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I installed macOS Sierra on my HP x360 15-u011dx i7-4510u Haskell HD4400. Here are my steps:

1. Create an 8GB macOS Sierra USB installer using Windows 7

2. Create a 500GB USB hard drive for Mac OS X testing all Mac OS X and install macOS Sierra in one 40GB partition.

3. Install macOS Sierra onto the USB drive and make sure everything works or NOT working.

Until I get the backlight keys and audio keys to work, I will use the external USB drive to run macOS Sierra.

 

- Patch clover for BCM94352HMB to work.

- Use Rehabman's USBInjectAll.kext to run USB ports without patching anything - All USB ports work even the Bluetooth 4.0 with handoff.

- Patch DSDT for battery and Graphics to work perfectly with Rehabman FakePCIIDHD4400_4600.kext FakePCIID.kext.

- Get patched Trackpad.prefPane for Trackpad to work.

 

I'll update when something else comes up.

 

Cheers,

 

Louis

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got my x360 installed with 10.12.5

 

most things work, keyboard shortcuts work, sound, battery, wifi, graphics, sleep

 

 

things that dont work yet:

touchscreen

bluetooth

ethernet (app store, icloud, siri etc)

 

and for some reason clover cant find my windows 10 partition

 

 

 

Sound im using voodoo and have a slight bit of white noise 

 

for the touchscreen and bluetooth i've tried to create a custom SSDT and I can see in system report the touch digitizer has been found but when I touch the screen nothing happens

 

been reading your guides and just wanted to say cheers for the hard work!

 

hopefully I can get the last few bits sorted- any ideas?

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1. Touchscreen will never work because this version is not USB.

2. The Sierra will not display Windows 10 partition if it's locked... caused by being updating or slleeping. Go to Windows, make sure it finished updating and exit all programs.

3. Patch audio instead of using voodoo

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1. Touchscreen will never work because this version is not USB.

2. The Sierra will not display Windows 10 partition if it's locked... caused by being updating or slleeping. Go to Windows, make sure it finished updating and exit all programs.

3. Patch audio instead of using voodoo

 

 

The touchscreen is showing in system info under USB as a synoptics touch digitizer V04 so was hoping it was on the USB hub? also shows in IOregistery under XHC@14>HS04

 

 

 

I have the BCM94352HMB card installed and wifi works fine (with the new patch) but cant seem to get bluetooth to work- any ideas?

 

Im not sure what you mean about windows? in clover if I rename the bootmg1fw so that it doesnt load I get clover but the windows partition isnt there- if I rename it back to the original it boots windows straight away without clover

 

I shall have a look at patching the audio

 

got ethernet working so hopefully have app store working soon

 

 

thanks for your help make, i'll have a look through your videos again and see if Ive missed anything

 

 

 

 

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Bluetooth to work you need:

1. Pin 51 taped.

2. Patch in clover

3. Patch USB iousbhostfamily.kext

4. Did you use Windows to shrink the partition for Mac ? Remember rename by adding -orig.efi to the Windows boot to boot clover.

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Bluetooth to work you need:

1. Pin 51 taped.

2. Patch in clover

3. Patch USB iousbhostfamily.kext

4. Did you use Windows to shrink the partition for Mac ? Remember rename by adding -orig.efi to the Windows boot to boot clover.

 

 

What do you mean by pin 51?

 

Could you link me to the patches

 

no I used the windows installer to create the partitions, installed windows, then installed OSX

 

when I installed osx first I was unable to install windows so used windows installer to partition and not disk utility

 

Sorted the KP by relocating some of the kexts that should be in clover back into clover, but not got full graphics as of yet- im working on that!

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so pin no51 needs to be removed? (ie taped over?)

 

I've got the BCRM patch in clover

I've followed your video on patching iousbhostfamily.kext and think i've done it right....

 

unless ive got a dodgy card from china! (cant seem to find bluetooth in windows) 

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Windows doesn't detect it because of pin 51 is there.

The graphics doesn't have acceleration because the ig platform is not correct

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Windows doesn't detect it because of pin 51 is there.

