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    • By ITzTravelInTime
      Hi guys, this thread is to show you a new and open source app, created by me, that I called TINU:
       
      The name means: TINU Is Not #####, the U refers to a popular software that is used to create macOS hackintosh installers (that for good reasons is banned on this forum), but the aim of the name is to explain that this app is a totally different thing from that software and works in a totally different way.
       
      This app basically is a graphical interface for the createinstallmedia executable that is inside the macOS and Mac OS X installer apps, it is capable to create a bootable installer completely vanilla like what you do using the command line method, and also this method is recommended by apple itself. In addition to this, this app provvides you simplicity and flexybility, and lets you to avoid most of the tedious steps or problems of other simlar apps.
       
      TINU allows you to create easily a bootable macOS installer without messing around with command line stuff and without using disk utility, all you need to do is use the app and then install your bootloader of choiche on the usb (or just leave it as is if you want to use it on a real Mac).
       
      Features:
      - Simple-to-use UI that allows you to easily start the bootable macOS installer creation process.
      - It can work with every macOS installer app that has the createinstallmedia executable inside its resources folder (including also beta and newly released installers).
      - You can use any erasable volume that is at least 7 GB of size (if the volume's drive is not in GUID format, TINU will re-format it accordingly).
      - Can work with the Mac OS recovery system, so you can create a bootable macOS installer from the macOS installer itself or from the macOS recovery partition, and you can use TINU to install macOS, too.
      - 100% clean: The bootable macOS installers created with this tool are vanilla, just as if you created them using the command line "createinstallmedia" method in Terminal.
      - Open Source: You can verify what this program does on your computer and you can create your own version by downloading and playing with the source code.
      - Does not require any special preparations. Just open the program, make sure you have a USB drive plugged in and have a macOS installer app on your disk.
      - No need to use Disk Utility. TINU can format your drive or partition for you.
      - Integrated EFI partition mounter tool.
      - Works using the latest versions of macOS and will also support newer Mac installers out of the box without requiring an update.
      - Offers advanced features to customize your bootable macOS installer.
       
       (To sugegst a new feature please contact me on github)
       
      Requirements:
      - A computer that runs Mac OS X Yosemite or a more recent version (Mac OS X El Capitan is required to use TINU in a macOS recovery or installer).
      - A drive or a free partition (on a drive which already supports GUID) of least 7 GB that you want to turn into a macOS/Mac OS X installer.
      - A copy of a macOS/Mac OS X installer app (Maveriks or newer versions are supported) in the /Applications folder or in the root of any storage drive on your machine (excepted the drive or volume you want to turn into your macOS install media).
       
      Download:
      - All downloads:
      https://github.com/ITzTravelInTime/TINU/releases
      - Reccommended download for Catalina and Big Sur users:
      https://github.com/ITzTravelInTime/TINU/releases/tag/3.0_BETA_4_(82)

      Frequently asked questions:
      https://github.com/ITzTravelInTime/TINU/wiki/FAQs
       
      Useful links:
      Thread (english) on insanelymac.com:
      - http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/326959-tinu-the-macos-installer-creator-app-mac-app/
      Thread (italian) on insanelymac.com:
      - https://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/333261-tinu-app-per-creare-chiavette-di-installazione-di-macos-thread-in-italiano/
      Thread (english-german) on hackintosh-forum.de:
      - https://www.hackintosh-forum.de/index.php/Thread/33630-TINU/
      Post on Reddit:
      - https://www.reddit.com/r/hackintosh/comments/a1h61d/tinu_vanilla_bootable_macos_installer_creation/
      Facebook hackintosh help and beta testing (Italian only):
      - https://www.facebook.com/groups/Italia.hackintosh/?fref=ts
      Contact me (project creator):
      - Insanelymac.com profile: http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/user/1390153-itztravelintime/
      - email: piecaruso97@gmail.com
       
      Note that:
      - This software is under GNU GPL v3 license so any new branch/mod/third party release must be open source and under the same license.
      - We (the project creator and othe people involved with active developmment) assume no responsibility for any use of this app and this source code, and also for any kind of hardware and software damage to any computer and any device or peripheral that may come from this app or source code during it's use and outside it's usage
      - We do not guarantee support to you, this is only an open source project, not a product released by a company!
      - This project is born only for educational and demonstrative purposes, it's not intended to be used for commercial purposes and it will never be.
      - This is a no-profit project, born only to let people to create macOS install medias in a more simple way and also to learn how to create this kind of apps.
       
