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  1. [Guide] Yosemite update to 10.10.5

    [Guide] Yosemite update to 10.10.5 This post is a follow-up to my previous guide on installing Yosemite 10.10.0 (Yosemite Zone) on a late-2015 build that you can view here. Now we will be updating from 10.10.0 to 10.10.5. You will have to do the update through the App Store and then reboot the system when prompted. Once the update finishes, the Nvidia Web Drivers will be in need of updating and you will not be able to reboot into the system without the following bootflags: -v nv_disable=1 GraphicsEnabler=No Once you've done that, you'll now want to update the Nvidia Web Drivers to meet the version necessary for 10.10.5. Then update once you're prompted after the Nvidia installation. This time you don't even have to bother with any bootflags and you should have a functioning 10.10.5 hackintosh. Proof
  2. Can somebody please outline the Process for Installing Yosemite Zone on a Lenovo G580 Windows Machine ( Dual Boot Preferably ) with the correct boot flags and such .
  3. [Guide] Yosemite installation on a Late-2015 build Components of the Build Intel Core i5-4690K: ~$240.98 Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo: ~$34.88 Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3: ~$197.79 Crucial 1x8GB DDR3-1600: ~$49.89 Samsung 850 EVO 250GB: ~$99.99 Seagate Barracuda 1TB 7200: ~$46.88 EVGA GeForce GTX 750 Ti SC: ~$124.99 Thermaltake Chaser A31 Thunder: ~$79.99 EVGA 500W 80+ PSU: ~$36.99 Total Cost: ~$912.38 Software Requirements Multibeast 7.5 for Yosemite Nvidia Web Drivers Preface If you do not own a Mac system, then you'll need to source TransMac. If you do own a Mac system, then you'll need to restore the Yosemite Zone DMG file to your flash drive using the Disk Utility app. If you do not own an 8+ GB flash drive, then you'll need to source one to restore Yosemite to. I would recommend at least a 16 GB flash drive that way you could restore future images of OS X such as El Capitan and Sierra. Do not forget to save a copy of Multibeast on the flash drive, otherwise you'll have to source Multibeast without a working ethernet connection. Step-By-Step Reboot the system and hold down the DELETE key to enter the BIOS. Once in the BIOS, you'll need to press the F7 button to restore any custom BIOS settings to their factory defaults and then press F2 to enter the class mode. When you're in classic mode, you will want to disable VT-d, set xHCI to auto mode, activate xHCI hand-off, activate EHCI hand-off, set SATA to AHCI, and set the memory mode to a more stable setting. (There should be 3 choices, choose the setting that has "stable" or "secure" in its name) Press F10 to save your changes and reboot the system. This time you want to hold down the F12 button to enter the boot device selection screen and choose your flash drive that has the Yosemite install image on it. Press TAB on the keyboard to enter boot flags and enter the following flags without the quotation marks: " -v -x GraphicsEnabler=No nv_disable=1 " Now you should sit back and hopefully you'll boot into the OS X installer and not into a kernel panic. (You'll be at a high risk of kernel panics throughout the installation process, so bear that in mind please) Now you will want to enter the Disk Utility app from the top menu of the OS X installer and erase the Samsung 850 EVO storage device. (You can not make an HFS+ partition alongside any Windows partitions on your SSD) Now you can exit the Disk Utility app by pressing WIN+Q (which equates to the COMMAND+Q on a macintosh keyboard) and you can select the SSD as your target installation drive. Do not customize the Yosemite setup, just click on the SSD as your target installation drive and continue to the most important step of the installation; getting the OS X files on to your SSD. Sit back and relax until the OS X installer prompts you to reboot, and then let it reboot. This time; if you don't have any other OS installation disks inserted into your computer, it should boot into the default Yosemite Zone bootloader. You want to enter the same boot flags as you did on step 4 of this guide. " -v -x GraphicsEnabler=No nv_disable=1 " Now you'll be finishing up the installation of OS X, you don't have to bother setting up with an Apple account since we'll be disabling auto-updates to ensure that any software upgrades won't brick your hackintosh installation. Once you're on the desktop you'll notice a few things: There