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  1. Adriel Roman

    My first build, will this work?

    Hello, everyone! I'm currently getting ready to buy all the parts to my first hackintosh rig and I need a little help from some experts. First, a little background. I film professionally. With that comes a lot of video editing, and all the editing software we use at my office are Mac OS X based which is why I'm building a hackintosh in the first place. Currently, I'm editing off of a Macbook Pro with a 2.4 ghz i7 proccessor, 8gb DDR3 RAM, Dual Graphics (Intel HD 4000 and NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M) with a 250gb SSD drive. Pretty nice and portable rig, but doesn't quite cut it when breaking into the realm of 4k. So, I figured I'd build a powerful rig that can dual boot Mac OS X and Windows 10. That way I can also use it as a gaming rig for entertainment at home and in the office. Also trying to keep it fairly portable, hense the mini itx suggestions. Here are the parts I'm considering for my rig, hoping that you guys can help me figure out what's compatible, what isn't, what could be a better value, etc. Thank you in advance: Processor: Intel Boxed Core I5-6500 FC-LGA14C 3.20 Ghz 6 M Processor Cache 4 LGA 1151 (BX80662I56500​) Motherboard: Gigabyte LGA1151 Intel H170 Mini-ITX DDR4 Motherboard GA-H170N-WIFI RAM: Ballistix Sport LT 16GB Kit (8GBx2) DDR4 2400 MT/s (PC4-19200) DIMM 288-Pin - BLS2K8G4D240FS​B (Gray) SSD: Samsung 850 EVO - 250GB - 2.5-Inch SATA III Internal SSD (MZ-75E250B/AM​) FAN: Noctua Low-Profile Quiet CPU Cooler for Intel 115x Based Retail Cooling NH-L9I Power Supply: Mini-Box picoPSU-160-XT High Power 24 Pin Mini-ITX Power Supply WIFI Card: BCM94352Z NGFF M.2 WiFi WLAN Bluetooth 4.0 802.11ac up to 867 Mbps card 22*30mm Graphics Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 750Ti SC 2GB GDDR5 Graphics Card 02G-P4-3753-KR Case: SilverStone Technology Mini-ITX Slim Small Form Factor Computer Case RVZ02B Thanks again for reading my post, guys. Hopefully you can help me get this list settled in and I can build my first rig. Can't wait!
  2. Hello everyone, I currently have Windows 7 running on my PC. I wanted to install Mac OSX Lion on it alongside windows 7 (Dual Boot) So I got a Bootable Lion USB made using Kakewalk 4.1.1 Now I wanted to know, how to install Mac OSX with windows 7, I have a 150 GB partition which is allocated as such: I accidently posted this topic, incomplete! Sorry, my Bad!! How do I delete this topic.? The complete topic here -> http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=272930
  3. Hello All, I just finished building a new desktop PC and I would like to dual boot it having both OS X Mavericks & Windows 8.1. Does anyone foresee any trouble in Dual-Booting? Here arer the main components: Intel I-7 4770K that is watercooled Asus Sabertooth Z87 Motherboard PNY DDR3 PC3-12800 16GB RAM 4- 3TB 7200 RPM SATA Hard Drives ThermalTake Chaser A-71 LCS Tower Case ThermalTake Smart 850 Power Supply ASUS BW-16HT 16X BLURAY BURNER Thank You, Pen Turner
  4. Hi, Im in a confusing situation. I own a PC running Windows 7 Pro x86 which has an MBR partitioned 250 gig HDD. I want to dual boot mac os x 10.8 and windows 7. My mobo seems to be compatible for mac as well as GPT. So how to install mac os x retail without losing any DATA. I heard about Partition Manager which safely transforms MBR to GPT safely. So after converting to GPT how can I do a Dual Boot with Chimera\Chaemeleon ???????? Waiting for a noob friendly reply I bought this older bold for only hackintoshing (Hopeful !)
