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  1. This tutorial has been updated on GITHUB to 10.14 the tutorial on insanelymac got too fragmented for a simple forum thread and will not be updated, but still be used for discussion and hints, tips and tricks Dell XPS 15 (9550, Version of 2016) Sierra 10.13.1 Tutorial Before we start: this installation includes real time DSDT/SSDT patching from within clover. This is pretty easy to install. But it is NOT suited for people with no or only few knowledge in Hackintosh Systems. If you only know how to copy commands in your shell and you dont know what they're doing, then stop the tutorial and revert to windows or buy a real mac. Even if you get it running: this system is not failsafe and will be broken multiple times in its usage time, where you have to fix it without a tutorial. Optional steps are marked in GREEN, System dependent steps are BLUE English is not my mother-tongue and i'm writing this without proof reading, so please forgive my bad spelling If you've questions or something doesn't work: first check if you've done all steps of this tutorial! If yes: please read the whole thread (doesn't matter how long it is) before asking to prevent multiple questions. Additionally do a search in google and this forum. Credits: Many knowledge of "how to hackintosh a dell in the first place" by the tutorial of @Gymnae http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/319766-dell-xps-9550-detailled-1011-guide/ Using many kexts and solutions from @RehabMan What's not working: Hibernation (works somehow, but high chance to destroy your whole data), Sleep works fine! SD-Card reader Killer 1535 Wifi (rarely used, need replace) nVidia Graphics card (Intel works) FileVault 2 (full HDD encryption) Requirements: one working MAC OS X Enviroment 16GB USB Stick (larger is sometimes not bootable and/or requires advanced partitioning) MacOS High Sierra 10.13.1 installation file from the app store (redownload, just in case) Knowledge in PLIST editing USB Harddrive for backup - you'll loose all data on your computer! Step 1: Prepare Installation Use the existing Mac to download the Sierra installer from the App Store and create a bootable USB stick with CLOVER. You can do this with the App "Pandora's Box" of insanelymac (use google for download link), which is pretty easy to use. Optional: check if your SSD can be switched to 4k sector size. This prevents NVMe corruption. See https://github.com/wmchris/DellXPS15-9550-OSX/blob/10.13/4k_sector.md After you've finished you need to download the Dell XPS 15 specific configurations for clover. Link: https://github.com/wmchris/DellXPS15-9550-OSX/archive/10.13.zip and unzip this file or checkout git directly: git clone https://github.com/wmchris/DellXPS15-9550-OSX.git You only need the folder 10.13, you can delete the 10.11. I'll refer to this folder by "git/" Now mount the hidden EFI partition of the USB Stick by entering diskutil mount EFI Inside the terminal. Mac OS will automaticly mount the EFI partition of the USB stick, but just in case: make sure it really is Overwrite everything in the CLOVER folder of the partition EFI with the content of git/10.13/CLOVER. If your PC has a Core i5 processor, you'll have to modify your config.plist in EFI/EFI/CLOVER/: search for the Key ig-platform-id: 0x191b0000 and replace it with 0x19160000. If you could use the 4k sector patch, replace the config.plist with the 4kconfig.plist. If you use a hynix device and you didnt do the 4k sector switch, you'll have to add the following patch to your config.plist <key>Comment</key> <string>IONVMeFamily Pike R. Alpha Hynix SSD patch</string> <key>Disabled</key> <false/> <key>Find</key> <data>9sEQD4UcAQAA</data> <key>Name</key> <string>IONVMeFamily</string> <key>Replace</key> <data>9sECD4UcAQAA</data> Go into the EFI Configuration (BIOS) of your Dell XPS 15: Also disable the SD-Card Reader to reduce the power consumption drastically. Insert the stick on the Dell XPS 15 and boot it up holding the F12 key to get in the boot-menu and start by selecting your USB-Stick (if you've done it correctly it's named "Clover: Install macOS Sierra", otherwise it's just the brandname of your USB-Drive). You should get to the MacOS Installation like on a real mac. If you're asked to log-in with your apple-id: select not now! Reason: see Step 5. Step 2: Partition and Installation INFORMATION: after this step your computer will loose ALL data! So if you haven't created a backup, yet: QUIT NOW! Dont install macOS yet. Select the Diskutil and delete the old partitions. Create a new HFS partition and name it "OSX". If you want to multiboot with Windows 10, then you'll have to create a second partition, too (also HFS! Dont use FAT or it will not boot! You have to reformat it when installing Windows). Make sure to select GUID as partition sheme. Close the Diskutil and install OSX normally. You'll have to reboot multiple times, make sure to always boot using the attached USB stick. So dont forget to press F12. After the first reboot you should see a new boot option inside clover, which is highlighted by default. Just press enter. If you only see one, then something went wrong. Step 3: Make it bootable After a few reboots you should be inside your new macOS enviroment. You can always boot into it using the USB stick. Remove the USB drive after successful bootup. Enter diskutil mount EFI in your terminal, which should mount the EFI partition of your local installation. install git/Additional/Tools/Clover_v2.4k_r4003.pkg. Make sure to select "Install Clover in ESP". Also select to install the RC-Scripts. This should install the Clover Boot System. Now copy everything from git/10.13/CLOVER to EFI/CLOVER like you did before by creating the usb stick. (if you had to modify the config.plist in step 1, do it here, too). Your system should be bootable by itself. Reboot and check if your system can boot by itself. Step 4: Post Installation Because all DSDT/SSDT changes are already in the config.plist, you dont need to recompile your DSDT (albeit i suggest doing it anyway to make your system a lil bit more failsafe, see gymnaes El-Capitan tutorial for more informations). So we can skip this part and go directly to the installation of the required kexts. Open a terminal and goto the GIT folder. sudo cp -r ./Post-Install/LE-Kexts/* /Library/Extensions/ sudo mv /System/Library/Extensions/AppleACPIPS2Nub.kext /System/Library/Extensions/AppleACPIPS2Nub.bak 2> /dev/null sudo mv /System/Library/Extensions/ApplePS2Controller.kext /System/Library/Extensions/ApplePS2Controller.bak 2> /dev/null sudo ./AD-Kexts/VoodooPS2Daemon/_install.command Now you'll have to replace the config.plist. Because you'll install modified kexts you'll HAVE TO replace the config.plist in your installation. Otherwise your PC will not boot anymore. diskutil mount EFI replace EFI/CLOVER/config.plist with git/Post-Install/CLOVER/config.plist. Again: if your PC has a Core i5 processor, search the config.plist for the Key ig-platform-id: 0x191b0000 and replace it with 0x19160000. OPTIONAL (in case you've audio problems): AppleHDA has some problems after Wake-Up. You'll have to plug in a headphone to get your speakers working again. You can use VoodooHDA instead, which breaks the headphone jack most of the time, but makes the rest much more stable. sudo rm -r /Library/Extensions/CodecCommander.kext sudo rm /EFI/EFI/CLOVER/ACPI/patched/SSDT-ALC298.aml then remove from your config.plist from the key "KextsToPatch" the elements "AppleHDA#1" to "AppleHDA#7". Install the package: git/Post-Install/AD-Kexts/VoodooHDA-2.8.8.pkg i also suggest moving some of the kext from EFI/CLOVER/kexts/10.13 to /Library/Extensions. It's just more stable. Finalize the kext-copy by recreating the kernel cache: sudo rm -rf /System/Library/Caches/com.apple.kext.caches/Startup/kernelcache sudo rm -rf /System/Library/PrelinkedKernels/prelinkedkernel sudo touch /System/Library/Extensions && sudo kextcache -u / sometimes you'll have to redo the last command if your system shows "Lock acquired". OSX 10.12.2 removed the posibility to load unsigned code. You can enable