The graphics doesn't have acceleration because the ig platform is not correct

 

I've installed a fresh version of Seirra and graphics is all good again (must have broken a kext)

 

got the windows working in clover 

just got the sound to patch but using voodoo for now and all is good (apart from a bit of white noise) 

 

using nullethernet app store works, icloud and siri works

 

 

Shame about the touch screen though- maybe theres a fix for it in the future? 

 

but pretty happy at how this little machine has been able to be hackintoshed 

 

 

taped over pin 51 and works in windows a treat- bluetooth works straight away

 

seems windows keeps 'repairing' itself and stopping me from booting to clover so needing to boot from a USB to change the file name- bloody microsoft haha- will have to have a look to see if there is a fix for this

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worked a treat in windows, just booted into mac and system report has found it as a USB device

 

so off to patch the usbhostfamily and make sure ive got the right kexts in there now- things are looking up now thanks to that!

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installed the kexts and patched the IOUSBhostfamily matching it all to my DSDT

 

restarted and no luck

 

noticed HS07 which is the bluetooth is location is zero in IOreg- should it not be 255 as its an internal USB connection?

 

 

edit:

 

changed to 255 (0xff) and still not showing up

 

am I missing a patch in clover or something silly like that?

 

I've got the bcrm kexts in S/L/E and in clover/kexts

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1. Do you use SMBIOS for MacBookAir 6,2? If you do, use my IOUSBHostFamily.kext

2. Installed all BrcmPatchRAM2.kext and BrcmFirmwareRepo.kext?

3. Remove all GenericUSB.kext from Clover and S/L/E

4. add these kernel to patch to clover config.plist

remove the HDMI if you don't patch the Audio.

