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  1. cloin

    High Sierra boot fails after 3 secs on previously running system - HELP!

    Hi all, I had until this morning a perfectly stable running system - High Sierra with 10.13.6 running on an SSD. After installing a new NVMe SSD using a PCIe x4 extension board I was able to initialize the new disk, format it with APFS, copy 500GB of files to it and all seemed well. I decided to...
  2. GotHacked

    Can't see Catalina installation page

    I've been trying to build my first hackintosh but i keep on getting black screen after seeing the apple logo. It's probably due to my installation disk since i dont have any experience on creating hackintosh disk. Can anyone help me to build the boot disk(EFI part)? System Information...
  3. fercho3138

    Sudden Couldn't allocate runtime area

    Hi! So I've successfully built my rig and installed Mac os Gigabyte Aorus Z390 Pro Wifi Intel Core i7 9700k Ballistix Sport 32gb Samsung evo 500gb nv Sapphire Radeon RX 580 Pulse Corsair h60 The thing is that I got it running perfectly, even performed some heavy video renderings with no...
  4. BigOncleSam

    Black Screen & Clover update

    Hi guys, I've been searching for 2 days how to fix my Catalina installation, tried many solutions... But it's still broken... I've installed a clean Mojave on my build, restored my time machine backup and checked, everything was working fine. I tried to upgrade Clover from 4910 to 5200 and I...
  5. ShoryuK

    Can't boot MacOS Catalina installation on my machine

    Whenever I try to boot up the macOS installation, I get stuck on "Couldn't allocate runtime area". My build: i7 5960x Gigabyte Intel LGA 2011-3 X99 Gigabyte Geforce GTX 660 ti 3GB 16gb RAM DDR4 Sandisk SSD 480GB
  6. lokisanhitleson

    Not able to boot into macOS Mojave 10.14.x macbook pro. Even in Safe Mode.

    Recently had MacBook pro not able to boot into macOS Mojave 10.14.x. running latest 10.14.5 and no significant updates were performed within the last week. After a restart yesterday, macbook would not boot into the login screen. It occurs between the FV login and before the login screen...
  7. Jeckell

    Black Screen, NVIDIA & AMD. Booting?

    My i7-5820k used to run with an NVIDIA GTX960 and an AMD R9 280X on macOS Sierra 10.12.6, up until I attempted to exchange the R9 280X with an AMD RX580. First I updated Clover to the latest version to meet the minimum Clover requirements in the AMD guide...
  8. godshorn8678

    Can't boot from Unibeast USB

    Gigabyte H87-D3H Intel I5-4430 No Graphics card PC running windows 10 no problem. I'm using the main Mojave installation guide and following all the instructions to a T. On a friend's Mac I download Mojave and have Unibeast create the bootable USB (which btw after it does this it changes the...
  9. isth

    [SOLVED] Machine not booting after updating Clover & kexts

    Hi all, I have been running High Sierra on an Intel NUC very happily for about a year now, and wanted to get ready to move it over to Mojave. Following the guide at, I started by updating to the latest version of Clover...
  10. Semon

    ASUS P8z77-v - powermangement issues - final tweaks - High Sierra 10.13.6

    Hi all, I have OSX 10.16.3 running nicely on the following system, with the exception of a few issues. My hardware specifications are: Asus P8Z77-V ( Intel i5-2500k (integrated HD3000 gfx) 16gb Corsair 1600mhz Ram 2x Samsung...
  11. kSilva

    [Solved] Won't boot after update

    I turned on my computer today after not turning on for two months. It booted with not problems. After I logged in I was prompted to update clover and I did. Then MacOS prompted me to download and isnstall the latest update, I did. When the computer restarted during the update process it got...
  12. edjie

    [SOLVED] High Sierra, cannot wake up from deep sleep, No USB/dark display after reboot

    I usually kept my hackintosh on with cafe to prevent it from going to sleep mode, but the other day i accidentally click on sleep button thinking I was shutting it down. The machine went to sleep for around 1 hour. The it won't wake up from the "deep sleep" mode. My keyboard and mouse have no...
  13. playforest

    ROG maximus Hero & High Sierra boot

    Hi All, I have just finished putting together almost the exact same build as Stork's ROG Maximus Hero (but with the GTX 1070 card). His guide has been a huge help but I seem to be running into two issues that I hope someone might have some advice on, as I can't seem to find an answer... I...
  14. Worldi

    Intermittent Black boot. GTX 780 6GB. El Capitan. Mac Pro 3,1.

    Greetings! Please read this entire post in context, as there's more going on here than what can be deduced at first glance. I've searched far and wide and have yet to find another person having the issue I'm having. Intermittent black screen at boot after installing the latest version of El...
  15. owain

    Installation black screen after attempted install

    Hi there Recently I've been trying to get High Sierra to install on my system which was previously running Sierra. I had difficulty doing it directly through Mac OS so opted to create a bootable usb to be able to install it. I've been through the process of creating the usb and adding kexts to...
  16. RobinTap

    GTX 1060 Boots in black

    Hi folks, I have a problem with my build: it won't boot when I have 2 displays connected to my gpu. (it is just stays black) But when my system is booted up I can connect a second display without a problem. I have installed the web driver and my system recognises it with no problems. Does...
  17. tarbax

    Instalation problems z270 ultra gaming,7700k,GTX1070

    I followed this guide so far: installed it sucsesfully without nvidia gpu My hardware Z270 ultra gaming 7700k Gtx 1070 What i did difrent than the guide is no
  18. Ivanlopto

    Chimea Boot Flags ASUS GeForce GT 710

    I'm building my first Hackintosh and I can't load the Mavericks installer. I've tried some boot flags combinations with no success so far, just files loading until I get the black screen. Can anyone help me? Gigabyte GA Z270X UD5 Intel i7 7700 ASUS GeForce GT 710
  19. KR13

    HELP: Sierra - config.plist for MSI X99A Gaming Pro Carbon / i7-6800 / GTX 1080

    PLEASE someone help me setup the proper config.plist for my build. All these options in Clover Configurator are driving me INSANE and I don't have the hours upon hours to spend working on this, aside from the fact I've never done this before and all of this is brand new to me. Right now, all I...
  20. pl2k

    New Gigabyte GT 730 2GB DDR5 card will not allow me to boot past half way apple progress bar

    I have purchased a Gigabyte GT 730 2GB DDR5 card to replace my old bfg 8800GTX , the problem is after I have installed it, when it boots, it gets to the apple logo with the progress bar and reaches half way before rebooting. It keeps on repeating this cycle. ** When I installed an EVGA 1050TI...