      Credits:
      - Apple for macos and installer apps and scripts
      - People that helped me a lot:
      Francesco Perchiazzi, Nicola Tomarelli, Roberto Sciortino, Raffaele Sonnessa, Ermanno Nicoletti, Tommaso Dimatore, Michele Vitiello Bonaventura, Massimiliano Faralli, Davide Dessì, Giorgio Dall'Aglio, Peter Paul Chato.   
      - Special thanks to Italian Hackintosh group!! for help (https://www.facebook.com/groups/Italia.hackintosh/?fref=ts)
      - Thomas Tempelmann for help with the UI
      - Pietro Caruso (ITzTravelInTime) for creating, maintaing and developing this project
       
      Here are also some screenshots inside this spoiler tab
       
       
       
         
    • By mridhulofficial
      Hi team,
      Please advice me for the issue. Already gone through other posts.
      My spec Ryzen 9 3900x and Gigabyte B550 Aorus Pro AC motherboard.
      I installed Cataliana on my system .. everything looking perfect exept ethernet. Installed LucyRTL8125Ethernet.kext and ethernet is showing on network window but no internet connection. Adjusted hardware settings in network as Manually/100baseTX/full-duplex, flow-control but issue not fixed.
      Please help me.
       
      Thanks is advance.
    • By MaLd0n
      ---USB---
      https://pikeralpha.wordpress.com/2016/07/13/simple-skylake-usb-fix-no-kexts-required/
       
      ---CLOVER FOLDER---
      https://www.olarila.com/topic/5676-clover-folder-for-all-chipsets/
       
       
      --MOBO
      GigaByte Z390 M Gaming



      --PROCESSOR
      Intel Core i9-9900K


      --COOLER
      CoolerMaster MasterLiquid ML120R RGB


      --MEMORY
      Corsair Dominator Platinum 16GB (2 x 8GB)


      --GPU
      Sapphiretech Radeon RX 590 8 GB GDDR5


       
      --SSD
      Samsung 970 EVO NVMe M2 Flash Drive


      --POWER SUPPLY
      EVGA 750 N1, 750W


      --WIRELESS
      TP-Link Archer T9E


      --BLUETOOTH
      Orico BTA-403


      --CASE
      Thermaltake View 21 Tempered Glass Edition


      --DSDT Patches--
      -FIX ERRORS AND WARNINGS -FIX ACPI ERRORS -REMOVE UNUSED SCOPES / DEVICES -HIGH PRECISION EVENT TIMER -SATA SERIE 10 ID -DMAC -REMOVE 22K LINES, PROBLEMATIC and UNUSED -FIX K.P in REBOOT -NVRAM -REAL TIME CLOCK -SLPB -DARWIN / WINDOWS 2015 -XHCI -PLUGIN TYPE -HDAS to HDEF -HDEF -REAL TIME CLOCK -ARTC -IRQs -SBUS -MIKEY -BUS1 -MCHC -ALS0 -SHUTDOWN -UAR1 -LAN -FWHD -USBX -PMCR -PPMC -XSPI -GMM -IMEI -EC -PNLF -ARPT -GFX0 -NVME -DTGP -ACQUIRE MUT0 0XFFFF -OPERATION REGION GPIO -MUTEX MUT0 0x00 -EXTERNAL REFERENCES -UNKNOWNOBJ -HDMI / HDAU -FULL RENAMED DEVICES  
      --SCREENSHOTS--





























      --BruceX--
       
      --USB-C-- test with SanDisk Ultra USB-STICK 128gb


       
      -Credits and thanks to the old and new people in the community who developed patches, kexts and bootloaders!
      Slice, Kabyl, usr-sse2, jadran, Blackosx, dmazar, STLVNUB, pcj, apianti, JrCs, pene, FrodoKenny, skoczy, ycr.ru, Oscar09, xsmile, SoThOr, RehabMan, Download-Fritz, Zenit432, cecekpawon, Intel, Apple, Oracle, Chameleon Team, crazybirdy, Mieze, Mirone, Oldnapalm, netkas, Elconiglio, artut-pt, ErmaC, Pavo, Toleda, Master Chief and family, bcc9, The King, PMheart, Sherlocks, Micky1979, vit9696, vandroiy2013, Voodoo Team, Pike R. Alpha, lvs1974, Austere.J, CVad, Sampath007, onemanosx, erroruser, Jenny David, Olarila Facebook Community, Hackintosh Facebook Community and many others!
      We're all here to have fun and learn from each other!
    • By Allan
      Hello guys, how are you?
       