<key>KextsToPatch</key><array>
<dict>
<key>Comment</key>
<string>10.11-BT4LE-Handoff-Hotspot-lisai9093</string>
<key>Find</key>
<data>SIX/dEdIiwc=</data>
<key>Disabled</key>
<true/>
<key>Name</key>
<string>IOBluetoothFamily</string>
<key>Replace</key>
<data>Qb4PAAAA60Q=</data>
</dict>
<dict>
<key>Name</key>
<string>AppleIntelFrameBufferAzul</string>
<key>Comment</key>
<string>fix_freezing_videos_twitter_safari</string>
<key>Find</key>
<data>SImLqAAAAA==</data>
<key>Replace</key>
<data>kJCQkJCQkA==</data>
</dict>
<dict>
<key>Comment</key>
<string>AirPortBrcm4360 - fcvo</string>
<key>Disabled</key>
<false/>
<key>Find</key>
<data>gflSqgAAdSk=</data>
<key>Name</key>
<string>AirPortBrcm4360</string>
<key>Replace</key>
<data>gflSqgAAZpA=</data>
</dict>
<dict>
<key>Comment</key>
<string>10.11-BCM94352-5GHz-US-FCC-dv</string>
<key>Disabled</key>
<false/>
<key>Name</key>
<string>AirPortBrcm4360</string>
<key>Find</key>
<data>QYP8/3QsSA==</data>
<key>Replace</key>
<data>ZscGVVPrKw==</data>
</dict>
<dict>
<key>Comment</key>
<string>Enable 9MB cursor bytes, 0x0a260006</string>
<key>Name</key>
<string>AppleIntelFramebufferAzul</string>
<key>Find</key>
<data>BgAmCgEDAwMAAAACAAAwAQAAYAA=</data>
<key>Replace</key>
<data>BgAmCgEDAwMAAAACAAAwAQAAkAA=</data>
</dict>
<dict>
<key>Comment</key>
<string>HDMI-audio, port 0105, 0x0a260005 0x0a260006, 0x0d220003, 0x0a2e000a, 0x0a26000a</string>
<key>Name</key>
<string>AppleIntelFramebufferAzul</string>
<key>Find</key>
<data>AQUJAAAEAACHAAAA</data>
<key>Replace</key>
<data>AQUJAAAIAACHAAAA</data>
</dict>
<dict>
<key>Comment</key>
<string>HDMI-audio, port 0204, 0x0a260005 0x0a260006</string>
<key>Name</key>
<string>AppleIntelFramebufferAzul</string>
<key>Find</key>
<data>AgQJAAAEAACHAAAA</data>
<key>Replace</key>
<data>AgQJAAAIAACHAAAA</data>
</dict>
<dict>
<key>Comment</key>
<string>Enable internal display after sleep for 0x0a2e000a, 0x0a26000a</string>
<key>Name</key>
<string>AppleIntelFrameBufferAzul</string>
<key>Find</key>
<data>AQAAAEAAAADWAAAABQUAAA==</data>
<key>Replace</key>
<data>AQAAAEAAAAAeAAAABQUAAA==</data>
</dict>
<dict>
<key>Comment</key>
<string>HDMI-audio, port 0105, 0x0a2e0008, 0x0a16000c, 0x0a2e000d, 0x0a26000d</string>
<key>Name</key>
<string>disabled:AppleIntelFramebufferAzul</string>
<key>Find</key>
<data>AQUJAAAEAAAHAQAA</data>
<key>Replace</key>
<data>AQUJAAAIAAAHAQAA</data>
</dict>
<dict>
<key>Comment</key>
<string>HDMI-audio, port 0204, 0x0a2e0008, 0x0a16000c, 0x0a2e000d, 0x0a26000d</string>
<key>Name</key>
<string>disabled:AppleIntelFramebufferAzul</string>
<key>Find</key>
<data>AgQJAAAEAAAHAQAA</data>
<key>Replace</key>
<data>AgQJAAAIAAAHAQAA</data>
</dict>
<dict>
<key>Comment</key>
<string>HDMI-audio, port 0105(12), 0x0a260005 0x0a260006, 0x0d220003, 0x0a2e000a, 0x0a26000a</string>
<key>Name</key>
<string>disabled:AppleIntelFramebufferAzul</string>
<key>Find</key>
<data>AQUJAAAEAACHAAAA</data>
<key>Replace</key>
<data>AQUSAAAIAACHAAAA</data>
</dict>
<dict>
<key>Comment</key>
<string>HDMI-audio, port 0204(12), 0x0a260005 0x0a260006</string>
<key>Name</key>
<string>disabled:AppleIntelFramebufferAzul</string>
<key>Find</key>
<data>AgQJAAAEAACHAAAA</data>
<key>Replace</key>
<data>AgQSAAAIAACHAAAA</data>
</dict>
<dict>
<key>Comment</key>
<string>HDMI-audio, port 0105(12), 0x0a2e0008, 0x0a16000c, 0x0a2e000d, 0x0a26000d</string>
<key>Name</key>
<string>disabled:AppleIntelFramebufferAzul</string>
<key>Find</key>
<data>AQUJAAAEAAAHAQAA</data>
<key>Replace</key>
<data>AQUSAAAIAAAHAQAA</data>
</dict>
<dict>
<key>Comment</key>
<string>HDMI-audio, port 0204(12), 0x0a2e0008, 0x0a16000c, 0x0a2e000d, 0x0a26000d</string>
<key>Name</key>
<string>disabled:AppleIntelFramebufferAzul</string>
<key>Find</key>
<data>AgQJAAAEAAAHAQAA</data>
<key>Replace</key>
<data>AgQSAAAIAAAHAQAA</data>
</dict>
</array>

IOUSBHostFamily.kext.zip

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They look very similar from what I remember

 

I use macbook pro 11,1

 

But shall change it to air and try it

 

It's showing up as a USB device so not sure if it's a USB problem? But I'll have a look

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Upgrade to macOS Sierra 12.5 from El Capitan 11.6

 

Cheers,

 

Louis


got it all sorted mate

 

so everything is working apart from the card reader and the touch screen

Nice... :-) Glad it worked out for you.


got it all sorted mate

 

so everything is working apart from the card reader and the touch screen

 

got it all sorted mate

 

so everything is working apart from the card reader and the touch screen

How did you boot the installer with Clover and 12.5, I have ACPI problem. I booted fine with installer 12.3 and after the update to 12.5 fine. It's weird.

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Update - macOS Sierra 12.4+ needs Clover version 4049+ to work with OsxAptioFix2Drv-64.efi, make sure not to put with OsxAptioFixDrv-64.efi. I removed VBoxHfs.efi also.

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have you tried 10.12.5 yet? is that as simple as updating from the app store?

