then, we are trying to get it to boot, at first attempt there is always the problem of mac kexts non injecting, so for now we need some fix in clover, we are trying to get the prelinked kernel with fake smc injected, form a mac to get to boot the system, we could do that so fast thanks to the fact that i own a developer account (if you are asking, i use it to distribute apps, not just for beta software), so we will keep you updated EDIT: Thanks to the new clover releases you do not need special stuff to get it to work, you just need the apps.efi driver in the clover's drivers 64 uefi folder to get it to boot on APFS (don't use apfs on a standard hard disk, use it only on ssd), for web drivers on the dp 3 some the web driver from 10.12.6 modified with nvidia driver updater seems to work, and seems to be a native kabylake support too
  24. Finished installing Yosemite on my Alienware x51 and as soon as I boot into it, it stops and gets stuck on "APRT cannot assert wake from D3cold". No matter if I put it in safe mode, single-user mode, and use different combinations of boot flags I cannot get past it. Can you please help me? SPECS: Intel Core i7 Nvidia GT 545 1GB That's about all the specs I know. I can look into it if you need more specs.
  25. Toshiba Satellite L755 1j2 Hackintosh Download This file. It contains the zip file with everything you need for the installation. • A Toshiba Satellite L755 1j2– This is necessary to install macOS Sierra for this tutorial • A copy of Mac OS X – This can be in the form of an existing hackintosh, a virtual machine within Windows or Linux, or even a regular Mac. If you don’t have any of these things, then find someone who can help you out for a while. I prefer using a hackintosh with OSX El Capitan, Using an already working copy of Mac OS X either in a VM or a native hackintosh install is HIGHLY recommended. • A 8GB USB flash drive (or larger) – We’ll be copying the files to the drive appropriately, so make sure that you have a flash drive with enough storage space (8GB or larger). A copy of macOS Sierra – The method used by this guide requires that you have a copy of the macOS Sierra Installation app, wich is available for free from the Mac App Store. This is for an clean install. 1. My Specs My installation was successfully done on an Toshiba Satellite L755-1J2 laptop computer with the following specs. • Intel Core i7 (2nd Gen) 2670QM / 2.2 GHz • 8GB DDR3 1333Mhz RAM • Western Digital 250GB HDD • NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M - 2 GB DDR3 SDRAM • Mobile Intel HM65 Express • Atheros AR9285 wifi+bt 3.0 2. Download OS X Sierra • Download macOS Sierra from the Mac App Store. • Once macOS Sierra is downloaded, close the install pop-up that appears using Command (⌘)+Q. • The application INSTALL macOS Sierra will appear in /Applications • Done! 3. Prepare bootable USB Installer Note on flash drives: You will need a USB flash drive to make this work. Your USB should be at least 8G. Now, we need to prepare the USB Drive so that it will properly bootup on your PC. Make sure that the disk you choose to use doesn't contain anything that you want to keep, because the following tutorial will delete everything on the drive. • Open Finder - Applications and right-click on Install macOS Sierra and select Show Package Contents. • Open Contents - Resources. • Open a Terminal window thru Applications - Utilities - Terminal. • In the Terminal window type sudo followed by a space. • Drag the createinstallmedia file from the finder window opened in Step 4 to the Terminal Window. • Type --volume followed by a space. • Connect your USB drive and drag the USB drive into the Terminal Window.• Type --applicationpath in the Terminal followed by a space. • Open Finder - Applications and drag the Install macOS Sierra into the Terminal Window. • Press Return on the keyboard to submit the full command. • Type a 'Y' to continue when prompted to do so, and press Return on your keyboard • The install process will begin by erasing the contents of your USB disk and copying the installer files to the USB disk. The entire process is quite lengthy; it can takes around 15-30 minutes, so you will need to show some patience. 