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Hello wmchris, kudos for a great job you made for a whole community. I'm also probably will go with XPS 9550 instead of new MBPr 2016.

One question regarding to displays - did you, or any of you guys tried connecting to external 4K display by HDMI or USB-C -> Displayport adapter, and got working 4K 60Hz? Actually only this stops me from purchase. 

 

Anyway, I'm software developer and my setup will be like this: 3x 1920x1200 external displays connected in the office, and single 4K Dell P2415Q at home. Maybe some of you has similar configuration and will be able to share thoughts about setup, flow etc.

 

If available, I will also glad to donate via PPal or something. XPS is a new Macbook Pro ;)

 

Best, Kris

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Hello wmchris, kudos for a great job you made for a whole community. I'm also probably will go with XPS 9550 instead of new MBPr 2016.

One question regarding to displays - did you, or any of you guys tried connecting to external 4K display by HDMI or USB-C -> Displayport adapter, and got working 4K 60Hz? Actually only this stops me from purchase. 

 

Anyway, I'm software developer and my setup will be like this: 3x 1920x1200 external displays connected in the office, and single 4K Dell P2415Q at home. Maybe someof you has similar configuration and will be able to share thoughts about setup, flow etc.

 

If available, I will also glad to donate via PPal or something. XPS is a new Macbook Pro ;)

 

Best, Kris

4k @ 60Hz worked by HDMI on my Philips TV, but you only have two monitor sockets (HDMI and DP). You can daisy chain the DP, but this will reduce the maximum resolution on each monitor plugged in.

hey wmchris

 

thank you so much for the guide. so far almost everything went really smooth without hassle.

 

the only "issue" right now is the missing wifi, because i have no internet connection at all right now. as i understood the killer wifi will not work. so my options are: getting the dell adapter, replacing the wifi card or using an external usb wifi stick? right?

 

is anybody aware of an external usb wifi solution?

which wifi card for replacement is suggested? (offtopic: does anybody know if this will kill the warranty?)

 

thanks again, i am really happy right know with my hackbook! 

which card you should use depends on your setup at home (router etc.) just take a look at compatibility charts around the web. Warranty depends on your location. In europe you're safe, in the US your warranty will be probably voided. Dont forget to check if you have a 2x2 or a 3x3 card setup.

 

If you plug another dell card in it (https://wikidevi.com/wiki/Dell_Wireless_1830_(DW1830)), a 3x3 card, dell will not notice that you swapped something.

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You will probably lose your warranty. If you don't care you can get dw1830.

 

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Apple has only a driver for their own NVMe devices. PikerAlpha hacked it and added the posibility to use this driver on non apple OEM SSDs. But this hack doesnt work with hynix devices.

 

Because i never had one i cant tell you why. It's possible that it can be easily fixed, but this requires at least some amount of time and skill.

 

The good thing is: you can easily swap the M.2 SSD for something compatible.

 

So is there any restriction on M.2 SSD Harddrive. I found Samsung 850 EVO series SSD 500GB M.2 at a local vendor, just to double check: this SSD would work?

 

Edit: Also, do I need to replace the WiFi as well? 

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So is there any restriction on M.2 SSD Harddrive. I found Samsung 850 EVO series SSD 500GB M.2 at a local vendor, just to double check: this SSD would work?

 

Edit: Also, do I need to replace the WiFi as well? 

regarding the M2 SSD: you have to research this by yourself, i never swapped my SSD, so i cant tell you which replacement is good and i dont want to give false informations.

 

wifi: maybe, maybe not. depens on if you have the Dell Wireles 1820 or 1830. 1820 needs replacement, 1830 not. 1820 is used in the low end XPS 15 devices. 1820 = Atheros, 1830 = Broadcom.

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Hey wmchris,

 

I was sad to see your great tutorial disappear from the other website and I'm glad I was able to find it over here. I've successfully installed Sierra on my i5 9550 and only have a few kinks to work out. My USB ports won't recognize anything and my volume keys stopped working after I enabled HD530 fully. I'm sure these are relatively easy problems to fix and I'm just overlooking something. Thanks for your work!

 

Edit:

USB functionality is working and now my only problem is that the function 1-3 keys do not work to change volume. Does anyone have any idea on how to resolve this?

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Hello wmchris, I would like to thank you a lot for a perfect guide to have a new OSX on my Dell XPS 9550. Now I have a couple of questions for you I would like to be answered:

 

1. There's "no hardware" message in Thunderbolt category even though I have USB-C switched on in BIOS.

2. Playing 4K mp4 videos are very slow (I have SSD drive). I have had El Capitan OS installed previously and have not had any issues.

