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  1. BigDonkey

    Native Intel Panther Point USB 3.0 Patch for 4540S

    I'm posting my attempt to have working USB 3.0 on 4540S laptop. It is experimental DSDT patch based on ideas, examples and explanation given by mieze. Please see original post here: http://www.tonymacx86.com/dsdt/85383-dsdt-asus-p8z77-m-pro-2.html#post529342 Our laptop is different from desktop...
  2. BigDonkey

    4540S LCD Screen (1080p replacement)

    HP no longer sells individual display components. That makes any upgrades difficult. I wanted to document some info for 4540S series and hopefully someone will post similar info for 4740S. 15.6" display is made by LG PN: LP156WH4 4540S standard LVDS cable PN: 50.4SJ06.001 4440S standard LVDS...
  3. BigDonkey

    4540S DSDT Patches. Comments and Questions Please.

    I've received 4540S I3-3110M this morning. Quickly patched my DSDT to get this going. Existing patches are for 4530S chipset and could use some refreshing. Please comment and recommend any changes. 01_Basic_Compilation # Fix _T_x compiler reserved errors into_all all code_regex _T_0...
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    4540S WiFi BIOS whitelist strings, vendors etc.

    I'm getting curious about 4x40S series and decided to take a look at whitelist strings present in F.31 BIOS. HP likes to include common base for many laptop families and activate only certain cards for the end product. For those willing to further study the device id's, list of BIOS modules...
  5. BigDonkey

    4530S BIOS Backup and Repair [Hardware Mod]

    With the new BIOS release I wanted to point out how relatively easy is to repair the chip on our Probook motherboards in case, you are the unlucky one and spilled the drink on it. IC used: 4330S - MX25L3206E (confirmed) 4530S - MX25L3206E (confirmed) 4570S - MX25L3206E (not-confirmed)...
  6. BigDonkey

    Patched native 10.7.5 kexts for 4x30S

    These are version 10.7.5 essential kexts needed after upgrade: AppleHDA.kext - IDT codec 0x111D76D1 AppleIntelSNBGraphicsFB.kext - brings back HDMI and VGA mirroring to Lion + HDMI sound AppleIntelCPUPowerManagement.kext
  7. BigDonkey

    Battery Cycle Count for Probook

    These two DSDT changes provide battery cycle count when used with Zprood's kexts and B1B2 method. AppleACPIBatteryManager.kext AppleSmartBatteryManager.kext 1. Search for BTIF in dsdt.aml and paste the following code Store (B1B2 (BCC0, BCC1), Index (DerefOf (Index (NBTI, Arg0)), 0x0D))...
  8. BigDonkey

    Make your own SSDT.aml with RevoGirl's script.

    Important: Use only for the laptop it is running from. Script reads some information about CPU and number of cores. Tools needed: DSDT Editor: http://olarila.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=62 RevoGirl script modified for i-core mobile processors. original thread...
  9. BigDonkey

    Quick and Easy way to Install 10.7.4 from scratch

    This is not an upgrade! Quick guide for people starting from scratch. If you are one of the users that got stuck with 10.7.4 and cannot download previous version to use with blueking's HP Installer these steps should get you up and running in no time. 1. Please use Unibeast to create USB...
  10. BigDonkey

    Compatible card with OSX...

    Not likely. Need combo WiFi+Bluetooth card. Please check this topic for cards that we know are working viewtopic.php?p=374423#p374423
  11. BigDonkey

    Fixes and changes since HP Probook Installer 3.3.0

    Original Installer 3.3.0 was released somewhere in March and since then, there were quite few changes and fixes. I put them together here to make it easier for newcomers. Installer 3.3.0 can be found here viewtopic.php?p=261985#p261985 1. Keyboard Fix. It fixes problem with "bbbb" and wrong...
  12. BigDonkey

    4530S WiFi whitelist

    This is a list of allowed WiFi modules for the our laptops. HP ProBook 4230s HP ProBook 4330s HP ProBook 4331s HP ProBook 4430s HP ProBook 4431s HP ProBook 4530s HP ProBook 4730s VID/PID----Subsystem VID/PID ========================================== 10EC:8176 103C:1629 Realtek...
  13. BigDonkey

    FaceTime camera kext for 4530S

    I came across kext made by Andy Vandijck that treats our internal video camera as an iSight. Any Facetime or Skype users who can try it and report back if it's better than vanilla? FaceHD.png This kext is for Primax ProductID=0x4dc7 VendorID=0x0461 EDIT: Added all Facetime related info rather...
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