this by entering sudo spctl --master-disable If you're using the 4K monitor, you'll have to copy the UHD enabling kexts to your clover directory: sudo cp ./Post-Install/AD-Kexts/UHD-Kexts/* /EFI/EFI/CLOVER/kexts/10.13/ To enable GPU acceleration: Edit your clover config file again and remove the following block from it: To prevent getting in hibernation (which can and will corrupt your data), just set the default sleep mode to "suspend to ram" (sleep) instead of "suspend to disk" (hibernation) sudo pmset -a hibernatemode 0 To get HDMI Audio working: Search for your Boarrd-ID in the config.plist and open /S/E/AppleGraphicsControl.kext/contents/plugin/AppleGraphicePolicy.kext/contents/info.plist with a texteditor. Search for your board-id in there and change the value of it from "Config2" to "none" OPTIONAL (alternative power management): the whole power management is done by intels speed step technology (HWP), which is enabled in the clover config. If you want to let OSX manage the power management, you'll have to do these steps: sudo cp ./Post-Install/CLOVER/ACPI/optional/SSDT.aml /EFI/EFI/CLOVER/ACPI/patched/ then open the config.plist (/EFI/EFI/CLOVER/config.plist) and change <key>HWPEnable</key><true/> to <key>HWPEnable</key><false/>. Step 5: iServices (AppStore, iMessages etc.) WARNING! DONT USE YOUR MAIN APPLE ACCOUNT FOR TESTING! It's pretty common that apple BANS your apple-id from iMessage and other services if you've logged in on not well configured hackintoshs! If you want to use the iServices, you'll have to do some advanced steps, which are not completly explained in this tutorial. First you need to switch the faked network device already created by step 4 to be on en0. Goto your network settings and remove every network interface. sudo rm /Library/Preferences/SystemConfiguration/NetworkInterfaces.plist Reboot, go back in the network configuration and add the network interfaces (LAN) before Wifi. You also need to modify your SMBIOS in the config.plist of Clover in your EFI partition with valid informations about your "fake" mac. There are multiple tutorials which explain how to do it like "http://www.fitzweekly.com/2016/02/hackintosh-imessage-tutorial.html". It's possible you have to call the apple hotline to get your fake serial whitelisted by telling a good story why apple forgot to add your serial number in their system. (aka: dont do it if you dont own a real mac). I personally suggest using real data from an old (broken) macbook. Step 6: Upgrading to macOS 10.13.2 or higher / installing security updates Each upgrade will possibly break your system! (Update: after the latest updates in this tutorial the system should be update-proof.) Step 7: Fixes / Enhancements / Alternative Solutions / Bugs See: https://github.com/wmchris/DellXPS15-9550-OSX/blob/10.13/Tutorial_10.13_Step7.md Afterword and fixes as i said before: this is not a tutorial for absolute beginners, albeit it's much easier then most other tutorials, because most is preconfigured in the supplied config.plist. Some Dells have components included, which are not supported by these preconfigured files. Then i can only suggest using Gymnaes tutorial which explains most of the DSDT patching, config.plist editing and kexts used in detail and use the supplied files here as templates. Warning: Some people have reported multiple data losses on this machine. I suggest using time-machine whenever possible! If your device is detected as "Model Name: Apple Device", see: http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/319764-guide-dell-xps-15-9550-sierra-10122-quick-installation/page-13?do=findComment&comment=2362337 If you want to save the settings of the display brightness: downgrade to clover 3899, in the never versions the nvram restore is broken. USBInjectAll is not intended for permanent use. You should check which USB are really required to be injected and modify your DSDT/SSDT. 4K Touchscreen only: Multitouch can be achieved with the driver from touch-base.com, but it's not open source - costs > 100 $ Not a bug: if you REALLY want to use the 4K Display natively and disable the Retina Mode (max 1920x1080), see: http://www.everymac.com/systems/apple/macbook_pro/macbook-pro-retina-display-faq/macbook-pro-retina-display-hack-to-run-native-resolution.html Tutorial Updates 27. March 2017: UHD Kexts added, replaces perl command 23. March 2017: 4k sector tutorial against NVMe corruption added 7. March 2017: Suggestion to disable the SD Card Reader for reduced power consumption 4. February 2017: Dell SMBIOS Truncation workaround added 23. January 2017: Hynix SSD fix added 31. December 2016: USB-C Hotplug Fix and USB InjectAll Removed 28. December 2016: NVMe SSDT Spoof precreated, FakeID already preset in installation config.plist. VoodooHDA added as alternative to SSDT-ALC298 patch as well as color coding in tutorial 22. December 2016: FakeSMBios added Accessories Appendix: The official Dell adaptor DA200 (http://accessories.euro.dell.com/sna/productdetail.aspx?c=at&l=de&s=dhs&cs=atdhs1&sku=470-abry) works completly on Sierra 10.2.2. You can use the Network, USB, HDMI and VGA. Everything is Hot-Pluggable a cheap 3rd party noname USB-C -> VGA adaptor didnt work you can charge the Dell with a generic USB-C Power Adaptor, but USB-C has only a maximum power of 100W, so it's either charging OR usage, not both. Dont forget you need a special USB-C cable (Power Delivery 3.0) for charging.
  2. Hello, I am wondering if somebody could help me, I am new to the whole "Hackintosh" system having been a windows fan boy since the day I remember. I have worked In IT the last 9 years but had very limited interaction with OSX and Hackintosh (Managing to Hackintosh a Fuji laptop back in 2011 but not sure how I managed). I am running a Dell E6420. Intel I5 - 2520M 10GB ram 250GB Samsung SSD Nvidia 4200M Alps touchpad Intel Wifi ( I am aware I will need to change this) Intel Ethernet 82579 Unsure on Sound device (But it was working I believe with Voodoo) I have tried to download a pre made distro that I got to boot up, and install on to my laptop. I found a similar Dell post online (Maybe for a E8420?) and downloaded their EFI files, I then just copied this to my usb stick and deleted the existing EFI folder. This got me to the set up my account screen when i realised my touchpad didnt work (Would scroll and click but not move) and then using a USB one I then realised that my keyboard (that was working on the install screen now doesnt work). I then reinstalled it but this time choosing customise and selecting some options for installed KEXTS and this then got my laptop to boot and get to the create account screen but this time I didnt have any network connection. Third time lucky.... Well I then installed again but selected the above and network adaptors (I tried the Nvidia options too but this didnt work) and then I was able to create an account, browse the internet and start playing about seeing what I could get to work. I then downloaded some Clover tool and I was trying to download some KEXTs for the touchpad and I was using a KEXT installer.. This then was my downfall after this I then (as I had flashbacks to years ago) when I realised I had then broken it... Eventually tried to reinstall but this time I was getting errors on install, I recreated the boot usb and still got errors, I then tried multiple boots and then I would just get a hang screen after loading "voodoobootps2?" or just kernal panic. When I was trying all this I had my laptop set to UEFI (I believe this was incorrect), and I could only boot my laptop when I had the USB still installed, I would boot and then select "run OSX" this would boot fine, but I could never get it to work fine. I then on multiple times tried to boot using non UEFI and Legacy but I would always get KP and never work, Only booting with UEFI was my best chance. BIOS Settings had been coppied from dare I say.. a youtube video.. So they could be incorrect. I don't have access to a MAC, I do have a copy ready of HighSierra clean and my "tainted" pre edited version. I was installed the imaging to USB using Transmac. I was using CLOVER.