  5. Hi guys, I'm dual booting Windows 8.1 and OS X Yosemite on my PC. However I've just had to replace my motherboard (Gigabyte Z79-X Gaming G1) and after fitting the replacement I've not been able to boot back into windows. I have one disk formatted to GPT which contains both OS's, and always used to work fine. I used to be able to boot straight into my SSD, which would load windows, or I would load the chameleon bootloader from my bootable USB to go into Yosemite. However since the board has been replaced I am no longer able to boot straight into Windows. I understand that to run Windows straight from Chameleon the disk needs to be converted to MBR, and at the moment I just receive the message from Windows Boot Manager saying "The boot configuration data for your PC is missing or contains errors" So my first question is, is there anyway in which I can fix this issue, essentially making it how it used to be without loosing anything (it's a long shot, but worth a try) by loading windows straight from my SSD? Or if not, is there a way in which I can convert my GPT disk to MBR without loosing anything from either of my OS X or Windows partitions? Does anyone have experience with this? If neither of these options are possible, what would my next best option be? I really REALLY don't want have to wipe the disk and start from scratch Obviously I can only access my Mac, so any solutions need to be able to perform from there. I also have the Windows 8.1 instillation disk, so I can use CMD in Windows if I "attempt" to reinstall. Thanks in advance, I appreciate any help.
  6. Hey Guys, I wanted to write a short guide on how to chainload Chameleon or legacy Clover from the Windows Bootloader using EasyBCD/Grub4DOS. This maybe useful for people who are reluctant to touch their legacy Windows installation and want to keep their OSX installed and separate on a new GPT Hard Disk. A common scenario would be to have an existing legacy install of Windows on a MBR partitoned hard drive. After installing OSX and then a bootloader (Chameleon or legacy Clover) on a separate GUID hard drive, you can still give the original Windows drive first boot priority in the BIOS and chainload to Chameleon/Clover from the Windows Boot Manager when required. Eg Below is the current disk/partition arrangement for my legacy BIOS (Non UEFI) desktop rig: Gigabyte P55aUD3/Intel i5 750/AMD Radeon HD 5770 diskutil list /dev/disk0 #: TYPE NAME SIZE IDENTIFIER 0: FDisk_partition_scheme *120.0 GB disk0 1: Windows_NTFS System Reserved 104.9 MB disk0s1 2: Windows_NTFS WIN7_X64SSD 119.9 GB disk0s2 /dev/disk1 #: TYPE NAME SIZE IDENTIFIER 0: GUID_partition_scheme *2.0 TB disk1 1: EFI EFI 209.7 MB disk1s1 2: Microsoft Basic Data TSH_DATA 1.7 TB disk1s2 3: Apple_HFS Macintosh HD 133.6 GB disk1s3 4: Microsoft Reserved 133.2 MB disk1s4 5: Apple_Boot Recovery HD 650.0 MB disk1s5 6: Microsoft Basic Data WINDOWS 134.1 GB disk1s6 Windows 7 X64 is installed in legacy mode on an MBR 120GB SSD booted by the Windows Bootloader. OSX Yosemite and Windows 7 X64 are installed in UEFI mode and booted by legacy CloverEFI on the 2TB GPT Hard Disk. The SSD (and therefore the Windows Boot Manager) has first priority in the BIOS but I can also choose the GPT Hard Drive by pressing F12 during the BIOS post to boot Yosemite and UEFI Windows via Clover. Procedure Requirements 1. Existing install of legacy Windows on a MBR partitioned hard drive 2. OSX installed on a separate hard drive booted with Chameleon or legacy Clover 3. EasyBCD 2.2 Install Grub4DOS to enable chain loading 1. Open EasyBCD 2.2 and click on the BCD Backup/Repair button to save the current boot configuration data to somewhere safe. 2. Click the Add New Entry button and select the NeoGrub tab in the Operating Systems section a. Click the Install Button b. Click the Configure Button 3. Notepad should open Grub4DOS's menu.lst file (located in C:\NST\menu.lst) and you can now add the following lines to chainload the OSX bootloader from the MBR of the second hard drive.... chainloader (hd1)+1 rootnoverify (hd1) boot Notes: For GRUB, (hd0) represents the first disk, (hd1) the second disk, (hd2) the third etc. So chainloader (hd1) is used to boot the MBR of the second hard disk. The "+" symbol is used to specify a blocklist - in this case +1 is the first sector of the device (hd1). To chainload to a Partition Boot Record (PBR) on the second hard drive, a similar entry could be used eg to boot to the first partition on the second hard drive... root (hd1,0) chainloader (hd1,0)+1 boot 4. Close Notepad. 5. Click the Edit Boot Menu button to Rename your new menu entry from the default "NeoGrub Bootloader" eg I've named mine "Clover" since I use Clover but you can name it "Chameleon" if you use Chameleon. You can also move an entry up/down, set a timeout etc. 6. Finally, click Save Settings, exit EasyBCD and reboot the computer. Select Clover/Chameleon from the Windows Boot Manager to chainload Clover/Chameleon and boot into OSX....
