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    USB Port Limit Patch for macOS Catalina 10.15.0

    Catalina requires a new USB Port Limit patch for those looking to increase the number of usable USB ports on a hackintosh. Catalina 10.15.0 (2 Patches) Patch #1: Name*: Find* [HEX]: 83FB0F0F Replace* [HEX]: 83FB3F0F Comment: USB Port Limit Patch 1...
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    Improving Sleep on a Hackintosh (Wakeup, Freezes, Black Screens)

    After installing macOS on a hackintosh there are some changes or things you should be aware of when sleep/waking your hackintosh so that you don't have it turning on in the middle of the night or waking to a black screen. Energy Saver Settings Open the Settings App Click Energy Saver Uncheck...
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    List of Hackintosh USB Port Limit Patches (10.15 Updated)

    For hackintoshing macOS requires USB patch to get all USB/USB3 ports recognized and working along with USBInjectAll.kext. If you at any Mac in Apple's lineup anything not in the pro line usually comes with 4 or less USB ports, because of that there is a port limit on the number of USB ports in...
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    Mapping RAM and DIMM Slots on a Hackintosh with Clover SMBIOS

    To fix macOS not detecting all RAM or a RamDisk error the DIMM slots on a hackintosh need to be set in the Clover EFI. I've made this guide in response to a number posts in the hackintosh community asking about why macOS doesn't detect all their RAM or why some of their DIMM slots don't boot...
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    Generate your own Hackintosh Serial Number, Board Serial Number, UUID, MLB, ROM in Clover

    As a Hackintosher you should always want to generate your own unique information for your hackintosh so that you're not linked to someone else hackintosh or an existing Mac. For all these steps you will need to edit your config.plist. When messing around with the SBMIOS settings it's...
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    Nvidia 10.13.4 Web Drivers 387. released

    Nvidia has released a second set of Web Drivers for macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 that should fix the issues with lag and Safari glitching out caused by the previous 387. driver released earlier for 10.13.4. 387. Notes: Fixes Lag and glitches across macOS...
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    Coffee Lake UHD 630 Graphics - FrameBuffer Injection 0x3E918086 0x3E928086 for High Sierra

    Coffee Lake doesn't have it's own Framebuffer as of 10.13.4, but what we can do is use the Kaby Lake Framebuffer by inserting the Device ID's of UHD 630 0x3E918086 for i3 and 0x3E928086 i5/i7 after which you can set as your FakeID in config.plist. By connecting these Device ID's to the Kaby Lake...
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    Nvidia 10.13.4 Web Drivers 387. (Still Laggy)

    Nvidia has released Web Drivers for macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 and is available for download here: Nvidia Web Driver 10.13.4: 10.13.4 -387. (17E199) However people have noticed the drivers are still very laggy as they were in 10.13.3. However Vit9696 created a wprlarpimd for the...
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    4k 60hz with HDMI 2.0 will work even on a Hackintosh using integrated graphics (iGPU)

    So it's actually possible now to run a 4k TV at 60hz in HiDPI mode on a hackintosh over HDMI without an adapter and using only the integrated graphics, something that couldn't be possible in the past thanks to the inclusion of HDMI 2.0 on some motherboards. If you notice in the image above I'm...
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    How-to update and patch apfs.efi on a Hackintosh

    APFS Reference APFS.efi is needed to boot an APFS formatted drive through Clover. Here’s where you can find the latest version of apfs.efi on your system and how to remove the wall of text that appears every time you boot into Clover. Where to find apfs.efi: Boot macOS High Sierra Mount your...
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    AMD Ryzen ASROCK AB350 Gaming-ITX SFF Hackintosh w/ Guide

    I originally bought this Ryzen system to use for Windows 7 as I refuse to use Windows 10, however a year later I thought I might as well turn it into a hackintosh. As a hackintosh it’s been pretty stable. There haven’t been any restarts in sleep or fatal issues that prevent this from working...
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    AMD Hackintosh HWMonitor Temperatue Sensor Monitoring Instructions

    Not a lot of people know this but you can get your sensors working on a Ryzen hackintosh using Slice's HWMonitor and XLNC instructions. I'm posting a reference to the steps and files here since I had a hard time finding it through google search. Version: 3r86 INFO: This is used to monitor...
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    Enable & Disable System Integrity Protection (SIP) on a Hackintosh

    This is how you can easily toggle enable/disable SIP on a hackintosh. Now many of you already know how to do this, but I created these steps for beginners to which they can reference and to which I can reference to in other guides. Toggling SIP Traditionally on a Mac you would go into the...
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    How to install Nvidia Web Drivers with on a Hackintosh

    This is an alternative method that can be used to install Nvidia Web Drivers if the normal way is giving you issues or there is a problem with the latest web drivers or if you are using a version of macOS where web drivers havn't yet been released for. In this example I'll be replacing the...
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    Nvidia Web Drivers - Make older versions work in High Sierra

    I thought it would be a good idea to post this since currently on High Sierra 10.13.3 Nvidia Web Drivers are all messed up where they are causing lag and poor performance. Use this guide whenever Nvidia Web Drivers arren't released for a new version of macOS or when the drivers arn't performing...
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    Forums Restored from Backup

    Hi, I had an issue with the server where I had to restore from a backup 5 days ago. So if you made a post it has been lost. Sorry.
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    [Success][Guide] ASUS ROG Maximus X Hero Z370 Hackintosh Build

    The Monitor: Dell Ultrawide U3417W See original blog post: ASUS ROG Maximus X HERO Hackintosh Build Guide - Hackintosher I always preferred ASUS motherboards over Gigabyte as they tend to be the only one without any hackintosh problems in my use case. This post also has a guide to it and...
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    [News] High Sierra 10.13.3 is Out

    Apple has released macOS High Sierra 10.13.3. There isn't anything noteworthy or eye catching about this update. It brings a fix to iMessage conversations being out of order and some undocumeneted changes, security enhacement and fixes. I can confirm the iGPU or AMD graphics card works good so...
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    Email Confirmation Not Recieved

    I'm aware that some of you are not reciving your email confirmation therefore I have manually approved you and temproarly disabled email comfirmation as necessary until I can figure out what is going on. Edit: Problem has been resolved.
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    Enabling Third Party Broadcom WLAN 802.11a/b/g/n WIFI + Bluetooth Cards on a Hackintosh BCM94352Z, BCM94322

    The Broadcom WLAN 802.11a/b/g/n cards are the go to cards if you need If you need Wifi and Bluetooth and want to swap out an existing Wifi card on your desktop/laptop as they are not as expensive as the dedicated PCIE cards, which are usually $100+ USD and they are quite easy to get working in...