I used to have the same notebook, I hate to break it to you but it's a waste of time. I tried several hackintosh distros (including Niresh) as well as retail installs. I think it has something to do with the BIOS settings, when I tried researching a lot of other people issues with this notebook. If you just don't want windows, linux works great on it, I ran Ubuntu 12.04 on mine. With that being said good luck maybe you'll find something I didn't try.