      As do you know we have some issues with the current IRC channel, so we have other ways to discus about Hackintosh and have fun with each other.
      Here are the list of the 2 non-officials InsanelyMac chat rooms - You can choose and see which is the better for you. 
       
      Slack: #insanelymacworkspace.slack Discord: Link Official IRC channel: Link if the link didn't work you can follow this settings.  
      Tip for IRC users: You can use Textual.app for free - Just download Xcode and follow this guide. 
       
      For all of this channels please follow the same Rules are we have in the Forum, be kind and post useful things. 
       
      View full article
       
    • By soumaxetuirk
      This forum is vastly popular among all Hackintosh users. There are many topics covered here and there. 
      Most of the important topics pinned section wise.But for a newbie its not easy to decide which guide they should follow. 
       
      Note : First search about your system in this forum, Other may have updated guide suitable for exact same system as you.If not follow this guide. I will try to try to point every important topics here in one. All original posts are linked, Go to original posts for detailed guide on that specific subject.
       
      BIOS SETTING
      While it is beneficial to have a unlocked BIOS (Mostly for Laptop Users) but it is not mandatory to install OS X. There are some basic things you should check in your BIOS before installing.
      Disable VT-d (Virtualization). Or if you want to use virtualisation then use clover boot argument "dart=0" Set SATA mode to "AHCI" Set DVMT memory to 128 / 64 MB. If setting not present then you may need DVMT-prealloc patch in clover.(Checkout graphics section) Disable secure boot.  Disable fastboot. (There are few laptops which works with first boot too.But you should turn off during installation ) you may use MBR or UEFI mode. But it is recommended to use UEFI due to it's many advantages over MBR. ( EX- faster device initialisation, Native support of Mac OS)  MBR users need to apple MBR patch to their USB Installer media. [Catalina MBR Patch]  
      POINTs TO REMEMBER
      1. SMBIOS
      you need select SMBIOS of a similar Mac model as per your hardware.  With unique and unused (Not Invalid) serial number.
      Use CloverConfigurator and select a Mac model which has similar CPU and GPU as your system. (Exact same CPU ID not required) Then Keep changing serial numbers. Check newly generated Serial Number in [Apple Support Coverage page.] If warranty details are available then change again.(You must not use serial numbers which are already registered) Continue till you get a serial number which either says "Invalid". It means you have now a official serial number but No Mac has been produced with that serial number. Use that serial number. Once you log in to Apple Account, You should not change your serial number.  
      2. KEXT Installation
      There are three locations for Kext
      \System\Library\Extensions : Exclusive for Apple System Kexts \Library\Extensions : For third party Kexts \Clover\Kexte\Other : Kext Injection during Boot  
      You can install any kext to either EFI\Clover\Kext\Other or else \Library\Extensions
      During installation you can keep essential kexts in Clover\Kext\Other folder. But after Installation you should move kexts to L\E. As kext in L\E are loaded in to kernel Cache and monitored by kernel.It will make your system more stable and less boot time.
      [Detailed Information]
       
      USB MEDIA CREATION
       
      1. USB Installer Media Creation
       To create a USB Installer media you need to device with Mac OS installed. 
       (If you don't have a Mac then use the this guide to make a installation drive from windows.) 
      Most recommended process is to use a Mac as follows,
      Download Installer App from Apple store. Open "Disk Utility" and format USB Flash Drive to "Mac OS Journaled Extended" format.  Then run the following command on terminal The command is an example for "Mojave". Other can be found in Apple support page. sudo /Applications/Install\ macOS\ Mojave.app/Contents/Resources/createinstallmedia --volume /Volumes/USBNAME --applicationpath /Applications/Install\ macOS\ Mojave.app --nointeraction      5.  Then install Bootloader to the USB Device.
       
