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  1. I have a Mac Mini 2006 (upgraded) with Intel GMA950 graphics, running MLPostFactor 10.8.5. It is connected to an ASUS VS197 LCD panel using DVI-D. This is natively a 1366x768 panel that is recognized and works fine. However, the other choices for resolution are 4:3 800x600 and 1024x768, and then the oddballs 832x624 and 1360x768. None of these are useful as a low-resolution widescreen for gaming or watching DVD content. Specifically I want to get access to 848x480 or 854x480, and also 1024x576. SwitchResX makes these choices available, but it doesn't work with a "full screen" game, presumably because the game directly queries OSX Display to get a list of valid resolutions and SwitchResX is bypassing that system instead. So the solution is obvious: buy a new computer pull the monitor's EDID data, hack it to enable new resolutions, and then tell OSX to use this custom EDID instead of the one retrieved from the monitor. Following the steps of the EDID injection guide, here is where I am: * Retrieve EDID, DisplayVendorID etc from ioreg. 00 FF FF FF FF FF FF 00 04 69 F2 19 24 94 00 00 31 16 01 03 80 29 17 78 EA F5 45 A4 55 50 9E 27 0F 50 54 BD EE 00 81 C0 01 01 01 01 01 01 01 01 01 01 01 01 01 01 66 21 56 AA 51 00 1E 30 46 8F 33 00 9A E6 10 00 00 1E 00 00 00 FD 00 32 4B 18 53 11 00 0A 20 20 20 20 20 20 00 00 00 FC 00 41 53 55 53 20 56 53 31 39 37 0A 20 20 00 00 00 FF 00 43 43 4C 4D 54 46 30 33 37 39 32 34 0A 00 F1 * Use an EDID editor to enable new 848x477 and 1024x576 resolutions. (Verify with an online EDID tool, and compare to the previous version) 00 FF FF FF FF FF FF 00 04 69 F2 19 24 94 00 00 31 16 01 03 80 29 17 78 EA F5 45 A4 55 50 9E 27 0F 50 54 BD EE 00 81 C0 4B C0 4B CA 4B CF 61 C0 61 CA 61 CF 01 01 66 21 56 AA 51 00 1E 30 46 8F 33 00 9A E6 10 00 00 1E 00 00 00 FD 00 32 4B 18 53 11 00 0A 20 20 20 20 20 20 00 00 00 FC 00 41 53 55 53 20 56 53 31 39 37 0A 20 20 00 00 00 FF 00 43 43 4C 4D 54 46 30 33 37 39 32 34 0A 00 47 * Create a new subfolder and plist within /System/Library/Overrides/Display/ containing the new EDID string and monitor name. * Reboot. Now the problems begin. Even though the plist file is being read (which I know because the Monitor Name has changed in Displays), the custom EDID is not being used. When I dig into IORegExplorer I am able to come up with AAPL00,EDID string and it is the unmodified one read from the monitor. I even tried a plug-and-unplug while OSX is running, and also tried to reset the SMC and NVRAM, but no dice. Do I need to start digging into DSDT hacking? Is the Intel driver pulling down EDID during boot and I need to override it somewhere else? What am I missing here?
  2. Hello, I've been attempting for the past few days to install OS X Mountain Lion on my Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E530 with little success. So much so that I've finally decided I'm probably out of ideas and created this forum post requesting help. My Laptop Specs are: Intel Core i3-2328m (Sandy Bridge CPU at 2.2GHZ with support for SSE2 , SSE3 and SSSE3) 8GB RAM 500GB Hitachi Z7K500 HDD Lenovo 627226G Motherboard (Intel HM77 Chipset) Intel HD Graphics 3000 More Detailed Specs ---> https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B-GXUa1I8xyDZU1SdklDSlhER2c So far , I've attempted to install iAtkos ML2 and ML3U via USB and so far both have worked up until the first sighting of the apple logo then the laptop restarted. In both cases , I was using a separate USB with chameleon bootloader on but in the instance where I tried to use the onboard bootloader on ML3U , I hit enter and the screen simply remained black. Any help would be much appreciated Thank you for your time.
