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Help! Tried to Duel Boot Hackintosh and can't get back to Windows because I messed up the boot drives with Clover!By jrbros1
So I have my Windows computer, used a USB with Clover setup to boot into Mojave OS that I installed on the SD card in the computer. The world was a great place and all was well!
Then I did the steps to partition the pc system to now include the additional drive that I would put Clover on. Here's where I messed up: Instead of directly copying over the full Clover folder into the EFI folder of the new drive (which just had the Boot & Microsoft folders in it), I replaced the EFI's boot folder with Clover's boot folder. So the EFI folder now contains a Microsoft folder, a Clover folder, and Clover's Boot folder only.
Now, I only can access the Clover boot up menu, the macOS, but no Windows at all. Even if I go into BIOS and pick Windows Boot Manager or Partition 1 for the start up, I get a black screen for both. I can still access the macOS as well as Shell, but I don't know what that does other than displaying all of the yellow text fly by..
Is there a kind soul out there that can help me get Windows back to boot? Keep in mind I'm a bit of a newbie here so laying out the common-sense steps would be helpful!
Thank you in advance!
In light of the recent WWDC, we will begin testing the functionality of our EFI on macOS 11 for this device with the latest developer preview Version Info
Features and Overview
Now Compatible with 10.15.6 Please leave feedback with issues or w/o Comitted to Updating up to OS 11 Multitouch Trackpad Support 4K @60 Hz Fixed Bluetooth and Wifi Stability Issues Preformance and Power Management Additional Patches for 4K Display updated for 15.6 rev 1 Sleep Wake is functional for some models ----if screen glitches on wake or reopen lid. If this is a bother just disable sleep. This is issue is resolved in Big Sur Bugs
Some models may experience screen split in half. If so disable. USB devices eject (external) No Internal Mic What Works
Everything minus sleep issue above, internal microphone. (audio is fine, headphones / usb mic fine, just not laptop mic) POST
run sudo pmset -a hibernatemode 0
This esentially an ultra-simplistic version that is stable without the use of a deploy or complicated file installations and copies. You can easily view all the DSDT patches along with configuration files for the bootloader as they are all documented clearly in the files. This does include a copy of Clover, which of course I do not contribute to and am only responsible for the provided files, patches, and kext placements This guide provides a working setup with little knowledge of the topic and without "optimization" (because often they can break things). But, it is fully functional and preforms properly and is stable.
Make sure you are using DW1560 or 1820a for wifi or else there is a risk of KP. If not using remove BRCM kexts from CLOVER>kexts>other Styling
This guide is designed to be literally as thorough as possible to appeal all types of users. It does not cover complex topics like undervolting etc etc only to provide a completely functional system
Never tested USB C except for charging, USB, works great (not sure about DispOut) 4K model has sleep wake issues occasionally, 1080P is fully functional BIOS
Disable Secure Boot Disable Vt-d Recommended: Clean Install (Preinstall steps)
Format a USB (16GB) as Journaled and then proceed to download the latest Catalina Installer Patcher Application. Download the latest Catalina installer from within the Patcher App, and select to download a new copy and install to your USB device Download the clover configurator application and mount the EFI of the USB partition, then copy the contents of the Files linked above to A new EFI Folder (that you create) within the EFI partition. ** This is because the App Store installers will often not download a full installer, just an truncated version that downloads the installer files from the interent while installing. Thus, they're not bootable from a USB as they're not complete. That is why you should use this method to make sure the installer is usable for bootable media.
Boot From USB
Use f9, copy EFI folder to efi partition of your usb. after installation complete copy EFI to your ssd. Boot Entry Setup
Reccomend using windows to find a tool to add a UEFI bios entry to boot EFI/Boot/bootx64 Credits
@MaLd0n for DSDT Patches and support (HUGE SHOUTOUT) Original Kexts Authors Clover Headphones and Audio
All audio from speakers should work perfectly along with Bluetooth and USB audio Finished!
Congratulations, there really aren't any more steps that are required. Feel free to contact me with any questions.
Send me a coffee email@example.com
**for latest releases and faster replies please refer to GitHub https://github.com/tlefko/HP-ENVY-13-2020-Catalina
ALL-IN-ONE OPENCORE EFI CREATION UTILITY
OC Gen-X Opencore EFI Creator Utility First-Ever Beta is now released to the Public for Testing. Bugs or Issues please submit bug reports via the GitHub page! https://github.com/Pavo-IM/OC-Gen-X Also, tell us what you think and what future features you would like to see in the release.
Opencore Generation X is a Utility to create a pre-structured EFI Folder to the Desktop Based on the selection of the user. This Application is currently in beta testing it was designed and developed to make it easy to get Opencore installed. The configuration file is based on the dortania guide.
if you have any request, suggestions feel free to make a submission at the GitHub page Disclaimer: This application is not endorsed or support by the opencore development team, all app support and bugs must be reported via the app repo page : https://github.com/Pavo-IM/OC-Gen-X
Slice is glad to present a new EFI bootloader.
Now version 2 rEFIt based.
It is open source based on different projects: Chameleon, rEFIt, XNU, VirtualBox. The main is EDK2 latest revision.
I also want to thank all who help Slice with the development. Credits and copyrights remain in the sources.
There is a WIKI
If you have a question please provide outputs from DarwinDumper (formed from Trauma tool). Thanks Trauma!
Continued by blackosx and STLVNUB.
Post#2 CloverGrower - create Clover by yourself Post#3 Downloads Post#4 Installation of the bootloader Post#5 How to do UEFI boot Post#6 How to use - common words Post#7 Calculator for Automatic DSDT fix Post#8 Instructions for GraphicsInjector Post#9 ATIConnector patching Post#10 Any kexts patching with some Samples Post#11 CustomEDID Post#12 Hiding unnecessary menu entries Post#13 Instruction for DSDT corrections to do DeviceInjection works Post#14 Development Post#15 Themes Post#16 About kexts injection Post#17 Instructions for P- and C-states generator Post#18 Patching DSDT to get Sleep working Post#19 CPU settings and geekbench Post#20 ACPI tables loading Post#21 DSDTmini Post#22 Custom SMBios Post#23 F.A.Q. Post#24 iCloudFix Post#25 Using mouse. Post#26 How to make orange icons to be metallic Post#27 How to make software RAID (by Magnifico) Post#28 How to modify InstallESD.dmg (by shiecldk) Post#29 Config.plist settings Post#30 Using extra kexts and skipping kernelcache Post#31 Choosing EFI drivers Post#32 Configuration files Post#33 Automatic config.plist creating Post#34 Custom DSDT patches Post#35 How to do sleep/wake working with UEFI BOOT Post#36 DeviceID substitution (FakeID) Post#37 Using Custom OS Icons Post#38 Hibernation Post#39 Floating regions Post#41 Property List Editor Post#42 Blocking Bad Kext Post#43 AAPL,slot-name Post#44 FakeCPUID for unsupported CPU Post#45 Multiple Boot Options - to write into UEFI BIOS boot menu Post#46 How to install Windows UEFI Post#47 How to speedup Clover boot Post#48 Info.plist patching Post#49 Arbitrary device injection Post#50 Non-Standard Legacy Boot Files Post#51 Reboot to Windows UEFI from Mac OSX Post#52 Deprecated Features, part 1 Post#53 Using UDK2018 Post#54 Device Properties Post#55 Scalable themes Post#56 How to search Clover mistakes (bisection) Post#57 Deprecated features, part 2 Post#58 Programming Code Style -----------------
I edited all posts in the thread to correspond to actual Clover revision.
Please install Clover at least 2652 and use new instructions.