      2. Boot Loader :
      First thing to build a Hackintosh is emulation of a real Mac so that you can boot in to a OSX Installer.As your system can't directly boot a Mac OS, You need to boot either Clover , Chameleon or OpenCore. After booting in to these boot loader, you can boot in to OSX as well as your other OS like windows and linux.
      After many years,these boot loaders not only help to boot but also handles a big part to make your system more compatible to OSX. 
      So choose wisely
       
      2.1 Chameleon/Enoch 
      Chameleon was a oldest bootloader which was first developed to support MBR boot devices. Later they adopted to UEFI also. I still remember using it during the era of snow leopard, lion
      Support page
      Download
      2.2 Clover :
      Clover is most popular boot loader today.
      It supports UEFI and MBR. It has features like on fly DSDT, SSDT and kext patching. Device properties injection, fake properties injection.
      You can natively update OSX, Use Recovery option.Most popular and highest support.
      Support Page
      Download
      2.3 OpenCore :
      it was mostly meant for  advance user due to its feature to install directly to system BIOS.Where Clover and Chameleon can be used from hard disk or USB storage device.If you have knowledge of BIOS moving then you can go for it.It also can be used from hard disk too.
      Support Page
      Download
       
      First download and install Any one of them to Installer USB. Configure it, Once you get it to work, then copy the same to your hard disk to make it permanent. Download Clover configurator to edit clover configuration. if you are new then download a nearest system spec prebuilt config file from rehabman's repo or else you may search in this forum too. then fine tune it.
      Clover Configurator
      Clover Config Repo
       
      3. SMC Emulation:
      You need SMC Emulation to feed the OSX with a machitosh firmware.Also to translate your device basic firmware output to Macintosh support.(Ex : your system sensor data, )
      There are 2 major options for you.
       
      3.1 FakeSMC
      Stability wise, would it be better to use FakeSMC for its long development period and a large amount of documentation around it.It is more stable and if you have old hardware then batter is to go with FakeSMC.
      Download
      3.2 VirtualSMC
      It is new but filled with features like (MMIO Implementation, 2nd gen firmware support). Many are shifting to VirtualSMC these days.
      Also I personally like it's new way to manage battery,No more need of battery patch to most of the devices.
      Download
       
      Download the latest release, then copy the kext to EFI\Clover\Kext\Other
       
      4.CPU Compatibility:
      Intel: All CPUs starting from Intel Core 2 Duo upto newer CPUs are supported.
      AMD: Most AMD CPU are supported but its required modified kernel. Support Page
      Sometimes latest release CPU does not get support unless Apple releases systems of same CPU generations. So you may not get support for all Mac OS version's support to all CPUs.In few cases you may use compatible CPU ids using clover's Fake CPU ID option.
       
      5.Graphics :
      While all intel integrated Graphics are supported natively, DualGPU are not supported. So first thing you need is to disable switchable graphics (AMD,nVidia) and use only Intel graphics only.
      If you have discrete GPU which is not tied to Intel HD then you can use it. (Mostly desktop, few laptop which comes without IntelHD, discrete switching capability in BIOS)
       
      Installation of WhateverGreen
      So the first thing you need is WhateverGreen. It is a kext which works to fix most common graphics problems.(Ex- Sleep Issue, Brightness Control, Graphics Injection)
      Nvidia & AMD mixup kext are also integrated to WhateverGreen. So it is recommended to install WhateverGreen irrespective of your graphics card.
      Download the kext and copy to EFI\Clover\kexts\Other
      Support Page
      Download
       
      Disable discrete GPU (For Dual Graphics Laptop)
      As I mentioned above, you need to disable dualGPU first. There are few different techniques you can adopt to (Use any one)
      Disable in BIOS Setting (If such setting available) Use boot argument "-wegnoegpu" with WhateverGreen Disabling GPU using DSDT   
       
      5.1 Intel HD
      To use Intel HD properly, Only one thing you need is "Whatevergreen". It will help, native Apple framebuffer to load. 
      If your BIOS does not have DVMT Setting,Then add "DVMT-prealloc Patch" in Hackintool's Advanced patch option.Also use proper framebuffer patch according to your system.
       