  3. #UPDATE AS OF APRIL 27, 2018 Thursday, 3:53 PM ESTSIMPLE INSTRUCTIONSAfter you figure out how to get High Sierra 10.13 or 10.13.4 installed to a USB with Clover Bootloader, and you're loaded onto MacOS High Sierra:Download Clover Configurator and MOUNT your partition and OPEN it to reveal your EFI folder. Delete it.Simply download the attached ZIP and unzip it by double clicking it. Then copy and paste the EFI folder you unzipped to the location of your mounted partition.Done. Enjoy. Special thanks to Jake Lo !WORKING [Dell M6800 - High Sierra 10.13.4]Sleep/Wake WHILE THE POWER CORD IS PLUGGED IN (Not from closing the screen down, but from clicking the Apple logo and sleep or by timer).Wi-Fi (AirPort Extreme) via Broadcom BCM43xx.2 USB ports on the LEFT side as USB 2.0/3.0 and the 1 USB 2.0/eSATA on the back.KeyBoard.TouchPad (With MultiTouch - Fully functional)iMessage, iCloud, FaceTime, AppStore work perfectly.NVIDIA Graphics work perfectly thanks to the Lilu and NvidiaGraphicsFixUp kext. THIS FIXES THE BLACK OR BLANK SCREEN PROBLEM.DVD-Drive/Burning if you even care to use CD, DVD disk.Bluetooth (Works even with Apple HomePod =] )Ethernet/RJ-452 USBs on right side as USB 2.0/3.0Native Sound (On board Speakers and can adjust sound with buttons)SD Card ReadersAdjusting Brightness (Download an app from the AppStore called Brightness Slider -OR- use Night Shift [will not adjust brightness, but will be bearable]).NOT WORKING [Dell M6800 - High Sierra 10.13.4]Headphone Jack (Excessive Static)
  4. macOS-Mojave-XPS13-9350 Hello, this is a simple guide to get OS X 10.14 working on any XPS 13 9350 model This guide uses files from (@syscl) (albeit edited) and full credit to him for the Deploy.sh and DSDT patches. However, his Clover folder is unbootable with Mojave and thus has been redone. However, his Deploy is still retained but edited to remove some DSDT patches that break things on Mojave I did my best to keep the guide simple and for the most part it is, it's inteded for the 6200U non iris but should work with others. (credit @syscl) Issues Wake up via lid is hit or miss (sometimes needs key press) SD Card slot Restarts don't work (endless black screen while turning off but still on) Usage Notes USB Devices eject upon sleep (USB Patches via Deploy were major issue) Changing board number via Clover Config doesn't work always unless serial is changed (No idea..) Audio is controlled via VoodooHDA however prefpane is not nessacary. Never tested USB C anything. Charging should be fine however I'm not sure about others, don't personally use it) What Works Everything else! Setup Notes The new AFPS file system must be used, there is no way to avoid it. Has no noticeable adverse effects except slower boot time It is difficult to repartition AFPS drives and resize them, recommend clean install or you could have one partition smaller than your hard drive that can't be increased unless reformatted Although Volumes will be converted, keep drive as GUID BIOS Settings Set all SATA operation as AHCI Disable Secure Boot, Fast Boot For Coil Whine improvement disable C-States Enable UEFI Booting (Disable Legacy if easily confused) Recommended: Clean Install (Preinstall steps) Download latest Mojave version from Mac App store (Register AppleID as developer, enroll your mac, download the preview from the link onsite or google for detailed instructions. Make Bootable media (google how or download app to do it, it's just a terminal command) Download the Latest Clover revision (currently using r4568) and install it to your USB as UEFI and ESP (no need for drivers) Copy The contents of this Github repository into your EFI folder on the USB (Mount the EFI Partition via clover config, efi mounter, etc.) (No Boot Folder in EFI) If you have the same XPS Model as me you can use stock ACPI patched files (6200u, hd 520, 3200x1800,) if not delete contents of both folders (origin, patched) and will fix later via @syscls modified deploy) Installing Mojave (Clean Install) Boot PC off the USB, select your Installer as your Boot drive from clover menu config is currently set to FAKESERIAL and -v. I believe (@syscl's) deploy generates serial # information Once installer is loaded, go to disk utility and format as a GUID Partition Table with whatever partitions you want (Don't format whole drive to afps make sure it's GUID) Run the Mojave installer to the drive wait for it to finish, then turn off) From Clover, select the name of the Mojave Partition (not preboot, recovery, etc.) and not your USB stick either From here the installation will continue. DO NOT CLICK ON MOUSE OR KEYBOARD (crashes installer shortly after at least for me) Post Install (Clean Install) Reboot off your USB once again, load up your Mojave drive. First Boot will take long, if your using my ACPI files (from @sysl's deploy, edited) and have same model you should have everything out of box (except wifi) Regardless, run through the installer and set it all up. (without acpi) At this point screen should be fine, mouse, keyboard, no wifi should be present or bluetooth. No brightness control as well. go to terminal to mount EFI or via clover Config, EFI Mounter, etc, of both USB and the internal disk Copy and REPLACE the EFI folder from the USB into your hard drive. Unplug your USB and reboot and you should be able to boot without the USB now Turn off PC, boot into clover. Don't select a drive and press F4 and Fn+F4 a few times, wait a few seconds, then boot back to the drive Plug back in the USB, mount it's EFI, and run the modified Deploy Script on your Hard Drive EFI partition After deploy is finished, there will be VoodooI2C error as I deleted it from Kexts, for me it breaks Trackpad and Keyboard. For now will be using VoodooPS2. After Modded Deploy You should have no Internet at this point, the following next steps should resolve that. However, your Brightness, lidsleep, USB, bluetooth should be working Using your favourite Kext Installer (Put it on a USB or something to get it on the PC), install (credit @Rehabman's) FAKEPCIID and FAKEPCIID_Broadcomm texts that are included in the ManualKexts Folder Then run "Sudo kextcache -i /" from terminal, reboot, then run it again. By this point your wifi should be fixed, and everything should be done Post Install Notes Your welcome to transfer whatever other kexts you want to S/L/E, personally I leave them in the CLOVER Folder injected. Doing upgrade via mac app store is similar, just partitioning hard drive is harder. Apart from that same process essentially, not recommended Credits Credit Hackintosher.com for basic patches (although @syscl) covered some Credit to @syscl (clearly...) Credit to @Rehabman Credit to @syscl Kexts, and his contributers. ex. Lidwake.kext (although not fully compatible) Support Your welcome to open any issues on this thread, I personally have little DSDT knowledge so I will do my best to help! Thanks for Reading! - This is a clone from my GitHub, the link to the repository is below with all files https://github.com/tlefko/macOS-Mojave-XPS13-9350 - I would really like to hear everyone's experience trying this guide so please let me know in the comments how it worked for you, if you plan to try it, etc.
