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Hi there !
First of all, I want to thank you for your awesome guide, it helped me a lot :D

Then I got a few questions about this hackintosh.

Before I ask you those questions, here's my computer's configuration : 
Asus K501LX with an i5 5200U, GTX 950M, 1TB HDD and 12Gigs of RAM. My bundled wifi isn't working so I ordered the one you took in the guide.

The first minor issue is about the screen right after booting. My screen is "striated" and unusable... until I close the laptop and open it after about 10sec. Yup, that's strange. When connected to HDMI, the integrated screen is "striated" but the external looks normal. It did this during the installation too. So I wondered if you had this problem and maybe how to solve it. (Iv'e attached a picture of the phenomenon during the OS X installation process)

The second question is about updating to Sierra. I know you tried and then got back to El Capitan because mouse and Keyboard aren't fully supported, but I don't really care about this kind of details. Anyway, so I wanted to update to Sierra but Clover doesn't find the "Install macOS" option. So I updated Clover to the lastest version available, I installed it properly but when I hit enter, either on the "Install macOS" option or on the El Capitan partition, it won't boot.
To be more precise, It shows the Apple logo, no loading bar appears, and then it quickly reboots, that's really strange. I tried almost everything, editing the config.plist, updating the Kexts etc... none of those solutions works.

 

Then I got one last question about the touchpad : every gesture is working, even with 3 fingers for the launchpad etc... But I can't scroll with two fingers. The option is ticked in "System Preferences > Trackpad" and other two fingers gesture like the right click are working. I'm pretty sure that the Kext are installed properly.

Hope we can get those little things working,

Arkisto

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Hello Im happy to see your guide... good work :thumbsup_anim:

I have an ASUS k751l  with  i7 broadwell u cpu and Intel HD graphics 5500

 

Does following your tutorial would work for me?

thanks..

 

Look at the first post. I already stated that any model other than K501LX/K501LB should use this guide as reference only.

Hi there !

First of all, I want to thank you for your awesome guide, it helped me a lot :D

 

Then I got a few questions about this hackintosh.

 

Before I ask you those questions, here's my computer's configuration : 

Asus K501LX with an i5 5200U, GTX 950M, 1TB HDD and 12Gigs of RAM. My bundled wifi isn't working so I ordered the one you took in the guide.

 

The first minor issue is about the screen right after booting. My screen is "striated" and unusable... until I close the laptop and open it after about 10sec. Yup, that's strange. When connected to HDMI, the integrated screen is "striated" but the external looks normal. It did this during the installation too. So I wondered if you had this problem and maybe how to solve it. (Iv'e attached a picture of the phenomenon during the OS X installation process)

 

The second question is about updating to Sierra. I know you tried and then got back to El Capitan because mouse and Keyboard aren't fully supported, but I don't really care about this kind of details. Anyway, so I wanted to update to Sierra but Clover doesn't find the "Install macOS" option. So I updated Clover to the lastest version available, I installed it properly but when I hit enter, either on the "Install macOS" option or on the El Capitan partition, it won't boot.

To be more precise, It shows the Apple logo, no loading bar appears, and then it quickly reboots, that's really strange. I tried almost everything, editing the config.plist, updating the Kexts etc... none of those solutions works.

 

Then I got one last question about the touchpad : every gesture is working, even with 3 fingers for the launchpad etc... But I can't scroll with two fingers. The option is ticked in "System Preferences > Trackpad" and other two fingers gesture like the right click are working. I'm pretty sure that the Kext are installed properly.

 

Hope we can get those little things working,

Arkisto

 

- About the first issue, try to enable CSM in BIOS settings.

- I don't recommend upgrade to Sierra yet, as some of the hardware/functions are not working well on Sierra. You are responsible for your own actions.

- For the last issue, you can try to change the scrolling speed, untick and retick two finger scrolling and see if it worked.

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ASUS k751LB 

i7 broadwell u intel HD 5500

nvidia 940m (disable)

SSD 500 GB windows 10 + 1TB HDD MAC OS X sierra

 

hello again

I would like to thank you for this wonderful guide i used as reference but with os x sierra USB INSTALER

Laptop works great  :yes:

Except for two problems I could not find a solution for them
1- open display preferences  [preferences not load displays preference pane] Hd 5500 work and backlight is work
 
2- trakpad work but no click and no preferences 
Any possible solutions ???? :rolleyes:  :rolleyes:
thanks :thumbsup_anim:

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Thank you, no more startup graphic bug and no more scroll problem.

 

 

 

I would like to thank you for this wonderful guide i used as reference but with os x sierra USB INSTALER

Oh nice, I haven't tried Sierra with this method, I tried with a [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] stick but I had graphical issues (no blur effect and bad resolution)...
May I ask you which kexts you used for your installation ? The ones in this guide or the lastests versions downloaded somewhere ?

