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  1. EliteMacx86

    [Guide] How to Create macOS Big Sur Bootable USB

    The following guide is a guide for creating macOS Big Sur Bootable USB. The installation has been covered in another section. Before you start with this guide, here's are few requirements A working Internet connection. A 16 GB or larger USB Flash Drive. A complete backup of your system. We...
  2. EliteMacx86

    [Guide] How to Enable FileVault

    How to Enable FileVault This guide covers the implementation of FileVault. FileVault is a solution provided by Apple which encrypts your complete drive. The credentials to unlock the drive are stored either in the iCloud or the user Account offering you a passphrase to decrypt/unlock the drive...
  3. EliteMacx86

    [Fix] Pink Screen on Intel HD 530, 540, 550, 630, 640, 650 and UHD 630 on macOS Sierra and later

    Some users are having a issue of pink screen after fixing their Graphics. This guide will fix the pink screen on your Hackintosh. This fix is for Hackintosh users who are having one of these above Graphics. Before you start with this guide, get to know about the real issue. After fixing the...
  4. EliteMacx86

    [Guide] How to implement CPU Power Management on X79 Motherboards (Sandy/Ivy)

    When talking about a stable system with a balanced performance, it's very important that your system has a working CPU Power Management. The PM not only increase the performance but it also unlock and unleash the CPU speed and hence you can achieve full speed and reach to the maximum CPU speed...
  5. EliteMacx86

    [Guide] Install macOS Catalina on PC

    The following guide is a complete installation guide for installing a fresh copy of macOS Catalina. The post-installation has been covered in another section. The required tools and downloads are available at the forum. Before you start with this guide, here's are few requirements A working...
  6. EliteMacx86

    [Guide] ASRock EP2C602-4L/D16 - 2x 10-Core Intel Xeon E5-2690 v2 - 32GB RAM - AMD Radeon RX580

    This is a complete installation guide to install macOS Mojave 10.14 on your custom built hardware featuring ASRock EP2C602-4L/D16 paired with 2x 10-Core Intel Xeon E5-2690 v2. The purpose of this guide is to provide a step-by-step guide to install Mojave using Clover UEFI. Specifications...
  7. EliteMacx86

    [Fix] How to fix crash while using Netflix, Cnet and IMDb on macOS High Sierra and later

    With use of Intel HD Graphics, you might face crashing when using Safari, some Websites like Netflix. On some websites like Cnet and IMDb, if you play the video, a crash will be there. This issue is from macOS High Sierra and later. This guide will fix all such issues when using Intel HD...
  8. Cyberdevs

    SMBIOS - How to select the best SMBIOS and why

    System Management BIOS (SMBIOS) is the premier standard for delivering management information via system firmware. Since its release in 1995, the widely implemented SMBIOS standard has simplified the management of more than two billion client and server systems. All Apple computer use a unique...
  9. EliteMacx86

    [Guide] How to use NVMe and M.2 Drives

    With the introduction of NVMe and M.2 Drives, which provides more speed than a normal SSD or Hard Drive, can be used on hackintoshes without any issues. Apple has been already using their compatible NVMe drives which is not only faster but supports many features and works out of the box. For...
  10. EliteMacx86

    [Guide] How to Check Laptop Display Connector

    The Display connector on the Laptop is important as it controls the display and affect functioning of QE/CI. Earlier, the eDP port were used. Now, the LVDS and Display port are used. So here's a quick guide to find out the connector on a Laptop. Using Windows This method needs a copy of...
  11. EliteMacx86

    [Guide] Restoring Native/Vanilla AppleHDA

    For most of the time, when you try to fix audio on your hardware, you forget to backup the vanilla AppleHDA. When fixing, if there's any issue, and the audio doesn't works, you try to fix it in other ways. But as the different AppleHDA is there, so the audio may have some issues. So here's a...
  12. arsradu

    [Guide] Installing kexts

    There are a few ways to install a kext (kernel extension). One of them is in L/E (Library/Extensions) or S/L/E (System/Library/Extension). And there are a few ways to accomplish that, as well. The other, and possibly the best one, is through Clover Bootloader itself (simply copy-pasting the...
  13. EliteMacx86

    [Fix] Boot Graphics Glitch on macOS 10.13.x

    You may have noticed that when you boot into macOS, there's a glitch just before the login screen. This glitch is referred as Boot Graphics Glitch and sometimes also known as boot garbled screen. To fix this issue, follow the steps below Step 1: Mount your EFI Partition The very first step is...
  14. EliteMacx86

    [Fix] Boot Graphics Glitch on macOS 10.12

    You may have noticed that when you boot into macOS, there's a glitch just before the login screen. This glitch is referred as Boot Graphics Glitch and sometimes also known as boot garbled screen. To fix this issue, follow the steps below Step 1: Mount your EFI Partition The very first step is...
  15. Cyberdevs

    How to Enable Network Adapters on any Given Desktop PC

    For the sake of the simplicity I will refer to the network adapter as LAN in the rest of the article. These devices can be activated under the macOS by using a specific kind of KEXT and I will show you how to determine which one of these vendors is provided the LAN adapter on your mainboard and...
  16. Cyberdevs

    Enabling WiFi Support for Atheros Based WiFi Adapters

    As of the first release of macOS Mojave, Apple has removed the support for Atheros based WiFi adapters by removing the AirPortAtheros40.kext file from the IO80211Family.kext/Contents/Plugins so if you have been using one of those cards you need to add the missing AirPortAtheros40.kext back to...
  17. Cyberdevs

    How to create custom SSDT-UIAC

    Few years ago I wrote a guide on How to install macOS Sierra on GA-Z170X-Gaming 5 and a friend of mine SavageAUS wrote this section on how to create the custom SSDT-UIAC as a part of the guide, I hope you guys find it useful.) How to create custom SSDT-UIAC: A quick rundown on how to create a...
  18. Cyberdevs

    How to fix Unknown CPU Error in About This Mac

    If you get the Unknown CPU in About This Mac you can use the following settings according to your processor. Use IORegistry Explorer or IOJones to check the current "cpu-type" value for your processors. You can find the value by clicking the CPU0@0 like shown in the picture below: I have an...
  19. EliteMacx86

    [Fix] Intel UHD Graphics 630 on 10.12.6+

    macOS supports a wide range of Intel HD Graphics but every graphics doesn't works out of the box. This guide will enable Full QE/CI on your Hackintosh. This fix is for Hackintosh users who are having one of these above Graphics. Before you start with this guide, get to know something about the...
  20. EliteMacx86

    [Fix] Intel HD Graphics 630 on macOS 10.12.6 and later

    macOS supports a wide range of Intel HD Graphics but every graphics doesn't works out of the box. This guide will enable Full QE/CI on your Hackintosh. This fix is for Hackintosh users who are having one of these above Graphics. Before you start with this guide, get to know something about the...