  5. This follows my previous guide for macOS Sierra. 0. What works and does not Works - CPU power management - QE/CI on Integrated Intel HD 4000 - Keyboard/Trackpad - HDMI and LVDS output - Audio: Headphone, speaker, HDMI (?). - Ethernet - Camera - Battery info - Bluetooth - USB Does NOT work - Internal Wifi. Workaround: USB wifi or replace your internal wifi with a supported mPCI-e card. - Sleep: does not work with an USB wifi. Workaround: Replace your internal wifi with a supported card. - VGA out. Workaround: Use an « active » HDMI to VGA adapter. I use this way to connecting my laptop to projectors. - Discrete AMD GPU - Card reader. Workaround: Use an external USB card reader. 1. Specs My Dell Inspiron 15R SE still has the following specs (I haven't upgraded it since Yosemite) : - Intel Core i7 3632QM with Intel HD Graphic 4000 - 8GB + 4GB RAM (12GB total) - 128GB Samsung EVO SSD + 1TB HDD - AMD Radeon 7730M, won't be used by any Hackintosh build - Full HD 15.4" screen 2. Requirements - A Dell 7520, of course - An USB Stick, minimum 16GB. Any 16GB should work. - A pair of USB Mouse / Keyboard during the installation and fixes (you can use your built in keyboard and touchpad later) - An existing Hackintosh (or a real Mac, if you have any ) - Downloaded «Install macOS Mojave Beta» from App Store. - A GPT-partitioned hard drive - A 20GB (minimum) partition as the target. - Dosdude1's macOS Mojave Patcher 3. Create USB Install. For full guide please see here - Boot your existing Hackintosh or real Mac. - First you need to be sure that you have downloaded the app «Install macOS Mojave» from App Store - Use Disk Utilities to partition your USB stick with 1 partition in GPT mode, and choose «OS X Extended (Journaled)» as partition type. Note: don't use any space in label of your disk. - Run Dosdude1's macOS Mojave Patcher, select the installer app, select usb disk as target. - Be patient. It's quite slow. - Download and install Clover Bootloader v4658 to the usb disk, note to install using EFI boot only - Copy attached config.plist to /Volumes/ESP/EFI/CLOVER/ - Copy attached kexts to /Volumes/ESP/EFI/CLOVER/Other/ - Download NullCPUPowerManagement.kext and put it in /Volumes/ESP/EFI/CLOVER/Other/ - Reboot after finishing creating your USB for installation. 4. Install - During boot, press F12 to have boot list. Choose your USB to start. Set ig-platform-id to 0x01660004 to boot the installation. - It should boot directly to the installation UI - Select Utilities and Disk Utility. - Format your target partition as OS X Extended (Journaled). APFS can be used but it's your own risks - Exit Disk utility. - Begin the install procedure - it should be there already. Choose your newly formatted partition. Follow the instruction. Wait for a while (in my case I waited around 10 minutes). - It will restart your computer as soon as it finishes the file copy. - You still need to boot from USB. Hit F12 during boot to show boot list. Choose your USB to start. Set ig-platform-id to 0x01660004, select your installed partition and press Enter. - You will be able to see user creation. Follow the instructions on screen. When you get to your desktop, rebuild kernel cache: sudo touch /System/Library/Extensions sudo kextcache -u / - Reboot, you should be able to use both LVDS and HDMI outputs (with default ig-platform-id 01660003, already patched using this guide) with proper kext and config.plist attached. Welcome to macOS Mojave! 5. Device fixes Most of the fixes are included in the attached kext zip. 5.1. CPU Power Management Works fine with macOS Mojave (official version) as long as you use ssdtPRGen.sh as instructed here. Don't forget to delete NullCPUPowerManagement.kext afterward. 5.2. Wifi The integrated wifi doesn't work. At all. I used an external wifi dongle TP Link WN725N (v2) for Internet access. After that I replaced the internal wifi with a Atheros AR5B29 and it works natively If you use this AR5B29, copy the attached AirPortAtheros40.kext into /System/Library/Extensions config.plist.zip kexts.zip AirPortAtheros40.kext.zip
  6. NOT WORKING SD Card Reader (Use USB adapter ) Hibernation Nvidia Graphic Cards Fingerprint Reader Thunderbolt HotPlug REQUIREMENTS Fresh installation One working OSX environment Whole disk available (No partitions) Knowledge in PLIST edition Backup Made (EVERYTHING WILL BE ERASED) Latest BIOS version 4k sector patch NVME WIFI CARD DW1560 (EFI FOLDER CONTAIN PATCH FOR THIS CARD ONLY) 1 - CREATE USB Download High Sierra from AppStore Plug in your USB Key (16GB or More) Format it with Disk Utility and name it « MyVolume » Launch Terminal and type : sudo /Applications/Install\ macOS\ High\ Sierra.app/Contents/Resources/createinstallmedia --volume /Volumes/MyVolume Mount the EFI partition /MyVolume/EFI/ with Clover Configurator (See in the EFI Folder) Copy the entire EFI folder linked to the post to /MyVolume/ 2 - BIOS SETTINGS MAKE SURE EVERYTHING IS CORRECT BEFORE CONTINUE OR IT WILL FAIL ON BOOT ! System Information Check that Video Memory is already 64MB Advanced Boot Options (all off) System Configuration SATA Operation (AHCI) Drives (all on) SMART Reporting (on) USB Configuration (all on) Dell Type-C Dock Configuration (on) Thunderbolt Adapter Configuration (all on, no security) USB PowerShare (on) Audio (all on) Touchscreen (on) Miscellaneous Devices (all on except SD Card Reader) CPU XD (on) Secure Boot Secure Boot Enable (disabled) Intel Software Guard Extensions Intel SGX Enable (Software-Controlled) Performance (Everything on/enabled) Power Management (USB Wake Support = off) (Wake on Dell USB-C Dock = on) Wake on WLAN (off) Block Sleep (off) Virtualization Support (Everything on) 3 - BOOT PROCESS Start your computer and press F12 to open the boot menu Boot from your USB Key Select the "Installer from (Your usb key)" (Verbose mode is enable by default to see what's going on if it fail) ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- WAIT ! EVEN IF YOU THINK THAT THE LOADING BAR IS STUCKED IT COULD TAKE 5MIN TO LOAD ENTIRELY IF IT FAIL SEE THE REHABMAN GUIDE BEFORE ASKING QUESTION IF YOU CAN'T BOOT YOU CAN TRY TO USE A FAKE IG-PLATFORM GO TO THE CLOVER OPTION IN THE GRAPHIC PARTS AND USE A FAKE IG-PLATFORM SUCH AS 34567898764 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4 - INSTALLATION - Once arrived on the installation screen - Open Disk Utility and Erase your Main Hard Drive and format to : MacOS AFPS (not encrypted) - Go back to the installer continue and choose your Formated Hard Drive to install MacOS. - The computer will reboot after about 2 min - Press F12 to choose your usb key and hit ENTER (YOU COULD HAVE 2 CHOICE DURING THE REBOOT : INSTALLER ON "YOUR DRIVE NAME" OR PRELOADER "YOUR DRIVE NAME". You have to use "Installer on your "drive name" in case it FAIL select the OTHER OPTION. You will have to do this twice if I remember correctly. BE CAREFUL YOU HAVE TO ALWAYS BOOT ON YOUR USB KEY BECAUSE CLOVER IS NOT YET INSTALLED ON THE SYSTEM, SO PRESS F12 ON EVERY REBOOT AND CHOOSE YOUR USB KEY UNTIL CLOVER PROPERLY INSTALLED 5 - POST INSTALLATION - Open Kext Wizard in My EFI folder - Click on installation tabs browse kext and select ALL THE KEXT IN USB/EFI/CLOVER/KEXT/OTHER - Make sure that the destination drive is your MAIN HARD DRIVE and press INSTALL - Once done go to MAINTENANCE TAB and select the radio button for System/Library/Extensions and press EXECUTE. 6 - RESTART WITHOUT USB - Disconnect your usb and reboot normally, everything should work properly now. !!! CONGRATULATION YOU DID IT !!! if not... Give us enough clear information in the comments section so we can help you to have this laptop working. A BIG TO Dell for making this laptop Apple for Mac OS RehabMan for so many detailed posts, enormous collection of SSDT files, kext development, and being overall incredibly helpful throughout this whole process KNNSpeed for this amazing guide Pike R. Alpha for his in-depth blog and the 0xE2 patch (among being the source of many other developments and patches) The Clover team for the Clover bootloader netkas, kozlek, and Slice for FakeSMC wmchris for his initial XPS 9550 write-up Jonny4911 for posting his 9560 setup and his version of the AudioFix folder syscl for a lot of work into the XPS 9360 and his build of VoodooPS2Controller darkhandz for his XPS 9550 repo toleda and goodwin_c for audio, ALCPlugFix goodwin_c for HWP dpassmor for the Thunderbolt/USB-C ExpressCard trick vit9696 for Lilu and AppleALC PMHeart for CoreDisplayFixup lvs1974 for NvidiaGraphicsFixup darkvoid for Wi-Fi patches filequit for the 5GHz global channel bonding patch denskop for the "Boot Graphics Glitch" patch netkas, kid2010, and syscl for the Thunderbolt 3 blacklist bypass patch Blazinsmokey for all his good advice and knowledge AND ALL THE OTHER THAT I DIDN'T QUOTE BUT WHO CONTRIBUTED TO MAKE THIS DREAM HAPPENED ! MORE CUSTOMIZATION Improve battery life and CPU temperature : Check the @abn6x Guide : http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/331775-guide-how-to-undervolt-your-haswell-and-above-cpu/ EFI.7z