is no transparency, the resolution is small, QE/CI isn't functioning, audio isn't functioning, and the ethernet isn't functioning. If that's the case, then good. Now you'll want to copy Multibeast from the Yosemite installer flash drive to the OS X desktop and run it. Select DSDT Free from the Quick Start area and then head on over to the Drivers area to select the following: Realtek ALC887 audio (the modern version should suffice), Realtek RTL8111 (version 2.X should suffice), SSD Trim support, and USB 3.0 support. Then you'll want to proceed to the Build tab to install those kexts. Once Yosemite Zone is finished setting things up (the notifications should tell you when it's finished), you'll want to reboot the system and this time you should see a different boot screen. Press the TAB button like before and begin typing in the following boot flags: " -v -f " Now you should have working sound, working ethernet, you should be able to plug in a USB 3.0 device into a USB 3.0 port without OS X freezing up, and you should have TRIM support for your SSD (which helps out heaps when dealing with file transfers). Now you'll want to head on over to Google to grab the Nvidia drivers for OS X and install them. Reboot when prompted and enter the same bootflags as you did in step 14 to get back into the OS X installation. Then you'll want to go into the System Preferences panel and select NVIDIA Driver Manager. Click on the lock icon in the bottom-left corner of the window if the settings are locked, and proceed to select the NVIDIA Web Driver option and reboot again. Use the same boot flags as you did in step 14 and you should notice that most of the graphical glitches are gone and that the screen resolution should now match the monitor's native resolution. You should also see QE/CI functioning and transparency should be enabled. Now to disable auto-updates from messing up your installation of Yosemite, you'll want to head over to the System Preferences panel and select the App Store option. Untick all of the boxes and you should be finished with your installation of OS X Yosemite. Screenshot of a Finished Installation
  4. System Specs: CPU: AMD FX-8350 (8 cores@4.2Ghz each) Graphics Card: 2 x nVidia GTX 770 Motherboard: Sabertooth 990FX My Guide for getting my system working with Yosemite 10.10 Ok, so it took me approximately 2 weeks start to finish to figure out what a hackintosh was, get something running, and then finally get to the working product at the end. If you have an AMD processor(cpu), then Multibeast/Unibeast will not work for you because they don't support it, so you will have to use Niresh's version. Also, if you are using an AMD processor, you have to use Chameleon bootloader in the installation. Ok, so here are the steps in how I did it with my system (including all the tricks I had to do that still make no sense): Prerequisites: 1)Have 2 partitions available, both 20 Gigs or more. 2)Have a working Mac OS X machine to make your USB stick. 3)Have a 8+ Gig USB stick (or maybe a 8 GB Dual Layer Disk, which you can buy online) Step 1: You must be using a Mac/Hackintosh running OS X in order to run these. Download the "Restore" from Niresh's Yosemite Download page(you must be logged in), and also download the "Yosemite DMG", which you can use Utorrent or another torrent downloader to download the actual file you want. *Make sure both both of the files downloaded are in the same directory! This is very important!(keep them in Downloads probably)* Step 2: Make sure you have your 8+ Gb USB in the computer, and that it is formatted as Mac OS X Extended (Journaled), if not, use the Disk Utility to do so. Step 3: unzip the "Restore", and run it. (must be in same directory as the .dmg file) Step 4: Select the usb you are going to install the image on(the formatted one) with "change install location", and continue through the installation. The Install took me about 20-30 minutes to complete, but *make sure your computer doesn't go to sleep in that time, especially if it's a hackintosh!