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Thank you, no more startup graphic bug and no more scroll problem.

 

 

Oh nice, I haven't tried Sierra with this method, I tried with a ##### stick but I had graphical issues (no blur effect and bad resolution)...

May I ask you which kexts you used for your installation ? The ones in this guide or the lastests versions downloaded somewhere ?

Glad to hear this Success installation

1- Update clover bootloader to last version to make USB Sierra installation after instal copy past the clover partition from Usb to efi partition on disk

2- remove all Kext number keep other kext only in usb and efi partition after install

3-Change Pre-DVMT Allocated to 64/128MB in BIOS settings.

4-Use SwitchResX if you want to switch to custom HiDPI resolution3

use this
to FixEDID  

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Glad to hear this Success installation

1- Update clover bootloader to last version to make USB Sierra installation after instal copy past the clover partition from Usb to efi partition on disk

2- remove all Kext number keep other kext only in usb and efi partition after install

3-Change Pre-DVMT Allocated to 64/128MB in BIOS settings.

 

I made the Sierra USB without problems, but sometimes it won't show the sierra installation option and when it shows, le computer reboots on the Apple logo (verbose mode just shows a line of "+" symbols.

Looks like it's a config.plist problem, Ive tried some fixes but it doesn't work. Can you upload yours ?

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I made the Sierra USB without problems, but sometimes it won't show the sierra installation option and when it shows, le computer reboots on the Apple logo (verbose mode just shows a line of "+" symbols.

Looks like it's a config.plist problem, Ive tried some fixes but it doesn't work. Can you upload yours ?

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5-yQovbVGQuVDJSQXFjNzY5bHc/view?usp=sharing

ok try this and post the result 

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Mmmmh...
For some reason when booting from the USB, It doesn't show any Mac OS system, neither my internal El Capitan HDD or the macOS Sierra install. I'm searching around internet for a solution.

Oh, and btw, just received my new Wi-Fi chip, and it works like a charm, that's awesome.

 

If you have any suggestion, I'll take it :D

EDIT : Got one last problem to get a really perfect installation : the sleep mode. When the computer enter the sleep mode, the LED won't turn off and there's no way to get out of sleep, I need to force the shutdown with the power button.

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Okay guys, glad to announce that I'm actually posting from Sierra. Everything works great except some minor issues that I'm working on. 
If someone wonders what was the solution to my problems, it was only one file missing in my clover installation : "HFSPlus.efi". So I just downloaded it and put the file in EFI/Clover/drivers64efi

Thanks everyone for the help and good luck !

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Hi, i've just installed macOS Sierra on my ASUS K501LB-DM127D

 

Everything work great except the internal microphone. In the System Information, it said that my internal microphone had been connected. But I couldn't see the Internal Microphone in the Sound section of the System Preferences. 

 

Here's the screenshot of my System Information and System Preferences: http://imgur.com/jwrlmRq

 

ASUS K501LB - DM127D / Intel Core i3 - 5010u / 4GB Ram/ 500GB HDD / Realtek ALC233 / Intel HD 5500 + GT 940M / macOS Sierra 10.12.1

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Hi, i've just installed macOS Sierra on my ASUS K501LB-DM127D

 

Everything work great except the internal microphone. In the System Information, it said that my internal microphone had been connected. But I couldn't see the Internal Microphone in the Sound section of the System Preferences. 

 

Here's the screenshot of my System Information and System Preferences: http://imgur.com/jwrlmRq

 

ASUS K501LB - DM127D / Intel Core i3 - 5010u / 4GB Ram/ 500GB HDD / Realtek ALC233 / Intel HD 5500 + GT 940M / macOS Sierra 10.12.1

 

Could you send me your codec dump? (Please read here to know how to get codec dump from Linux).

Btw I haven't installed & tested Sierra on my own laptop yet so there could be updates to AppleHDA that broke the dummy kext.

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I'm to buy a Asus k501ux

in your opinion, it is compatible with this guide ???

 

With some modifications this is possible

 

Not some, but quite a bunch of modifications in kext & config.plist, since k501ux uses Skylake CPU, not Broadwell. So I will say it is incompatible with this guide, but you can use it as a reference source.  :no:

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I'm going to update the installation pack to version 2.0, together with guide and videos. There are many things to be edited, so it may take a week to complete.

 

Notable changes:

- Hotpatch will become the official method of ACPI patching.

- macOS Sierra will be officially supported.

- K501LB model will receive the same support as K501LX.