 

 

Also got another question.... do you have a quick guide for patching applehda? im using voodoo at the moment and its not very loud 

 

 

also seems ive got a problem with the HDMI- and the same in windows... when connected it will be fine for 5-10 minutes but will then disconnect and reconnect every second

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have you tried 10.12.5 yet? is that as simple as updating from the app store?

 

 

Also got another question.... do you have a quick guide for patching applehda? im using voodoo at the moment and its not very loud

 

 

also seems ive got a problem with the HDMI- and the same in windows... when connected it will be fine for 5-10 minutes but will then disconnect and reconnect every second

Yes I did, straight forward, but I couldn't stand the safari crashing and had to use chrome, so I went back to El Capitan.

To patch the AplpleHda is quite simple. Download AppleALC.kext, use original AppleHDA. Remove voodoohda and disabler.

Patch dsdt and ssdt hdau

Set clover layout id the same as in hdau

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      UPDATE macOS High Sierra 17A365:  For macOS High Sierra, use CHSI.tool in post#73.
      UPDATE macOS Mojave 18A391:  For macOS Mojave or High Sierra, use macOS_iso_creator.tool on page 4 of thread.
      UPDATE macOS Catalina Beta DP3_19A501i:  For Catalina, @jpz4085 has made an automated batch file to create a Catalina VM in Windows with iMac 14,2 SMBIOS.  You can still use my macOS_iso_creator.tool on page 5 to make an installer ISO to attach to the VM.
       
       
       
      Good luck and enjoy
      CECI.tool.zip
      CYI.tool.zip
      CMI.tool.zip
    • By fusion71au
      Run Vanilla OS X El Capitan, Sierra, High Sierra or Mojave in VMware Workstation on a Windows Host
       
      I wanted to make a simple guide on how to create a vanilla OS X El Capitan virtual machine running on a Windows host.  The virtual machine should be useful for testing El Capitan and also for creating installers for use on a real machine/hackintosh.
       
      There are many guides and videos on the net about running OS X on Windows machines using pre-made VMWare disk images but you can never guarantee what else is in there….
       
      I’ve gathered info for this guide from various threads in the Multibooting and Virtualisation section of this forum eg
       
      Workstation 11/12, Player 7/12, Fusion 7/8 and ESXi 6 Mac OS X Unlocker 2 by @Donk How to Install OS X 10.x from Snow Leopard to El Capitan in VMware Workstation 10/12, Player 6/8 or ESXi 5/6 by @MSOK HOW TO: Create a bootable El Capitan ISO for VMware Credit and thanks to @Donk, @Albert Nietsnie and @MSOK for all their hard work in creating and testing the VMware Unlocker program.
       
      Requirements
      Intel PC with four or more CPU cores running Windows 7 X64 or later OS (2 or more cores needed for OS X) 4GB or more RAM (2GB or more will be needed for OS X) Hard Disk with at least 40GB free for Virtual Machine VMware Workstation 12 or later VMware Unlocker 2.0.7 or later Install OS X El Capitan app and Mac or Hack to prepare installation iso <-- Now, no longer necessary to have previous access to a Mac or Hack by building the Installer.app from scratch - see post#41 16GB or larger exFAT formatted USB stick to transfer El Capitan iso from Mac/Hack to Host PC Prepare Installation ISO on your Mac or Hack
      1.  On your Mac or Hack, download "Install OS X El Capitan.app" from the App Store into your Applications folder.
      2.  Unmount any attached install image/InstallESD.dmg (if currently mounted) by rebooting the system or running the hdiutil unmount command in terminal eg
       
      3.  Download and unzip the CECI.tool (attached to this post) into your ~/Downloads folder. The commands in this executable script are shown below for informational purposes….
       
       
       
      4.  Open OS X terminal, then run the following commands to execute the script:
      cd downloads chmod +x CECI.tool ./CECI.tool 5.  At the end of the process, you will have an El Capitan iso on your desktop - copy this onto an exFAT formatted USB for use on the PC Host later.
       
      Updates:
      @shela has created an ISO generating script compatible with OS X 10.6-10.12: create_osx_iso post #362.
      See post#30 for macOS_iso_cim.tool script to create ISO for macOS 10.13+ using Apple's createinstallmedia utility.
       