  7. Dell Precision T7610 Workstation Hackintosh GUIDE (Work in Progress) Introduction: Hi Everyone, This Workstation used to be a Beast with Dual CPUs and tons of RAM, I Know it is now normal to get that much cores in a Desktop but it is still a very decent machine for me (As a Programmer), and I thought it would be a good idea to Install MacOS as the Daily Driver Rather than Linux and It turns out to be a very Great Experience (with Some Challenges ). Specs: CPU: 2x Xeon E5-2680 v2 2.8GHz Ten Core Processors RAM: 128 GB 1333 MHz DDR3 ECC Memory GPU: ATI Radeon HD 4870 Chipset: Intel C602 Audio: Realtek ALC269Q High Definition Audio SAS Drive Controllers (RAID): LSI 2308 SATA/SAS 6Gb/s controller with host based RAID 0, 1, 10 (4 Network Controller 1: Intel 82579 Gigabit Ethernet controller with Remote Wake UP, PXE and Jumbo frames support Network Controller 2: Intel Ethernet Controller I210 NEC USB3.0 xHCI Controller: Renesas Electronics uPD720201 & uPD720202 Working: Both "Xeon E5-2680 v2" and all cores with Power Management and P-States (using VoodooTSCSync & ssdtPRGen.sh) ATI Radeon HD 4870 (Vanilla) Realtek ALC269Q (using VoodooHDA till Now) LSI 2308 SAS (using AstekFusion2) Intel 82579 Network Controller (Vanilla) Intel I210 Network Controller (IntelMausiEthernet) USB 2.0 Not Working: NEC USB3.0 xHCI Controller (Renesas Electronics uPD720201 & uPD720202) Sleep https://github.com/yehia2amer/Dell-Precision-T7610-Workstation-Hackintosh-Guide
  8. Hi, Here a guide to install El Capitan on the Dell Latitude E6230. specs: - core I5-3320 2.6Ghz - Intel HD4000 - intel 7 series - network intel - wifi AR928x (not original wifi card) - audio IDT 92HD93 not working: - wifi/BT (need card replacement) working: - audio - built-in multi screen (hdmi) - powermanagement - brightness - hdmi port - usb - wired network - trackpad (two fingers) - battery statut Not working: - hdmi audio (should work with Voodoohda) - brightness FN keys (dsdt fn keys for dell e6410 should work) 1/ CREATE USB INSTALLER 2/ INSTALL CLOVER Add HFSPlus.efi 3/ CLOVER CONFIG FILE Copy fakeSMC.kext in: - /EFI/CLOVER/Kexts/Others - /EFI/CLOVER/Kexts/10.10 - /EFI/CLOVER/Kexts/10.11 4/ BIOS CONFIGURATION: Your Bios must be in A06 to A11 version, lower or upper bios version are not recommended. Before, plug the USB installer on a usb port. Press F12 at startup, then select Bios Configuration. Others value are normaly configured by default. 5/ INSTALLATION: You can install Mac OS X from the USB installer to the target drive, but on reboot on freshly installed system, the USB port, will not be recognised. So, you will not be able to configure your account and reach the desktop. We need to patch the DSDT from an other Mac/Hackintosh computer. 6/ DSDT PATCHES: 7/ POST INSTALLATION: Here, replug the USB installer on your Dell E6230, select the freshly installed mac os x to boot. 8/ SSDT PATCHES: 9/ OTHERS 10/ PACK FILES: 11/ TRACKPAD ISSUE: Cheers
  9. Hello everyone, I was able to install macOS Sierra 10.12.6 a few months ago successfully with working audio, internet, etc. But now I want to upgrade to High Sierra and am not sure whether or not it will be compatible with my system. (Tried to do it using a High Sierra USB. Wouldn't boot into installer, showed "+++++++++++++" or something.) My specs are: Dell Optiplex 3010 Intel Core i3-3240 @ 3.40GHz (HD2500 Integrated Graphics) 4GB of RAM NVIDIA Quadro FX1800 (Want to use this GPU, have an extra Radeon HD7470 somewhere that I can also use in this if needed) Conexant CX20641 Audio Realtek RTL8111E Ethernet So, can I upgrade to High Sierra? Please let me know. EDIT: I kept getting this error: (See attached image) Thanks -Discount_Mac
  10. Overall status: WORKING WELL Hello again, True Believers! On today's episode of Spider-man and His Amazing Friends we'll be looking at the Dell XPS 8930 tower system. Lets start off by looking at a detailed list of the 8930's hardware, Intel® Core i7-8700 CPU @ 3.20GHz, 3192 Mhz, 6 Core(s), 12 Logical Processor(s), Coffee Lake 32GB DDR4 2666MHz RAM (2x16GB sticks @ 2133MHz, aftermarket) NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti, Graphics card #1 (aftermarket) Intel® UHD Graphics 630, Graphics card #2 (cannot disable in UEFI BIOS) Realtek Audio (not sure what chip yet) KXG50ZNV512G NVMe TOSHIBA 512GB WDC WD30EFRX-68EUZN0 (3TB hard drive, aftermarket) PLDS DVD+-RW DU-8A5LH, Optical drive Killer E2400 Gigabit Ethernet Controller Qualcomm QCA9377 802.11ac Wireless Adapter ASMedia USB 3.1 eXtensible Host Controlle Intel® USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller The UEFI BIOS has tons of options that need to be disabled. This is the main UEFI BIOS screen. Nothing to change here, except maybe the date. The Advanced tab. Make sure to switch RAID to AHCI or your disk will not show up. Everything else should be set as in the picture. Next up is the Security tab. Make the changes to match the picture. I'm not sure if this is needed but I went into the Secure Boot option and selected "Delete All Secure Boot Variables", see picture below. Secure boot options. As stated above I deleted the variables. Finally the Boot tab. Just set as in the picture. Never mind the "Windows Boot Manager". I ended up deleting the entry via the "File Browser Del Boot Option" and added Clover via the "File Browser Add Boot Option". GREAT SCOTT! This had to be the easiest install of a Hackintosh ever. Basically I made an install USB stick and put FakeSMC.kext and AtherosE2200Ethernet.kext in the EFI/CLOVER/kexts/other folder. No other kexts were needed. I booted off the USB stick, installed macOS and I was done with the OS portion. After installation I rebooted the computer and then booted from the USB stick. I chose the freshly installed drive and it booted to the setup portion of the installation. After setup it was onward to the desktop. I'll not bore you with the specifics of fully setting up a bootable macOS install, but after all was said and done it was smooth sailing. Post install was basically installing VooDooHDA and the nVidia web drivers. Ethernet was taken care of via the AtherosE2200Ethernet kext. USB and Bluetooth worked without any extra effort. As far as I can tell the only thing NOT WORKING is the WiFi. I Googled a bit but nothing turned up for the Qualcomm QCA9377. I keep on the look out for a kext though. The CPU shows up as unknown, but everything else seems to be in order. The CPU's speedstep works as intended. I monitored it via the Intel® Power Gadget for a good bit and it was scaling fine. The NVMExpress ssd looks to be detected and set up properly. I really didn't expect it to be. A very pleasant surprise. Geekbench 4 scores. Not sure if it's good or bad. Take with a grain of salt. Here are the Cinebench results. Again, I'm not sure if these are good or bad. This test seems a bit dated considering the comparative results of the other hardware. People seem to still use it, though, so here it is. This is supposed to mean something about disk speed. I'm still not sure if it's good or not. Enjoy, if you're into this sort of thing. Here is my EFI folder for the Dell XPS 8930, Google Drive Link Here are the Post Installation tools I used for this install, Google Drive Link I have more information to share. I'll get back to this later on.
