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    Apple Previews macOS 11.0 Big Sur - Available Fall 2020

    I remember when we jumped from 300 baud to 1200 baud!
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    Apple Previews macOS 11.0 Big Sur - Available Fall 2020

    My first was a Coleco Adam!
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    Anyone willing to be a 'build-buddy'?

    Well, which motherboard are you considering? I have built a few with motherboards that were not listed, and you don't need the newest hardware either. I have Catalina running on old obsolete 61 series motherboards.
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    Optical drive not working

    There should not be a kext that I know of for drive burning. Have you tried other components to verify anything? Swap with an older optical drive? Tried the drive on another computer (win or mac)? What types of blank media have you tried to see if you get a prompt for an 'unformatted...
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    Is this the END? Am I out of options? Please Help if you can...

    Such versions are still valid, you only have to set the clock back in time for them to work. Disconnect internet before turning on your Mac, boot your Mac with Installer. Go to OS X Utilities screen, select Utilities and Terminal. Change the time in the Terminal with the command: date [mm]...
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    Optical drive not working

    You didn't specify if you inserted blank media or a commercial disc. Back in the 90s, there was a lot of trouble with recordable media and what wavelength your laser was in your optical drive. There were recordable blue discs, gold discs, and other things like + and - that were incompatible...
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    Apple Announces "3rd Transition" for macOS: From Intel CPUs to Apple Silicon

    I also used an "Emplant expansion card" in a Commordore Amiga 2000. The Amiga had the same 68000 CPU as the original Mac, and you could run System 6 or 7 on it.
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    Apple Announces "3rd Transition" for macOS: From Intel CPUs to Apple Silicon

    I have never seen the need to be on the bleeding edge. I am still building my Hackintosh's with older hardware. I do it on a budget for the enjoyment of building something that was never meant to be. I am typing this on my "Rubik's Cube" running High Sierra because it has a GTX 750 Ti in it...
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    Solved > Mojave clone to bigger ssd

    No, I don't have the same board. But just one of the possibilities that may have caused the boot issue, since your original drive may have been SATA and your new is M.2. Just a guess, but it looks like you got it now.
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    Solved > Mojave clone to bigger ssd

    Under CloverConfigurator, GUI tab, Scan section: change custom to "Auto=Yes" and see if any drives show up.
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    Solved > Mojave clone to bigger ssd

    Any reason you have not updated to 4.20 BIOS? I would say to disconnect your 'boooo' volume and see if you still get a Clover boot screen or not.
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    Solved > Mojave clone to bigger ssd

    In your config.plist when viewed with CloverConfigurator, are there any hidden volumes (GUI tab)? What options do you have checked? Was your old original drive APFS or HFS+? You copied the entire EFI folder from your old to new drive? Looks like you have 6 physical drives in this computer...
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    Solved > Mojave clone to bigger ssd

    It will only change the plist on the EFI partition that you mount (NOT both). So if your new M.2 has the same name as your old SSD, then just change the name on your old SSD and the config should default to your new M.2 then. If they have different names, you will have to change the plist to...
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    Solved > Mojave clone to bigger ssd

    Yes, a disk image is transferring the data twice. If you have the storage space for that image and want it as a secondary or tertiary backup, go for it. Much easier to just use Super Duper or CCC and get it done in one transfer.
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    Use MacBook Pro 15" (or 13") case to install another laptop in it

    Corinne, it is totally going to depend on your knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as your willingness to compromise and your determination to persevere. This is a great site for seeing what others have accomplished on both the hardware side (building) and the software side of Hackintosh...
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