      A detailed guide of IntelHD frame buffer patching is available here by Headkaze
       
      5.2 Nvidia GPU
      Nvidia Web Driver Support Page
      5.3 AMD GPU
       
       
      6. PS2 Input devices:
      All most all laptop keyboard and touchpad uses PS2 port.Also Many desktop users still using PS2 devices.As Mac OS does not support PS2 devices, you need a PS2 driver called VodooPS2 first.
      When it comes to VoodooPS2, There is two major options. 
       
      5.1 Rehabman's Voodoo-PS2-Controller
      This is oldest built.So it is more stable and supports a long range of devices.
      Download
      5.2 Acidanthera's VoodooPS2
      It is new and supports native trackpad gestures. While writing, it has limited number of hardware support.
      But with time this will involve.
      Download
       
      Just download and copy the kext to EFI\Clover\Kext\Other. Or if you can not get it to work then use USB Mouse and A USB Keyboard.
       
      7.NVMe Drives
      From Os X 10.13, NMVE Drives are natively supported, So no need of any patches anymore.
       
      At beginning Apple only allowed few specific NVMe drives (Up to OsX 10.12). So if your motherboard supports NVMe drive booting then You can use NVMe patches in clover to get NVMe support.
      thanks to Pike R. Alpha's Bin patches for NVMEFamily.kext .
      Support Page
      Download
       
      POST INSTALLATION
       
      1. CPU Power Management 
      Once you made proper adjustment to graphics, You need to look in to power management. While power management is mostly important for laptops,Desktop users also should look in to this so that their CPU can run optimal and smoothly.Power management is highly dependent on CPU and IGPU.
       
      There are few different methods to get it working.The basic method is to use a SSDT.aml file generated "Pike R Alpha's Script".It is recommended and most stable.
      Alternatively if your system is intel 4th gen or higher then you may use XCPM method. Also HWP mode if you have 6th gen or higher CPU.
       
      1.1. Using auto generate states
      This process is only applies to first generation intel processor or older. Only enable "GeneratePStates" & "Generate CStates" in config. No need to SSDT.aml
      Sandybridge or higher CPU must not use this method.It will result kernel to Panic.
       
      1.2 Using Custom SSDT
      As I already mentioned,It is the most stable option and results optimised power consumption.
      Download. Piker R alpha's ssdtPTGen.sh from here. Run this file and create SSDT.aml for your CPU. Copy to EFI\Clover\ACPI\Patched . Uncheck all options like generate pState,Plugin type in SSDT section of clover config. Drop CPU related SSDT table 'CpuPm' and 'Cpu0Ist'.   
      1.3. XCPM Method
      XCPM (Intel Speedstep Technology) was introduced on 4th gen Intel processors. This allow to handle CPU usage and power consumption dynamically according to load.Also it is integrated with Intel HD.
      Graphics(GFX0)  should be renamed to IGPU by clover or in DSDT. Remove SSDT.aml from Clover\ACPI\Patched folder. Disable all SSDT generation methods. Enable "PluginType=YES" in clover config or else use this (download and compile) clover hot patch. 4th gen and 5th gen users should apply LPC patch into method label _DSM parent_label LPCB remove_entry; into device label LPCB insert begin Method (_DSM, 4, NotSerialized)\n {\n Store (Package (0x02) {\n "compatible", Buffer () {"pci8086,8c44"}\n }, Local0)\n DTGP (Arg0, Arg1, Arg2, Arg3, RefOf (Local0))\n Return (Local0)\n } end;  
      1.4 XCPM + HWP Method
      HWP was introduced during Skylake CPUs.The new tech is supposed to make the processor respond much quicker to performance burst requests as well as improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the performance bursts themselves. It does this by handing some extent of the frequency control back to the processor – which, in conjunction with the OS (which needs to allow it to take over control of P-States) can perform much better. 
       
      Detailed guide to HWP
       
      As you can now see your CPU performance using Intel Power Gadget or HWMoniter (Istat Menu for VirtualSMC Users) . While you are using SMBios of a nearest CPU, It may very a little bit in case of frquency,Turbo frequency and idling speed(LFM). (for example I am using MacBook Pro 14,1 SMBios,So my system is idling as 1.30GHZ which is a bit higher for me.Almost half speed of my CPU)
      So you need to adjust your CPU frequency, Turbo Frequency and Idling speed(Keep it to minimum as 400MHz or 800MHz )as per your SMBIOS.
      Download FrequencyVector Editor By Pike R Alpha
      Choose your SMBios. It will Automatically Patch your LFM to minimum. You just change CPU max frequency and turbo frequency.
      Once you are done your system will have a optimised CPU Power management . 
       