  3. Hey all, I built my first Hackintosh back in 2012 and its been runner amazing. Thank you again for the awesome guides and forums that made it all possible. I have however hit the end of this builds software limits. I am still running 10.8.2 mountain lion on the machine. I would like to update to Sierra and want to make sure I am clear on the procedures. Now that it seems like everything is could based and no longer get physical versions of OS. currently i am backing up the system using and external drive and "carbon copy cloner" as shown here: http://www.macbreaker.com/2012/06/backup-your-hackintosh-with-carbon-copy.html My question is should i follow the set via the App store updates, Wipe the system and start over or is there a better way to achieve running Sierra on my machine? Here are my build specs: Processor name: Intel Core i7 Processor Speed: 3.50 GHZ # of cores: 4 memory: 32gb Boot rom version: insanelymac.com Graphics Card: Nivda GeForce GTX 670 System Version: OSX 10.8.2 (12c60) i have also attached screen shots of the spec to further help: Thank you for taking the time to help me out with my build. look forward to getting this bad boy updated. Mahalo, -VM
  4. M​A​C OSX Mountain Lion on a Lenovo x61 Hello everyone this is my first post on this forums so I hope I will recieve help. I have a Lenovo x61. My specs are:- Intel 965 Express Chipset 4Gb DDR2 Ram 250 GB HDD Hard Drive Windows 10 Enterprise ---------------------------------------------- I want to install Mac OSX Mountain Lion with sound and WiFi on my laptop. I know Mac OSX Mountain Lion cannot be installed on Intel 965 Express chipset but I read an article on the internet that says that I can install with the help of MLPF hack. So can you please help me to install Mac OSX Mountain Lion. ---------------------------------------------- Thank you
  5. Hello! I have been attempting to install Mountain Lion on my PC which is currently running Windows 10. Here are my current specs. CPU: AMD Athlon II X2 270 GPU: Sapphire ATI Radeon R7 240 (4GB DDR3) RAM: 8GB Motherboard: N-Alvorix-RS880-uATX (Alvorix) However, I am... not doing too well with the installation. Upon my first attempt, I was successful at getting the PC to boot into the OS X boot screen (Apple Logo with loading spinner), but it just sat there spinning and spinning, not doing anything more. So I rebooted and entered in some boot flags. I tried the following combinations: 1) amd -v -x PCIRootUID=0 GraphicsEnabler=Yes npci=0x2000 2) amd -v PCIRootUID=0 GraphicsEnabler=No npci=0x2000 3 )amd -v 4) amd Now, the results were the following: 1) The entire process stopped at "System uptime in nanoseconds = 0" 2) The process froze about a minute into the loading process with the error, "BootCacheControl: Unable to open /var/db/BootCache.playlist: 2 No such file or directory." 3) Same result as #2 4) I can load into the Apple loading screen, but it sits forever and never actually loads the installation setup. So... My question is this: My PC specs can run Mountain Lion, correct? If not, then I apologize for wasting your time. Which versions of OS X can my PC run with the mentioned specs? How would I go about running this on my hardware? I am completely new to this process, so I apologize for my inexperience. But I thank you all for your help!