3. When bluetooth is switched on together with wi-fi connection, my Magic Trackpad 2 lags a lot. There was no lag during El Capitan using.

 

Despite all these issues, the whole OSX runs like a charm :)

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Hello wmchris, I would like to thank you a lot for a perfect guide to have a new OSX on my Dell XPS 9550. Now I have a couple of questions for you I would like to be answered:

 

1. There's "no hardware" message in Thunderbolt category even though I have USB-C switched on in BIOS.

2. Playing 4K mp4 videos are very slow (I have SSD drive). I have had El Capitan OS installed previously and have not had any issues.

3. When bluetooth is switched on together with wi-fi connection, my Magic Trackpad 2 lags a lot. There was no lag during El Capitan using.

 

Despite all these issues, the whole OSX runs like a charm :)

to 1st: looks like you dont have anything plugged in the thunderbolt port. If you plug something in, then hardware can be found ;-)

to 2nd: sounds like QE/QI is not enabled.

to 3rd: the DW 1830 is known for wifi + bt speed drops, but if it worked before, i've no idea. I cant confirm this on my setup, so there is more debugging needed. But maybe it also has something to do with 2nd.

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i recently bought the 4k 6700hq verion and been reading this and wathcing videos to get the hackintosh working for me 

it took me almost 6 hours to get to the clover boot options and now I see Sierra, as a bootable option, after selecting sierra 

i get this 

 

osxaptiofixdrv starting overrides for \.iabootfiles\boot.efi using reloc blovck: yes hibernate : no

 

and then it gets stuck there. 

 

I have ditto'ed your clover folder into my efi partition.  is this a currupt os problem? 

 

Any help is appreciated. 

 

thank you

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i recently bought the 4k 6700hq verion and been reading this and wathcing videos to get the hackintosh working for me 

it took me almost 6 hours to get to the clover boot options and now I see Sierra, as a bootable option, after selecting sierra 

i get this 

 

osxaptiofixdrv starting overrides for \.iabootfiles\boot.efi using reloc blovck: yes hibernate : no

 

and then it gets stuck there. 

 

I have ditto'ed your clover folder into my efi partition.  is this a currupt os problem? 

 

Any help is appreciated. 

 

thank you

 

Welcome!

 

In your EFI/CLOVER/driver64 do you see osxaptiofixdrv or osxaptifix2drv, or both?

For your configuration we need ONLY the osxaptiofixdrv.

I have the exact same challenge.

 

I've managed through ApplePS2SmartTouchPad.kext 4.7 b5 get everything working except for the forward/backward in Safari. It does however work in Finder (with 3 finger swipe motion instead of 2).

 

I have attached my Info.plist in case someone else might be interested in my configuration.

 

EDIT: Added attachment as .zip file

 

 

Has anyone made any progress on this yet? I'm at a stale mate, just can't get it too work.

I have a feeling that Apple are not using cmd+left arrow/ cmd+right arrow for back/forth where the screen "slides in and out", but rather another command.

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I'm still getting the truncation error, despite following the steps of the guide as accurately as possible. Here is a screen dump of the system information page. Can anyone please help me out? I've also attached my fakeSMBIOS.kext and config.plist file for reference.

Thanks in advance!

 

EDIT: The machine displays itself as iMac 5K Retina, which was my previous SMBIOS. 

 

EDIT #2: So it seems that Clover Configurator received an update with SMBIOS options for the MacBookPro13,2 and MacBookPro13,3. The only method to boot for me was by removing the SSDT.aml file in the ACPI/Patched folder. 

FAKESMBIOS + CONFIG PLIST.zip

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Is it though? The XPS 15 9560's only substantial upgrade is the upgrade to Kaby Lake, right? 

- Kaby lake

- nVidia 1050 4gb

- Bigger battery!!

- Don't know if anything more

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- Kaby lake

- nVidia 1050 4gb

- Bigger battery!!

- Don't know if anything more

  • Newer CPU: check (but not very good for hackintosh)
  • NVIDIA 1050: check (not usable in hackintosh)
  • Bigger battery: check (+13Ah, 97Ah instead of 84Ah)

But it also has worse wifi and less antennas and an unknown SSD (dunno if this is compatible with the NVMe driver)

 

so if you plan to buy a hackintosh notebook right now i would suggest buying the 9550 instead. It's cheaper and more compatible.

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i recently bought the 4k 6700hq verion and been reading this and wathcing videos to get the hackintosh working for me 

it took me almost 6 hours to get to the clover boot options and now I see Sierra, as a bootable option, after selecting sierra 

i get this 

 

osxaptiofixdrv starting overrides for \.iabootfiles\boot.efi using reloc blovck: yes hibernate : no

 

and then it gets stuck there. 

