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How to install Mac OSX on HP Pavilion dv7-6b40ew


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Hello everyone,


I tried to install Mac osx lion 10.7 on my laptop HP Pavilion dv7-6b40ew


Which its specs are:


Processor Intel ® Core ™ i7 2.2 GHz 2gen 2670QM

CACHE Cache 6 MB

Screen 17.3'' WXGA + 1600 x 900 (16:9)

Type of matrix illuminated, LED backlight

RAM 8 GB, DDR3 1333 MHz

Hard Drive 750 GB, SATA

Graphics card Radeon HD6770M Video Memory 2048 MB

Mainboard: insyde


I used rboot cd and original Lion 10.7 to install it from usb drive but I had an error called (panic).



Is there here any guide or tutorial to install Mac osx on my laptop?


Thank you,

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There are so many tutorials but you really don't need one.


Download Nawcoms ModCD/ModUSB and either burn to disk or restore to a USB drive using disk utility from OS X (use a friends MAC/Hack)

Boot from the ModCD/USB

Press F8 to interrupt the boot process

Insert a 10.6.3 Snow Leopard retail disk

Press F5 to refresh the visable drives

Select the install DVD

Type -v

Press enter


If you get a kernel panic, take a photo and post it up.

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i have been following this procedure and installing Snow 10.6.3 original retail version from Apple and everything went fine but ... when it restated it want boot. The laptop says no bootable disk found :( Before gooing through this procedure i formated and partitioned the drive via diskutility on my iMac


but now laptop don't want to boot this installation ? i guess it is problem with booting the disk not the installation itself !??!# can i repair this or do i need to go all over again, if so how to properly prepare the hard disk (no partition entire hdd for this system and it is SSD)


the laptop is HP Pavilion dv7-6c95dx


Please help to make this Snow work on it


thank you in advance

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