      Install and Patch VMware Workstation 12 on your PC
      1.  Download and install VMWare Workstation Player 12 or later
      2.  Download and extract Unlocker 2.0.7 or later to your USB stick…
      3.  Run the win-install.cmd as administrator by right clicking the file in Windows explorer or run it from an Administrative Command Prompt.
       



       
      Create an El Capitan Virtual Machine
      1.  Double click on the VMware Workstation 12 Player icon on your desktop and click “Create a New Virtual Machine”.  Choose “I will install the operating system later” at the How will you install screen….
       

      2.  Select Apple Mac OS X as the Guest operating system and OS X 10.11 as the version.  By default, an OS X 10.11 folder will be created in your Documents\Virtual Machines folder.
       


      3.  Under Specify Disk Capacity, you can leave the default 40GB or set a larger value.  I personally store the virtual disk as a single file.  Click Finish and you will see OS X 10.11 on the Main Screen of Workstation 12.
       


      4.  Next, we need to edit the virtual machine settings to map the virtual SATA CD/DVD drive to the El Capitan installation iso we created earlier.
       


       
      5.  To prevent the virtual machine from crashing in Windows, the virtualHW.version set in the vmx configuration file needs to be changed from 12 to 10 (alternatively, the line smc.version = "0" can be added to the file).  The OS X 10.11.vmx file can be edited with the WordPad program (navigate to the OS X 10.11 virtual machine folder with Windows Explorer and right click on the file to open in WordPad).
       


       
      6.  For HW10, set USB compatibility to USB 2.0, otherwise your mouse and keyboard might not work in the virtual machine.
       

      7.  Finally click “Play virtual machine”
       

      Installation of El Capitan
      Installation should be relatively straight forward, just following the prompts of the OS X installer:
      1.  Select language, agree to legal terms
       

      2.  Use Disk Utility from the Utilities Menu to erase and format the virtual hard drive as a single partition GUID Mac OS X Extended.  I’ve named the drive Macintosh HD but you can enter whatever you like eg El_Capitan.
       



      3.  Quit DU and choose Macintosh HD to install El Capitan on.
       

      4.  After 20-30 min (depending on how fast your system is), the installation will complete and the VM will automatically reboot…
       

      5.  At the welcome screen, choose your country and keyboard layout.  You can skip transfer information, location services and logging in with your Apple ID if you wish…
       


      6.  Create a User Account and select your Time Zone.  You can skip sending diagnostics and usage data to Apple….
       


      7.  Finally, you will arrive at the El Capitan Desktop.  You should eject the Installation iso now by right clicking and selecting “Eject OS X Base System”.  This will allow you to install VMware Tools….
       



      8.  After rebooting, the VM can now be resized or run at full screen resolution.  Audio and network/internet should also work OOB.
       

       
      SMBIOS Customization and iMessage Vars
      To make the Virtual Machine more "Mac like", you can edit the vmx file to add unique identifiers from a real Mac's SMBIOS -
      eg for an iMac 11,3 SMBIOS, you can enter the following lines....
      smbios.reflectHost = "FALSE" board-id.reflectHost = "FALSE" board-id = "Mac-F2238BAE" hw.model.reflectHost = "FALSE" hw.model = "iMac11,3" serialNumber.reflectHost = "FALSE" serialNumber = "W80#######6" Refer How to spoof real Mac in VMware - Multi-booting and Virtualisation.
       
      The critical variables for iMessage/Facetime activation are MLB & ROM.  By default, VMware "reflects" the host's MLB and ROM since it assumes you are running the OSX guest on a real Mac host - see post#42 by @Donk.
       
      If the host is a Windows PC, the following lines need to be added to the vmx file (requires virtualHW.version 12 and smc.version = "0")....
      efi.nvram.var.ROM.reflectHost = "FALSE" efi.nvram.var.MLB.reflectHost = "FALSE" system-id.enable = "TRUE" and the MLB, ROM and optionally system-id entered manually eg
      efi.nvram.var.MLB = "W80######BA1A" (MLB can be 13 or 17 characters long, alphanumeric string) efi.nvram.var.ROM = "<=>?@A" (ROM is entered here as a 6 character ASCII string) uuid.bios = "## ## ## ## ## ## ## ##-## ## ## ## ## ## ## ##" <---Optional (if you want to inject a given system-id hexadecimal value) Note the output for ROM from imessage_debug is a 12 character hexadecimal that needs to be entered here as a 6 character ASCII string eg using an Hex to ASCII converter we find that "3c3d3e3f4041" hex is equivalent to   "<=>?@A".
       