  6. I've built a hackintosh running Mountain Lion Server and installed a HighPoint RAID 640L card in it. I've also added 4 x 4TB ST4000DM000 hard drives. All had been running fine for about a year, but now I've got RAID errors happening: B 0 W 08/12/15 08:56:25 Array 'RAID_5_0' rebuilding failed. B 0 I 08/12/15 10:54:45 Array 'RAID_5_0' rebuilding started. B 0 E 08/12/15 18:50:05 Disk 'ST4000DM000-1F2168-Z301RJK9' at Controller1-Channel3 failed. B 0 W 08/12/15 18:50:05 Array 'RAID_5_0' rebuilding failed. B 0 E 08/28/15 16:06:43 Device 'ST4000DM000-1F2168-Z302EG2Y' at Controller1-Channel1 SMART test result: FAILED! B 0 E 08/28/15 16:06:43 Device 'ST4000DM000-1F2168-Z301RJ27' at Controller1-Channel2 SMART test result: FAILED! B 0 E 08/28/15 16:06:43 Device 'ST4000DM000-1F2168-Z301RJK9' at Controller1-Channel3 SMART test result: FAILED! B 0 E 08/28/15 16:06:43 Device 'ST4000DM000-1F2168-Z302EFL6' at Controller1-Channel4 SMART test result: FAILED! More: http://pastebin.com/cGkp9Vg8 Obviously there is a lot of data on the drives and ideally I should just pull that stuff off now, but what I am concerned about is if this is just a false positive, because I've scanned the drives for SMART errors on another machine and it's not found anything wrong. Could this be a false warning? At this point I'd appreciate some advice - in the mean time I'll be pulling data off of it like there's no tomorrow
  7. Hey all, I've got a fairly 'new' PC and I've successfully installed Yosemite so far with no big issue. However, I need to install Mountain Lion 10.8.5 for certain software compatibility. I'm currently stuck on the dreaded IO Bluetooth error / Graphics issue which pops up no matter what bootflag I enter (Clover bootloader). I'd like to clear things up for myself and others trying to install a slightly older version of OSX on a newer machine. Is there any possibility for a solution or am I just going in circles!? I have no experience editing DSDT files and I've yet to manually install any graphics kext. Would love to hear from anyone that has been through a similar experience. Cheers thanks Intel 4970k Devils Canyon (Haswell Refresh) Intel 4600 HD onboard graphics Asus H97m-e 1150 Mobo Asus Strix 970 Gpu G.Skill 16gb Ram Samsung 120gb 840 Evo
  8. Stuck at 0 seconds remaining. Taking an awful long time to restart (30 minutes and counting) and mouse seems to be frozen. After a hard boot I would have to start the installer again. Currently trying to install on my Evo 120gb ssd Will post up installer log if it doesn't work this time around. Any suggestions? Mobo: ASUS H97M-E LGA1150 mATX Motherboard CPU: Intel Core i7-4790K Devil's Canyon 4.0GHz Socket 1150 Graphics: ASUS GeForce GTX 970 Strix 4G DCU II OC Graphic Card SSD: Sasmsung 840 Evo 120gb RAM: 16gb G. Skill flags: -v dart=0 nv_disabled=1 npci=0x2000 Graphics_Enabled=No IGP_Enabler=Yes
  9. Hey guys! I'm starting a new installation of Mountain Lion 10.8.5 for my desktop PC Specs: Intel 4790k Haswell Refresh Intel HD 4600 Asus H97M-e mobo Asus Strix 970 4gb 16gb G.Skill Ram Samsung M.2 850 Evo SSD Planning on using the Intel HD 4600 graphics as the 970 gpu is a little newer and incompatible. AFAIK Haswell Refresh is not supported but I've seen another user with a successful build running 10.8.5 Is there any users with a similar or newer setup running an old version OSX? Also, not quite sure with M.2 compatibility but I've ordered one since all my sata slots are filled. Any tips or pointers will be greatly appreciated.
  10. I know there is no QE/CI currently available, but, just i want to know, which OS X hackintosh version runs little smooth in GMA x4500? I KNOW ITS INSANE QUESTION BUT PLEASE TELL SOMEONE! MOBO : Asrock g41m-vs3-r2.0 RAM : 2GB DDR3 CPU : DUAL CPU 2.7ghz And yeah! please also tell me how to install that!
  11. Hi, I have a perfect running ML 10.8.5 setup on a Gigabyte X58A-UD7 rev 2.0 FD BIOS (with UD5 DSDT), but cannot get HWSensors control my CPU Fan, which runs at 900rpm regardless of temperature (won't scale up). Tried both 1067 and latest release. I'm looking for 2 possible solutions: 1)A working setup to control pwm cpu fan with the IT8720F setup thag comes with this MoBo 2)A valid hardware controller for my Arctic Freezer 13 Pro CPU Cooler, but which could automatically scale according to cpu temp readings. If using an external sensor, I really appreciate any hint on how to position the sensor on CPU correctly, because I'm worried about relying on a non-mobo controller for cpu cooling.
