1. integra00gsr

    Catalina USB wont boot past Apple logo

    Hey all, I did some searching, and found some similar posts, but nothing with a solution yet unfortunately. Whenever I try to boot from the USB to install Catalina, it goes to the Apple logo and then sits on the logo forever. One of the errors suggested I was having an issue with unpacking the...
  2. massimo.p1228

    Unibeast High Sierra won't install bootloader. (running from catalina)

    Hey all, Looking for a fix to an annoying problem that I just can't seem to figure out. I have SIP disabled and have already followed all steps for troubleshooting. I have also tried multiple disks. For some reason, it just won't work. Please Help! I have attached the log below. 07/03/22...
  3. JONS

    OpenCore 0.7.9 - Catalina on Dell Optiplex 7050 micro; stuck in installation loop

    Hi All, I'm attempting to setup a Dell Optiplex 7050 micro as a hackintosh running Catalina. I have a couple of MacBooks that I don't want to update beyond Catalina (as I don't like look/feel of Big Sur), so I'd like to setup the hackintosh on Catalina for consistency. Specs: Optiplex 7050...
  4. elnaquete

    Advice prior to update from Sierra to Catalina - Dual boot Hackintosh

    Hello everyone! Here's the thing: Due to software requirements, I need to update my Dual Boot Hackintosh (10.12.6 + Win 10) to Mac OS Catalina. This Hackintosh was setup by a friend whom I cannot reach for advise, so I'll have to perform the update myself. Since I've never done this before, I...
  5. LakshayaU

    Can't get dual batteries to work on Lenovo ThinkPad T440

    Hey! I've recently installed Catalina (10.15) on my 4-year old ThinkPad T440 on an OpenCore-based system as dual boot with Windows 10 on the same drive. I've got everything to work from graphics to brightness hotkeys to internal trackpad, but struggling with getting the dual batteries to work...
  6. santinilox

    Help troubleshooting boot issue

    Specs Asus ROG Strix H370-F Intel i7-8700k 3.7GHz 2x8GB Crucial Ballistix SSD Samsung EVO Seagate 1TB Barracuda Power supply 750W Corsair CX750 Gigabyte GTX 1050Ti OS: 10.15 Catalina Issue After some years working flawlessly, yesterday I installed some apps/utilities, such as InDesign and Java...
  7. malee

    << Solved >> Catalina Install Previously working flawlessly will now not boot

    Hello. My problem started today, I had a new hard drive arrive for my server. The drive is a WD Red 10tb and I could not get it to be recognised by the Freenas server. To try and check it I disconnected one of my DATA drive from my Catalina Hackintosh to try and test the drive with WD drive...
  8. mctaylors

    Catalina Install on SSE4.1

    hi, i'm wondering how i can install catalina on my hardware, do you have any step by step instructions? I already tried to find it, but without success. P.S.: i used a translator, so the messages may not be quite right
  9. jonlikesquirrel

    GC-ALPINE RIDGE(rev2) --> Thunderbolt3 --> Thunderbolt2 --> iMac (27-inch, late 2013) target display mode => [Cmd+F2 = BLACK SCREEN on ALL displays.]

    Long story short.. I have a `MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Late 2013) - 16gb 1600MHz DDR3 - NVIDIA GT 750M 2gb / intel ires pro 1536 mb` it is running `macOS High Sierra - Version 10.13.3` it took a large CHUNK out of my collage funds to purchase, back in 2013.. I had to buy it for a video...
  10. zedan25

    MacOS 10.15 Catalina Installer Stuck

    Hello guys, I have had a hackintosh for a while now running high sierra, I built it following the guide and troubleshootings threads on here. My hackintosh has been running without issues but now I want to update it to Catalina. I tried upgrading straight to Catalina following this guide but...
  11. zedan25

    MacOS Catalina Installer Stuck

    Hello guys, I have had a hackintosh for a while now running high sierra, I built it following the guide and troubleshootings threads on here. My hackintosh has been running without issues but now I want to update it to Catalina. I tried upgrading straight to Catalina following this guide but...
  12. eranj

    Catalina 10.5.6 stopped booting after Clover and kexts upgrade - ERR (0x5) @ GV wake-failure

    I have Catalina 10.5.6 and I upgraded Clover and kexts to latest version. I wanted it to be up-to-date before upgrading to Big Sur. However, it stopped bootting with the error Err(0x5) @ GV Wake-failure. I attached screenshots of the error and kexts including its version. I downloaded the new...
  13. thepjguy

    Catalina OC i7-4930k ASUS Sabertooth x79 Nvidia GTX780 - HELP!

    I have had this system running Mavericks for about 7 years without issues. Now that 10.9.5 is obsolite, I need to update my system. No matter what I do, I cannot get ANY method's USB to pass verbose mode. Not once have I even seen the install screen for Catalina. OpenCore doesn't let me see the...
  14. kawika

    [BRICKED] Yosemite setup trying to install Catalina

    Hello everyone! I've been trying for two days now, I'm stuck and need your help. I apologize if this issue has been dealt with elsewhere, in which case please do point me to that thread. So we were running a Yosemite build, all was good basically, just that a few apps weren't supported so I...
  15. EmanuelTheDude

    Updating from Catalina to Monterey

    Hi, my beloved Hackintosh still runs on macOS Catalina Version 10.15.2 (19C57). If I start the Monterey update via System Preferences the download of Monterey (12GB) runs fine. I then get the install pop up window. I click continue, choose my drive (i have only one) and run the update. After the...
  16. arctic4x4

    Asus S510UA-DS71 Install Issue

    So I am trying to install Catalina from following Ouija's guide - using Unibeast Followed all the directions and I get this error: I have also attached my config.plist Anyone know a work around?
  17. ChdML

    Intel UHD 630 7MB VRAM (Catalina)

    Hello, I've tried patching my UHD 630 and its still 7MB VRAM after patching, Is there a way to fix this? thanks. Specs: Cpu: I5-8600 (Coffee Lake) GPU: Intel UHD Graphics 630 External Gpu: GTX 1050 (disabled with boot argument "-wegnoegpu") Also this pc is an AIO (All In One) so I don't know...
  18. ChdML

    << Solved >> Black screen when trying to boot up Catalina installer

    Hello, I'm trying to install Catalina 10.15 with OpenCore's Guide and when i try to boot in it just shows text and then shows a black screen, and when i check the logs it says 11:031 00:045 AAPL: [EB|`B:WFDW] Err(0xE), 0 @ LocHB 71B4903C-14EC-42C4-BDC6-CE1449930E49. CPU: Intel I5-8600 (8th Gen...
  19. glutonchi

    Slow boot [Catalina]

    Hello, I decided to take care of the startup of my Hackintosh on Catalina 10.15.7 which is slow. Indeed, it takes me about 1min30 to start. I have two hang: The first : - It lasts ~1min - It appears when the loading bar reaches the middle - It appeared after I installed kexts to make my...
  20. playforest

    [[SOLVED]] Late to the Catalina party: The endless install reboot.

    Hi All! Finally making the jump to Catalina from Mojave (after a software upgrade means I now need to upgrade the OS). Having tried every option possible with no luck (never ending dead ending on the 1689 issue), I decided to revert to my original idea of a completely fresh install to a new...