 

Due to these changes, the GitHub repository will be renamed to mac-os-k501l. The repository, together with wiki is being updated.  :lol:

 

Also the version naming scheme is modified: As this version contains breaking changes, so I named it v2.0 instead of v1.1. v1.0.1 will be changed to v1.1, and from now on every version will have the format of major.minor:rofl:

 

Cheers,

 

Le Cao Nguyen

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Hello guys! First time posting here, but not completely new to building a hackintosh.

 

I tried installing MacOS on my laptop, and after a day I got most of it running. I run a Asus-k501lx. I only have some problems:

 

- Ethernet is not working, except in static mode. When just booting the system while having DHCP selected, the ethernet connection says that there is no connection and no IP-address. However ifconfig reports that it has an IP address. After some minutes (2-3), the network preference pane will report that it has an IP address, a DNS etcetera. But I still can't connect to the internet. I can't even ping the router, so it is not a DNS problem. I tried to install Realtek drivers, but it still has the same behaviour.

 

- The fn buttons for brightness do not work.

 

- Can I change the trackpad settings? I want to disable edge scrolling and enable two finger scrolling, also tap to click does not work.

 

Can somebody give me some directions, after I couldn't find more information after a day of searching.

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I found the ethernet problem, I was using an access point in client mode to provide internet. Normally, you can disable the DHCP server to use the DHCP server of the router (it does work on Linux, Windows or on my other hackintosh). Apparently, that doesn't work with the kext. So I enabled the dhcp server of the access point and it seems to be working now.

 

If you are remaking the guide, I would also add that you should enable CSM, otherwise you screen sometimes glitches and you get random crashes.

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Hello guys! First time posting here, but not completely new to building a hackintosh.

 

I tried installing MacOS on my laptop, and after a day I got most of it running. I run a Asus-k501lx. I only have some problems:

 

- Ethernet is not working, except in static mode. When just booting the system while having DHCP selected, the ethernet connection says that there is no connection and no IP-address. However ifconfig reports that it has an IP address. After some minutes (2-3), the network preference pane will report that it has an IP address, a DNS etcetera. But I still can't connect to the internet. I can't even ping the router, so it is not a DNS problem. I tried to install Realtek drivers, but it still has the same behaviour.

 

- The fn buttons for brightness do not work.

 

- Can I change the trackpad settings? I want to disable edge scrolling and enable two finger scrolling, also tap to click does not work.

 

Can somebody give me some directions, after I couldn't find more information after a day of searching.

 

Are you using macOS Sierra? If so, then install ApplePS2SmartTouchpad v4.7 beta 5.

 

I found the ethernet problem, I was using an access point in client mode to provide internet. Normally, you can disable the DHCP server to use the DHCP server of the router (it does work on Linux, Windows or on my other hackintosh). Apparently, that doesn't work with the kext. So I enabled the dhcp server of the access point and it seems to be working now.

 

If you are remaking the guide, I would also add that you should enable CSM, otherwise you screen sometimes glitches and you get random crashes.

 

Yes, I will note about enabling CSM in my updated guide, thank you.  ^_^

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I'm going to update the installation pack to version 2.0, together with guide and videos. There are many things to be edited, so it may take a week to complete.

 

Notable changes:

- Hotpatch will become the official method of ACPI patching.

- macOS Sierra will be officially supported.

- K501LB model will receive the same support as K501LX.

 

Due to these changes, the GitHub repository will be renamed to mac-os-k501l. The repository, together with wiki is being updated.  :lol:

 

Also the version naming scheme is modified: As this version contains breaking changes, so I named it v2.0 instead of v1.1. v1.0.1 will be changed to v1.1, and from now on every version will have the format of major.minor:rofl:

 

Cheers,

 

Le Cao Nguyen

It's good news.. I am waiting for release :)

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During the previous weeks I was busy with tests and projects at my university, so I did not have time to work with the next release. Now the semester has finished, I will resume my work ASAP.  ^_^

Btw, what is the problem with backlight in macOS 10.12.4? Can someone give me some info about this?