  12. Acer Apire 5738DZG

    Hey guys, I need some help for enabling QE/CI on my Acer Aspire 5738DZG, specs are: Intel Pentium T4300 2.1GHz ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4570 512MB 4 GB of RAM I guess there isn't much to it, I've tried several kexts and none worked, at least my graphics card is recognized as a HD 4600 but still no QE/CI, is there anyone who could tell me any way to enable it? Plus, my cpu is always running at 100 % it gets hot really easily... Shouldn't that be fixed with the NullCPUPowerManagement.kext ? or with Disabler.kext? I don't know... My method on installing Mountain Lion was with iATKOS ML2, for installation I only had to add "USBBusFix=Yes" boot flag, but now in order to boot in the OS I had to add "GraphicsEnabler=No" in the org.chameleon.boot.plist... Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
  13. I am having a weird issue with app store login on OS X 10.8.5 running on VirtualBox - I cannot enter my password in app store. There is no error or anything, simply nothing happens when I enter the password to download an app or to view the account info. I am able to get signed into the app store by associating apple ID with the computer's account. So the app store shows me signed in, but when I try to download anything, I need to re-enter apple ID/password again in the app store, and the above problem happens then. Also, I _can_ login to iTunes and do anything from within iTunes like enter the password, check the account, and so on, without any problems. I tried installing iAtkos or Olarila distors for OS X 10.8.5, I have the same issue in both distros. I tried all the fixes on the internet such as I added EFI string to org.chameleon.boot using EFI Studio. I removed and re-added network interface and made sure it is BuiltIn, Active, and en0. I changed serial number, computer make, year, so on in smbios.plist with Chameleon Wizard. Nothing worked. Actually I am not sure these fixes and the problem I have are related. I run hackintosh on VirtualBox with OS X 10.8 standard config and emulated Ethernet card, however the host box connects to local network via wifi, and the local network itself is in a university, so it is on a local IP block, behind firewall and all that. I don't know if these of any potential to contribute to the app store login failures. Also I am physically located in Turkey. I tried using apple ID's created with US or Turkey address, with and without credit card, and tried to access both US and Turkey app store. Obviously none of these helped either. Please help. What can I do to troubleshoot these login problems, or what alternatives I can use for mac app store, or can I circumvent the second login during the purchases in mac app store somehow? Thanks
  14. Hello anyone reading this, I've pretty much hit a wall, I've attempted to get a working hackintosh going and I guess i'd say i'm almost there. I've gotten it installed and can boot into to it at 1920x1080 with working ethernet. no sound or qe/ci of course This is the first time i've tried to do this and to be honest i'm confused and don't know what im doing i've been at it for about 3 days now with little sleep and have gotten no where. I've used niresh 10.8.5 distro because it was the only thing i could get to boot with my haswell processor. I have a dell inspiron 23 5348. Intel Pentium Dual Core (4th generation) 4gb of ram intel hd 4600 in depth pdf of all my specs in case theres something else that someone will need to know to assist me http://content.abt.com/documents/55615/I53484444BLK_specs.pdf i've tried some of the audio choices in multibeeps (cant type the actual name for some reason) but they didnt get me any sound. as for graphics i did try using this guide here but it didnt get me qe/ci the most i could do was get my res up https://giuliomac.wordpress.com/2014/03/03/how-to-enable-intel-hd4600-natively-on-your-hackintosh/ But yeah i would really appreciate something. I don't have the slightest clue what to do and really don't want to go back to windows. even without sound and qe/ci OS X is pretty sweet and now that i've got a taste of it I don't think i can go back easily!