 

I have ditto'ed your clover folder into my efi partition.  is this a currupt os problem? 

 

Any help is appreciated. 

 

thank you

Try clearing NVRAM and restarting. I've seen that work for other people having the same problem.

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thanks wmchris, JLee7695 and Lockzi 

my main issue was that I never started with a clean drive, I partitioned the drive and left the origianl windows first. which was a mistake.

 

WOW 

I am definitely a newbie but after spending two days I got most of this computer to work. 

 

the only major issue I have at the moment is that thunderbolt 3 does not work. I do have startech adapter (tb2 to tb3) and apple adapter. (tb2 to tb3) and have drives that are thunderbolt and also an audio interface that is thunderbolt. With all these hardware I do not get any tb hardware to show up, I plugged them before turning it on, i plugged them after boot. no luck. 

 

any idea what i should do?

 

i dont understand dsdt editing although I did get the original .aml files and turned them into .dsl files but when i open it in the MaciASL, im just lost. also I dont know which one to open if i need to do any change.  :(

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thanks wmchris, JLee7695 and Lockzi 

my main issue was that I never started with a clean drive, I partitioned the drive and left the origianl windows first. which was a mistake.

 

WOW 

I am definitely a newbie but after spending two days I got most of this computer to work. 

 

the only major issue I have at the moment is that thunderbolt 3 does not work. I do have startech adapter (tb2 to tb3) and apple adapter. (tb2 to tb3) and have drives that are thunderbolt and also an audio interface that is thunderbolt. With all these hardware I do not get any tb hardware to show up, I plugged them before turning it on, i plugged them after boot. no luck. 

 

any idea what i should do?

 

i dont understand dsdt editing although I did get the original .aml files and turned them into .dsl files but when i open it in the MaciASL, im just lost. also I dont know which one to open if i need to do any change.   :(

can you suggest a cheap thunderbolt 3 device i can buy? then i can debug it.

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can you suggest a cheap thunderbolt 3 device i can buy? then i can debug it.

 

 wmchris,

if you have any thunderbolt 1 or 2 device already startech's thunderbolt 2 to thunderbolt 3 adapter works nicely (at least it was working nicely on windows 10 tested, default OS)

I dont have any thundebrolt 3 device all the devices are thunderbolt 2 but all the devices worked under windows with that startech adaptor ( I was using these on my 2011 macbook pro)

 

besides this most of the external HD's claim they have thunderbolt 3 compatibility but they are actually USB-C  $149 glyph black box on amazon.

 

 

 

 

also as a side note, 

the only thing I couldnt get going is 

sudo mv /System/Library/Extensions/AppleACPIPS2Nub.kext /System/Library/Extensions/AppleACPIPS2Nub.bak

sudo mv /System/Library/Extensions/ApplePS2Controller.kext /System/Library/Extensions/ApplePS2Controller.bak

 

beacuse i just dont have these kexts inside my sierra do I have to download it from somewhere 

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Has anyone made any progress on this yet? I'm at a stale mate, just can't get it too work.

I have a feeling that Apple are not using cmd+left arrow/ cmd+right arrow for back/forth where the screen "slides in and out", but rather another command.

It might be possible that the same underlying issue is behind my inability to change the volume with the Fn keys... I haven't found a fix yet, but if/ when I do, I'll see what potential there is for fully enabling multitouch gestures

 

Also, any laptop system definitions I try will boot and then I'll get a KP and crash after about 3-5 minutes. I don't want to attempt any more system definition tweaks until I know of one that will work, since I've already fixed iMessage and stabilized everything 100 times better than El Capitan on my machine with the included iMac definition. I don't know how some of the patches work, but maybe there's some commands that operate differently behind the scenes on an iMac vs. a MacBook. 

 

Edit: I'm using MacOS software version 10.12 and I saw that 10.12.2 fixed the volume button mapping issues. Has anyone performed an update without problems and is it worth risking breaking the system by upgrading just for the sake of having volume control? I understand software updates have other benefits as well, but I'm a bit nervous to upgrade just because I use this computer for school.

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Hey,  wmchris

 

Here is what I did. 

 

I enabled thunderbolt boot and thunderbolt support on BIOS. 

I have the startech and apple thunderbolt 2 to 3 adapter. 

 

startech adapter does not come up when booted to the OS but the apple thunderbolt adapter shows up as USB 3.1 device is connected (it does not boot the drive since it is a thunderbolt drive) interesting thing is that startech is natively supported by xps 9550 windows. 

 

do you think because imac 17 does not have a thunderbolt 3 there is no support on it ?