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      as i said before: this is not a tutorial for absolute beginners, albeit it's much easier then most other tutorials, because most is preconfigured in the supplied config.plist. Some Dells have components included, which are not supported by these preconfigured files. Then i can only suggest using Gymnaes tutorial which explains most of the DSDT patching, config.plist editing and kexts used in detail and use the supplied files here as templates.
      Warning: Some people have reported multiple data losses on this machine. I suggest using time-machine whenever possible! If your device is detected as "Model Name: Apple Device", see: http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/319764-guide-dell-xps-15-9550-sierra-10122-quick-installation/page-13?do=findComment&comment=2362337 If you want to save the settings of the display brightness: downgrade to clover 3899, in the never versions the nvram restore is broken. USBInjectAll is not intended for permanent use. You should check which USB are really required to be injected and modify your DSDT/SSDT. 4K Touchscreen only: Multitouch can be achieved with the driver from touch-base.com, but it's not open source - costs > 100 $ Not a bug: if you REALLY want to use the 4K Display natively and disable the Retina Mode (max 1920x1080), see: http://www.everymac.com/systems/apple/macbook_pro/macbook-pro-retina-display-faq/macbook-pro-retina-display-hack-to-run-native-resolution.html Tutorial Updates
      27. March 2017: UHD Kexts added, replaces perl command 23. March 2017: 4k sector tutorial against NVMe corruption added   7. March 2017: Suggestion to disable the SD Card Reader for reduced power consumption 4. February 2017: Dell SMBIOS Truncation workaround added 23. January 2017: Hynix SSD fix added 31. December 2016: USB-C Hotplug Fix and USB InjectAll Removed 28. December 2016: NVMe SSDT Spoof precreated, FakeID already preset in installation config.plist. VoodooHDA added as alternative to SSDT-ALC298 patch as well as color coding in tutorial 22. December 2016: FakeSMBios added Accessories Appendix:
      The official Dell adaptor DA200 (http://accessories.euro.dell.com/sna/productdetail.aspx?c=at&l=de&s=dhs&cs=atdhs1&sku=470-abry) works completly on Sierra 10.2.2. You can use the Network, USB, HDMI and VGA. Everything is Hot-Pluggable a cheap 3rd party noname USB-C -> VGA adaptor didnt work you can charge the Dell with a generic USB-C Power Adaptor, but USB-C has only a maximum power of 100W, so it's either charging OR usage, not both. Dont forget you need a special USB-C cable (Power Delivery 3.0) for charging.
    • By BALDY_MAN
      I've just got my hack. to were I'm happy with it.
      its been a long road. and up to this point was always evolving. and from the software side. id Like to thank EVERYONE that as given there time help and support  in my Hackintosh adventure.
      the hardware side. as at times been a bit of a challenge (learning to bent stainless tubing) I got the powder coating done by a local company
      Please comment. Had to change the tubing around 
                                                                            Best regards 
                                                                                             Baldy
       












    • By glasgood
      GLASGOOD'S
       
      MOJAVE HACKINTOSH GUIDE 
       

       
       
       
      **FOR**  GIGABYTE Z390 AORUS PRO
       
       
       
       
      CREDITS & THANKS
       
      @MaLd0n
      His help with EFI configuration and DSDT
       
      CLOVER  TEAM
      Slice, Kabyl, usr-sse2, jadran, Blackosx, dmazar, STLVNUB, pcj, apianti, JrCs, pene, FrodoKenny, skoczy, ycr.ru, Oscar09, xsmile, SoThOr, rehabman, Download-Fritz, Zenit432, cecekpawon Et al
       
      APPLEALC
      Acidanthera, vit9696
       
      VOODOOHDA
      autumnrain, slice2009, zenith432
       
      ESP PRO MOUNTER
      @Micky1979 
       
      HACKINTOOL
      @headkaze
       
      CLOVER CONFIGURATOR
      Mackie100
       
      THEME ENGINE
      Alex Zielenski
       
      INSANELYMAC
      OLARILA
       
      Hackintool Tutorial
      daliansky
       
      Hackintosh Vanilla Desktop Guide
      /r/Hackintosh - corpnewt
       
       
      MONITORCONTROL
      JoniVR & theOneyouseek
       
       
       
      ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
       
      UPDATES
       
       
      ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
       
       
      PART LIST
       
      • Intel I7 8700 
      • Gigabyte Z390 AORUS PRO
      • Gigabyte AORUS RADEON RX 580 8GB ( connected to monitor with DisplayPort )
       
      • Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB ( 2 x 8GB ) 2666MHz – CMK16GX4M2A2666C16  In this build, both memory modules are installed in memory slots DDR4_A1  and DDR4_B1 
       
      • Corsair RM650x 80 Plus Gold Power Supply Unit
      • Corsair H100i V2 AIO Hydro/Water RGB LED CPU Cooler
      • Samsung EVO 500GB SSD (2.5) macOS Mojave
      • Samsung EVO 250 GB SSD (2.5) Windows 10 Pro
      • NZXT H500 Mid Tower ATX Case
       
      • RECOMMENDED WIFI CARD → ABWB 802.11AC WI-FI With Bluetooth 4.0 PCI-Express (PCI-E) BCM943602CS  
      OR
      • WIFI and Bluetooth with BCM94331CD with PCI-e adapter (but will require AirportBrcmFixup.kext for AirDrop.. )
       