* Step 5: The image is now installed properly on your usb, if not then your files may not have been in the same directory. If it doesn't work the second time around then you should post in the forums about it. If installed correctly, restart your computer. Step 6: Enter in BIOS, and make sure that you follow Niresh's BIOS section in his Yosemite Guide. Select your USB in the boot device menu, and you should be at a black screen with words and a prompt for you to type things. Step 7: Now comes the part with the boot flags. These flags are what the installer is going to use to make the software work with your hardware. I went through about 20 different combinations of boot flags and installations to try to get things working right, but the one that worked for my install was "/amd64 -v cpus=1 npci=0x2000", but you may have to try others for your system. Check the guides in the forum. Step 8: Once you get to the installation screen, you will have to go to Disk Utility at the top of the menu, and format both the partitions you made using the "Erase" tab, selecting "Mac OS X Extended (Journaled)", giving your partitions a name like "OSX Yosemite" or "Mac OSX Yosemite", and hitting the Erase button. Special Note: Now you will arrive at the Hard Drive selection screen, and this is where things got weird for me. I'm going to skip ahead a little bit, but the hard drive I selected the first time was not the hard drive that the operating system was installed on. I selected the hard drive, under the "customize" screen I selected the boot flags I had used to get to the installer, cpus=1 and npci=0x2000, and then went through with the installation. It failed, and so I restarted and tried different things different times and got different errors at the end of the failed installation. *When your install fails the first time, on your second installation, select and install on the other partition you made! The first failed installation will be on the last partition you tried, and will be called disk2s or something like that, don't reformat that partition!* This worked for me 4 times totat, 3 times while installing OS X Maverick, and the 4th while Installing Yosemite. Step 9: At the end of the installation it will say installation complete and will start a countdown until an automatic restart. Once the computer restarts, go back into your BIOS and select the usb again. Instead of selecting the OSX Yosemite at the top, select the new one further down the list, and hit enter, no boot flags are necessary for this part. Step 10: Go through the install, you can skip the internet setup part by saying that your computer won't use internet(Niresh has an all in one ethernet fix you can transfer over with usb), and once your setup is complete you can access the operating system with the same usb at startup. Closing note: I may(probably will) come back and edit this guide to make it more complete and easier to understand for those who need it. This process took me a couple weeks to fully understand the process, and it is all completely trial and error, along with a ton of Google(or Duck Duck Go) searches and searches on Huge thanks to Niresh for him being so awesome, and providing this community with such a great tool. Good luck to all who are doing this, and don't give up!!!!
  5. This guide is intended for the Lenovo Thinkpad T430 with Intel Graphics HD 4000. We’ll be using clover (it doesn’t matter if standard, uefi or efi, and it’ll probably work with Chameleon too, but I haven’t tried it). PC Specs: Lenovo Thinkpad T430. Intel Graphics HD 4000, 1024mb vram, 1600x900 (but I also attached the required kext for the 1366x768 variant). Intel Core i5 Haswell 2.6 GHz. What works: Everything, except: Bluetooth (I think I found out a guide which let you set up it, but I didn’t really cared about it, as I wasn’t going to use bluetooth anyway). WiFi (yeah, it never works no matter which laptop you choose -except in some very rare cases-). Instructions: Install your OS X Yosemite distribution (I chose Niresh’s Yosemite Zone because of its native support patch for MBR, as I have a Windows 7 partition and didn’t wanted to mess with it). I STRONGLY advise you to choose a clean copy of it, with just Clover (you may find one over, in case you don’t need MBR support. It’s cleaner and gives to less headaches (although I have to say that this distro is pretty good). In case you opt for the clear way, you will also have to download the Clover installer package from sourceforge; and Kext Wizard. Now, do whatever you have to do to make a bootable USB drive, and boot from it, but, and this is important, if you’re using clover, and until I say something different, don’t boot directly, because you will be stuck at the black screen. This is what you have to do: Go to options in the clover boot menu (normally a gear that’s under the OS selection). Then choose Graphics (or something like that, I don’t remember). Deactivate InjectIntel, and