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macOS Mojave 10.14.3 Asus k501LX

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All the credits goes to the guide by Nguyenic1993 

[GUIDE] Installing El Capitan on ASUS K501LX







I was able to install macOS Sierra public beta 10.12 with the clover_v2.3k_r3640, new just came out clover_v2.3k_r3650. Using his guide and his patched DSDT.


I was on Sierra for a long time, decided to give a try Mojave due i love it on my old iMac . 




Hardware specification and current working status


  • Model: ASUS K501LX - EB71
  • Platform: Broadway
  • Design: Portable
  • Bios 270
    • Weight: 2.0 kg
    • Dimensions: 382 x 255 x 21.7 mm
  • Website: https://www.asus.com...tebooks/K501LX/
  • CPU: i7 - 5500U
  • SSD: 250GB 256GB Windows 10 OS
  • SSD: Yes (M.2 2280). 256GB macOS 10.14.3 APFS
  • WiFi: replaced native wifi 
  • brightness adjustment keyword working, not for LCD. nVidia GeForce GTX 950M is disable.  Sound /mic ,  Wifi was replaced.  So far no issues. Temp 37 to 49 batery 3-4 hours. Make sure to add ApfsDriverloader-64 to boot. All the kext my config.pl9st is incluted. you may need to not install ApplePS2SmartTouchpad.kext i deleted caused problems. now is about %95 working due unable to adjust LCD brightness. Sleep is working with HibernationFixup. to anable sound lilu.kext is required with AppleALC. takes longer to load due to the new Apfs. 





updated to Clover_Clover_v2.4k_r4871. 







Screen Shot 2019-02-21 at 10.28.37 PM.png

Edited by iAstroboyid
macOS 10.4.3 installed

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Can you post your EFI folder?


I have Asus G551JX and everything works fine on 10.11.6 El Capitan but on Sierra PB4 i have a problems with FN key.

Backlight works fine and i'm able to change keyboard backlight with FN key but rest of them(change brightness, sound) not working

Thank you

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I have a very similar spec Yoga 500 15IBD. I installed El Capitan smooth with AppleAcl235, same methode with this guide, where I came across. But the patched HDA stop working in 10.12. I have to used voodoohda.

Some one pls confirm AppleHDAAcl23x still working?

Also backlight Fn, volumes Fn?

Numlock alps trackpad?

Touchscreen and ink?


Thsi is mine 10.12


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