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Hello all, I have been fumbling the past 5 days with trying to install a hackintosh and about at my wits end. It seems anytime I get somewhere another problem arises. Now I'm trying to just install in a VM and it won't boot from the ISO, it just takes me to and EFI shell.


Host: Win7

Processor: i7

VMware Workstation v7.1.3 build 324285


- patched with Albert unlocker

- added the cpuid for i7 core.

- Created VM using the new machine wizard.


When I tried with just VMware player (not a part of workstation) I had to deselct some direct input box under the CD options, which isn't there under workstation. Also I had to disable EFI under the system settings for the VM, which also isn't there.

vmx settings attached.

After enabling "Autorun on the host" I receive this:



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