  15. DSMOS Has arrived

    I cannot boot into any installer of 10.7, 10.8, 10.9 or 10.10. I am always stuck at DSMOS has arrived. SMC and NVRAM has been reseted, I have also tried Safe Mode for the installers, they won't work either . I have Snow Leopard running fine. Model Name: MacBook Pro Model Identifier: MacBookPro4,1 Processor Name: Intel Core 2 Duo Processor Speed: 2.5 GHz Number Of Processors: 1 Total Number Of Cores: 2 L2 Cache: 6 MB Memory: 2 GB Bus Speed: 800 MHz Boot ROM Version: MBP41.00C1.B03 SMC Version (system): 1.27f3 Serial Number (system): xx Hardware UUID: xx Sudden Motion Sensor: State: Enabled
  16. While most of the VMWare guest hardware is virtualized, the guest VM CPU reflects the same CPU features the physical host CPU has. This guide details the additional work that is needed to run OS X 10.8-10.12 with an AMD CPU under VMWare. If your AMD CPU supports SSE3 and SSSE3 (and SSE4.1 for OS X 10.12): The installation should be pretty simple: 1. Install VMWare Workstation 8.0.6 / 9.0.4 / 10.0.4 / Player 6.0.4. 2. Run VMWare Unlocker 1.3.0. 3. Prepare an installation ISO from the untouched 10.8 (Mountain Lion) DMG using dmg2img. 4. Create a new VM (select "Mac OS X 10.8" as the guest operating system). 5. Set your 'number of cores per processor' to 1 (the number of processors can be set to more than one). 6. A. For OS X 10.8-10.11: Open the .vmx file of the virtual machine and add the following lines: cpuid.0.eax="0000:0000:0000:0000:0000:0000:0000:1011" cpuid.0.ebx="0111:0101:0110:1110:0110:0101:0100:0111" cpuid.0.ecx="0110:1100:0110:0101:0111:0100:0110:1110" cpuid.0.edx="0100:1001:0110:0101:0110:1110:0110:1001" cpuid.1.eax="0000:0000:0000:0000:0000:0110:1111:0001" cpuid.1.ebx="0000:0010:0000:0001:0000:1000:0000:0000" cpuid.1.ecx="1000:0010:1001:1000:0010:0010:0000:0011" cpuid.1.edx="0000:1111:1010:1011:1111:1011:1111:1111" (this will identify the guest CPU as an Intel Core 2 Merom, and will help you avoid the 'The CPU has been disabled by the guest operating system. Power off or reset the virtual machine.' error) 6. B. For OS X 10.12 Sierra: cpuid.0.eax="0000:0000:0000:0000:0000:0000:0000:1011" cpuid.0.ebx="0111:0101:0110:1110:0110:0101:0100:0111" cpuid.0.ecx="0110:1100:0110:0101:0111:0100:0110:1110" cpuid.0.edx="0100:1001:0110:0101:0110:1110:0110:1001" cpuid.1.eax="0000:0000:0000:0001:0000:0110:0111:0001" cpuid.1.ebx="0000:0010:0000:0001:0000:1000:0000:0000" cpuid.1.ecx="1000:0010:1001:1000:0010:0010:0000:0011" cpuid.1.edx="0000:1111:1010:1011:1111:1011:1111:1111" (this will identify the guest CPU as an Intel Core 2 Penryn which supports SSE4.1) 7. If your Hardware compatibibility is set to Workstation 9.0 (virtualHW.version = "9") or 10, you must also add the following line: featureCompat.enable = "FALSE" 8. You can now boot from the ISO and proceed with the installation. 9. Even though I could complete the installation without a hitch with my A8-5600K, a few applications consistently crashed (e.g. Grapher), this was resolved by replacing the kernel with a modified kernel that emulates all missing SSE3 / SSSE3 instructions (see below). If your AMD CPU does not support SSSE3: You need to replace the kernel with one that has SSSE3 emulation (see below), the easiest way to do it is to use another computer that has SSSE3 to create the virtual disk and replace the kernel. 1. After you have a working OS X machine, update to 10.8.5, make a copy of the virtual disk and attach it to the same VM. 2. Change the os settings to show hidden files (see here), and delete the hidden 'mach_kernel' from the root folder of the attached disk. (alternatively, use the terminal to perform this, e.g. 'sudo chflags nohidden mach_kernel' or 'sudo rm mach_kernel') 3. Put the modified kernel (see below) instead of the one you just deleted (use the same file name). 4. Delete the old kernel cache by deleting the content of the '/System/Library/Caches/com.apple.kext.caches/' directory. 5. Optionally: hide back the kernel (with 'sudo chflags hidden mach_kernel'). 6. Create a new VM, update the .vmx files to include the 8 cpuid.* lines from above. 7. You can now use the attached disk to boot OS X 10.8.5 from a VM hosted with an older AMD CPU that does not support SSSE3. Tested With A8-5600K, A8-3850 and VMWare Workstation 8.0.6 / 9.0.4 / 10.0.4 / Player 6.0.4 Modified Kernel: For your convenience, I have created a modified 10.8.5 kernel (a.k.a. xnu-2050.48.11) specifically to be used with VMWare, and attached it to this post. The only modification to this kernel is that it includes OpEmu3, the SSE3 and SSSE3 emulator created by Sinetek and AnV (thanks guys!). This emulator is only used when necessary (i.e. if your CPU support a specific instruction, the emulator will not be used to execute it). The source code to OpEmu3 is available here and my adaptaion to 10.8.5 is available here. 10.8.5-OpEmu3.zip