4. Installing Clover to the USB Disk • Unpack the satelliteL755.zip to your desktop or specified map you preferred. • Open the map satelliteL755 - Clover_v2.4k_r4077.pkg • DubbleClick on the Clover_v2.4k_r4077.pkg package file. • Clover installation screen will be prompt. • Click on Continue - Continue. • Click on Change Install Location on the right bottom. • Choose your USB Stick named Install macOS Sierra Public Beta click on Continue. • Click on Customize on the left bottom. • Choose Install Clover in the ESP • Choose Bootloader : Install boot0af in MBR • Choose in Clover EFI for CloverEFI 64- Bits SATA • At last choose Install RC Scripts on target volume • Click after that on Install. • Clover will installed on the EFI Partition on the USB after install you can see the EFI partition in Finder. 5. Prepare USB stick for theToshiba satellite L755 Now, we need to prepare the USB Drive so that it will properly bootup on your Laptop. • Go to map where you have unpacked the SatelliteL755 zip file there you will find a map called EFI. • Copy the map EFI and go to your EFI partition thru Finder. • Paste the EFI folder in the EFI partition and replace everything. • Done your USB Stick is ready to boot macOS Sierra installer. 6. Installing OSX Sierra from your USB drive Time for the fun stuff! We’ll now boot from your USB drive and install macOS Sierra onto the Hard Drive. Using a USB 4G flash drive will help things out quite a bit. • Power on unit while tapping F12 Key to choose boot device, select USB device. • When Clover boot screen is visible, choose boot "Install macOS from Sierra USB Installer". • Choose you desired language and click on the arrow, the macOS Utilities screen will appear. • For a new installation of macOS, you must erase and format the destination drive according to the following steps before continuing. Choose in the macOS utilities for Disk Utility and click Continue. Disk Utility will be opened, highlight your target drive for macOS Sierra installation in the left column. Click ERASE button on top. Under Name: Type Sierra or any other name. (I always use osx) Under Format: Choose Mac OS Extended (Journaled). Under Scheme: Choose GUID Partition Map. Click Erase. Click on Done. Close Disk Utility you will be prompted to the macOS Utilities screen. • In the macOS Utilities screen choose Install macOS and click 2x on Continue. • Agree the license agreement and click again on Agree • When the installer asks you where to install macOS, choose your Sierra HDD click on Install. • Sierra will be installed on the HDD, this will take about 6 - 15 minutes depending of your HDD. •.Upon completion, system will restart a 1st time.• Press F12 key to choose the boot device. • When the Clover Boot screen is visible, Choose "Boot macOS Install from Sierra". • macOS will continue to Install the OS on your HDD this will take about 10 -25 minutes after that the installation will be finished and your laptop will reboot. 7. Booting for the first time macOS Sierra • When the Clover Boot screen is visible, Choose "Boot MAC OS X from Sierra" • You will eventually get to the setup screens for macOS Sierra. Go through the setup process to setup macOS Sierra. • At the country selection choose your country and press continue. • Select Your Keyboard choose ABC and press Continue. • Choose at "How do i connect to the internet " ..."My Computer Does Not Connect to the Internet", we will fix this later, go further with the setup process and press continue. • Choose at Transform Information To This Mac for "Don't Transfer any information now" click on Continue. • At Enable Location Services for "Enable Location Services on this Mac" click Continue. • Agree the Terms and Conditions. • Create your Computer Account and uncheck "Set time zone based on current location" press Continue. • Choose your Timezone and click Continue. • At the Diagnostic screen click Continue. • The setup process is ready, Done!. 8. Change Security & Privacy for 3rd party software • Start Terminal choose GO - Utilities - Terminal. • In Terminal type sudo spctl --assess --master-disable followed by password to activate the option in Security & Policy "Allow apps downloaded from" Anywhere. Go to System Preferences – Security& Privacy and look of the option "Anywhere" is active if not activate the option. 