  7. I was planning a dual boot (win7/Lion) on my 1TB Caviar Black but Im having second thoughts. Which are the Pros and Cons of separate Drives? What would you recommend? To boost my system performance I need the maximum HDD speed I can reach. Im working with video (Premiere, After Effects, FCP, DaVinci) and my boot drive performance is one of my greatest concearns. I will also include in the setup: 3TB seagate for Data Storage 1TB Hitachi for Backup I'll have to check how many sata ports are still available. Thx
  8. Hi there, so I am preparing my boot setup and have a question with booting several OS on separate drives. I will be using either the R4E or one of the WS boards from Asus. So, especially when I want to have an emergeny partition I am under the impression that it would be better to install OS X and windows 7 on two separate drives. Now, with doing this I would need three SATA III ports (additional data SSD, but no RAID). But of course with the X79 chipset I only have two "native" Intel SATA III ports. Since the windows installation is not that important for me, the plan is to attach both OS X and Data SSDs to the (more performant and reliable?) intel port, and boot Windows from a "non native" SATA III port. (ASMedia or Marvel Controller, depending on the selected board) Now the question: would this setup cause any problems, with one bootable SSD hooked to the secondary controller?
  9. Hi all, I need some help with my clover boot entries, i don't know who to configure them, need some help with clover configurator o editing the config.plist :S I install El Capitan in one drive (OCZ) and in other drive Windows 10 UEFI mode (KINGSTON) (WD disk is for shared information). I followed this install steps that a partner give me in this forum, 1º Install windows in the kingston ssd with ocz desactivated 2º Install El Capitan with DismarkerX Usb 3º Install Clover 3320 and all Ethernet, Graphics, Audio, hwsensors drivers Mac works fine, But Windows doesn't run from EFI and no one entries, but i can't run it with Windows Boot Manager Bios option. How I can run Windows 10 from this Entry (it makes my monitor go off and do it nothing). Thanks partners. I attach the DarwinDumper Disk Report and my config plist, hope can help. 000_2015-11-14_09-29-53_iMac14,2.zip
  10. Ok i finally got a mostly operational install of El Capitan 10.11.3 on my new dual boot Windows 10, OSX rig. Just to clarify this machine has an SLI setup under windows with a pair of 970 GTX 4gb, 1 dedicated Samsung Evo 850 250GB SSD for windows and OS X each.. as i thought having separate boot drives would be less hassle. Each OS also has a dedicated 4TB Hybrid HD each, and there is one old Maxtor 160GB SATA HDD i use for windows backup. And a Apple Native Broadcom WiFi Card. I have injected USB, entered all the fixes to raise the number of ports in Clover config.plist, added the entries to get the Nvida web driver for 10.11.3 to work, as well as the latest Cuda drivers for OSX, And done the edits to get the onboard Audio (ALC 1150) along with the shell script to get it all working. The Motherboard is a Gigabyte GA-Z170X-UD5 TH, and the SMBios entries are for mac pro 5,1. I Also have USB-SSDT.aml, and SSDT.aml for CPU in the clover patched folder. Processor is a i5 6600K, clover updated to latest as of time of posting.. right now i have the hardware and basic setup clarified. I shall get onto the niggling issues. In The Clover GUI i have the following entries from left to right: Boot Microsoft EFI from EFI (this if selected does boot into win 10) Boot Mac OS X from Mac (this works as intended, Mac being the name i gave the drive) Boot Recovery from Recovery HD (have yet to test whether it will boot but i suspect it will) Boot Windows from EFI (Black screen with a HD icon, does not boot, i suspect the EFI referenced is the Clover EFI not the Windows EFI Partition) Boot Windows from Windows 10 (Windows 10 is the name of the drive where windows is installed.. same result black screen HD icon, no