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OK thanks.
Which trial was it for the 755, which worked well. Link to my thread?
I patch so much that I often forget, sorry.

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Here is a roughly comprehensive summary of the three trials I have tested on Optiplex 755:

 

Trial 1: From your Sierra guide front page around March of 2018, based on AppleALC 1.0.18 from December 28, 2016:

Audio output worked, but I am unsure if the automatic headphone switching worked. Inputs may have worked, but after the 2018 security updates, the computer kernel panicked at boot, so I am unable to go back and test again easily.

Trial 2: From your High Sierra guide front page around April of 2018, based on AppleALC 1.2.3 from February 9, 2018:

Audio output worked perfectly, and headphones auto switched correctly. Input had one line-in option, which did not work using the front microphone port. This worked fine through at least security update 2018-002 on 10.12.6.

Trial 3: From your post on this thread on July 18, 2018, based on AppleALC 1.3.0 from July 18, 2018:

Audio output worked perfectly with headphones auto switching correctly. The input now had two line-in options, neither of which worked with a microphone. This works fine at least through security update 2018-004 on 10.12.6.

 

Let me know if you want checksums or plist excerpts. As far as I know, this latest trial is the best so far. I don't know if I tested the input on the first trial, or if it worked. I could always go back and test it on a fresh older installation, if that is really necessary.

 

Thanks!

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Hey guys I'm new to hackintosh and I need some help...

My setup:

Dell Optiplex 790

i5 2500 not 2005k

Radeon RX 560 4gb

20gb of RAM

I followed every step from this guide but I cant seem to get to the installation screen.

I boot clover just fine and I get the apple logo and loading bar but I only get to half and then my computer reboots...

I see this installation guide is for the beta versions of high sierra the installer version i have is 10.13.6, is that what could be causing the installation to fail?

Any suggestions? 

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1 hour ago, ismaelgonzalez23 said:

Hey guys I'm new to hackintosh and I need some help...

My setup:

Dell Optiplex 790

i5 2500 not 2005k

Radeon RX 560 4gb

20gb of RAM

I followed every step from this guide but I cant seem to get to the installation screen.

I boot clover just fine and I get the apple logo and loading bar but I only get to half and then my computer reboots...

I see this installation guide is for the beta versions of high sierra the installer version i have is 10.13.6, is that what could be causing the installation to fail?

Any suggestions? 

Try 

<key>Inject</key>
        <dict>
            <key>ATI</key>
            <true/>

You need also in kext/Other/WhateverGreen.kext

and Lilu.kext

But not sure I think this card need PSU minimum 400 Watt

Edited by chris1111

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16 hours ago, MacPeet said:

@ricoc90

 

This version was about changes in the external inputs.
Can you give a report on the 755?


LineOut works on both, LineIn doesn't but they never seemed to work for me

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Hello guys it has been a long time for me but i wanna try to install OSX 10.13 on my mackintosh 990 but when i wanna download OSX 10.13 i can't download the complete DMG i only downloaded a 22mb installer who wants to install on my current Hackintosh HDD. My question is how can i download the latest OSX 10.13 DMG file without damage my current 10.11 system which i use now. 

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3 hours ago, pepto said:

Hello guys it has been a long time for me but i wanna try to install OSX 10.13 on my mackintosh 990 but when i wanna download OSX 10.13 i can't download the complete DMG i only downloaded a 22mb installer who wants to install on my current Hackintosh HDD. My question is how can i download the latest OSX 10.13 DMG file without damage my current 10.11 system which i use now. 

Hi pepto nice to see you

You have all of the latest Installer Update with the installinstallmacos.py script

 

You only hate to open terminal

 sudo /path to/installinstallmacos.py

or sudo press space bar and drop the script to the terminal window

follow by ENTER

Edited by chris1111

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I have already downloaded high sierra but faces now problems to create the USB installer i have use the tutorial and make the USB with the following command after that is install clover as described but when i wanna boot from the stick their nothing to boot from. 

sudo /Applications/Install\ macOS\ High\ Sierra.app/Contents/Resources/createinstallmedia --volume /Volumes/USB --applicationpath /Applications/Install\ macOS\ High\ Sierra.app --nointeraction

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I can't see my install disk after installing clover on my usb thumb drive i uses 10.13.6 image for creating the usb installer but without success. What are i am missing

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On 8/25/2018 at 10:45 AM, pepto said:

I can't see my install disk after installing clover on my usb thumb drive i uses 10.13.6 image for creating the usb installer but without success. What are i am missing

Replace CLOVER Folder by this CLOVER

 

 

CLOVER.zip

Edited by chris1111
I Just remove unnecessary pics on misc folder

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Ok thanks for the help everything is working again on my optiplex 790, it has been a long time for me to install OSX but after 2 days of struggling it works. Nice to see that the optiplex topic is still alive. Great work to all :thumbsup_anim: 

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On ‎6‎/‎19‎/‎2018 at 4:59 PM, chris1111 said:

Hi MacPeet needs new topic for macOS Mojave 10.14 :lol:

For couple of days macOS Mojave is installed on my Main DELL Optiplex 790

everything's work like High Sierra :wink_anim:

Audio AppleALC

Graphics Geforce GT 710

Wifi Atheros 5B193

USB 3.0 

Network Intel 82579LM PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet :IntelMausi

146018824_Capturedcran.thumb.png.2a787cff89d35feb568ab96496963bd0.png

 

 

Can you share the Mojave files for the 790 i wanna install Mojave also on my 790.