      ** Avoid Samsung EVO 970 PLUS as Hackintosh has problem with that device **
       
       
      WORKING
       
      • Sound 
      • HDMI Port on AMD RX580 / 590 ( Ensure you disable BIOS CSM if using HDMI on RX580 / RX590 )
      • HDMI Port on Aorus Z390 Motherboard ( Ensure you have correct BIOS settings as per this guide for Intel only)
      • Ethernet Port
      • WiFi
      • SSD Trim
      • USB 3.0 & 2.0 
      • AirDrop
      • iCloud
      • Hardware Acceleration
      • iMessages
      • Facetime
      • Handoff
      • Continuity
       

       

       
       
       

       
       
       
       
       
      PREAMBLE - BEFORE YOU START 
       
      Here detailed, is all the  steps towards building a successful and stable Aorus Pro Z390 Hackintosh, if you are a first time Hackintosher, this guide will have you quickly up and running with the Aorus Pro Z390 Hackintosh. To rule out any problems from the go,
      only have the disc that you plan to install macOS Mojave connected to the Aorus Pro, disconnect any other Windows / Linux or data drives, external drives from your Aorus Pro. Windows / Linux and data drives can be connected after successful installation of macOS Mojave
      If you have more than 16 GB of memory, then install macOS Mojave with just 16GB, you can later add any additional memory. Install memory modules in slots DDR4_A1  and DDR4_B1. This build has the Wi-Fi combo PCI-e card installed in slot PCIEX1_3
      with its 9 pin USB cable attached to motherboard header F_USB2. 
       
      If using the Corsair H100i v2 AIO cooler with USB cable connected to motherboard header F_USB1, you will need to enable hot-patch ( explained in guide ) in config.plist for working sleep, wake from sleep will only work by pressing Power Button.
      However, If not using the Corsair H100i v2  USB cable, then you have wake from sleep using Keyboard / Mouse or Power Button.
      The Corsair USB cable is only required if using Corsair Link software in Windows for custom Fan or LED settings.
       
      Install macOS Mojave on its own physical drive, so do not try and install macOS Mojave onto a free partition on a disc that contains Windows.
      Remove any Thunderbolt cards, Thunderbolt card can be reinserted after installation.  Double check your BIOS settings are the same as this guide. 
       
       
      AMD Vega card's  will work with this guide, but If you plan to use a Sapphire Pulse Vega 56 then please read @AudioGod ==>post  regarding the Sapphire Pulse 56.
       
       
       
      Following are unsupported / problematic
       
      • Intel Optane ( if you have this, remove it before installation of macOS Mojave )
       
      • Samsung EVO Plus drives ( firmware problem with macOS )
       
      • XFX Radeon RX 580
       
      • NVIDIA GTX / RTX not supported in macOS Mojave
       
      • Fenvi T919 Wireless Card, it seems Bluetooth is not working out of box for some users ( Maybe the USB port attached to Fenvi bluetooth is wrongly configured, or the SSDT-UIAC.aml port connector was not configured as Internal, or maybe some other reason )
         Save yourself a headache --->  RECOMMENDED WIFI CARD WORKING OUT OF BOX (OOB)  is ---> ABWB 802.11AC WI-FI With Bluetooth 4.0 PCI-Express (PCI-E) BCM943602CS 
       
       
       
      Q - WILL THIS GUIDE WORK WITH MY NON AORUS Z390 PRO MOTHERBOARD ?
      A - Possibly may work with other Z390 chipset motherboards. See very bottom of page for PRE & POST - INSTALL AORUS X 390 EFI's ( will require USB SSDT fix  )
       
      Q - I notice you have the Aorus Pro Z390 version, will this guide work with Aorus Pro Z390 WiFi version ?
      A - Yes, but onboard Intel / Intel CNVi WIFII /Bluetooth will not work with macOS and you will have to disable HS14 for Bluetooth to function properly on BCM943602CS or BCM94331CD WiFi/Bluetooth Combo cards ( more info at bottom of guide) .
       
       
       
       
       
       
      PART 1 - DOWNLOAD 
       
       
      Download the following:
       
      • CLOVER
       
      • PRE-INSTALL Aorus Pro Z390 EFI - RX580.zip
       
      •  POST-INSTALL Aorus Pro Z390 EFI - RX580.zip
       
       
      //OPENCORE EXPERIMENTAL EFI FOR RX580==> EFI.zip
       
       
       
       
       
       
      // INTEL UHD 630 EFI  Aorus Pro Z390 EFI's below. For those who do not have a Graphics Card Installed in PCIe Slot, requires Initial Display Output BIOS setting to be changed to IGFX  spoiler below!
       
