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    • 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
       
      MONITORCONTROL
      JoniVR & theOneyouseek
       
      and many more....
       
       
       
      UPDATE 26/03/2019
       
      ** Normal update ( less than 20mins ) Mojave 10.14.3 update to Mojave 10.14.4 via  Software Update with Aorus Z390 PRO EFI    **
       

       
      ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
       
       
       
      PART LIST
       
      • Intel I7 8700 
      • Gigabyte Z390 AORUS PRO
      • Gigabyte AORUS RADEON RX 580 8GB
      • Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB ( 2 x 8GB ) 2666MHz – CMK16GX4M2A2666C16
      • 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.. )
       
       
       
      WORKING
       
      • Sound 
      • HDMI audio on RX580
      • Ethernet Port
      • WiFi
      • SSD Trim
      • USB 3.0 & 2.0 
      • AirDrop
      • iCloud
      • Hardware Acceleration
      • iMessages
      • Facetime
      • Handoff
      • Continuity
       
       
       

       

       

       
       
       
       
       
      PART 1 - DOWNLOAD 
       
       
      Download the following:
       
      • CLOVER
       
      • Aorus Z390 Pro EFI .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, explained in guide)
       
      • OsxAptioFix2Drv-free2000.efi ( Replace AptioMemoryFix-64.efi post install )
       
       
      OPTIONAL DOWNLOADS
       
      • Native Display Brightness with MonitorControl
       
      • VoodooHDA.kext.zip 

      • ThemeEngine 
       
      • Assets.car 
       
       
       
      PART 2 - BIOS SETTINGS (version F5 )
       
       
      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 → 64M
      • Chipset → DVMT Total Gfx Mem → 256M
      • Chipset → Audio Controller → Enabled
      • Chipset → Above 4G Decoding → Enabled
       
      • Power → ErP → Disabled
      • Power → RC6 (Render Standby) → Enabled
       
      // 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 Customize button
      • Choose:
      Clover for UEFI booting only Install Clover in the ESP Themes UEFI Drivers Install RC scripts on target volume • Click Install button
      • Installation Complete!
       
      Video:
       
       
       
       
       
       
      PART 5 – CUSTOMIZE MOJAVE USB INSTALLER FOR AORUS Z390 PRO
       
      Replace Clover EFI folder with the customised AORUS Z390 configuration ( 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

      • INSERT USB INSTALLER INTO THE USB 2.0 PORT  
       
       
      • Power on PC and press F12• Choose bootable USB drive from boot menu.
       
       
       
      • Install macOS Mojave to internal solid state or hard drive.
       
      NOTE
      During install the system will reboot and you will see onscreen message EXC_CORPSE_NOTIFY exception. This instance is normal,  no skeletons !.
       
       
      When system returns to the Clover boot menu choose:
       
      • Boot macOS Install Prebooter from Preboot
       
       
       
      After next restart choose:
       
      • Boot macOS 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, Aorus Pro can only boot with the aid of the Mojave USB Installer.
      To boot from the internal drive, copy Clover EFI folder from  Mojave USB installer into the  Internal EFI drive.
       
      • Using ESP Mounter Pro, mount internal EFI/ESP partition and external USB EFI/ESP
      • Copy contents from USB EFI/ESP partition and paste into internal EFI/ESP
       
       
      Video:
       
       
       
      • 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 
       
       
      Configure Config.plist for iMessages. ( Video below )
       
      • SMBIOS = Mac Mini 8.1
      • Rt Variables —> ROM —> is your MAC address (delete colons from Mac address)
      • MLB field =  Enter serial number generated and append 5 random characters
      • SmUUID = in Terminal run command “uuidgen” and copy it to SmUUID field
      • Board Serial is same as MLB field.
      • Clover Configurator —>  Save 
       
      Video:
       
       
       
      • Mount internal drive EFI/ESP partition
      • Go to folder CLOVER → drivers64UEFI 
      • Delete AptoMemoryFix-64.efi
      • Place both EMUVariableUefi-64.efi and OsxAptoFix2Drvfree2000.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 )
      • It is important to delete EMUVariableUefi-64.efi, this will avoid very intermittent boot errors such as: “Couldn’t allocate runtime area”  post errors.
       
       
       
       
       
      DEFAULT SSDT –  DEFAULT SSDT USB PORTS FIX CONFIGURATION - SSDT ALREADY INSIDE AORUS Z390 EFI FOLDER
       

       

       

       
       
      Limitation: USB2 devices can not be used on SS03 → SS08
       
       
       
       
       
       
      ------------    GUIDE FINISHED YOU SHOULD NOW HAVE WORKING AORUS Z390 PRO HACKINTOSH  WITH SSDT USB FIX   ------------
       
       
       
       
       
       
      OPTIONAL:  Enable HDMI Audio on RX580
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
      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
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
      FOR MORE HACKINTOSH INFORMATION SUCH AS USB PORTS FIX, CLOVER CONFIGURATOR, HACKINTOSH BACKUP WITH CARBON COPY CLONER .....   THEN SEE MY PREVIOUS GUIDE FOR ASUS Z370-G Strix
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       

       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
      SSDT-UIAC.aml.zip
      SSDT-UIAC.dsl.zip
       
       
    • By Cobie1990
      Hey everyone,
       
      I have a brand new build every part is brand new specs are:
       
      Motherboard: Gigabyte Z390 Designare 
      CPU: I7-9700k(Coffee Lake)
      GPU: Sapphire Pulse Rx 580 4gb
      Ram: 32gb Trident 3000mhz
      PSU: 750W bronze
       
      All parts were checked on QVL list. So they are compatiable. I can install Mojave 10.14.3 without a problem on my 1tb ssd. 
       
