1. Drewbie

    [SOLVED] Trying to switch from High Sierra to Catalina - Fresh install or update?

    Hey everyone, so here's my situation in a nutshell. Years ago I had someone build me a Hackintosh. I have plenty of experience with building Non-hackintosh computers, some programming knowledge, etc; so I'm not a complete neophyte. However I had never done a Hackintosh before and asked...
  2. rayjaken

    Stuck at Apple logo after Clover menu - Catalina

    Hi there! I really could use some help. I'm trying to install Catalina on a computer with Asus ROG Maximux XII Extreme, a Intel i9 10900K and a RTX 2080, with 64 GB RAM. I followed the steps at tonymacx86, using UniBeast. I created the USB drive, I get to the Clover menu, and when I select...
  3. swordsx48

    [Solved] UHD 630 No Graphics Acceleration Opencore Catalina - i5 10600k

    Hi hope you're doing well! I've tried so many different fixes for this, starting a new thread was really my last choice. I'm using the i5 10600k with an MSI Z490-A Pro. I particularly chose this because it'll allow 4k over DisplayPort which, god, that might be another b*tch just on its own...
  4. J

    Need help with installing Catalina (10.15.7) on my laptop (MSI Modern 14 A10M-615). Stuck at Apple Logo

    Hello. I need help with the installation of macOS Catalina on my laptop (MSI Modern 14 A10M-615). I tried almost everything. I'm always stuck at the apple logo (with no progress bar) before the even installation starts. Please help. Greetings Jannick P.S.: I'm using the standard UniBeast Clover...
  5. S

    Help Unable to install Catalina GA-Z97x-Gaming 7

    Hi I'm hoping someone can rescue me from an unexpected issue I am having to get Catalina 10.15.2 running on my GA-Z97X-Gaming 7. I have setup other Hackintoshes with Gigabyte boards, never has it been this hard. Setup MB: GA-Z97X-Gaming 7 BIOS Version: F8 CPU:i7-4770 Memory: 32GB Graphics...
  6. T

    [Guide] USBMapping for Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Master with OpenCore 0.6.6. Catalina 10.15.7

    I just want to share my USBMap.kext and how to map them on Z390 Aorus Master in case someone might need it. MY SETUP : BACK PANEL : 4 USB2 ports and 6 USB 3 ports I left alone the 4 USB2 ports, since macos recognizes them no problem As for the 6 USB3 ports, i configured 3 ports for...
  7. HoumousCost

    Pink/Static Screen Pre-Installation Catalina

    Hi, I'm installing a hackintosh (10.15 recovery installer) using OpenCore 0.6.5. My setup is as follows: 1. Intel i5 4690 2. Gigabyte H97-D3H 3. PowerColor RX580 4GB (DP Only Output, Connected to monitor using a DP-VGA converter) I cant get to installer screen but suddenly my screen turned...
  8. A

    Auto shutdown when update Catalina 10.15.7 from 10.15.5

    Hi, this is my info: Current: Catalina 10.15.5 OC: 0.6.4 CPU: i5-9400(no F) GPU: UHD-630 Motherboard: Gigabyte B365m Aorus Elite Problem: I download 10.15.7 from Sys Setting and install it. After reboot, I choose installer and then it shows the apple logo and the loading bar, gets half full and...
  9. drtweb

    Help. XFX 5700xt Catalina Multi Monitor Issues Opencore

    Hi, I have been running a stable Catalina build using Opencore for a while now (EFI below) using an RX580. I have decided to upgrade my GPU (mainly for the duel boot) to an XFX 5700 XT. The issue I am having is that I can only get 1 DisplayPort running (the one to the far right of the card on...
  10. T

    (SOLVED) OpenCore Catalina stuck at IOConsoleUsers:gIOLockState (3... on Lenovo X1 Extreme Gen 2

    Hi, I followed Dortania's OpenCore guide on install Catalina/Big Sur. My setup is Lenovo X1 Extreme gen 2: - CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-9850H CPU @ 2.60GHz - GPU: Intel UHD Graphics 630 - Chipset Model: C240 Series CM 246 Keyboard, TrackPad and Touchscreen Connection Type: SM BUS...
  11. F

    Update Catalina gets stuck

    My Mac is currently at Catalina 10.15.3 and I am trying to update to 10.15.7. When I click on update the Mac reboots as usual. In the clover the “install Mac to.. “ appears as usual also. I click on that and then it gets stuck on this black verbose page. Not sure what to try at this point...
  12. A

    Stuck at apfs_module_start:1683

    Hello guys this Hackintosh installation made me crazy nothing worked I tried almost everything so please help me, I am trying to install Hackintosh without a gpu just using my iGPU this is a picture and m
  13. N

    Zbook Catalina Battery Not Charging

    Would anyone be able to help me get my battery to work? I have Catalina successfully installed on my zbook studio laptop. I've installed Rehabman's ACPIBatterManager kext but that did not seem to help. I've also tried patching it myself by following the Rehabman's guides and other various...
  14. T

    Dell Optiplex 3020 SFF i5-4570 8gb stuck on a screen

    I am using opencore and everytime i go to boot into the usb it stops here i have been working on this for about a month now and i could really use some help
  15. I

    mouse and keyboard don't work during install step

    using OpenCore Install Guide to install 10.15.7 macOS Catalina, the usb boots fine and get me to the install step but i can't go any further because the mouse and keyboard don't work, i've tried many drivers and kexts : VoodooPS2Controller-2.1.8 XHCI-unsupported.kext USBInjectAll...
  16. J

    Catalina Hackintosh not quite working

    Hello everyone, I am very new to the Hackintosh scene and therefor this forum so you may have to excuse my incompetence with good will ;D I just bought a new GPU, the rx 5700 xt and had a lot of problems booting into Mac Os, finally it worked for me with a custom EFI I found in this forum. My...
  17. L

    HELP ME! macOS Catalina stuck at 100% status bar

    I am intalling Niresh-Catalina on my PC and It gets stuck at screen with Apple logo and 100% completed status bar. Can anyone help? I am including my EFI and photo from verbose mode.
  18. Y

    [Solved] Too dark display after installing graphics card

    Hello everyone! I have my first hackintosh PC: Motherboard : Asus PRIME Z390M-PLUS CPU: i3-9100 GPU: Intel UHD 630 + Radeon RX 580 WI-FI: Broadcom BCM943602CS OS: Catalina 10.15.6 Everething worked correctly until when I bought new graphic card Sapphire Radeon RX 580 8GB PULSE (11265-05-20G)...
  19. J

    Clover boot gets stuck at +++++++...

    Hallo guys, i am new to hackintosh and this is my first project. I followed this tutorial to make a bootable flashdrive to install macOS Catalina: At step 8 I continued with this walkthrough...
  20. B

    TransMac alternative for creating catalina usb installer

    I downloaded the Catalina dmg file and used TransMac free trial to build a Catalina usb installer. However, I received this error (could not write to mac volume) when trying to write the file to USB drive. Any other option left other than TransMac?