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Hello people! I recently opened a topic asking why is my LAN not working, but I guess I should've asked about the bigger issue -- that OS X boots only with the help of the installation USB. 

What I mean is, the bootloader is not loading (for an unknown to me reason) but the bootloader from the USB is working just fine and with it I can boot in the installed OS X.

I've tried different bootloaders, like Chameleon, Chimera, Clover (as suggested by ) but nothing seems to work.

My motherboard has UEFI, and I think that's the main reason it's so complicated. I've disabled Windows' UEFI boot in the boot priority because I read OS X won't boot if it's enabled, but then it just boots into UEFI setup.

 

You can see my CPU/MoBo/GPU info here

 

Is someone else having similar issues? Thanks in advance!

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Hello

maybe your usb bootable is adjusted to UEFI, and maybe you installed Clover but without UEFI mode...

Try install Clover in UEFI mode and after configure your system with Hackintosh Vietnam app.

My advice: re-install OSX first and just after install Clover in UEFI mode, because you have installed may bootloaders and mess up system...

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Well I did reinstall a couple of times and I must say I use Niresh's distro, and it has an included Clover UEFI bootloader. So shouldn't that be enough? 

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Okay, I tried it just now, with the clean install then I installed Clover and my kexts, but it still won't detect the bootloader from the HDD, only the one from the USB.

I am sure I'm installing the bootloader correctly, I customize it and click to install the UEFI one. Still, it doesn't work ... :/

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I did configure it, it doesn't want to boot. I have an ASUS MoBo and I've done every setting exactly the way they are supposed to be, but nothing seems to work :(

 

Edit: Is it a problem that I already have Windows 8 installed? 

This is how my disks look like:

http://puu.sh/a3MiZ/31ed29bd1a.png (OS X is installed on Disk 1 on the 931,51 GB partition)

Should OS X be on Disk 0? 

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Hello

 

Maybe yes... My advice(always): Have a HDD only for OSX

 

If not, if you want install OSX +Win you need install first OSX after Win

 

You have another HDD only for OSX?

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Yes, I installed OS X on that drive. But the bootloader never loads, despite it being first in the boot priority. :(

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