      2. USB port Management 
      From OS X 10.11, Apple changed the way USB ports work.(thanks to Rehabman for this info) As Mac OS uses ACPI to detect USB ports in a system, it often gets wrong value for a Hackintosh. So to solver the issue, you need a "USB port injector kext" to inject all your ports.
       
      Also OSx has 15 port limit, you need to apply a port limit patch in clover.
      Port limit patches for different versions (Thanks to PMHeart)
      Catalina 10.15.0 (2 Patches) Patch #1: Name*: com.apple.iokit.IOUSBHostFamily Find* [HEX]: 83FB0F0F Replace* [HEX]: 83FB3F0F Comment: USB Port Limit Patch 1 PMHeart/DalianSky MatchOS: 10.15.x Patch #2: Name*: com.apple.driver.usb.AppleUSBXHCI Find* [HEX]: 83F90F0F Replace* [HEX]: 83F93F0F Comment: USB Port Limit Patch 2 PMHeart/DalianSky MatchOS: 10.15.x Mojave 10.14.6: (4 Patches) Patch #1: Name*: com.apple.iokit.IOUSBHostFamily Find* [HEX]: 83FB0F0F Replace* [HEX]: 83FB3F0F Comment: USB Port Limit Patch 1 PMHeart/DalianSky MatchOS: 10.14.x Patch #2: Name*: com.apple.iokit.IOUSBHostFamily Find* [HEX]: 83E30FD3 Replace* [HEX]: 83E33FD3 Comment: USB Port Limit Patch 2 PMHeart/DalianSky MatchOS: 10.14.x Patch #3: Name*: com.apple.driver.usb.AppleUSBXHCI Find* [HEX]: 83FB0F0F Replace* [HEX]: 83FB3F0F Comment: USB Port Limit Patch 3 PMHeart/DalianSky MatchOS: 10.14.x Patch #4: Name*: com.apple.driver.usb.AppleUSBXHCI Find* [HEX]: 83FF0F0F Replace* [HEX]: 83FF3F0F Comment: USB Port Limit Patch 4 PMHeart/DalianSky MatchOS: 10.14.x Mojave 10.14.5: (4 Patches) Patch #1: Name*: com.apple.iokit.IOUSBHostFamily Find* [HEX]: 83FB0F0F Replace* [HEX]: 83FB3F0F Comment: USB Port Limit Patch 1 PMHeart/DalianSky MatchOS: 10.14.x Patch #2: Name*: com.apple.iokit.IOUSBHostFamily Find* [HEX]: 83E30FD3 Replace* [HEX]: 83E33FD3 Comment: USB Port Limit Patch 2 PMHeart/DalianSky MatchOS: 10.14.x Patch #3: Name*: com.apple.driver.usb.AppleUSBXHCI Find* [HEX]: 83FB0F0F Replace* [HEX]: 83FB3F0F Comment: USB Port Limit Patch 3 PMHeart/DalianSky MatchOS: 10.14.x Patch #4: Name*: com.apple.driver.usb.AppleUSBXHCI Find* [HEX]: 83FF0F0F Replace* [HEX]: 83FF3F0F Comment: USB Port Limit Patch 4 PMHeart/DalianSky MatchOS: 10.14.x Mojave 10.14.4: (3 Patches) Patch #1: Name*: com.apple.iokit.IOUSBHostFamily Find* [Hex]: 83FB0F0F 870B0400 00 Replace* [Hex] : 83FB3F0F 870B0400 00 Comment: USB Port Limit Patch 1 ©PMHeart MatchOS: 10.14.4 Patch #2: Name*: com.apple.driver.usb.AppleUSBXHCI Find* [Hex]: 4183FF0F 0F839404 0000 Replace* [Hex] : 4183FF3F 0F839404 0000 Comment: USB Port Limit Patch 2 ©PMHeart MatchOS: 10.14.4 Patch #3: Name*: com.apple.iokit.IOUSBHostFamily Find* [Hex]: 83E30FD3 E34109DF Replace* [Hex] : 83E33FD3 E34109DF Comment: USB Port Limit Patch 3 ©PMHeart MatchOS: 10.14.4 Mojave 10.14.3: Name*: com.apple.driver.usb.AppleUSBXHCI Find* [HEX]:83FB0F0F 83030400 00 Replace* [HEX]: 83FB0F90 90909090 90 Comment: USB 10.14.1+ by PMHeart MatchOS: 10.14.x Mojave 10.14.2: Name*: com.apple.driver.usb.AppleUSBXHCI Find* [Hex]: 83FB0F0F 838F0400 00 Replace* [Hex] : 83FB0F90 90909090 90 Comment: USB 10.14.1+ by PMHeart MatchOS: 10.14.x Mojave 10.14.1: Name*: com.apple.driver.usb.AppleUSBXHCI Find* [Hex]: 83FB0F0F 838F0400 00 Replace* [Hex] : 83FB0F90 90909090 90 Comment: USB 10.14.1+ by PMHeart MatchOS: 10.14.x Mojave 10.14.0: Name*: com.apple.driver.usb.AppleUSBXHCI Find* [Hex]: 83FB0F0F 83030500 00 Replace* [Hex] : 83FB0F90 90909090 90 Comment: USB 10.14+ by PMHeart MatchOS: 10.14.0 High Sierra 10.13.6: Name*: com.apple.driver.usb.AppleUSBXHCI Find* [HEX]: 837D880F 0F83A704 0000 Replace* [HEX]: 837D880F 90909090 9090 Comment: USB 10.13.6+ by PMHeart MatchOS: 10.13.x High Sierra 10.13.5: Name*: com.apple.driver.usb.AppleUSBXHCI Find* [HEX]: 837d940f 0f839704 0000 Replace* [HEX]: 837d940f 90909090 9090 Comment: USB 10.13.4+ by PMHeart MatchOS: 10.13.x High Sierra 10.13.4: Name*: com.apple.driver.usb.AppleUSBXHCI Find* [HEX]: 837d940f 0f839704 0000 Replace* [HEX]: 837d940f 90909090 9090 Comment: USB 10.13.4+ by PMHeart MatchOS: 10.13.x High Sierra 10.13.3: Name*: AppleUSBXHCIPCI Find* [Hex]: 837d8c10 Replace* [Hex] : 837d8c1b Comment: change 15 port limit to 24 MatchOS: 10.13.x High Sierra 10.13.2: Name*: AppleUSBXHCIPCI Find* [Hex]: 837d8c10 Replace* [Hex] : 837d8c1b Comment: change 15 port limit to 24 MatchOS: 10.13.x High Sierra 10.13.1: Name*: AppleUSBXHCIPCI Find* [Hex]: 837d8c10 Replace* [Hex] : 837d8c1b Comment: change 15 port limit to 24 MatchOS: 10.13.x High Sierra 10.13.0: Name*: AppleUSBXHCIPCI Find* [Hex]: 837d8c10 Replace* [Hex] : 837d8c1b Comment: change 15 port limit to 24 MatchOS: 10.13.x Sierra 10.12.x: Name*: AppleUSBXHCIPCI Find* [Hex]: 83bd74ff ffff10 Replace* [Hex] : 83bd74ff ffff1b Comment: change 15 port limit to 26 MatchOS: 10.12.x El Capitan 10.11.x: Name*: AppleUSBXHCIPCI Find* [Hex]: 83bd8cfe ffff10 Replace* [Hex] : 83bd8cfe ffff1b Comment: change 15 port limit to 26 MatchOS: 10.11.x Note: while this solves the issue, some times it may causes system instability . So you should disable mostly unused ports using DSDT hot patches (SSDT-UIAC.aml) ,Then remove port limit patch.
       