boot) Boot Windows from (i suspect it should say Data as that is the other NTFS formatted Drive for Windows use) All drives are GPT Partitioned, there are no legacy devices, as i wanted to simplify any issues as far as i could regarding Dual Booting etc. Mac Drives are HFS+ Journaled, and Windows Drives are NTFS. Firstly i would like to find out how to remove the non bootable entries, so i only leave the Windows 10 SSD, And the Mac OSX, and Recovery Drives. and or modify the boot loader so everything is working nicely, it works at the moment but its messy and has other problems. The other issue i am having is every time i reboot it adds extra entries in my boot options in the bios, so after a few reboots it can have a string of extra entries. i have gone into the clover Command line and removed these by hand by typing: cfg boot dump, looking at the entry number and removing all except the ones pointing to HD directly by typing cfg boot rm XX (where XX is the boot entry number listed). I have read other posts on the web of similar issues, but as yet not found a fix. I have selected the Mac SSD as the 1st boot option in the bios and saved and exited. When i built the machine i installed Windows firstly, as there was no working solution to install OSX on this hardware, Windows is installed on the SSD that is Attached to SATA port 1 on the board, The Mac SSD is attached to SATA port 2, I don't know if this will have any bearing on the issues I'm experiencing, but id like to give as much clear info as possible, to hopefully find a solution. Does anyone know of a way to stop these extra boot entries being created after i remove them and set priority of boot in the bios? I'm VERY new to Clover having only used Chameleon on a somewhat elderly Core2Quad based hack running Mountain Lion. And is there a way to move the extra non bootable drives/partitions in the Clover GUI?
  11. Hi, Not sure it this is in the right place, but wanted to share my experience with getting a triple boot system working. I spent about 2 weeks of installing and reinstalling until I worked out exactly how the system would all go together. I wanted Mavericks, Windows8.1 and Linux all working together. Once I finally managed to get them all working together (Hybrid GPT / MBR is a killer), I was then faced with a new problem. I was unable to boot into Windows 8.1 advanced startup. I tried all the usual, F8, through Windows, using shortcuts but nothing worked. I needed this as I need to install non-signed drivers (i.e. live suite, google usb drivers etc etc), so I ended up getting Windows to fix my MBR and this stopped me booting into anything but windows. I started thinking and thought all I need is the Windows Boot Manager menu. So I restored the Hybrid GPT / MBR and tried my idea. I entered "bcdedit /store c:\Boot\BCD /set {bootmgr} displaybootmenu yes" via cmd Prompt and rebooted. When I now select Windows, it brings up Boot Menu (F8 Menu). This solved my last remaining issue with a Triple Boot system. I am now able to boot without driver enforcement when ever I need now, . Just wish I could get my onboard audio to work with the drivers, Im just using VoodooHDA at the moment.
  12. Good afternoon, everyone. Thank you all in advance for taking the time to brainstorm on this inquiry with me. I understand how to dual boot Windows 8 with OS X Mountain Lion on my MacBook Pro via Boot Camp 5 (couldn't have been easier). After reading through the threads here and some extensive searches online, I haven't found a clear answer on the following scenario. My question is, can Parallels 9 or VMware Fusion 6 boot the same Windows 8 installation from the partition created by Boot Camp 5? In other words, I am looking for the ability to both have the option of natively booting Windows 8 upon start-up, as well as having the choice of running the same Windows 8 installation side-by-side when using Mountain Lion via Parallels/VMware Fusion. Is this feasible? Again, thank you all very much for your knowledge and assistance.