  17. Ho bisogno di aiuto. Sto cercando di installare 10.8 OSX su Virtual Box. L'avevo fatto anni fa sia su Virtual Box e su un vecchio notebook. In questi giorni sto provando a installarlo ma senza nessun esito positivo. Ho la Retail Mountain Lion 10.8 INSTALL. Ho provato ad installarlo sia con [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url], HackBoot e Chamaleon, ma nessun esito. Al F5 per il cambio CD faccio partire l'avvio, parte un breve codice e si ferma. Ho provato -v , -x, -f, graphisenabler, cpus e altri due che non mi vengono in mente. Avete per favore qualche soluzione? Se c'è un metodo piu rapido con VMWare mi va bene anche, basta che mi parte sto sistema operativo,
  18. Hi, I am new to Insanely Mac, and I need to install Mountain Lion multiboot on my mac, which has 10.6.8 Snow Leopard with 1gb memory. I have Install OS X Mountain Lion.app in a dmg, and need to run the installer to install osx ML on a partition of my hard drive. I need help with this, and I know, will be slow-ish but I have a lot of apps and will probably run as slow now. And I only have a short time to do this. I put this in the multiboot section because I am not installing osx on a PC.
  19. Toshiba L855-14J (10.8.X)

    Hello there guys. Almost a year ago I got myself a new laptop, previously owning also a Hackintosh-compatible Fujitsu Ah530, this time the Toshiba Satellite L855-14J, made for the European market. Today I'm going to show you how to install Mountain Lion on your laptop and going to share few links that are crucial for your installation. First, let me show you my specs: CPU: Intel Core i7 3630QM 2.4Ghz (up to 3.4Ghz) RAM: 4GB VGA: AMD Radeon 7670M with 2GB of vRAM WIFI: Atheros AR9485 From all of these, the only hardware that is not compatible is the WiFi card, and I fixed this by replacing mine with my older laptop which had a Atheros AR9285. Unfortunately, there is no kext or anything that helps the 9485 to work. Also keep in mind that the audio card only works with Mountain Lion. The kexts, modifications, and everything else for that card do not apply for Mavericks, and if you want the sound card to work, you will need an external one unfortunately. On Mountain Lion even the jack recognition works, so it switches to the active output automatically (speakers or headphones). Microphone doesn't work, but external one does so... Yeah. First, there are two ways of installing Mountain Lion on your laptop that will work. Keep in mind that we will use Clover for our installation, because none of the other bootloaders will work. You can install with iAtkos ML3U, or a bootable usb with the needed kexts, and Mountain Lion from the App Store. Both of these methods work just fine, but the first one is already loaded with the needed kexts, and everything will work outside the box, minus the graphics card, which we will install the last. *For iAtkos* This laptop is highly compatible with osx86. It works really nicely, and when selecting features on iAtkos, do not choose too much. Audio and network from drivers only, both of them which will work after installation. If for some reason iAtkos does not boot at all, you will need a second USB that is no bigger than 512MB. Just for the bootloader, we won't need this after some time. Check out this thread on how to install Clover from Windows OS. Boot up the USB, and select the other USB (insert it after) and go ahead with the installation. *For AppStore USB* If you choose the longer way, than check out this thread on AppleLife.ru! This will show you the kexts needed, but keep in mind that that is a L850-13R, which is a different model, and not all things work (sleep for example works there, but not on the L855). After you installed Mountain Lion on your hard disk, the next step is to install Clover. The configuration file that is linked