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    Big Sur on HP EliteDesk 800 G4/G5 Mini - The Perfect MacMini8,1 Hackintosh - OpenCore

    I am in the process of completing this install on a HP EliteDesk 800 G4 SFF. I think overall it has worked pretty well. Thanks for all the great info. I have not had time to test much but I would be happy to share any info that might help other 800 G4 SFF users. I do plan to dual boot with...
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    HP EliteDesk 800 G2 / HP ProDesk 600 G2 - SUCCESS

    Sorry. I was only looking at it as supplemental information. I did not want to cause a problem or break any rules. Please delete my post if its an issue.
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    HP EliteDesk 800 G2 / HP ProDesk 600 G2 - SUCCESS

    I have a 800 G2 SSF i7-6700 / . I was going to try my luck installing BigSur. Has anyone tried / used the files found here? HP EliteDesk 800 G2 Tower PC (Skylake) for macOS Big Sur & Catalina
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    [Guide] HP Elite 8300 & 6300 Pro (all form factors) using Clover UEFI hotpatch

    What about the step # 3 "Disable Hibernation" or step # 4 "patchmatic and iasl" ? Can they be omitted in Big Sur?
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    [Guide] HP Elite 8300 & 6300 Pro (all form factors) using Clover UEFI hotpatch

    Followed the steps in the video above and the readme file in the HP6300-HP8300 zip. It worked like a charm. My new install appears to be mostly functional. Should I complete any of the remaining steps in the "Post Installation" found on page 1 of this thread? I have not signed into my Apple...
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    [Guide] HP 6300 Pro / HP 8300 Elite - A 100 percent Working and Easily Affordable CustoMac

    Is this the correct RX560 for a HP 8300 CMT? It will allow me to upgrade to Mojave or Catalina ? I hate to part with me GTX 1050 Ti. Will this card be similar or is there a better choice? GIGABYTE Radeon RX 560 Newegg $99...
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    [Guide] Install High Sierra on the HP 8300 Elite / 6300 Pro Desktop PC

    I just did a new install of High Sierra. I now have the same issue with dual monitors as reported by others. Boots fine with only 1 monitor plugged and then plug in the second one. If I try to boot with both monitors attached I end up with the dreaded black screen. Was there ever an official...
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    [Guide] HP 6300 Pro / HP 8300 Elite - A 100 percent Working and Easily Affordable CustoMac

    Thanks. I got lucky perhaps. I gave it another try and let it run for about 10 minutes attempting to sign in. Got signed in and the video driver updated. I will double check my App Store settings.
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    [Guide] HP 6300 Pro / HP 8300 Elite - A 100 percent Working and Easily Affordable CustoMac

    Hello I have been holding off on installing the most recent security update because I am never quite sure if the Nvidia web driver will support it. When I signed in this week I most have accidentally hit the update button because my machine was in the process of installing the update. A...
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    [Guide] HP 6300 Pro / HP 8300 Elite - A 100 percent Working and Easily Affordable CustoMac

    Did the following and it worked and my video is back. I believe I did no damage. :) Copied NVDAStartupWeb.kext to my desktop from S/L/E. The file was hidden so I used Finder > Go To Folder /System/Library/Extensions Renamed the existing kext in S/L/E to to NVDAStartupWeb.old Modified the...
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    [Guide] HP 6300 Pro / HP 8300 Elite - A 100 percent Working and Easily Affordable CustoMac

    Just found this post. Is it a practical work around for this issue? Could we just make this change? sudo nano /System/Library/Extensions/NVDAStartupWeb.kext/Contents/Info.plist in this file are the lines: <key> NVDARequiredOS </ key> <string> 16G1314 </ string> Thereafter, in the terminal...
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    [Guide] HP 6300 Pro / HP 8300 Elite - A 100 percent Working and Easily Affordable CustoMac

    I have looked. I can’t find a 16G1314 version.
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    [Guide] HP 6300 Pro / HP 8300 Elite - A 100 percent Working and Easily Affordable CustoMac

    Hello I need some assistance tonight. I installed all the new updates for 10.12.6 (now 16G1314) and my NVidia Web video 378.05.05.25f06 is no longer compatible. Fixes or ideas? Is there an update? Is it safe to use Time Machine to roll back a few hours prior to installing the Security...
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    [Guide] HP 6300 Pro / HP 8300 Elite - A 100 percent Working and Easily Affordable CustoMac

    Hello I apologize in advance if this has been covered. I have read most of the thread and did not see it. Can I install the Thunderbolt Firmware 1.2 update and hope it goes away? I have the HP Elite 8300 I7 / GXT 1050 and I am not aware of any thunderbolt hardware to update. Makes me a...
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    [Guide] HP 6300 Pro / HP 8300 Elite - A 100 percent Working and Easily Affordable CustoMac

    Sorry if this has been asked a bunch of times. I have read many pages but I have not found the answer. I want to purchase the best video card for the HP 8300 Elite Mini-Tower. I find multiple version of the GTX 1050 Ti 4gb card and I don't want to get the wrong chipset or something else that...
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