      •  PRE-INSTALL Aorus Pro Z390 EFI - Intel UHD630.zip
       
      •  POST-INSTALL Aorus Pro Z390 EFI - Intel UHD630.zip
       
       
       
       
       
       
      • ESP MOUNTER PRO v1.9
       
      • macOS MOJAVE 
       
      • CLOVER CONFIGURATOR
       
      • EmuVariableUefi-64.efi  ( Used only to initialise iMessages. It then must be removed from Clover drivers64UEFI folder as will cause intermittent memory allocation errors on boot, explained in guide)
       
       
      OPTIONAL DOWNLOADS
       
      • Native Display Brightness with MonitorControl
       
      • VoodooHDA.kext.zip 

      • ThemeEngine 
       
      • Assets.car 
       
       
      // Not really needed but IF no sound on Wake from Sleep then use SSDT-ALC1220 and CodecCommander
      • SSDT-ALC1220.aml  ( Resolves Audio Sound on Wake, place in Clover / ACPI / Patched )
       
      • CodecCommander.kext.zip ( Resolves Audio Sound on Wake, place in Clover / Kexts / Other )
       
       
       
       
      PART 2 - BIOS SETTINGS (version F9 )
       
       
      Here is a list of the BIOS settings that I have used ( Screenshots in spoiler below )
       
      • Enter BIOS → Press F12 → Enter Setup
      • Save & Exit → Load Optimized Defaults
       
      • BIOS → Windows 8/10 Features → Other OS
      • BIOS → CSM Support → Enabled
       
      • Peripherals → Initial Display Output → PCIe 1 Slot
      • Peripherals → Trusted Computing → Security Device Support →  Disable
      • Peripherals → Intel(R)Bios Guard → Intel BIOS Guard Support →  Disable
      • Peripherals → USB Configuration → Legacy USB Support →  Enabled
      • Peripherals → USB Configuration → XHCI Hand-off →  Enabled
      • Peripherals → Network Stack Configuration → Network Stack →  Disabled
      • Peripherals → SATA And RST Configuration → SATA Mode Selection →  AHCI
       
      • Chipset → Vt-d → Disabled
      • Chipset → Internal Graphics → Enabled
      • Chipset → DVMT Pre-Allocated → 256M
      • Chipset → DVMT Total Gfx Mem → MAX 
      • Chipset → Audio Controller → Enabled
      • Chipset → Above 4G Decoding → Disabled 
       
      • Power → Platform Power Management → Disabled ( Change to enabled after macOS is installed )
      • Power → ErP → Disabled  ( Can be enabled if you have RGB lighting that you want to power off when shutting down Hackintosh. Thanks @AudioGod for flagging this up)
      • Power → RC6 (Render Standby) → Disabled
       
       
      • MIT → Advanced Memory Settings  → Extreme Memory Profile (X.M.P) → Disabled
      // IF USING  CORSAIR H100i V2 AIO CPU WATER COOLER 
      • MIT → Smart Fan 5 Settings → CPU Fan Control mode → PWM 
       
      • Save & Exit → Save & Exit Setup
       
      SCREEN DUMP SPOILERS
       
       
       
       
       
      PART 3 – CREATE A MOJAVE USB FLASH INSTALLER
       
      Prepare USB Installer for Mojave ( Video below )
       
      • Insert USB drive
      • Launch /Applications/Utilities/Disk Utility
      • Disk Utility → View → Show All Devices
      • On Left-hand panel → External →(Identify your USB device in left hand panel)
      • Click and highlight your USB device in the left-hand panel.
      • Click erase button.
      • Name: USB
      • Format: Mac OS Extended (Journaled )
      • Scheme: GUID Partition Map
      • Click Erase button.
       
      • Place the downloaded MacOS Mojave app into Applications folder.
      • Open Terminal copy and paste:
       
      sudo /Applications/Install\ macOS\ Mojave.app/Contents/Resources/createinstallmedia --volume /Volumes/USB --nointeraction && say Mojave Drive Created  • Enter
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
      PART 4 – INSTALL CLOVER ON THE MOJAVE USB INSTALLER 
       
      Make Mojave USB flash drive installer bootable.( Video below )
       
      • Launch Clover application, double click.
      • Click Continue → Continue → Continue 
      • Click Change Install Location button.
      • Click Install macOSMojave USB installer → Continue
      • Click Customise button
      • Choose:
      Clover for UEFI booting only Install Clover in the ESP Themes UEFI Drivers • Click Install button
      • Installation Complete!
       