      Now the problem is once i boot up after install and log into mac os Mojave system. After like 5 mins it freezes up and just get stuck and i cant do anything. I have to reset my hackintosh and try again but still after 2-5 mins upon boot up it freezes!(Also bios is set correctly)
       
      If anyone has a fix for this, can yall help me out i need Mac os for video production machine but cant get it to stop freezing!
       
      Help plz thanks for all problems in advance!!

       
       

    • By fantomas1
      The macOS Mojave 10.14.4 update adds support for Apple News+, includes bug fixes and improvements, improves the stability and reliability of your Mac, and is recommended for all users.
       
      Apple News+
      Apple News+ is a new subscription service that extends the Apple News experience with hundreds of magazines and top newspapers
      Our editors handpick top articles and magazine issues, and you also get personalized recommendations on the topics most interesting to you
      Automatic downloads make it easy to read magazine issues offline
      Apple News is now available in Canada, with a free experience that includes handpicked Top Stories, a personalized Today feed, and support for both English and French
      Apple News+ is available in the U.S. and in Canada, with dozens of additional Canadian magazines
       
      Safari
      Adds Dark Mode support for websites that support custom color schemes
      Streamlines website login when filling credentials with Password AutoFill
      Allows push notification prompts only after interacting with a website
      Adds a warning when an insecure webpage is loaded
      Removes support for the expired Do Not Track standard to prevent potential use as a fingerprinting variable; Intelligent Tracking Prevention now protects against cross-site tracking by default
      iTunes
      Shows more editorial highlights on a single page in the Browse tab, making it easier to discover new music, playlists, and more in Apple Music
      AirPods
      Adds support for new AirPods (2nd generation)
       
      More
      Supports Air Quality Index in Maps for US, UK and India
      Improves the quality of audio recordings in Messages
      Supports real-time text (RTT) for phone calls made through a nearby iPhone on Mac
      Provides enhanced support for external GPUs in Activity Monitor
      Fixes an App Store issue that may have prevented adoption of the latest versions of Pages, Keynote, Numbers, iMovie, and GarageBand
      Improves the reliability of USB audio devices when used with MacBook Air, MacBook Pro and Mac mini models introduced in 2018
      Corrects the default screen brightness for MacBook Air (Fall 2018)
      Fixes a graphics compatibility issue that may occur on some external displays connected to Mac mini (2018)
      Resolves Wi-Fi connection issues that may occur after upgrading to macOS Mojave
      Fixes an issue where re-adding an Exchange account may cause it to disappear from Internet Accounts
      Fixes an issue where AOL user passwords may be frequently requested in Mail
       
      Update
      Combo
       
       
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    • By fantomas1
      Apple News+
      Apple News+ is a new subscription service that extends the Apple News experience with hundreds of magazines and top newspapers
      Our editors handpick top articles and magazine issues, and you also get personalized recommendations on the topics most interesting to you
      Automatic downloads make it easy to read magazine issues offline
      Apple News is now available in Canada, with a free experience that includes handpicked Top Stories, a personalized Today feed, and support for both English and French
      Apple News+ is available in the U.S. and in Canada, with dozens of additional Canadian magazines
       
      Safari
      Adds Dark Mode support for websites that support custom color schemes
      Streamlines website login when filling credentials with Password AutoFill
      Allows push notification prompts only after interacting with a website
      Adds a warning when an insecure webpage is loaded
      Removes support for the expired Do Not Track standard to prevent potential use as a fingerprinting variable; Intelligent Tracking Prevention now protects against cross-site tracking by default
      iTunes
      Shows more editorial highlights on a single page in the Browse tab, making it easier to discover new music, playlists, and more in Apple Music
      AirPods
      Adds support for new AirPods (2nd generation)
       
      More
      Supports Air Quality Index in Maps for US, UK and India
      Improves the quality of audio recordings in Messages
      Supports real-time text (RTT) for phone calls made through a nearby iPhone on Mac
      Provides enhanced support for external GPUs in Activity Monitor
      Fixes an App Store issue that may have prevented adoption of the latest versions of Pages, Keynote, Numbers, iMovie, and GarageBand
      Improves the reliability of USB audio devices when used with MacBook Air, MacBook Pro and Mac mini models introduced in 2018
      Corrects the default screen brightness for MacBook Air (Fall 2018)
      Fixes a graphics compatibility issue that may occur on some external displays connected to Mac mini (2018)
      Resolves Wi-Fi connection issues that may occur after upgrading to macOS Mojave
      Fixes an issue where re-adding an Exchange account may cause it to disappear from Internet Accounts
      Fixes an issue where AOL user passwords may be frequently requested in Mail
       
      Update
      Combo
       
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