      Vanilla Mavericks and Yosemite
      The same VM settings for El Capitan will also boot and run vanilla installations of OS X Mavericks and Yosemite .  Attached to this post are installer scripts to create bootable Mavericks (CMI.tool) and Yosemite (CYI.tool) ISOs for VirtualBox and VMware.
       
      With the respective OS X installer apps in the Applications folder, download and run the installer tools using terminal ie
       
      To create a Mavericks ISO on your desktop
      cd downloads chmod +x CMI.tool ./CMI.tool To create a Yosemite ISO on your desktop
      cd downloads chmod +x CYI.tool ./CYI.tool Here is a screenshot of the VM running Mavericks 10.9.5...
       

       
      Enjoy
       
      Update for macOS 10.12 Sierra
      The above settings still work for macOS Sierra after upgrading to VMware Workstation 12.5 and unlocker 2.0.8 - see post #13.
       
      Update for macOS 10.13 High Sierra and 10.14 Mojave
      See post#30 for macOS_iso_cim.tool script to create ISO for macOS using Apple's createinstallmedia utility.
      Post#41 describes how to build "Install macOS ******.app" on the fly from installer files downloaded beforehand in /SharedSupport folder.
       
      Update for macOS 10.15beta Catalina
      See post Update for macOS Catalina 10.15beta
       
      CECI.zip
      CYI.tool.zip
      CMI.tool.zip
    • By IPN96
      Ciao tutti mi scuso per il disturbo. il mio laptop con macos sierra sta dando parecchi problemi di performance, io produco musica al pc, il software che uso è logic pro. appena apro il sofwatre la ram si riempie quasi tutta rallentando globalmente il sistema e appena provo ad utilizzare qualsiasi plugin il pc si blocca e poi il sofware va in crash.
      Ho anche notato che ultimamente la ram tende a riempirsi anche durante le operazioni piu semplici come vedere un video su youtube o navigare su internet, sto pensando di retrocedere a windows anche se mi dispice e sarebbe un lavoro assai lungo.
       
      note extra:
      1) Il mio laptop ha il dual boot con windows 10 pro
      2) Il mio pc ha sempre avuto problemi di instabilita con windows 10 pur essenso l'os originalmente installato, mi è stato consigliato di passare a windows vista e aggiornarlo con gli official e unofficlal updates per renderlo agibile con le apps piu moderne anche se non sono convinto
      3) vi lascio tutte le info e le caratteristiche. grazie Isach @gengik84 @MARZILLO @iCanaro
       
      Sistema operativo Mac osx sierra 10.12.6 
      Modello laptop : Asus N551jx-cn043t (2015)
      Il resto è nella screen 

      questo è lo staso della memoria senza nessuna app aperta a parte google

      non so se vanno bene ma ho inserito anche queste screen




    • By Teress
      Quick and easy way How to speedup the macOS Dock. macOS Tutorial how to get rid of annoying delay while revealing the Dock. Speedup your macOS Dock instantly and forever.
       
      Open Terminal Application and run these commands:
       
      To set no delay when revealing the macOS Dock:
      defaults write com.apple.dock autohide-delay -float 0
      killall Dock
       
      To revert back stock Apple settings of the macOS Dock:
      defaults delete com.apple.dock autohide-delay
      killall Dock
    • By Teress
      Easy fix for missing download of macOS High Sierra, macOS Sierra & Mac Os X El Capitan in The New App Store in macOS Mojave.
       
       
      macOS High Sierra
      https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/macos-high-sierra/id1246284741?mt=12
      macOS Sierra
      https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/macos-sierra/id1127487414?ls=1&mt=12
      Mac OS X El Capitan
      https://itunes.apple.com/app/os-x-el-capitan/id1147835434?mt=12
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