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  1. silkysmooth

    Hackintosh Does Not Shutdown Completely?

    After doing another fresh install on my SSD to find possible settings, I have found that the machine can not shutdown properly. The monitor goes black and the system appears to be off but the fans keep spinning. The same thing occurs in Windows 7 when booting through Chimera but not through the...
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    ScreenSaver not working?

    Hey guys, it seems that Screen Saver is not working on my new hackintosh. Not sure when did started occurring, I think it might have been after I disabled hibernation so that sleep images would no longer be created. The screen saver works manually via hot corners. This isn't a huge deal at...
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    GA-Z77X-UD5H Hangs with Unibeast on AppleHDAController

    So I just put together my second hackintosh and on unibeast boot it hangs at the AppleHDAController. Never really heard of this before. Unibeast is with 10.8 (should I do 10.8.2?) Here's my specs 3770k 16gb ram HD 4000 (Have a GTX 670 on its way as the last one smoked out)...
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    Video Card Smoke - Power Supply or Video Card defect?

    Hey guys, dont know what subforum to put this on or even if I should even post this on Tonymacx86, but I love the community so yea. Well, I was building my new hackintosh (second hack) and when I went to boot it up, I heard a pop, saw a light, and the EVGA GTX 670 released smoked. I have...
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    Delete Extra Folder and Kexts for New Install?

    Hey everyone, just have a quick question which I think the answers to is yes. Anyways, O'm about to upgrade my system to Ivy Bridge from 1156. And I wanted to know if just deleted my /Extra folder any extensions I installed through MB, I could boot up from Unibeast on the new system and just re...
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    GUIDE - GA - P55 - USB3 rev 2 F8

    This is going to be a pretty basic guide mainly covering my multibeast settings and such. Specs: GA P55 USB3 REV 2 F* BIOS EVGA 9500GT CORE I5 750 Steps: 1. Create Unibeast drive (didn't have to install Legacy USB support, although it's fixed in new versions of Unibeast) 2. Set...
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    It seems like Asus Z77 boards are relatively compatible?

    ASUS Z77 BOARDS Hey everyone, So I've been looking around at some Z77 boards and I've noticed that a lot of the Asus boards have compatible network and audio. Are these boards safe to call "compatible" are will there be some sort of UEFI or power-managent issues? I've seen a few builds...
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    Do You Use PCI Expansion Cards?

    I'm interested in seeing what others use in terms of pci cards. What type of pci card do you use? (Sound, Network, Raid ect..) Why are you using it? How does it work (OOB or not)? Overall function in your system. Model numbers/links are appreciated. I currently use no pci cards. I'm...
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    Are Intell SSD's recommended?

    Hello everyone, I may be able to get an Intel SSD for half the price. Does anyone know if I will have any issues with them like trim and stuff of that nature. I don't see any under the customac builds so I just want to be sure. Thanks.
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    SOLVED!!! Unibeast Help... PCI CONFIG BEGIN

    Hello everyone, before I begin I would just like to thank the forum for all the great supplies and the awesome community that allowed my hackintosh to get up and running about a year ago. So I've been running SL, although I have installed Lion previously using all 3 methods (Kake, Uni, and...
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    Building A Xeon Hackintosh?

    Hello everyone, I'm not interested in building a xeon hackintosh, I'm just interested in knowing if it's possible and as easy as installing on 1155/1156 systems. I didn't know what subforum to put this in, so I figured buying advise was my best bet. I remember seeing a guide to xeon processors...
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    Dual Boot? Install OSX on HD with Windows 7.

    Hello everyone, i'm running a great hackintosh thanks to this forum. I have a question out of pure curiosity: If I have a hard drive already running Windows 7, is there any way to create another partition and instal OSX on that partition. I've read Tony's guide, but as far as I know, that's...
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    [SOLVED!] System Increase 10 Degrees in Temperature?

    Hi, so i noticed today that my temps went up by about 10 degrees in stat (it's fine in bios) yesterday it was fine. So idk what could be the cause of this, ,my computer did randomly boot up this morning and the cmos got COMPLETELY reseted and everything went to IDE, so i had to change that and i...
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    Random Kernal Panics In Mac OS X Lion? [Didn't get in SL]

    Hello everyone, ive had my hackintosh running for almost a year, and installed lion pretty much the day it came out on my test hard drive. I didnt make the complete switch to lion from sl into about 3 months ago. Sometimes, i get random kp's and i dont know what the cause is. I never got these...
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    Intel SRT Technology? Will it work on hackintoshes?

    Hello everyone, im curious to know if intel srt technology works on hackintoshes. I doubt that it does, but i could br wrong. I might be a vertex 2 or3 so thats why im curious. Thanks
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    Upgrading My current hackintosh mobo and cpu?

    Hello everyone, im planning on upgrading to a z68x-ud4-b3 and to a 2600k. What steps should i take to do this? Is the hardware compatible with Snow Leopard? I have a fully working hackintosh with a 9500gt and 12gbs of ram and i use it for a lot of video editing. I might possibly go for a SSD or...
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    How To Install A SSD? (Software Wise)

    Hello everyone, im thinking about buying a ssd (vertex2). Is there any thing that i have to do or is just like installing mac os x on a regular hdd? Do i have to do anything for trim? Any help is appreciated' Thanks
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    How To Upgrade GPU???

    Hello everyone, I'm about to buy a 6850. Im currently using a 9500gt. How go about with the update process? Do i just install the card and I'm good to go? I know it works oob with SL and Lion via chimera. I have chimera as my boot loader so i should be fine...right? Any help is appreciated, Thanks.
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    How To Do a fresh install?

    Hello everyone i would like to know how i can do a fresh install of lion, not an upgrade. Thanks
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    Hackintosh Youtube Channel (Lion installation)

    Hello everyone i have a youtube channel on tech and hackintoshes. Its not the best so dont expect a techfastlunchanddinner quality but its ok. let me know what you think and how i can improve my vids. Thanks :D :D :D