9. Revert HDD for proper boot. • Launch Terminal and execute the following command: • sudo diskutil corestorage revert / • When prompt type your password. • Exit Terminal and reboot again with your USB to macOS. 10. Installing Clover to the HD The steps 10 and 11 are the same as steps 4 and 5 but now we will install clover to the HDD of the Satellite L755 1j2. • Unpack the SatelliteL755.zip to your desktop. • Open the map SatelliteL755 - Clover_v2.4k_r4077.pkg • DubbleClick on the Clover_v2.4k_r4077.pkg package file. • Clover installation screen will be prompt. • Click on Continue - Continue. • Click on Change Install Location on the right bottom. • Choose your HDD named Sierra click on Continue. • Click on Customize on the left bottom. • Choose Install Clover in the ESP • Choose Bootloader : Install boot0af in MBR • Choose in Clover EFI for CloverEFI 64- Bits SATA • At last choose Install RC Scripts on target volume • Click after that on Install, Clover will installed on the EFI Partition on the USB after install you can see the EFI partition in Finder. 11. Prepare HDD for booting the Toshiba Satellite L755 Now, we need to prepare the HDD Drive so that it will properly bootup on your PC. Go to map where you have unpacked the SatelliteL755 zip file there you will find a map called EFI. • Copy the map EFI and go to your EFI partition thru Finder. • Paste the EFI folder in the EFI partition and replace everything. • Done your Satellite L755 is ready to boot macOS Sierra. 12. Install kext for wifi If the wifi isn't working by now, you need to follow these simple steps: • Go to your SatelliteL755 folder which you have extracted to your HDD of your macOS Sierra. • Open kext utility thats located in utilities-folder. • drag the kext-files inside the wifi-folder and install then reboot your machine. Done, you should now be able to connect to your wifi. 13. Trackad. Delete the file "Trackpad.prefPane" in /System/Library/PreferencePanes/ , Copy the new one into the same directory thats located in the Trackpad-folder, Install the release VooodooPS2Controller kext with Kext-Wizard from Rehabman folder. Open Terminal. paste sudo xattr -c -r /System/Library/PreferencePanes/Trackpad.prefPane and then press enter. paste sudo chown -R root:wheel /System/Library/PreferencePanes/Trackpad.prefPane and then press enter. paste sudo cp /Users/$USER/Downloads/RehabMan-Voodoo-2016-1208/org.rehabman.voodoo.driver.Daemon.plist /Library/LaunchDaemons && sudo cp /Users/$USER/Downloads/RehabMan-Voodoo-2016-1208/Release/VoodooPS2Daemon /usr/bin and then press enter. Rebuild Permissions and rebuild cache with Kext Wizard. Restart. After login wait a minute for first load/build settings. 14. If graphics isn't working! Go to the Graphics-folder Install cudadriver-8.0.83 and install. download WebDriver and install then restart. Done! Now it should work. 15. Whats working? About everything should work by now. 16. Finished! You’ve successfully installed macOS Sierra onto your Toshiba Satellite L755 1j2. 17. iMessage & FaceTime Fix You will need MLB and Rom numbers from a legit Mac device that is on the mac server. Run iMessage debug on a iMac, Macbook, etc and make a copy and paste of the Terminal output. • Open Clover Configurator. • Mount EFI Partition. • Import config.plist from EFI/EFI/Clover (File , import configuration, browse to config.plist and select). • In Clover Configurator Click on RT Variables, Enter Rom and MLB Values from iMessage output from valid iMac device. • Save changes to config.plist. • Reboot, Sign into iMessage. iMessage and FaceTime should now both be working. 18. BOOT 0 Error If you are using a 4k HDD you can get boot:0 error, to solve this issue do the following. • Reboot system back into Sierra installer (USB)FLASH DRIVE). • Run Disk Utility find the Disk Identifier (eg. disk0s2). • Unmount the drive you installed Sierra on. • Launch Terminal and execute the following command: • dd if=/usr/standalone/i386/boot1h of=/dev/disk0s2. • Exit Terminal. • Boot Normally.
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