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  1. I just installed Sierra, latest release, on a MS Surface Pro 3. I can't figure out how to make the type cover work. Any ideas?
  2. Last Updated 2016-June-20 OSX 10.11.5 This is what i have done so far to get my SP3 i5 256 working. Booting from SSD in USB3 Case as I am testing I do not want to mess with my Internal SP3 SSD. The build in not perfect but works. still early days. chat with us and share https://gitter.im/julianjc84/jc84_SP3_hookups Updates Notes I require the use of USBInjectAll.kext to fix the USBports for USB wifi adapter. Seems to only effect me with USB booting. OS,s installed on internal SSD seem to not have usb issue. Issues: minor video artifacts once system is booted below menu bar. No Battery What work and work great Intel 4400HD QI QE, Accelerated Video SDcard Reader Front Camera Rear Camera Trim Support Sound build in. Touch, Single input http://monstersoft.com/sp3/VoodooI2C.kext.5ms.zip do not use DSDT Surface Pro 4 Touch Cover, Single Input Tools Clover - Clover_v2.3k_r3424 Clover Configuration .plist .kext used Touch - Single Input User Environment Battery Fixes - incomplete, HELP
  3. Surface Pro 3 Clover Install



    This file is based on "Surface Pro 3 Driver.zip". injected kext configured. It will start in English.
  4. Hi, guys. I'm new here. I have a Surface Pro 3 i7 and I just follow this guide to dual booting Windows with the latest update of Yosemite (10.10.3): http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/304796-guide-1010-on-the-surface-pro-3/ Everything went smoothly, except the last part that make Yosemite boot from the Harddisk instead of the installation MicroSD card that I used. When I try to install Clover bootloader on my OSX partition, it gave an error in the "writing" phase of the installation process. The main problem is that I can't even boot into Clover on my MicroSD, it stuck with "scanning..." on the Surface startup splash screen. I suspect that Clover did install a bit of sth on the EFI System partition, because I can see an "APPLE" folder in there. Please somebody help me fix this. Should I delete sth from the EFI System partition? Or should I just delete my OSX partition and start over? Tbh, I really don't want to reinstall Yosemite. I borrowed my friend's USB keyboard n mouse and I already give them back. P.S. How do I view and edit the EFI system partition on Windows? I used a software with limited capabilities that only let me view what's on the root folder of the partition. (a free one is preferred.)
  5. So i have my Surface pro 3 dual booting yosemite 10.10.3 I was able to sign in to iMessage and FaceTime with on issue, without changing any values whatsoever! FaceTime connects and works. The only issue is I can receive iMessages, but when i try to reply, I get a red exclamation and its not able to send the message. They can still see me typing, but the message is never sent! Any ideas?? I'm completely stumped
  6. OS X Yosemite on The Surface Pro 3 ------------------------------------------------------ I wrote this guide with a Hackintosh newbie in mind. I walk everything out step-by-step. And, know that you are following this guide at your own risk. I take no responsibility in any loss of data or broken machine. However, I'm confident that that won't happen if you are careful. What is not working: WIFI Bluetooth Touchscreen : Alex.doud is currently coding touchscreen and trackpad drivers for the Surface Pro 3's i2c controller. Sleep Trackpad gestures What works but is buggy: Graphics: QE/CI + HiDPI works with minor graphic glitches Audio does not play through the headphone jack ------------------------------------------------------ Requirements Hardware: USB Flash Drive: 8 GB or more Access to a computer running OS X (Can be done in a virtual machine) Optional: A USB Hub, USB Keyboard, and USB Mouse (Just in case the Type Cover doesn't work during install) Software: OS X 10.10 Yosemite Install Application Surface Pro 3 Driver Pack.zip Clover bootloader Kext Utility ------------------------------------------------------ Step 1: Making Space for OS X Boot into Windows 8 On the Start Screen type: compmgmt.msc and press enter. This should open "Computer Management" on your desktop. Click on "Disk Management" under the "Storage" header on the left panel. Right click on the "Windows (C:)" block on the bottom half of the middle window and choose "Shrink Volume" Here you can shrink your Windows partition to make room for you OS X install. Choose a value over 15GB to give yourself room to install OS X and have storage left over. Optional: Right click on the new partition and rename it "OS X" (or something you will remember) -- This will make it easier to pick out in the OS X install if need be. ------------------------------------------------------ Step 2: Creating the OS X Install USB This step requires access to OS X. If you already have the "Install OS X Yosemite" application