      Video:
       
       
       
       
       
       
      PART 5 – CUSTOMIZE MOJAVE USB INSTALLER FOR AORUS Z390 PRO
       
      Replace Clover EFI folder with PRE-INSTALL Aorus Pro Z390 EFI - RX580.zip  OR  if NO graphics card installed in PCIe slot, then use PRE-INSTALL Aorus Pro Z390 EFI - Intel UHD630.zip( Video below ) 
       
      • Install ESP Mounter Pro v1.9
      • Using ESP Mounter Pro, Mount ESP on disk2s1 ( Your disk name may be different )
       

       

       
       
       
      • Open mounted EFI partition found on desktop
      • Copy all the contents from Aorus 390 Pro EFI folder
      • Replace USB EFI folder with all the contents inside the Aorus 390 Pro EFI folder.
       
       

       
       
       
       
       
       
       
      PART 6 – INSTALL MAC OS MOJAVE ON INTERNAL DRIVE
       
      INSTALL NOTE
       
      ENSURE BIOS: Above 4G Decoding is set to Disabled 
      if Above 4G decoding is set to enabled then macOS Mojave install will freeze at 2 mins remaining and will not shut down properly!!!!
       
      Please be patient during install, so when install gets to 2 or 3 mins remaining then it may take extra time. Be ready to boot from UEFI USB installer by pressing F12 when install initiates restarts. 

      • INSERT USB INSTALLER INTO THE USB 2.0 PORT  
       
       
       Here is a walkthrough of the full process using the macOS Mojave USB Installer on the Aorus Z390 Pro. 
       
       
       
       
      • Power on PC and press F12• Choose bootable USB drive from boot menu.
       
       
       
      • Install macOS Mojave to internal solid state or hard drive.
       
       
       
      When system returns to the Clover boot menu choose:
       
      • Boot macOS Install from Macintosh
       
       
       
      At next restart, press F12 and boot from external UEFI USB device and choose:
       
      • Boot macOS Install from Macintosh
       
       
       
      Proceed with macOS Mojave install
       
       
      macOS Mojave is now installed, but it can only boot at this moment thanks to FakeSMC and Clover on the Mojave USB flash drive installer.
       

       
       
       
       
       
       
      PART 7 – MAKE AORUS Z390 PRO INTERNAL DRIVE BOOTABLE
       
      Make internal drive bootable ( Video below )
       
      So far, the Aorus Pro can only boot the internal system drive with the aid of the Mojave USB Installer.
      To boot from the internal system drive without the installer: 
       
      Download and install Clover with RC Scripts on target volume.  
      If your Aorus Pro Z390 has AMD RX 580 then copy the EFI folder from inside POST-INSTALL Aorus Pro Z390 EFI - RX580.zip  folder and paste it inside the the System Drive EFI partition.          OR
      If your Aorus Pro Z390 has no graphics card installed in PCIe slot, then copy the EFI folder from inside POST-INSTALL Aorus Pro Z390 EFI - Intel UHD630.zip  folder and paste it inside the the System Drive EFI partition.   
       

       
       
       
      • Remove USB Mojave installer and shut down and restart.
       
      Aorus Hackintosh should now be able to boot to macOS Mojave, Done, well almost ! 
       
       
       
       
       
      PART 8 – ENABLE IMESSAGES & FACETIME 
       
       
      // UPDATE 21st MAY 2019
       
      Possibly Clover Configurator now automatically populates correct values for working iMessages when you select an SMBIOS.  
       

       
      After selecting SMBIOS, example iMac19,1 for Aorus Pro with RX580 ( image above ) then go to Apple and ensure you have the "serial number is not valid " message. Done!
       
      If you still have problems connecting to iMessage, test and ensure that AirDrop is working, then follow instructions inside spoiler. 

       
       
      • Mount internal drive EFI/ESP partition
      • Go to folder CLOVER → drivers64UEFI 
      • Place both EMUVariableUefi-64.efi inside → drivers64UEFI
       
       
      Using Clover Configurator, add the following argument to config.plist using Clover Configurator.
       
      • Slide = 0
       

       
       
      Shutdown and then press power on button on PC.
       
      • You should now be able to Log into iCloud, iMessages and FaceTime
       
       
       
      • NOW delete EMUVariableUefi-64.efi from CLOVER → drivers64UEFI Folder 
      • Shutdown and restart Aorus Pro hackintosh. iMessages etc is now operational without EMUVariableUefi-64.efi ( EMUVariableUefi-64.efi only needed to initialise iMessages )
       
       
      // UPDATE 22nd May 2019 
       
      • It seems that there are no "Couldn't allocate runtime area"  errors when continuing to use EMUVariableUefi-64.efi since updating to macOS Mojave 10.14.5 and using Clover version r4920. 
      • It is important to delete EMUVariableUefi-64.efi, this will avoid very intermittent boot errors such as: “Couldn’t allocate runtime area”  post errors.
       
