Am i thinking you can use this like a mac in sense of the updates you can just update it via the software update with in the mac or do i have to put it on to the usb pen drive first and then use that ?
It's gonna be a long work (festive time starts a few weeks off work soon) in progress but with everyone's help and input, I can hopefully get something going like what is here already. I am not the best for spelling and grammar but with as much help from everyone here am sure we...
Created a thread for Monterey for the HP Mini G4/G5
May need some help to compile the information for what needs to go into each post section from...
Flex I/O Boards
For those who are wanting to replace the VGA i/o board with DisplayPort/HDMI/thunderbolt/USB C
Part numbers below and what works and does not. Not all regions will have these and some are hard to get hold of or are very expensive. I've tried to contact HP support to ask if...
Hard Drive Caddy Mod
For those who would be looking to use all the native slots and use the 2.5 hard drive bay as well
*** WARNING *** If you perform this drive caddy modification, make sure that you thoroughly clean the modified drive caddy so that you don't introduce metal fragments into...
HP 800 G4 Mini Wifi Hardware Options
A good internal wifi card that you can use is the BCM94360NG
External Link to Wifi Card
These can be had for about £20-40 depending on where you look to get one.
HP 800 G5 Mini Wifi Hardware Options
Graphics Device Properties
3xDP-to-DVI (default solution in EFIs attached to Post #1): 3 x DP -> DVI adapters. Audio over DP/HDMI is disabled with property No-hda-gfx to prevent kernel panic on wake. Provided by @deeveedee. See here and here and here for my work to determine these...
Still being investigated
See Catalina items still being investigated here.
See Big Sur items still being investigated (url to be added)
After confirming that MSR 0xE2 register is locked in the HP EliteDesk 800 G4 Mini BiOS, I have enabled Quirks AppleCpuPmCfgLock and AppleXcpmCfgLock (a...
I will not be posting a Clover-based solution for Monterey. Open Core will be my only bootloader for Monterey.
To switch from CLOVER to OC, do the following:
Make a full system backup before you convert
Open Hackintool and collect the following info (collecting this from your...
Install macOS on HP EliteDesk 800 G4/G5 Mini with Open Core (OC)
This guide is for installing macOS with Open Core (OC) boot loader on HP EliteDesk G4/G5 Minis. This guide is tested with the EliteDesk 800 G4/G5. Others...