  11. Run macOS Sierra on a Dell Latitude E6320 NO ONE IN THIS FORUM (INCLUDING ME) IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LOSS (DATA, MATERIAL, EQUIPMENT…) OCCURRED TO YOU, YOU ARE THE ONLY ONE RESPONSIBLE, AND BY FOLLOWING THESE INSTRUCTIONS YOU AGREE TO TAKE ALL THE RISKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES. THIS INSTALLATION ISN'T WITHOUT RISKS SO TAKE ALL THE PRECAUTIONS BEFORE DOING ANY FOOLISH ACTION, BACKUP YOUR DATA! This tutorial will describe the steps to install macOS Sierra on a Dell Latitude E6320 i5 2520M. If you find any mistakes or have something to improve then please send me a PM and i will update the tutorial. A special thanks goes to Brian from Tech Erra, 9 to 5 Mac and Morpheousman for using parts of their tutorial I am from The Netherlands so sorry for my bad English. 1. Credits/Sources Everything OSx86-related is a collaborative effort amongst people who enjoy doing these things, as well as those of us who enjoy tweaking and experimenting with things. Below are a list of sources used to compile this guide: OSX Latitude.com Tech Erra OSX86 Wiki InsanelyMac Forum member Jake Lo from OSXLatitude.com for helping me out with installing. Morpheousman and Polyzargon from InsanelyMac who helping me with my other topics. (Dell 780) MacPeet, Chris1111 and all other forum members who helping out the community. A special thanks goes to Brian from Tech Erra, 9 to 5 Mac and Morpheousman for using parts of their tutorial. And Hervé from insanelymac for using is modified DSDT.aml for E6320 2. Requirements Here are the requirements: A Dell Latitude E6320 – 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. 30-60 minutes of time – Depending on how tech-savvy you are, this may be quick, or it may take a while. An SSD or HDD to install 10.12 to – For me, I used a 500GB HDD to install 10.12 to. An Wireless N Nano USB Adaptor – For use with wifi Highly recommended. I use a TP-LINK TL-WN725N adaptor. E6320_V2.zip – This ZIP file contains everything that you need to get your flash drive properly prepared. 3. My Specs My installation was successfully done on an Dell Latitude E6320 i5-2520M laptop computer with the following specs. Intel Core i5-2520M @ 2.5GHz, 3MB cache, Dual Core 4GB DDR3 1333Mhz RAM Western Digital 250GB HDD INTEL HD3000 Video Intel 825xx onboard network Dell wireless 375 Bluetooth 3.0 onboard (works OOB) IDT 92HDxxx HD audio onboard TL-WN725N Wireless N Nano USB Adaptor Apple Magic Trackpad (only @home) Apple Wireless Keyboard US (only @home) Apple Magic Mouse 4. 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! 5. 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 8GB and a USB 3.0 drive is preferred. Kingston sells an 8GB USB 3.0 drive for less than 10 euro. 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 purge 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 6. Installing Clover to the USB Disk Unpack the E6320.zip to your desktop or specified map you preferred. Open the map E6320 - Clover_v2.3k_r3726. DubbleClick on the Clover_v2.3k_r3726.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. 7. Prepare USB stick for the Dell E6320 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 E6320 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. 8. Bios Settings Dell Latitude E6320 Before we boot from the Dell Latitude we need to optimize the bios for OSX Sierra Start your Dell Latitude and press F2 to get into the Bios. In the main screen click on "Load Defaults", the bios will be reset to default settings. Go to General - Boot Sequence and choose on the right for USB Device and click the up arrow so that the USB Device is on top, click on apply to make the setting. Go then to System Configuration - SATA Operation and choose on the right for AHCI click again on apply and choose exit, now the Bios is ready for installing OSX Sierra. 9. 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. If you are upgrading from Mavericks , Yosemite or El Capitan and you want to keep your files and apps, skip steps 1-9. (NOT TESTED IN SIERRA) 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. 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. 10. 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!. 11. Setting up your keyboard When the setup is finished the Keyboard Setup Assistent will appear. Press Continue to Identify Your Keyboard. You will ask to press some keys. After pressing some keys you will get the message Your Keyboard Cannot Be Identified, press OK. Choose at Select the Keyboard Type for ANSI (United States and others) Press Done your Keyboard is setup 12. Adjust some settings in macOS 10.12 Once in 10.12 go to Finder – Preferences – General and choose in show these items on the desktop for Hard Disk External Disk Go to tab Sidebar and choose your desired Favorites, Shared and Devices. Close the Finder Preferences. 13. 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. Close system preferences. 14. 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. 15. Installing Clover to the HD The steps 15 and 16 are the same as steps 6 and 7 but now we will install clover to the HDD of the E6320. Unpack the E6320.zip to your desktop or specified map you preferred. Open the map E6320 - Clover_v2.3k_r3726. DubbleClick on the Clover_v2.3k_r3726.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. 16. Prepare HDD for booting the Dell E6320 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 E6320 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 E6320 is ready to boot macOS Sierra. 17. Install Wlan driver for the TL-WN725N The wireless lan on the Dell E6320 doesn’t work, therefore I use a Wireless N USB Nano Adaptor from TP-LINK. The software is straight forward and installs without problems. Go to your E6320 folder which you have extracted to your HDD of your macOS Sierra. Open the map "beta driver for mac os X 10.11" . Run Installer_RTL.pkg Click Continue - Continue - Continue - Agree - Install Enter your Password and click Install Software - Continue Installation Click Restart to Reboot your Laptop. The first time you will get a kernel panic don't worry reboot again and the laptop will start macOS Sierra. Done! 18. What's working? Just about everything. 19. Finished! You’ve successfully installed macOS Sierra onto your Dell Latitude E6320. TROUBLESHOOTING 20. 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. 21. 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. Run macOS Sierra 10.12 E6320.pdf
  12. Hello everyone! Last week I received my Broadcom BCM94352Z (model DW1560) from Newegg, installed it into my Dell Inspiron 5558, and I can't get it to work in macOS 10.13.5. I thought that I might have received a knockoff, so I tried it in Linux Mint, and it recognized it as a BCM4352 and worked perfectly! I've tried almost everything I could find online and nothing is working (see below). Any help would be greatly appreciated! Methods I Tried: FakePCIID, FakePCIID_Broadcom_WiFi, BrcmPatchRAM2, BrcmFirmwareRepo I've also used AirportBrcmFixup and BrcmFirmwareData when injecting with Clover Laptop Specifications (Closest to MacBookAir 17,1, using SMBIOS for MacBook Pro 12,1) Intel Core i5-5250U Intel HD 6000 Graphics 8GB RAM 1 TB Hard Drive ALC3234 (apparently equivalent to ALC255 according to the net) Originally Intel Wireless, now BCM94352Z
  13. Trung_Nguyen

    Going Full hotpatch Dell E6230

    Hello, I have been a long time with the DSDT.aml and an old BIOS so I decided to go to full hotpatch in order that I could update my BIOS flawlessly Most things works now(Audio,Brightness slider,...)except the Bluetooth and the Brightness key(IOWMIFamily) The Bluetooth is located on an USB hub and now it said Bluetooth: Not Available and not found in Sysinfo BT sub-page. I tried to patch the _Q66 into XQ66 to add the code the notify the driver but it doesn't seem to work. The brightness key no longer work on it own(as I have patch the _OSI). So the last thing to do is patch the _Q66 to receive the signal. Thanks all Archive.zip
  14. mayanktp2

    need help patching dsdt

