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  1. AGuyWhoIsBored

    [Guide] Dell Inspiron 15 7567 (and similar) (Near-Full Functionality)

    A Simple Dell Inspiron 15 7567 Hackintoshing Guide Overview Hey guys! Welcome to my (first!) guide on how to get near-full functionality out of macOS High Sierra on the Dell Inspiron 15 7567! Now your laptop specs may vary slightly, but this guide should work for most of the laptops in this...
  2. AGuyWhoIsBored

    Dell Inspiron 15 7567 - General Installation Issues

    Hey all, I recently got a new (refurbished) laptop, the Dell Inspiron 15 7567! This replaced my previous Dell Inspiron 15 7559 (which broke and Dell couldn't repair it after 3-4 repairs, so we got it swapped), and it has the following specs: Intel i7-7700HQ Intel HD Graphics 630 nVidia GTX...
  3. AGuyWhoIsBored

    Dell Inspiron 15 7559 - Error Loading Kextcache (0xe)

    Hey all: I recently got my laptop back from ~3 weeks worth of repairs (see my other thread "OSInstall.mpkg missing" for more info on that). I've been trying to revive my laptop (once again) to run the latest version of macOS High Sierra, which at this point is the DP6 (or PB5, but I'm using the...
  4. AGuyWhoIsBored

    Dell Inspiron 15 7559 - General Post-Installation Issues

    Hey all, I've recently gotten macOS High Sierra installed on my Dell Inspiron 15 7559-2512blk laptop (after a huge hassle with "OSInstall.mpkg" leading to the discovery of a "corrupt" CMOS and leading to a CMOS reset where I almost broke the laptop trying to do it :lol:) Anyways, I've gotten...
  5. AGuyWhoIsBored

    [solved] Dell Inspiron 15 7559 - "OSInstall.mpkg missing"

    Hey all: I'm attempting to install the macOS High Sierra Public Beta, and I'm having a bit of trouble getting the installer to start... Everything boots fine and well, but the only problem I get is that once it boots into the installer, it gives the error that the installer could not start...
  6. AGuyWhoIsBored

    Dell Inspiron 15 7559 - Backlight and NVRAM Issues

    Hi all, I've had a couple of issues with my HackBook Pro for a while, and was wondering if I could finally solve them. 1) My screen flashes black occasionally after waking the laptop from sleep (backlight related?). I have full backlight control, however, using IntelBacklight. Surprisingly it...
  7. AGuyWhoIsBored

    Dell Inspiron 15 7559 Audio - Trying to Enable Subwoofer

    Hey all, My Dell Inspiron 15 7559 has a 2.1 audio setup, with 2 speakers and a bottom-facing subwoofer on the bottom of the laptop. The dual-channel audio (left and right) works fine along with the internal mic, but the subwoofer doesn't work at all. I've been trying to figure out how to enable...
  8. AGuyWhoIsBored

    Asus Maximus VII Gene - Disabling Discrete GPU?

    Hey all, Recently I got the new MSI GTX 1080 Gaming X GPU for my system... Unfortunately, Pascal isn't supported in OSX or by the nVidia Web Drivers just yet... So now to get the most optimal graphics performance I can in OSX, my question is: Can I disable my 1080 via some ways of DSDT / ACPI...
  9. AGuyWhoIsBored

    Maximus VII Gene - nVidia Web Driver Classic Black Screen

    Hey all, I've updated my desktop to macOS Sierra GM (i7-4790K, Maximus VII Gene, GTX 980 Ti), and have thus needed to update the nVidia Web Drivers to get full acceleration out of my 980 Ti. I have Nvidia Web Driver - 367.10.10.05b01 installed. Now my problem is that I get the classic "black...
  10. AGuyWhoIsBored

    Maximus VII Gene - Can't Install Clover to EFI Partition

    Hey all, I have a (hopefully) pretty simple question. On my desktop, I have the following configuration: Windows on Crucial MX100 512GB SSD El Cap on 1TB Internal HDD (will upgrade to macOS Sierra shortly) I have the windows boot loader on the EFI partition of the Crucial MX100 SSD, and I...
  11. AGuyWhoIsBored

    Dell Inspiron 15 7559 - Card Reader?