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On 8/30/2018 at 3:00 PM, chris1111 said:

Bios A22 Update for Dell Optiplex 790

Ok I have done the update on my 790 but what about the clover and the apfs refi file ? ì have tried it with the latest clover but no success

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8 minutes ago, pepto said:

Ok I have done the update on my 790 but what about the clover and the apfs refi file ? ì have tried it with the latest clover but no success

Clover and APFS 

You need apfs.efi

send here the complet EFI Folder you have in EFI

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1 hour ago, chris1111 said:

Clover and APFS 

You need apfs.efi

send here the complet EFI Folder you have in EFI

Sorry but the file is bigger than 10mb 

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Thank you for this awesome guide! :)

 

Sleep and sound seem to be the only things not working. I have AppleALC.kext and injected Audio 11 but still no sound.

 

Can someone take a look at my attached RunMe (IOreg) files below and let me know what I missed?

 

Send me iMac.at.net.zip
 

SPECS:

Dell 780 Mini Tower

Nvidia FX580 Video Card

Intel Core 2 Quad Q9400 CPU

 

Edited by bocajoe

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Optiplex780 / 760:
LayoutID 11 or LayoutID 13
The codec in AppleALC is broken for 780/760 since 10.13.4. Rollback AppleHDA from 10.13.3 is necessary.

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      Note: Our Audio codec is ALC887 and it's running with layout ID 1.
      Download the newest AppleALC kext from here and install it together with lilu.kext from here into your usual /clover/kexts/others location. Done. No scripts or config.plist patches necessary.
      Add layout ID 1 to config.plist, if it's not there yet:
      <key>Audio</key> <dict> <key>Inject</key> <integer>1</integer> <key>ResetHDA</key> <true/> </dict> If you previously  installed any  audio patches, please follow this guide to "vanilla-ize" your install.
       
      2.5 Optional steps for Graphics
      If you have a dGPU, now it's the time to install its drivers and adjust the config.plist for it. The detaisl are specific to your GPU and thus of scope of this guide. Yet, my supplied config.plist is ready to be used with Nvidia Pascal cards and using the Nvidia web driver.
      Whatevergreen.kext helps with Intel iGPU and NVIDIA dGPU fixes.
       
      At the moment I'm also testing out a special bootflag: 'shikigva=12' to enable faster rendering in Final Cut Pro X. Without whatevergreen.kext and a shikigva bootflag, rendering in final cut seem very slow.
       
      2.5.1 Framebuffers
      If you're facing problems with output from your internal GPU, you can try the framebuffer patches listed by @BackwardMac:
       
      2.6 Install a proper keyboard layout
      You might not be using a fancy Apple branded keyboard. If you use a PC keyboard, you might be annoyed by the differing layout and usage of keys. As a German, you might find yourself quitting applications, since alt gr + Q won't add an @, but quit your current application. To fix this, you can simply install a different keyboard layout. Copy it to /Library/Keyboard Layouts/ and chose the layout in System Preferences, Keyboard in the section "Other". Deleting the previously selecting layout makes sure that only this one is used. Nice little trick.
       
      A keyboard layout for German keyboards is attached and works wonders
       
      3. Updating
      Updating inside 10.3.x/ 10.4.x point updates doesn't require much attention:
      Download the update from the AppStore as any Mac would do Allow the system to reboot Before booting MacOS with Clover, make sure to disable extra drivers for dGPUs which require non-native support. If using an Nvidia dGPU: Remove "nvda_drv=1"  from your boot arguments and disable Nvidia injection If using a non natively supported AMD card, do the same for AMD (I'm not using AMD, thus I cannot be specific) Boot into the newly created Install MacOS partition Repeat this process until the Install partition is gone Boot MacOS again, still following 3., and potentially install updated drivers Your Audio might require re-patching  
      4. ToDo
      Move away from static DSDT patching to SSDT hotpatching --> requires my work Native NVRAM --> requires developer work Audio without AppleHDA patching --> requires developer work  
      5. Thanks to
      @MaLd0nfor helping finding the right way with the DSDT
      @RehabMan, for being a legend and helping me out patching
      @toleda, for audio patches for the 300 series
      /u/corpnewt, for his superb vanilla guide
      @wmchris for his super XPS 9550 guide and introducing me to hot-patching
      @Panzerschiffe for his addition to this guide
      all the developers of clover and it's awesomeness
       
      SSDT-UIAC.aml
       
       
       
      win-germany.keylayout
       
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