    So I am VERY new to the hackintosh world and just finished installing Sierra(tried HS, but failed, got Sierra USB from a friend) on my Dell Inspiron 7567. Now, my laptop has an i5-7300HQ processor. Now the install boots up fine and clover is set up but I need a little help patching DSDT. I read RehabMan's excellent guide but am still confused as I have never worked with Macs before. I need the following things working: Display brightness, Battery Status, Audio. Can someone detail out exactly which steps I need to follow? I tried to compile DSDT but run into the following errors: 341, 6074, Name already exists in scope (BNUM) 1411, 6074, Name already exists in scope (IDMN) 1412, 6074, Name already exists in scope (IDPC) 1413, 6074, Name already exists in scope (DLPN) 1426, 6074, Name already exists in scope (IPFI) Can anyone help me out with these errors and with the patching? Uploading DSDT.aml here DSDT.zip
  15. Hi I m trying to install High Sierra 10.13.4 in my dell Inspiron N5110 using MBR patch .Please help me with post installation procedures for patching audio graphics etc specs Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2430M CPU @ 2.40GHz , Display Adapters NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M Intel(R) HD 3000 Graphics IDT 92HD87B1 audio driver Dell Wireless 1702 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 3.0+HS Driver USB Controllers Intel(R) 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family USB Enhanced Host Controller - 1C26 Intel(R) 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family USB Enhanced Host Controller - 1C2D Bluetooth Hard Copy Cable Replacement Server Renesas Electronics USB 3.0 Host Controller
  16. Run OSX Yosemite on a Dell Optiplex 780 This tutorial will describe the steps to install Yosemite on a Dell Optiplex 780 (this will also works on a 760). The installation goes to the latest version of 10.10, and when there is a new update i will change the tutorial as soon as possible. If you find any mistakes or have something to improve then please send me a PM and i will update the tutorial. I have also included the PDF file of the guide and the zip file to install OSX Yosemite. A special thanks goes to Brian from Tech Erra for using parts of their tutorial. I am from The Netherlands so sorry for my bad English. 1. Credits/Sources Everything OSx86-related is a collaborative effort amongst people who enjoy doing these things, as well as those of us who enjoy tweaking and experimenting with things. Below are a list of sources used to compile this guide: Tech Erra OSX86 Wiki InsanelyMac And all other forum members who have posted in my topic and helping out the community. 2. Requirements Here are the requirements: A Dell Optiplex 780 – This is necessary to install OSX Yosemite 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 Mountain Lion. 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 Yosemite 10.10 GM – If you don’t have a App Store Account, then create one to download OS X Yosemite. 30-60 minutes of time – Depending on how tech-savvy you are, this may be quick, or it may take a while. An SSD or HDD to install 10.10 to – For me, I used a 500GB partition to install 10.10 to. An PCI Express Video Card – For use with QE and CI Highly recommended. I use a Ati Radeon HD5450 1GB but 512MB or 2GB also works. CLOVER_780.zip – This ZIP file contains everything that you need to get your flash drive and hackintosh properly prepared. Note: number 7 contains the files for clover, you can copy the entire directory to the EFI Partition: 3. My Specs My installation was successfully done on an Dell Optiplex 780 Desktop computer with the following specs. NOTE: A PCI video card is recommended to use the full potential of OSX Yosemite because the on board video card doesn't support QE/CI. Intel Core 2 Duo E7500 @ 2.93GHz 8GB DDR3 1333Mhz RAM Western Digital 500GB HDD ATI RADEON HD5450 1GB Intel WG82567LM onboard network Bluetooth USB Cambridge silicon radio (works OOB) ADI 1984A HDA audio onboard HP W2207h Monitor 1680×1050 display Apple Magic Trackpad Apple Magic Mouse Apple Wireless Keyboard US 4. Download OS X Yosemite Open Mac App Srore. Login with your Apple ID. Download OS X Yosemite. Done! The Application INSTALL OS X YOSEMITE will appear in /Applications 5. Prepare Bootable USB Drive This step extracts the OS X Installer contents, then installs clover bootloader to the USB stick. Make sure to backup the files that are already on your USB flash drive: Insert the USB drive. Open up /Applications/Utilities/Disk Utility. Highlight the USB drive in the left column. Click on the partion tab. Click Current and choose 1 Partition. Click Options... Choose GUID Partition Table. Under Name: type USB (you can rename it later) Under Format : choose Mac OS X Extended (Journaled) Click Apply then Partition.[/b] Go to Applications and find the OS X Yosemite installer. Right click on the installer and choose show package contents Navigate to Contents/Shared Support and double click on the InstallESD.dmg, the .dmg should now mount and appear on your desktop. Open Terminal and type the following command: open /Volumes/OS X Install ESD/BaseSystem.dmg. Now, open disk utility and restore your USB drive, NOT the drive, but the volume contained on the drive with the mounted "BaseSystem" NOT the .dmg. Rename your USB drive to Yosemite. (not the dmg) You can tell which drive is the USB from the size. Rename your USB drive to Yosemite. (not the dmg) You can tell which drive is the USB from the size. - cp /Volumes/OS X Install ESD/BaseSystem.dmg /Volumes/Yosemite/ - cp -a /Volumes/OS X Install ESD/BaseSystem.chunklist /Volumes/Yosemite/ - rm /Volumes/Yosemite/System/Installation/Packages - cp -a /Volumes/OS\ X\ Install\ ESD/Packages /Volumes/Yosemite/System/Installation/Packages Download the latest version of Clover from sourceforge. Open Clover package installer. Hit Continue, Continue, Change Install Location... Choose the USB, now called Yosemite. Hit Customize and install Clover to the same USB with the following Custom Install settings: ( see image). Download this zip file. Unzip the flies provided in CLOVER_780.zip. Move all the files in the unzipped /Clover folder to /EFI/EFI/Clover/, Make sure to choose to MERGE these folders or overwrite them 6. Install OS X Yosemite. This part is the most time consuming. Using a USB 4G flash drive will help things out quite a bit. Shut Down. Enter Bios via tapping F2 during boot. Change SATA Operation to AHCI (Leave the Booting mode on Legacy! UEFI is not support/does not work.) Click Save and reboot Press the F12 key to choose boot device, select USB Drive When Clover boot screen is visible, choose Boot "Mac OS X from Yosemite". The system will then boot into OS X Installer. For a new installation of OS X, you MUST erase and format the destination drive according to the following steps before continuing. If you are upgrading from Lion, Mountain Lion or Mavericks and you want to keep your files and apps, skip steps a-j. a. Choose Disk Utility. b. Highlight your target hard drive for the Yosemite installation in left column. c. Click Partition tab. d. Click Current and choose 1 Partition. e. Click Options... f. Choose GUID Partition Table. g. Under Name: type YosemiteHD (You can rename it later). h. Under Format: choose Mac OS Extended (Journaled). i. Click Apply then Partition. j. Close Disk Utility. When the installer asks you where to install, choose YosemiteHD, or your existing install. Upon completion, system will restart a 1st time. Press the F12 key to choose boot device. When Clover boot screen is visible, Press F4 (this wil dump your dsdt/ssdt, we don't need it for now), choose YosemiteHD. You’ll eventually get to the setup screens for OS X Yosemite. Go through that process to setup OS X Yosemite. Choose by "How Do You Connect" for "My Computer Does Not Connect to the Internet" we will fix this later, go further with the setup process. The setup process will take about 3 minutes. Done. 7. Adjust some settings in OS X 10.10 Once in 10.10 go to finder –preferences –General and choose in show these items on the desktop for. - Hard Disk - External Disk - CD Go also to System Preferences – Security& Privacy click on the lock on the left corner and type your password. Choose by “Allow applications downloaded from: for “Anywhere – Allow from anywhere. Close system preferences. 