below is for version 1995, but you will notice that if you install that version, you will receive boot0 error. To fix this issue, download the latest Clover, install it, and than reinstall 1995. Than it will boot up properly from your hard drive. If you have trouble installing clover, PM me. Now install the kexts needed (if iAtkos none than PS/2, and if AppStore, check out the AppleLife.ru thread), and proceed with installing the graphics card. Graphics card will work with QE/CI, HDMI port, but the VGA output doesn't work. * Try out kexts (even those on AppleLife.ru) for the battery meter. My laptop is plugged in power without a battery, so I don't really need it that much. So I'm assuming that you already have v1995 of Clover. Download EFI Mounter and mount the EFI partition. Replace the config.plist file with the one attached here. Reboot. Enjoy Mountain Lion. Credit for config.plist file goes to freeuser16 from AppleLife.ru! Thank you. Screenshot (from HDMI port monitor, running 1080p): config.plist.zip
  20. I'm currently running 10.8.5 on an Acer C720 Chromebook (Haswell Celeron 2995U). Certainly, there is a long way to go, however I've had some success with patching AppleHDA to enable sound, and I am using a DWA-131 USB wi-fi adapter...so I'm borderlining on having a functional system. Regarding graphics, the Niresh 10.8.5 install allowed for basic support. No acceleration, No Kext loaded & showed up as Intel HD Graphics 64Mb in System Profiler. Fine for basic tasks. Despite what I'd read, I've managed to get 10.8.5 to load AppleIntelFrameBufferAzul.kext & AppleIntelHD5000.kext through a DSDT patch. I set the platform ID to the MacbookAir (0a260005) & the device ID to the HD5000 (0a26). In System Profiler, it Shows up as Intel HD Graphics VRAM (Total) 1024Mb. The graphics is still "glitchy", but in checking the Chess App (before vs. after), it seems like some acceleration is taking place. Also, in display->system preferences, it allows me to change the screen resolution (No brightness slider however). So, initially encouraging. I'm not by any means a guru in this department so I'm hoping some other folks can comment. Everywhere I've read "no way no how" regarding the HD Graphics (Haswell GT1) (0a26), but this small success seems to suggest maybe there is some hope? My DSDT patch is below. Also, uploading some screenshots at different stages of DSDT patching showing the kext's are loaded. My initial thoughts is that if I can get the VRAM to load only 256Mb, and perhaps tweak the HD5000.kext, maybe it will behave better? I tried using the appleintelframebufferazul.sh script at...; https://github.com/Piker-Alpha/AppleIntelFramebufferAzul.sh ...but it doesn't seem to have any affect on changing the VRAM size. Any comments or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
  21. I'll attempt to keep this short and sweet. My specs: MOBO - ASRock 970 Extreme3 CPU - AMD Phenom II X4 965 B.E. RAM - 8GB GPU - Gigabyte GTX 550 TI HDD 1 - 1TB (2 partitions: Windows 8.1 OS/Data respectively. Formatted and partitioned as MBR/NTFS) [Primary boot drive] HDD 2 - 500GB (Formatted and partitioned as GPT/HFS+ ready for ML) [Will (hopefully) eventually be secondary boot drive] My issue: I've been trying to use Niresh's 10.8.5 for AMD distro/guide (by using TransMac to place the image onto the SD card,) however I'm getting a boot loop upon selecting the desired HDD in Chimera. Step 1 - SATA as AHCI - Check Step 2 - ACPI as S3 (suspend to ram) - Check Step 3 - Legacy USB support - Check Step 4 - UEFI boot off/disabled - Check Step 5 - Boot from USB - Success Step 6 - Select destination - Boot loop I've followed the provided guide to-the-T, yet it's all been futile. What are my exact steps and is this possible to do using a USB MicroSD card reader? I do have a separate 4GB flash drive, but ML doesn't fit. If possible, maybe I can install Lion and upgrade to Mountain Lion afterwards from within Lion? That is, of course, if I must use my 4GB flash drive and the USB SD card reader is the cause of all these problems. In other words, everyone's situation is unique, so what steps should I be following based on my available peripherals and specs above? I appreciate all of your help. If you need more information, please ask and I'll provide it the best I can. EDIT: Corrected partition/format type of HDD 2.