  13. Hi to all Acer Guys, My experience with the Acer Aspire 5755G (Stock UK Model) and Mac OS X Lion Installation (up to 10.7.5) using [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] has been challenging and exciting. However you may have followed other methods posted on different posts to have a first Mac OS X Lion installation on your laptop. But this one worked for me, so it's time to share it. Requisites (what you'll need): - Running Mac OS X Lion installation. - Purchased Mac OS X Lion Install App. - 8Gb USB Flash Drive. - USB keyboard. - Wired Internet connection. [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] Method: Create Mac OS X Lion installation USB Flash drive… 1.For fresh installations on empty hard disk follow steps 1-2 from this link http://tonymacx86.blogspot.co.uk/2011/10/[url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url]-install-mac-os-x-lion-using.html 2. For dual-boot installations on hard disk with already windows installed then follow this link http://www.macbreaker.com/2012/02/lion-on-mbr-partition.html Note: Do not use ###### at any instance in this entire guide. Installation: 1. Using your current Lion setup and the USB dongle, make a [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] install (http://tonymacx86.blogspot.com/2011/10/ ... using.html). Leave the USB plugged. Name the USB Volume "DONGLE", for instance. 2. Copy and unzip the Acer5755g kext pack (download from attachments) to a temporary folder (named it TEMP) on the root of the USB dongle. You'll have a folder structure like /TEMP/Extra and /TEMP/SLE. Safely extract the USB drive. 3. Plug the dongle in your ACER. Fire it up, press F2 to enter the bios and make sure you're using the integrated video card (Intel). Otherwise the installation will also proceed but you'll have problems like NVidia checking time outs. You may also check the bios to see if the option to select the boot source is selected. After that, boot using your USB drive. 4. Choose your language, accept the License, enter the Disk Utility and format your partition any size you like, Mac OS Extended (Journaled). In my case I made two partitions: One for the OS (named it "OSXVOL"), the other for Time Machine Back up (please read note below) in order to have a quick rollback during this process. Note: If you’re doing dual-boot installations with windows then make sure you have enough primary partitions, as windows restrict you to make more than limited (3 or 4) primary partitions. So for this reason I always recommend to use external drives for time machine backups. 5. Install Mac OS X Lion. When it finishes, leave the USB dongle plugged and reboot. 6. Press F12, select boot from USB. Again boot from the DONGLE partition again, as if a new install. Select the language then accept the license. 7. Run the Terminal app, copy the contents of the kext pack to the Mac OS X Lion Volume. But first create the /Extra folder. # mkdir /Volumes/OSXVOL/Extra # cp -R /Volumes/DONGLE/TEMP/Extra/* /Volumes/OSXVOL/Extra # cp -R /Volumes/DONGLE/TEMP/S:L:E/* /Volumes/OSXVOL/System/Library/Extensions 8.- Also delete the AppleHDA kext. Sometimes the boot process panics with the voodoo sound kext. And then, reboot. Leave the dongle connected. # rm -rf /Volumes/OSXVOL/System/Library/Extensions/AppleHDA* # reboot 9.- Again, press F12, select the USB boot device and this time boot your Lion Volume (OSXVOL) using "cpus=2 maxmem=4096". Now plug your USB keyboard as well. The boot process might hang. Please take note of the offending kexts if any. Otherwise try again a couple of times. NOTE: You might be presented with the "Before we begin" screen. There are cases I've seen where the system claims it cannot find a keyboard, some other cases (like mine) the mouse was nowhere to be found. Workaround here http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/lofive ... 66565.html. However this didn’t work for me either. Only after I booted with the "cpus=2 maxmem=4096" switches, the keyboard was detected. No need to say that I tested several models before. 10. Now complete the rest of the Mac OS X Lion setup process, create your username blahblablah. 11. You'll notice you have support for audio, USB and the internal NIC (Ethernet network). So plug your cable and hook it up to your router because we'll need an Internet connection to download the 10.7.5 upgrade combo, Chameleon Boot-loader, kext utility and whatever other thing you need. After that, I performed a time machine backup. 12. Backup made. Now launch the 10.7.5 combo upgrade. Install it and DO NOT reboot. Go back to your downloads and run and install Chameleon. Finish it and do not reboot. 