8. Installing Clover on you Hackintosh These settings will install the bootloader to the system drive's EFI partition automatically as part of the scripting. After completion, the system drive's EFI partition will automatically mount. A few more changes need to be made to the default Clover installation: Run the Clover installer once again, select the following things show in the image below. Open Clover package installer. Hit Continue, Continue, Change Install Location.... Choose the USB, now called YosemiteHD. Hit Customize and install Clover with the following Custom Install settings: ( see image) Download this zip file again. Copy Clover Configurator from the zip (CLOVER_780- Tools) to Application and run it In Clover Configurator (From now on referred to as "CC") go to EFi Tab, click mount and enter your password. Move the folder /Clover from the unzipped to your hard drives /EFI/EFI/Clover/ location, make sure to choose to MERGE these folders. Open Clover Configurator and import config.plist(in EFI/EFI/Clover partiton) and edit these values: · SMBIOS: create your new SMBIOS (iMac 9,1) with random Serial Number Then EXPORT config.plist to /EFI/Clover/ of EFI partition Move the folder /Clover from the unzipped to your hard drives /EFI/EFI/Clover/ location, make sure to choose to MERGE these folders. Finished and Reboot your fresh installed OS X 9. Video Fix for HD5450 Copy the Kext files AMD5000Controller.kext and AMDRadeonX3000.kext from system/library/extension to your desktop. Go to AMD5000Controller.kext and rightclick and choose Show Package Contents and open info.plist with textedit. Find <key>IOPCIMatch</key> and add your string for HD5450 ( HD5450 1GB the string is 0x68F91002 and for 512MB the string is 0x68E11002) <string>0x68F91002 0x68981002 0x68991002 0x68E01002 0x68E11002 0x68D81002 0x68C01002 0x68C11002 0x68D91002 0x68B81002 0x68B01002 0x68B11002 0x68A01002 0x68A11002 </string> Save and Exit Go to AMDRadeonX3000.kext and rightclick and choose Show Package Contents and open info.plist with textedit. Find <key>AMDCedarGraphicsAccelerator</key> and then look for the first <key>IOPCIMatch</key> and add your string for HD5450 ( HD5450 1GB the string is 0x68F91002 and for 512MB the string is 0x68E11002) add <string>0x68F91002 0x68E01002</string> Save and Exit Install both kext files with Kext Utility Now reboot. After Reboot the video card must be working with QE/CI. 10. 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 Yosemite installer (USB)FLASH DRIVE). Run Disk Utility find the Disk Identifier (eg. disk0s2). Unmount the drive you installed Yosemite on Launch Terminal and execute the following command: dd if=/usr/standalone/i386/boot1h of=/dev/disk0s2 Exit Terminal Boot Normally 11. Finished! You’ve successfully installed OSX Yosemite onto your Dell Optiplex 780. run os x Yosemite 10.10.pdf
  17. giacomo.dessi2303

    USB Realtek Card Reader

    Salve, sto ancora tentando di far funzionare il mio lettore di schede SD, macos lo riconosce in resoconto di sistema ma non funziona, in firma c'è il modello esatto e gli id che ottengo da resoconto di sistema, ho provato a seguire varie guide e oggi ho trovato questa che sembrerebbe aver funzionato a questo utente: Secondo voi è una buona idea eliminare un kext di sistema? E poi questi kext di cui parla dove gli trovo? Grazie a tutti
  18. andrewkehoe0

    Dell Latitude Compatibility

    Hello! I have a Dell Latitude D810 currently running Lubuntu 14.10. I would like to make it a hackintosh. Preferably somewhere around 10.6.. That's basically my only macOS experience. Can anyone tell me if this is compatible? I believe it is stock config but my grandpa (previous owner) might have added something. Specs I know of: Intel Centrino 40 GB hard disk originally had Windows XP dual booted with Ubuntu 10 (neither would boot) Thanks very much in advance for any help. This would be my first Hackintosh so sorry for my lack of knowledge on the subject
  19. My laptop is Dell Latitude. I don't know DSDT patch with my laptop. Please help me ! I install OSX 10.10.5 yosemite Specs: Intel® Core™ i5-3337U CPU @ 1.80GHz × 4 Intel Chipset H77M Intel HD Graphics 4G DDR3 Ram 1600Mhz Wifi + Bluetooth working Audio IDT And USB not working, usb kext i can use ? origin.zip Send me Dinh’s MacBook Air.zip Dinh’s MacBook Air.ioreg.tar.gz
  20. 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
  21. Hello I'm having audio issues with my Dell Vostro 2520's microphone with VoodooHDA The internal microphone isn't detected, yet the microphone audio port is detected, and works. According to Windows and Dell, my laptop has the Cirrus Logic CS4213 codec in it, so if that's important, there it is. I am on Mavericks 10.9.5, since that works the best on this laptop, but would be open to try newer versions if things work well enough. I can provide my DSDT if needed.
  22. giacomo.dessi2303

    DSDT Dell Vostro 15 3549

    Salve a tutti, possiedo il laptop dell vostro 15 3549 con le seguenti specifiche: Scheda Madre: Dell 07X77G Processore: Intel core i5-5200U RAM: DDR3 4GB Scheda Video: Intel HD Graphics 5500 Scheda di rete: Dell wireless 1705.802.11 Scheda audio: Realtek High Definition ALC3234 Attualmente ciò è quello che funziona e che non funziona: Audio (OK) WebCam (OK) Graphics (OK) Touchpad (OK) Keyboard (OK) WiFi (OK) USB (OK) Bootloader (OK) Battery (NO) Microphone (NO) Brightness (NO) Bluetooth (NO) SD Card Reader (NO) Penso di aver bisogno di un dsdt.. qualcuno di voi potrebbe aiutarmi? Grazie in anticipo Cartella Clover attuale: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1TQk-z2hWfNMZgmrj_xY5ZdA-1gtfNKB2 DSDT Vergine: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1HPFVYRVWGzj92bM_tFa0YvhioAISAiFF Hack Info: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1DjP_ngYBdenkZYBqaEZ8NK3EPcjbsV8M IOREG: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1RJSjj-LkYyV5483pDvWMqKLM0D0iOmEM
  23. hey guys my dell inspiron 13 laptop (with windows 8) wont boot to the installer, i tried everything first i tried using ##### the it was stuck at the apple logo and woudnt show a little progress bar and the usb isnt flashing then it didnt even show like the boot options it just boots directly to os x as i have remembered then i tried clover which shows nothing at all even when i used verbose, single user and graphicsenabler=no and i was using mac os x 10.10.3 which has some support for broadwell so hope you guys reply soon laptop specs: Intel Core i7 5500u (broadwell) intel HD Graphics 5500 8GB DDR3 RAM 1TB 7200 rpm hard drive 1920x1080 display (with foldback hinge) i checked the specs they seem to be compatible with the latest mac os x release
  24. Hey guys! I'm having a problem. I installed OSX 10.10 DP1 on my Dell 7720 laptop... Now when I'm trying to boot it using CLOVER from USB, it gets stuck at Waiting for DSMOS!! I tried removing NVIDIA, AMD, and INTEL GPU Keats with no difference.... Error remained... I even copied FakeSMC and other required Kexts to S/L/E in single user mode... Recreated next cache... But still got the same error... My Caps lock works and I'm able to type in the terminal... Also, I can see FakeSMC getting loaded.... I then updated the FakeSMC to the latest version... Currently the FakeSMC is some version 6.9xxx.. Still same issue. Please help!!
  25. Dear Concerned, I am insanely with OS X now days. I don't know why! I am using Windows 7 x64 on my Dell Inspiron 14 3240 right now. I just wanted to can I run OS X along with Windows 7. 1. Which version OS X can be installed on Dell Inspiron 14 3240. 2. Will that Dell Wireless 1703 works well after installing OS X. 3. Will that installed OS X runs as smooth as Mac books. My Dell Inspiron specs are, BIOS: Legacy BIOS Enabled Processor: Intel Core i5 3210M 2.50GHz Chipset: Intel HM75 Express Chipset Series Graphics Processors: Intel HD Graphics 4000 and Nvidia Geforce GT 620M RAM: 8 GB HDD: Serial ATA-750 GB Audio Codec: Cirrus Logic HD audio Wireless: Dell Wireless 1703 802.11 b/g/n (2.4GHz) Disk Partition scheme: MBR Partitions (Not GPT) Regards, Vasanth
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