  22. I got OS X Mountain Lion on the MSI G31TM P21, here's how... Things you will need: A existing Hackintosh/Mac/OS X Virtual Machine, A 8GB or larger USB stick, 2GB or more of RAM, Intel Core 2 Duo or greater, myhack here Download Link A video card (Integrated Graphics will work), What to do next: Now run myhack, change settings according to your system. Reboot the system, press del (short for delete repeatably until you get to the BIOS, Change the boot order so it boots from your myhack usb disk, look for "HPET" int the BIOS and enable it. save and exit, when you get to the myhack boot (It's chameleon) type "-v USBBusFix=Yes" (with-out the quotes), When you get to the language screen select your language, Start disk utility from the utilities drop down, Format your destination disk with Mac OS Extended (Journaled), name it whatever you want. In options set the partition map to GIUD, After it's done quit Disk Utility, Install OS X; no need to change the default settings, Reboot. Again enter the BIOS but now change the boot order to your HD. Again type "-v USBBusFix=Yes" at the boot prompt, Set it it up (add needed bootlegs for chameleon, add kexts and other needed stuff Before reboot install Clover/Chimera* Download kext Wizard and install the attached kexts, Reboot and enjoy (I do not own these kexts; I only uploaded them) (VoodooHDA uploaded is for Mountain Lion). *If you like them instead. If you have any problems please post here no PMs. EDIT: Made instructions clearer, Changed minimum CPU from "Intel Core 2 Solo to Core 2 Duo to match the "OS X Mountain Lion" requirements, Mentioned that you only need to install a boot loader if you want, Added steps to change boot device to the hackintoshed HD, removed mentions of using the usb as the bootloader. EDIT2 @12/6/15 Made the tut even clearer. VoodooHDA.kext.zip IONetworkingFamily.kext.zip
  23. What I had already tried Add Credit Card details Reinstall OS X Restarted New serial number Reset password etc. How to fix it? Contact Apple Support Start telling him/her about the problem as soon as he/she says hello. ESPECIALLY about the pop-up and the customer code. Give legit details. Even serial number. Keep telling him/her you are looking at the right place. He/She will say it's invalid. Confirm it again. Eventually, ask him/her to drop it/why does he/she needs it?I asked, and she said to know what Mac I was using. I gave her all the info she could want(Keep Champlist and everymac.com open) He/She'll ask you to repeat the Customer Code. Do it. He/She'll ask you your ID. Give him/her the correct one(The one that you're entering in the Messages app). He/She'll tell you that he/she needs to confirm that you're a real person, and will ask you to answer the security questions that you answered when you created the account(Like "Where did your parents meet?"/"What was your childhood name?"). You'll need to get at least one right(I think). He/She'll ask you to reboot. Do it. He/She'll tell you not to worry. Don't. Voila! You'll be able to login just fine. THANK HIM/HER. So, I think this issue was caused because I had changed so many Serial Numbers that Apple flagged me as a bot. Once I verified my identity, all was well! It worked fine for me, so just sharing. If you've got some problem, feel free to ask, although I've got exams the whole month so probably won't be able to help. Even so, I'll try to.
  24. Hi everyone! I've searched high and low for a fix to my problem, to no avail. I'm hoping someone here can steer me in the right direction. Here's my situation: I have successfully installed Mountain Lion 10.8.5 on my Acer Aspire S3 ultrabook (which I was able to snag for only 250$!), using Clover as my bootloader. It is surprisingly compatible. Here's the specs: i3-2367M (1.4GHz) Sandy Bridge CPU Intel HD 3000 Graphics 4GB DDR3/USB 3.0/Bluetooth 4.0/Standard SATA Hard Disk Here's what currently works: Intel HD 3000 with full res. and QE/CI (after DSDT patch) Multitouch with latest Elan Touchpad drivers Audio with VoodooHDA 2.8.4 Shutdown/Restart Webcam USB 3.0 Wifi with USB dongle (the speed is actually quite good!) Here's my problem: Sleep doesn't work. If I could get sleep to work I'd be 100% content with this hackintosh. I have tried various DSDT edits (HPET, RTC), with no success. I have tried installing a patched 10.8.5 AppleIntelCPUPowermangement kext and removing NullCPU, but I am greeted with an instant kernel panic. Is there something about 10.8.5 that changed the way sleep mode works? I'm not picky; if someone could find a working sleepenabler kext, I'd be happy with that, too. Any suggestions?
  25. This has been fully functional for around a year and a half. Turned on and went to Mac OSX Mavericks today and this new error popped up on the loading screen. Do you know if this can be recovered some how keeping the installation? The drive is partitioned with Windows 8 and Mac OSX Mavericks. One picture is of the load screen from Chameleon v2.2svn r2378 and the other is booting in verbose mode.