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    Black Screen after installing Nvidia Geforce GT 640

    No I am using a monitor with HDMI. Sometimes it boots fine, sometimes I get the black screen and have to reboot with the GraphicsEnabler=No bootflag. If anyone could suggest a way to avoid the black screen that would be great, if not then i'll just carry on having to use the bootflag.
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    Avid Media Composer - Failed to activate trial

    I have managed to install the avid media composer 8 trial on my i5 macbook pro and my i5 macbook air, so I can't see that the processor is the issue here, does anybody have any ideas please?
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    Black Screen after installing Nvidia Geforce GT 640

    False alarm - sorry folks, GraphcsEnabler=No did the trick.
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    Black Screen after installing Nvidia Geforce GT 640

    I have just encountered an issue after installing a brand new Nvidia Geforce GT 640. On booting up I get the white screen with the apple logo, then the screen goes black, the computer has booted because if I press a key on the keyboard I get a beep sound. I have tried connecting using HDMI and...
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    Avid Media Composer - Failed to activate trial

    Indeed it does, however I have managed to install the same version on my 2011 Macbook Pro which has a 2.3ghz core i5 CPU. This is my system Core i5 4440 CPU Gigabyte GA H87M D3H Mobo Corsair CX500M psu Crucial Ballistix DDR3 1600 RAM (2x4gb)
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    Avid Media Composer - Failed to activate trial

    I have just built my first hackintosh am am planning to use it to teach myself a video editing programmes. I already owned fcp 7 and have got it running fine, however I want to install the trial for avid media composer (any version from 5-8 is fine) but when I try to open version 8 I get a...
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    Help a newbie with Mavericks install

    Amazing, the memory bootflag did the trick. Thanks so much. standby for several more posts as I start getting to grips with installing software and more hardware.
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    Help a newbie with Mavericks install

    I've just built my first ever computer this afternoon and feel quite proud of myself, however I can't get Mavericks to install. I am following the guide using unibeast and get to the stage where I get a grey screen and an apple logo comes up, but then I get a kernel panic message and I've got no...
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    Bitfenix Prodigy M compatible power supply units

    Thanks for the reply, I just went into Maplin this afternoon and they helpfully showed me how to fit a Corsair CS500M into my case, so the final thing to nail is the GPU. I will be looking to use avid media composer, adobe premiere pro & da vinci resolve. I know that premiere will take...
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    Bitfenix Prodigy M compatible power supply units

    Hi I'm building my first hackintosh and so far have bought the following parts Case: Bitfenix Prodigy M CPU: Inter Core i5 4440 SSD: Samsung 840EVO 128gb MOBO: Gigabyte H87M-D3H PSU: Corsair CX500 I would like help with two things. 1. The power supply I've bought isn't the modular version...
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