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  1. faithie999

    can't connect to any tonymac site since Friday night

    starting this past Friday night I haven't been able to connect to any tonymac site from any of my computers, trying safari, Firefox, and chrome, as well as trying to ping via terminal. all other sites load normally. I also tried several public DNS servers including google, openDNS, and...
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    laptop reboots upon wake

    when I push the power button to wake the computer, the backlight flashes for an instant then the computer reboots. attached are problem reporting files.
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    [solved] need help with one DSDT error

    I'm cleaning up my extracted dsdt in preparation for applying a couple of small patches for I2C. there is a premature end of file error about 1/3 way thru the dsdt. thanks in advance for the help ken
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    can probook 440 G4 screen be upgraded to 1920x1080?

    Newegg has a 7th gen probook 440 G4 at a decent price, but only 1366x768 screen. laptopscreen.com lists a 1920x1080 screen. back in the early probook hackintosh days, I did an upgrade to 1080 (also required a dual-link cable). does anyone know if this is feasible? thanks
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    backlight goes out at end of boot sequence

    HP Envy 15t, i7-k000, i7-4710HQ, HD4600, Sierra 10.12.4 last night I closed the lid to put the laptop to sleep. after several minutes, sleep had not kicked in. I opened the lid and the screen was black. I pressed a few keys, pressed the power button, but to no avail. I forced power off...
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    sidebars in messages and mail graying out in laptop HD4600

    Envy 15t-k000, i7-47 HD4600, 12gb this problem has occurred, infrequently, since i upgraded to Sierra (10.12.1) several months ago. since updating to 10.12.3 a few weeks ago, it has been occurring much more frequently. the symptom is that at a random time after a cold start, reboot, or wake...
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    SMBIOS sys definition that allows optical drive?

    i have an MSI H81M that under el capitan enabled the optical drive to show up in system profiler. i upgraded to sierra and now the optical drive is never recognized. i am using iMac14,2, which i know didn't include an optical drive. what system definition are folks using in order to use...
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    Zotac 9300-itx won't sleep with usb in use

    i installed sierra 10.12.1 on my zotac 9300-itx with core 2 duo E8400 cpu, GT720 graphics. everything works properly, except it won't sleep if there are any devices (even keyboard or mouse) plugged into any usb port. if i select Sleep from the apple menu, the screen goes dark, but the cpu...
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    problem installing Nvidia web drivers (installer says os version wrong)

    I've done a fresh install of 10.12.1, booting legacy with clover 3922. I was able to boot by selecting "VESA only" from the clover boot options. I downloaded the 10.12.1 installer from nvidia's web site. when I run the installer the message is "Mac OS X version not compatible". yes, I...
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    clover legacy dual boot; Win partition not on clover screen

    I'm helping a friend do a clean install of Win10 on his el cap system. it was previously successfully booting el cap and win10 but the windows install became infected. I haven't done a legacy dual boot in several years and I have lost my touch. we erased the windows partition using disk...
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    still waiting for root device: DSDT problem?

    Dell Vostro 3450 i5-2410M HM67 chipset Clover v3911, UEFI HD3000 and radeon graphics. i have set the Primary Display Selection in BIOS to IGD. in "PEG Port Configuration" i have disabled Always Enable PEG, disabled PEG X1 mode, and disabled PEG ASPM. following rehabman's guide to...
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    need help with one ssdt compile error

    i am just starting in on a Dell Vostro 3450. i extracted tables using clover F4. i disassembled following rehabman's instructions, importing external arguments. i have cleaned up all errors except one in ssdt-7.dsl. i thought i should fix the errors before doing any patching. this is the...
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    E6420 USB ports non functional after update to Sierra

    E6420, i5-2520M this laptop was running yosemite. i cloned the HD to a spare HD. i updated my USB "boot helper" stick for Sierra, adding the latest rehabman voodooPS2 kext. i downloaded install macOS Sierra to the app folder on the spare HD, and booted into yosemite. i then ran the install...
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    Success installing Sierra over El Capitan

    Hardware: MSI B75A-G43, i5-3570K, HD4000, Clover bootloader i formatted a spare HD (GPT) and cloned my El Capitan partition to it. then i copied /EFI from the efi partition on the working disk to the efi partition on the spare disk. then i downloaded the latest Clover (3773) and updated...
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    need help with dsdt errors

    actually error in one of my ssdt's. dsdt and all other ssdt's are clean. extracted tables with clover F4. disassembled dsdt and ssdt's following rehabman's recommended method. disassembled with MacIASL v 6.1 ssdt attached. errors: line 101, 6126, syntax error, unexpected '}' line 122...
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    [solved] Trackpad preference pane is blank

    Envy 15t-k000, i7-4710HQ, MacBookPro11,2 system definition Sierra public beta 4 everything (except audio which i havent worked on yet) is working as expected including the trackpad, but... tap-to-click not functioning, as i expect when a new system is installed. i normally go to the trackpad...
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    Sierra supported Core 2 Duo processors?

    i have googled unsuccessfully for a list of core 2 duo's that support sierra. specifically, will either of E6750 E7300 or E7600 support sierra? thanks
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    FakePCIID_Intel_HDMI_Audio.kext for id 0C0C

    Setup: MSI H81I i3-4170 6Gb HD4400 from RehabMan's github readme page about the FakePCIID_Intel_HDMI_Audio.kext: The purpose is to provide support for unsupported HDAU (usually called B0D3, but renamed to HDAU to match what Apple expects) devices which provide HDMI-audio on...
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    DVD drive disappears at random

    Envy 15t-k000, i7-4710HQ, MacBookPro11,2 system definition El Cap 10.11.1 after a cold startup or a restart my DVD drive works as expected. at a random time after startup (sometimes a few hours, sometimes a day) the DVD drive is no longer available and does not appear in System...
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    SSDT error: Invalid object type for reserved name (_PSS: found Integer, Package required)

    (please ignore the build info in my signature) helping a friend install El Cap his machine: GA-Z68A-D3H-B3 i5-2500K extracted dsdt and a single ssdt named SSDT-0.aml using clover F4. disassembled both following rehabman's guide. getting the following ssdt errors when compiling...
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