Tried using DVI input on card and monitor with some success, i.e., got the os to install, when it restarted I saw the apple icon on one of the internal partition options and clicked on that, still waiting for it to load. Will up date later.
Thank you for the previous advice. I took it and did not cook the firmware or the mobo, by messing with firmware updates.
I have made some progress, I got to format the internal SSD from utilities, and then install the OS, once the OS has been installed, the machine restarts.
Upon restart, I...
Prior to watching the most recent in depth video posted on YT, I tried to cobble together a list of steps to transform my HP Compaq Elite 8300 CMT to a Hackintosh. I think my mistake was upgrading the firmware to 3.0.4, I believe I need to downgrade the firmware, from 3.0.4 to 2.99.
With a lot...
I installed an old version of Linux, Ubuntu 14.04, didn't do updates etc, restarted and the UEFI BIOS could see the drive, did the install, go to grey screen and spinning color wheel of death.
I reformatted the SSD using Gparted with an Ubuntu 14.04 CD, under try Ubuntu. I checked it in a Terminal window, was there.
Bios still can't see it, under UEFI , it sees the Sandisk usb but not the SSD.
Anyone have any ideas.
Despite having reformatted the SSD w Gparted, the SSD is not appearing by brand name under UEFI , or device number, eg, SATA0, I will try to reformat it again tomorrow w Gparted and see if it shows up under UEFI along w usb drive.
Thank for that idea. I think it can see the disk, maybe I am wrong.
Before trying to do the initial install, I connected the drive to a Linux machine and used to Gparted to reformat the drive to GPT.
Another thing, and I apologize for being so ignorant, the display port on the HP 8300 does...