 

maybe new macbook pro modeled bios would make the thundebrolt 3 work? 

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 wmchris,

if you have any thunderbolt 1 or 2 device already startech's thunderbolt 2 to thunderbolt 3 adapter works nicely (at least it was working nicely on windows 10 tested, default OS)

I dont have any thundebrolt 3 device all the devices are thunderbolt 2 but all the devices worked under windows with that startech adaptor ( I was using these on my 2011 macbook pro)

 

besides this most of the external HD's claim they have thunderbolt 3 compatibility but they are actually USB-C  $149 glyph black box on amazon.

 

 

 

 

also as a side note, 

the only thing I couldnt get going is 

sudo mv /System/Library/Extensions/AppleACPIPS2Nub.kext /System/Library/Extensions/AppleACPIPS2Nub.bak

sudo mv /System/Library/Extensions/ApplePS2Controller.kext /System/Library/Extensions/ApplePS2Controller.bak

 

beacuse i just dont have these kexts inside my sierra do I have to download it from somewhere 

nope. if you dont have them then everything is fine :)

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wmchris,

nope. if you dont have them then everything is fine :)

I think the computer needs to be macbook pro 13.3 to be able to understand thunderbolt 3 since there is no imac yet that has thunderbolt 3. 

every time i change the smbios my hackintosh gets broken and stops booting and i replace the config and everything is back to normal. 

 

imsg supoort needs changing smbios so if i get that to work (if i understand how to do this thing) i guess i can figure how to switch to mbp 13.3 smbios and get back to making music. 

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Hey everybody, 

 

i can report that i have a dual boot macOS 10.12.2/Windows 10 working very well so far.

 

As i asked about wifi a few days ago: For now i stay with the "D-Link DWA-131 - Revision E" external USB-Wifi. D-Link provides official 10.12 drivers which work very well.

 

 

@wmchris

 

Only i'm a little worried about the usage of the NVMe SSD (THNSN5512GPUK NVMe TOSHIBA 512GB) although it works very well.

 

Is your warning about "reported multiple data losses" in the "Afterword and fixes" section due to the usage of the NVMe SSD?

I closely followed your install instructions and read the articles (1, 2) about NVMe SSD but i did not understand very much to be honest.

 

Can i somehow check if the provided patch and kext are still working properly after updating? 

I would be very kind if you could elaborate about the current status of the usage of a NVMe SSD.

 

Thank you for all you effort.

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      • 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
       
      POST-INSTALL Aorus Pro Z390 EFI - RX580 2.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
    • By Technology & more
      Can Someone make a guide to install macOS Mojave on the Surface Pro 1?
    • By MardukPVP
      Hello guys,

      recently I have tried to install macOS mojave on my Mi Notebook pro (i5 - 8250u model) but have faced one big problem.
      My guide was from Razorkey (https://www.tonymacx86.com/threads/guide-xiaomi-mi-notebook-pro-high-sierra-10-13-6.242724/). As a newbie I have almost no experience in installing macOS on a PC / Laptop... so I hope you can help me .

      But first things first I configurated the BIOS settings on my Mi - Notebook Pro. Therein I just disabled secure boot (because there are quite few options to tick).

      After that I headed over to my secondary Windows - PC and installed a High Sierra virtual machine (thanks to this tutorial: https://techsviewer.com/install-macos-high-sierra-vmware-windows-pc/). At that point everything worked fine.

      Then I downloaded the Mojave patcher and downloaded the full 6GB macOS Installer, put it into applications and formatet my 16GB USB Stick into the journaled + GUID with the name USB meanwhile.
      Next I typed 
      sudo /Applications/Install\ macOS\ Mojave.app/Contents/Resources/createinstallmedia --volume /Volumes/USB 
      into the terminal and at that point everything looked like it would work pretty fine. I downloaded Clover Config, mountet the EFI partition and pushed the EFI folder from this site: https://github.com/daliansky/XiaoMi-Pro to the EFI partition on my 16GB USB drive.

      In the folloing I restarted my Notebook, selected the MacOS installer and it bootet into the MacOS installer. By doing that I only noticed that the progress bar turned green at a certain time (attatchment). Even though everything bootet pretty fine, i formattet my only ssd (Samsung) into APFS + GUID and startet the installation.
      At the point of two minutes my notebook suddenly rebootet and it brang me into the same clover selection menue as before (with only one method [macOS Installation]). Unfortunately there was no further installation method.

      When I was trying to reboot the laptop into the installer i got a error [your computer restarted because of a problem...] and i would have to do everything again.


      I hope someone can help me fixing this problem  . Thanks in advance.




    • 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
                                                                            Best regards 
                                                                                             Baldy
       







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