      To do that download Hackintool and go to to USB tab. Now insert USB3.0 and USB 2.0 devices to every port, And rectify the details (Connector Type) accordingly. Once you finished checking all port, remove all the listed USBPorts which are not turned green(ports are not usable). Then Export SSDT-UIAC.aml ,install to clover/ACPI/Patched . 
       
      USB Power Management:
      Most of the laptop has EC device named mostly as EC0 or H_EC . Rename the device to EC by Clover DSDT patch to load ApplePowerBusController under EC. (You can confirm in IoReg)
      If you don't have a EC device then add a Fake EC Device.
       
      Newer Mac device use device named USBX.So People who are using SMBIOS higher then iMac 7,1 or MacBook 13,1 should add an device named USBX under scope _SB . If you used Hackintool to eliminate unused USB ports then you must have gotten SSDT-USBX.aml if needed for your system.
      DefinitionBlock ("", "SSDT", 2, "hack", "USBX", 0x00000000) { Device (_SB.USBX) { Name (_ADR, Zero) // _ADR: Address Method (_DSM, 4, NotSerialized) // _DSM: Device-Specific Method { If (!Arg2) { Return (Buffer (One) { 0x03 // . }) } Return (Package (0x08) { "kUSBSleepPortCurrentLimit", 0x0834, "kUSBSleepPowerSupply", 0x13EC, "kUSBWakePortCurrentLimit", 0x0834, "kUSBWakePowerSupply", 0x13EC }) } } } 3. Audio
      Audio is almost common issue due large range of audio Codecs and controllers . There are three major options for Audio fix. All have different way to enable sound so installation guides are also different. Must 'rename HDAS to HDEF' By DSDT edit or Clover. 
      3.1 VoodooHDA 
      It is the oldest kext built to fix audio devices. This works as a alternative option to Apple's native AppleHDA.
      While VoodooHDA supports large number of devices, It provides a lower sound quality for few cases.
      download
      3.2 AppleHDA
      This was developed by mir0ne and it is able to use native AppleHDA.
      It involves patching of AppleHDA kext present in S\L\E
      Download
      3.3 AppleALC
      An open source kernel extension enabling native macOS HD audio for not officially supported codecs without any filesystem modifications.
      So this is the most recommended option.
      Download
      Support Page
       
      4. Battery 
      While battery is handled by firmware only. Proper kext is needed to notify system regarding battery status.
      To enable Battery icon in notification bar. Also you can use the features present in "Power Saver ' Section in setting.
      There is two major option, with completely different approach. 
       
      4.1 ACPI-Battery-Manager
      This kext uses ACPI methods to notify battery status.So you need to patch your DSDT first. Then install the kext.
      BatteryManager kext should be loaded under device BAT0 in IOReg.
      Download
      Battery patches (By Rehabman)
      4.2 VirtualSMC Battery plugin
      If you are using VirtualSMC then you have already got a SMCBattery plugin.
      It uses a different to approach. So you don't need any DSDT patch.It works out of the box in most of the cases.
      If not then check you IOReg first.AppleACPIACAdapter kext should be loaded under device ADP1. If no ADP1 device is present,Then rename your AC Adapter device (Something like  AC, ACAD) to ADP1 . [Original Post]
      Download link is present in SMC Section.

       
      5.Connectivity
      Connectivity is a major part Hackintosh. Properly installation of ethernet is required to iMessage activation. Also bluetooth and Wifi need to be configured properly to continuity and Handoff feature to work.
       
      Ethernet
      Just follow the support page for your Ethernet card.
      Intel Ethernet : [Support]  [Download]
      Realtek Ethernet : [Download]
       
      Atheros Wifi
      Supported Cards : AR9285/AR9280
      Atheros wifi cards are supported up to 10.12 . While it can be used further using older kext but you may get random system crashes. 
      You can use various method like custom injector Kext  or using DSDT patches. It is recommended to change with supported Broadcom card.
       
      Broadcom Wifi 
      Supported Cards : 
      As apple uses Broadcom WLAN cards for their Mac.Cards like 94360 are natively supported , Others few (Like popular 94352Z) are compatible with OS X with Wifi AC (5.0 ghz) support. In few cases you may need to edit country code for Wifi AC to work.
      Broadcom Wifi Guide
      Broadcom Bluetooth
      Note: With 10.15 Bluetooth Injection method has been changed.( Discussion topic ) Use this fork Broadcom-Ram patch for bluetooth by Acidanthera.
       
      A deprecated guide by Toleda, It contains a lot of information for Wifi & Bluetooth.Must check out
      Brdcm Wifi + Bluetooth Guide
       
      Bluetooth Continuity
      Continuity is feature to enable features like handoff, Instant Hotspot features . Only for iPhone users though ... (Apple Continuity)
      Just download the kext and install it. It will take care of rest.
      Download

       
      (.....Continues)
      When it comes to Hackintosh, There are a lot to talk about. I will keep updating this post for next few days....
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