       
       
       
      PART 9 – ENABLE TRIM for Solid State Flash Drives
       
      Open Terminal and enter the following command:
      sudo trimforce enable  
       
       
       
       
      DEFAULT SSDT –  USB PORTS FIX CONFIGURATION WITH FRONT USB-C - SSDT USBPorts.kext ALREADY INSIDE AORUS Z390 EFI FOLDER  – Provided by @AudioGod  
       
       

       

       
      If you have USBC on Computer Chassis / Case, then SS01 and SS02 is mapped to that USB C port 
       

       
       
       
       
       
       
      ------------    GUIDE FINISHED YOU SHOULD NOW HAVE WORKING AORUS Z390 PRO HACKINTOSH  WITH SSDT USB FIX   ------------
       
       
       
      OPTIONAL: Set Wi-Fi Country Code
       
       
       
       
       
       
      OPTIONAL: System Information - PCI
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
      External USB Storage:  Fix "disk did not eject properly" message upon wake from sleep
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
      OPTIONAL:  Native Display Brightness - with MonitorControl

       
       
       
       
       
       
      OPTIONAL:  Dual Boot macOS Mojave & Windows 10 
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
      OPTIONAL:  Replace the default "About This Mac" Apple Logo with RED AORUS APPLE
       
       

       
       
       
       
      OPTIONAL - ALTERNATIVE SSDT 1 –  SSDT Ports configuration below - replace SSDT inside Clover /ACPI/PATCHED folder 
       
       
       
       
       

      OPTIONAL - ALTERNATIVE SSDT 2 -  SSDT Ports configuration below - replace SSDT inside Clover /ACPI/PATCHED folder 
       
       
       
       
       

      OPTIONAL - ALTERNATIVE SSDT 3 – Create your own SSDT
       
       
       
       
       
      FRAMEBUFFER PATCHING  – For working Intel UHD 630 Graphics, working HDMI Port, working HDMI Audio on Aorus Z390 Pro
       


       
       
       
       
       
       
      FINAL CUT PRO  – Configuration for AMD RX5xx 
       
       
       
       
      AORUS PRO Z390 WIFI version with Intel CNVi  – Disable Bluetooth on HS14
       
      Resolve bluetooth issue  reported by @eSaF 
       
       
       
       
       
       
      CLOVER  – Updating / Upgrade Clover boot loader 
       
       
       
       
       
       
      SLEEP  – Sleep and Automatic Sleep

       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
      SLEEP  – Resolving Instant Wake ( Corsair H100i v2 AIO )
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
      WIFI  – Clover Hotpatch PXSX to ARPT
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
      RECOMMENDED READING  – Excellent Hackintosh Vanilla guide created by CorpNewt with in depth tutorial on Clover.  
       
      https://hackintosh.gitbook.io/-r-hackintosh-vanilla-desktop-guide/config.plist-per-hardware/coffee-lake
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
      AORUS Z390 MOTHERBOARD X  – EFI WITH NO USB SSDT, WITH PORTS LIMIT PATCH, WITH SSDT-GPRW SLEEP / WAKE FIX
       
      Q - I notice you have the Aorus Pro Z390 version, will this guide work with other Gigabyte Aorus Z390  motherboards ?
      A - Possibly, but it is not guaranteed that these EFI folders below may work. 
       
       
      PRE-INSTALL Aorus X Z390 EFI - RX580.zip
      POST-INSTALL Aorus X Z390 EFI - RX580.zip
       
      PRE-INSTALL Aorus X Z390 EFI - Intel UHD630.zip
      POST-INSTALL Aorus X Z390 EFI - Intel UHD630.zip
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       

       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
      SSDT-UIAC.aml.zip
      SSDT-UIAC.dsl.zip
       
      CodecCommander.kext.zip
      SSDT-ALC1220.aml.zip
       
       
    • By ThatsMatt
      Salve, sono nuovo nel forum e mi serviva una mano nell'installazione dell' ultima versione di MacOs sul mio notebook HP Pavilion 15-ak112nl.
      Specifiche Tecniche: 
      CPU: Intel Core i7-6700HQ (2.60 / 3.50 GHz, 4 core, 6 MB CACHE L3). 
      Scheda Grafica: Intel HD Graphics 530 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M 4 GB DDR3.
      Hard Disk: 1 TB SATA 5400 rpm.
      Ram: 8 GB DDR3L-1600.
      Audio: altoparlanti stereo Bang & Olufsen PLAY. 
      Rete: LAN 10/100, WLAN 802.11b/g/n, bluetooth 4.0 (Miracast).
      Grazie in Anticipo a chi mi risponderà
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      Can Someone make a guide to install macOS Mojave on the Surface Pro 1?
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