    Hey all, I got a 64GB SDXC card and I was wondering if I could get my card reader to work with it in macOS?:lol: There hasn't been much at all about card readers in general so was wondering if I could give this a shot ... I checked my hardware and I have a Realtek PCIE Card Reader ...
  12. AGuyWhoIsBored

    Dell Inspiron 15 7559 - Fan Info

    Hey all, I'm going to keep this short and sweet. :lol: I've had a mostly smooth installation of macOS Sierra, but the fans in my laptop don't show up in HWMonitor. Is there a way to fix this? I'm assuming a DSDT patch is necessary involving the PTID device, but I don't really know where to go...
  13. AGuyWhoIsBored

    Dell Inspiron 15 7559 - Sierra Install Issues

    Hey all, I recently finalized my installation of El Cap on the Dell Inspiron 15 7559 (Dell i7559-2512blk) laptop... I thought it would be interesting and challenging for me to try to get macOS Sierra on this laptop ... Luckily, I WAS able to make an installer and pretty much use the same...
  14. AGuyWhoIsBored

    Dell Inspiron 15 7559 - Sleep Issues

    Hi all, I've recently finalized my install of El Cap on my new laptop (Dell i7559-2512blk), and now I've noticed whenever I wake up the laptop from sleep (it goes to sleep fine), it wakes up immediately, and then freezes (clock seconds stop ticking) and then I have to force reboot ... It...
  15. AGuyWhoIsBored

    Dell Inspiron 15 7559 - Installer Issues

    Hey all, I recently got a new laptop, the Dell Inspiron 15 7559! (or to be more specific, the Dell i7559-2512blk) Here are the [important] specs (I'll update my build signature too): i7-6700HQ Intel HD Graphics 530 nVidia GTX 960m 8GB 1600MHz DDR3L RAM 1080p IPS panel I've started to attempt...
  16. AGuyWhoIsBored

    Incorrect Display Resolution in OSX

    **Solution posted in post #4** Hi all, I have 2 displays. One of them is an Acer H236HL 1920x1080 @60Hz, which works really well w/ the nVidia drivers, which is connected via HDMI. Then I have another monitor, an Acer AL1916W that's supposed to run at 1440x900 @60Hz (in Windows). In OS X...
  17. AGuyWhoIsBored

    External HDD Failing?

    Hi all, I have a 2TB WD My Passport USB3 drive, and it has 3 partitions: a Time machine one, Windows archive, and Mac OS X Archive. Recently, the TM and OS X Archive partitions haven't been mounting when I plug it into my Hack, and I ran some commands in terminal (since Disk Utility doesn't...
  18. AGuyWhoIsBored

    OSX El Capitan - Tips for fixing Intel USB

    Hi all, this is a post of tips on how to get Intel USB working on El Capitan after Apple rewrote the USB drivers (or at least things I learned that allowed me to fix my USB, see here: OSX El Capitan - USB Issues) There's also a guide to fixing USB written by RehabMan here: [Guide] 10.11+ USB...
  19. AGuyWhoIsBored

    Asus VivoBook S400CA - USB3 7-Series in El Capitan

    Hi all, Since the USB stack was rewritten in El Capitan, I was wondering if 7-series USB3 on laptops was possible. My laptops has chipset HM76, and it was one of those laptops where you had to mux things and the USB3 just plain up didn't work w/o GenericUSBXHCI. I have USB3 (XHCI) currently...
  20. AGuyWhoIsBored

    Asus VivoBook S400CA - Brightness not Working

    Hi all, My HackBook's had backlight control working ever since I installed OS X on here about a year ago, and now it's not working as I've upgraded from Yosemite > El Capitan 10.11.1 Public Beta. I have ACPIBacklight installed and in S/L/E and in kextcache, and I've had the correct DSDT patch...
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