in FakeID, write 0x????????????, being ??????????? random numbers that you choose, obviously, different than 0. This way the installer won’t detect your graphic card and use generic drivers. You will be at the installation wizard. Install it: If you’re using the clear way, do it normally. If you’re using Yosemite Zone distro, which is easier, choose to install Clover (standard if you don’t know what are UEFI or EFI) and, if you want battery percentage, look for the patch. It’s somewhere between all those options. Once the installation is completed, there are two cases, depending on the source of installation: The clear way: Boot again as stated previously (with the 0x????... thing) with your USB drive, but this time choose your OS X installation hard disk. Install Clover from the package you previously downloaded and with the default settings. The not-so-clear way: Your PC will have clover already installed, so just boot it up as stated previously (with the 0x????... thing). Now, use Kext Wizard (included in Yosemite Zone) to install the Kexts that are in Extensions. Also, put DSDT.aml in /EFI/CLOVER/ACPI/patched. From the AppleIntelFramebufferCapri, go to the folder that applies to your resolution and install the kext inside it, but only the one that applies to you, not the rest. And... reboot. Voilà. You have you’re computer 100% working. Now, if you plug some headphones in it, you will see that there’s so much noise. To solve this, go to Settings, VoodooHDA and choose on the switcher on the left 2. Headphones (Black Left), and reduce Input Gain to 0. And that’s all. Enjoy! Extensions:!d0MUkJCL!M2aZA6jq37o1rIEwmBsreA-2y2v52dgNNJaab-LQIdU!dg8TXRKY!t6OKGmBGrWiHxGhbtGSYfWUpze8D85HUzNcCDiMVFiI I've also a attached the instructions in a PDF done with TextEdit in my new Hackintosh Instructions T430.PDF
  6. Hello everybody, I'm new on this forums. I see and read a lot of things about the Hackintosh Project, but for install I don't know hows to do. So I have some Questions please. First: I Have a laptot Asus S500C with this config: Windows 8.1 Professionnel ‎(X64)‎ Processeur Intel Core i3 3217U Cadencé à 1.80 GHz Nombre de coeurs: 2 physique(s), 4 logique(s) Socket: Socket 1023 FCBGA Carte mère ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. S500CA 1.0 Version du bios: S500CA.204 Date: 04/02/2013 Chipset Pont nord : Intel Ivy Bridge Pont sud : Intel HM76 Mémoire 3.89 Go de mémoire totale de type DDR3 Carte Graphique Intel® HD Graphics 4000 Version DirectX installée: 11.0 Disque dur Disque dur HitachiHTS545050A7E380 de 465.76 Go SATA II Firmware: GG2OA6C0 Réseau Carte virtuelle directe Wi-Fi Microsoft Type d'adaptateur: IEEE 802.11 wireless [CommView] Atheros AR9485WB-EG Wireless Network Adapter Type d'adaptateur: IEEE 802.11 wireless Contrôleur Ethernet Qualcomm Atheros AR8161 PCI-E Gigabit (NDIS 6.30) Type d'adaptateur: ethernet Software Loopback Interface 1 Type d'adaptateur: Loopback Cartes multimedia Intel Corporation 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family High Definition Audio Controller Clavier Keyboard Device Filter Souris ASUS Touchpad Ecran(s) Moniteur Plug-and-Play générique Resolution maximum: 1366 x 768 Taille de l'écran: 15.3" (34 cm x 19 cm) Ratio d'aspect: 16:9 Type d'entrée vidéo: Digital Signal Périphérique USB IMC Networks Version USB supportée: 2.0 Atmel Corp. Atmel maXTouch Digitizer Version USB supportée: 2.0 So can I install the distro Niresh on my computer? Then: I want just a Macinstosh without Windows, so can I install the programm directly from the desk or I'm obligated to have a USB for instal? Thank you a lot for all your asnwers and for your helps. Bye bye
  7. Hey fellows I'm doing the 10.8.2 installation of Niresh to my 8GB USB. I've followed all the steps and checked the AHCI instead of SATA and such.So I move on to the booting, when i press a button so i get the boot options If i just press enter with no boot "commands", I stuck at the Apple logo screen, no loadin circle or anything just the gray apple, I've waited 15 mins but nothing happens. So if I try booting with the booting command -v I get a black screen after some text that I'll try to show you, the text is very blurry but you might see what it says: Here's my specc: System: Windows 7 Ultimate x64 CPU: Intel Core i5 4670K 3.4 GHz (Haswell) Graphics: Gigabyte GTX Geforce 660 Other Hardware: Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B85M-D3H RAM: Corsair 8GB (2x4GB) CL9 1600Mhz VENGEANCE LP Thanks a lot!