in your Application folder skip down to step 2b : Step 2a: Downloading OS X Yosemite Open the App Store Download the OS X Yosemite installer Step 2b: Preparing the USB Drive Open the Disk Utility application found in the Utilities folder inside the Application Folder. Click on your USB Drive on the left panel. Choose "Erase" on the top bar Choose "Mac OS X Extended" as the Format and name the drive "Install" Once completed open the Terminal application (Also in the Utilities folder) Copy and paste this command at the prompt: sudo /Applications/Install\ OS\ X\ Yosemite.app/Contents/Resources/createinstallmedia --volume /Volumes/Install --applicationpath "/Applications/Install OS X Yosemite.app" --nointeraction This step takes about 30 minutes to finish. When it's done you will need to then install the Clover boot loader to the USB. Open the Clover installer found in the "Surface Pro 3 Driver Pack" Click Continue twice and then choose "Change Install Location" Choose the "Install OS X Yosemite" USB drive and press Continue Click "Customize". Here check: Install for UEFI booting only Themes Drivers64UEFI Click Install and wait for it to finish. Once it finishes you should see a new "EFI" drive mounted. Navigate to the "CLOVER" folder found in the "EFI" folder at root. Copy "config.plist" from the "Surface Pro 3 Driver Pack" here Navigate to the "patched" folder found in the "ACPI" folder. Copy the contents of "DSDT" from the "Surface Pro 3 Driver Pack" here. Navigate back to the "CLOVER" folder. Navigate to the "10.10" folder found in the "kexts" folder. Copy the contents of "KEXTs" from the "Surface Pro 3 Driver Pack" here. Your done, eject the USB drive. ------------------------------------------------------ Step 3: Installing OS X Yosemite Hold the Up button of the volume rocker on the Surface Pro 3 while powering up the machine. Touch or click on "Secure Boot Control" choose "Disabled" Touch or click on "Exit Setup" Power the machine off if it boots into Windows 8. Insert your USB drive into the USB port of the Surface Pro 3. Hold the Down button on the volume rocker on the Surface Pro 3 while powering the machine. Once Clover boots navigate to "Boot OS X Install from Install OS X Yosemite" and press space Go down to "Boot Mac OS X with Injected kexts". Wait... the installer will boot eventually. Once booted choose the Disk Utility application from either the top bar or from the window that the installer opens up to (sometimes). Here you will locate your "OS X" partition (or whatever you named it) and choose Erase like you did for the USB drive. Choose "Mac OS X Extended, Journaled" and name it whatever you want. Close the disk utility and follow the installation prompts. Several times I had the installer "finish" and reboot, but it wasn't complete. If you don't see your OS X drive in Clover after the installer reboot, re-run the installer and it will continue on it's own. ------------------------------------------------------ Step 4: Finishing Touches Power off the machine Hold the Down button on the volume rocker to boot from the USB. Once in the Clover boot loader Navigate to "Boot Mac OS X from <OS X partition name>" Press space and go down to "Boot Mac OS X with Injected kexts". Yosemite SHOULD boot and work. If your type cover does not work on boot you will need to modify your "IOUSBFamily.kext". Step 4a: Modifying ISOUSBFamily.kext for a working Type Cover You can do this step on another computer with OS X or you can do it on your new install Open a new Finder window by clicking on the Finder icon on the dock. Click on the "Go" option in the top toolbar and choose "Computer" Double click on "Yosemite", followed by "System", then "Library", and finally "Extensions" Scroll down and find "IOUSBFamily.kext", copy it to your desktop. Rename the KEXT in your Extensions folder to "IOUSBFamily.kext.bak" Right click on the "IOUSBFamily.kext" on the desktop and choose "Show Package Contents" Double click on "Contents", and then "Plugins" Right Click on "IOUSBHIDDriver.kext"and choose "Show Package Contents" Double click on "Contents" Right click on "Info.plist", select "Open with", and choose "Other" Choose "Textedit" from the application choices. Scroll down to the bottom and locate: <key>Generic Keyboard</key> Near the bottom. Copy the entire section, it should look like this: <key>Generic Keyboard</key> <dict> <key>CFBundleIdentifier</key> <string>com.apple.iokit.IOUSBHIDDriver</string> <key>HIDDefaultBehavior</key> <string></string> <key>IOClass</key> <string>IOUSBHIDDriver</string> <key>IOProviderClass</key> <string>IOUSBInterface</string> <key>bInterfaceClass</key> <integer>3</integer> <key>bInterfaceProtocol</key> <integer>1</integer> <key>bInterfaceSubClass</key> <integer>1</integer> </dict> Now, paste what you copied below the first </dict> Once copied, find <key>bInterfaceProtocol</key> near the bottom. Change <integer>1</integer> to <integer>0</integer> Now, go one below to <key>bInterfaceSubClass</key> Change <integer>1</integer> to <integer>3</integer> your modified portion should look like this: <key>Generic Keyboard</key> <dict> <key>CFBundleIdentifier</key> <string>com.apple.iokit.IOUSBHIDDriver</string> <key>HIDDefaultBehavior</key> <string></string> <key>IOClass</key> <string>IOUSBHIDDriver</string> <key>IOProviderClass</key> <string>IOUSBInterface</string> <key>bInterfaceClass</key> <integer>3</integer> <key>bInterfaceProtocol</key> <integer>0</integer> <key>bInterfaceSubClass</key> <integer>3</integer> </dict> Save the document and close out all of the windows. Download the "Kext Utility" Open Kext Utility and drag the modified kext from your desktop to it Once KEXT utility completes, reboot your machine and you should have a working Type Cover Step 4b: Installing Clover and Booting Without a USB Stick Do this at your own risk. It seems that it has been hit or miss. Open the Clover installer found in the "Surface Pro 3 Driver Pack" Click Continue twice and then choose "Change Install Location" Choose your Yosemite partition and press Continue Click "Customize". Here check: Install Clover in the ESP Themes Drivers64UEFI Click Install and wait for it to finish. Once it finishes you should see a new "SYSTEM" drive mounted. Navigate to the "CLOVER" folder found in the "EFI" folder at root. Copy "config.plist" from the "Surface Pro 3 Driver Pack" here Navigate to the "patched" folder found in the "ACPI" folder. Copy the contents of "DSDT" from the "Surface Pro 3 Driver Pack" here. Navigate back to the "CLOVER" folder. Navigate to the "10.10" folder found in the "kexts" folder. Copy the contents of "KEXTs" from the "Surface Pro 3 Driver Pack" here. Navigate back to the Clover Root folder and copy "CLOVERX64.EFI". Navigate back to the "EFI" folder and open the "Microsoft" directory. Then navigate to the "Boot" folder. Rename "bootmgfw.efi" to "bootmgfw-orig.efi" Paste the "CLOVERX64.EFI" into this folder. Rename "CLOVERX64.EFI" to "BOOTX64.EFI" Now, reboot. Your Surface Pro 3 should now boot into the Clover boot loader allowing you to choose if you want to boot into Windows or OS X ------------------------------------------------------ You will need to get a USB WIFI dongle to access the internet, and a USB Bluetooth dongle to use Bluetooth. To fix SOME of the graphical glitches you can choose the color profile "sRGB IEC61966-2.1" in the Displays section of "System Preferences" ------------------------------------------------------
  7. Hi i'm thinking about to buy a docking station for my Surface Pro 3. Does anyboady have any experience, if the docking station will work with OS X 10.9.x or 10.10.x ? Since the Surface Pro 3 docking station is connected via the power connector (Surface Pro 1/2 is connected via USB3/DisplayPort) - I'm not sure, if this could work out of the box without specific drivers / kexts ? Any experience is welcome Many thanks Gkarg
  8. MacOsX on the Surface Pro 3

    Update (23/02/15): gkarg has gotten the Type Cover to work in Yosemite. I'm working on an updated tutorial that will cover installing 10.10 on the machine. But for now, here is the link the KEXT needed to get the Type Cover working. Thank you Gkarg and everyone else for all of your hard work on getting this to work. Type Cover 3 KEXT ---------------------------------------------------------- This is the current status of what is and what isn't working: Type cover -> works Touch screen -> in progress Wi-Fi -> not working Bluetooth -> not working Sound -> works Graphics -> works with QE/CI + HiDPI Mode with minor graphic glitches SD Card -> works USB 3.0 -> works ---------------------------------------------- Seeing as the Surface Pro 3 and Surface Pro 2 share similar hardware I made an attempt to install 10.9.2 on to it. Following JahStories' tutorial I was able to get the machine to boot into the installer. However, because of the new screen it seemed to hang at a black screen. To fix this I had to adjust some of the flags given to Clover. Here is a fixed "config.plist" that will let the installer and OS boot past the black screen: Surface Pro 3 Clover Config.zip I added to DSDT fixes: INTELGFX as well as GRAPHICS to the plist, changed the "Intel Injection" to true, changed the SMBIOS to a full Macbook Air SMBIOS, and removed the custom EDID since we have a new panel. Once in the OS the UI has some serious artifacts on the menu bar as well as the dock. I attribute this to the new screen and with time I'm sure we can figure out how to fix it. Here is the HEX for the EDID if you want to try out a custom EDID for the panel. I haven't had the chance to input it. 00FFFFFFFFFFFF004CA342350000000000170101951911780AEE95A3544C99260F505400000001010101010101010101010101010101785070A080A0295030203A00FEA9000000196A4070A080A0295030203A00FEA900000019000000FE0053414D53554E470A2020202020000000FE00313230514C30312D3030310A200069 This is just a start and I hope others will contribute so we can get it up and running.