13. Open a terminal window and delete the AppleHDA* kext, as it will be restored by the combo upgrade process. $ sudo rm -rf /System/Library/Extensions/AppleHDA* 14. Reinstall the kexts from the Extensions folder of Acer 5755G kext pack. 15. Run the Kext Utility to fix perms or do it manually. Now reboot and boot from your local HD. This time your Lion is up to date. Congrats! Hope this worked for you. 16. For Dual Boot Installations there are chances of getting boot0 error. So if in case you had it then please follow these simple steps a-e. For full guide please refer this link http://legacy.tonymacx86.com/viewtopic.php?t=61081 a. Reboot system back into Lion installer. b. Run Disk Utility and unmount the drive you installed OS Lion on. c. Launch Terminal and execute the following command: dd if=/Volumes/"###### Volume Name"/usr/standalone/i386/boot1h of=/dev/disk0s2 In my case my ###### volume is called "OS X 10.7.5" so my command would be: dd if=/Volumes/OS\ X\ 10.7.4/usr/standalone/i386/boot1h of=/dev/disk0s2 d. Exit Terminal e. Reboot Normally Credits: - :thumbsup_anim:Many thanks to the author and members of this thread (http://legacy.tonymacx86.com/viewtopic.php?f=170&t=34477&start=50). I would have not been able to proceed without juankar guidelines. - Given you made a backup with time machine feel free to experiment with kext and customization installs. Most probably you'll ruin it all (as I did) but you need only to boot with your USB dongle and perform a time machine restore. - This guide will be updated with more responses received from members. So please feel free to let me know. What's missing so far? - Broadcom BCM43227 Wi-Fi support: I haven’t been able to find the proper kext. Any hints?. I changed to Atheros 9285. - Bright control: After restarting laptop the brightness also resets to max level. I also found the brightness level being too high at min level. And Function keys are mismatched to “F12” and “Pause”. - Élan PS2 Smart Pad V2 Track pad :I've seen some guides in other threads, haven’t had the time the check them out yet. - USB 3.0: Not Working. - HDMI: Not tested. - Wi-Fi LED: Not Working. Have a Nice Day! Hi guys, Note: Do not use [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] at any instance in this entire guide. Thanks. Acer 5755G kext pack.zip
  14. Hello everyone! I have following configuration for the PC: 3.10 gigahertz Intel Core i5-4440 Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. B85M-D3H UEFI: American Megatrends Inc. FB 06/19/2014 Slot 'ChannelA-DIMM0' is Empty Slot 'ChannelA-DIMM1' has 4096 MB Slot 'ChannelB-DIMM0' is Empty Slot 'ChannelB-DIMM1' has 4096 MB ( 8 GB RAM) NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 [Display adapter] What is the recommended procedure for installing OS X El Capitan on this? Your help would be much appreciated!
  15. is there any way to install OS X mavericks on MBR Partition? i have windows 8.1 OS..so i want to dual boot. but it say that i need to partition to change it into "GUID" but i can't do that, for my personal problem…so how to do it? help plz
  16. My situation is really strange. I installed Windows 8.1 and Mavericks in one hard disk drive with three partitions, one for each operating system and one just for storage purpose. Since my wireless network card (BCM943142HM) is not usable in OS X, I bought a USB Wifi Adapter (TP-LINK TL-WN725N) so that I could access internet. But when I use a lot of internet bandwidth (downloading torrents) the computer freezes completely. So I decided to work heavy internet use in Windows and just specific tasks on OS X. I’ve been using my computer in this way for almost 8 months without any additional issues. But recently I found somewhere that in order to stop the random freezes caused by the high internet’s bandwidth use, I had to disable Spotlight. So I did it, but the freezes continued. However I noticed that I could use the computer for a longer period of time before it froze again. So here is the problem. Yesterday, after some of this freezes I restarted the computer and now it beeps 8 times while booting indicating a display problem according to Dell, and the display shows up like this while booting and in Windows: But inside OS X the screen turns off. When I perform the display test according to Dell (holding down the D key and then pressing the Power button to turn on the computer) it shows solid colours indicating that the display panel is working correctly. Right now I’m using an external monitor connected to the HDMI port which is working correctly in both operating systems. Inside OS X it’s like there is no display panel connected to the graphics adapter, and in Windows it detects the display panel as a generic monitor. I’m really concerned about this. I know this is not a common problem, so I would appreciate any help!
  17. Hello everyone, I currently have Windows 7 running on my PC. I wanted to install Mac OSX Lion on it alongside windows 7 (Dual Boot) So I got a Bootable Lion USB made using Kakewalk 4.1.1 Now I wanted to know, how to install Mac OSX with windows 7, I have a 500GB HDD out of which a 150 GB partition (divided to two 75GB partitions) is allocated as such: 1. 75GB NTFS Windows 2. 75GB Unformatted clean partition. and the rest 315GB is allocated as NTFS, for some data! I want to install Mac OSX Lion on this 2nd 75 GB partition, so how do I do that so that I can dual boot with Windows. (Also, I read this one post for Snow leopard which said to install Mac OSX Snow Leopard in this empty partition, then repair the boot using Windows 7 CD, and add a Mac OSX entry to the bootloader using EasyBCD. Can this same approach be used for Lion) Thanks!!