  8. Hello, This is my first topic here, so I hope it follows all the rules. I'm using an AMD FX 6300 with the /amd1 kernel. Notice: This guide is now obsolete, although it can be still useful if you wanna replace a kernel by hand. Download the new Yosemite here: A warning Before you proceed following this guide be warned that I am not responsible for any damages to you or your hackintosh installation. What you need A working hackingtosh installation Yosemite 10.10.1 Update package Installation disk (see this guide) The guide Copy your current kernel to "/Users/kernel". This can be done using the following command in Terminal (you have to enter your password when executing this command): sudo cp /System/Library/Kernels/kernel /Users/kernel Take note of your volume name (you can use Disk Utility for this). The name of my partition is "Yosemite" Download the Yosemite 10.10.1 Update package and open "OSXUpd10.10.1.pkg". Follow all the installation steps and finish the installation by pressing "Restart". Instead of booting from your hard drive, boot from the installation disk. Enter the correct startup options for your processor (for example /amd if you're using an AMD processor). After the setup started correctly, select your language and after that use "Utilities -> Terminal" to open the terminal. Copy the kernel you saved in /Users to your /System/Library/Kernels directory, you can use the following command for this: cp -f /Volumes/"Yosemite"/Users/kernel /Volumes/"Yosemite"/System/Library/Kernels/kernel Make sure to replace "Yosemite" with your volume name. After this run the following commands (still replacing "Yosemite" with your volume name): rm -rf /Volumes/"Yosemite"/System/Library/Caches kextcache -u /Volumes/"Yosemite" Restart your system, removing the installation disk. After you restarted, you have to follow a small wizard and after that you installed Yosemite 10.10.1! Hopefully this is useful for some of you, Mr. eXoDia
  9. New here attempting a new hackintosh. I've installed on a dell optiplex and have a new laptop. Looking for a guide to install on a toshiba qosmio x75? Any suggestions? I'd prefer mavericks and the ability to dual boot. Is this possible? Thanks in advance.
  10. Good Afternoon, I have assembled a dedicated PC to do the installation of the niresh mavericks distribution from usb. I followed this guide: I set in the bios all the various configurations, and I set the boot from the usb disk. I get to the installation of the operating system, initialize the disk and launch the installation. Once the installation is complete, the computer restarts and loads the niresh boot. If I leave from the start of the operating system is loading but doesn't load. This is the hardware of my pc: - Gigabyte GA-Z87MX-D3H - Intel Core i5 4440 - 2x4GB DDR 3 PC3 10660 CL9-9-9-21 1333Mhz 1.5V - Point of View nVidia GeForce GTX 650 Ti 2GB GDDR5 - 500GB Sata3 WD Blue
  11. Maverick on an Asus X501A1

    Bonjour tout le monde ! I'm asking your help for a first Maverick install with Niresh's os. I'm not a beginner, but my previous installations were a 10.3 and a 10.5 on a very compatible pc, and a 10.9 niresh whit VBox. I hope you will give me good advices with my asus x501a1 laptop. I'm actualy running ubuntu Dual boot Window$ 8. For the hardware, it's a celeron b830 (1,8 Ghz), 4 gigs of ram, intel hd graphics 2000, but I don't really know for the other components. I would like to install osx 10.9 with niresh's distro or macpwn. Thank you for your help ps : I'm french, please excuse my shatered english