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  1. TheITBaron

    Errors when booting from a backup. Any thoughts?

    Hi everyone, I had a failed upgrade attempt and am trying to utilize my backup HDD. My original was a 1TB SSD and I have a 1TB HDD backup which I cloned using "dd" in terminal and Carbon Copy Cloner, before upgrading. My EFI partition was copied successfully along with a functional Mac OS...
  2. TheITBaron

    Update from el Capitan direct to High Sierra question

    Hi, I would like to upgrade my rig [profile specs], from el Capitan to High Sierra, and would love some insight before I begin. I have read through the install guide [https://www.tonymacx86.com/threads/update-directly-to-macos-high-sierra.232707/] And I have combed through numerous posts on...
  3. OndaRosa

    Upgrade from El Capitan to High Sierra / Mojave?

    Hi everyone, I’m seeking advice on the best way to upgrade my OS from El Capitan 10.11.5 to either High Sierra or Mojave without having to do a clean installation. Current Specs: Motherboard: Asus Z170 Sabertooth Mark 1 Graphics: GTX 970 CPU: Intel i7-6700K RAM...
  4. ManKingProxx

    Inconvenients with Web Drivers

    Hi everyone! I have a bit problem. I bought a Mac Pro 1.1 and I installed Mac Os X El Capitan 10.11 and a GTX 750 ti. I read about the compatibility problems as the black boot screen, but, sometimes (not always) I get nervous when I click the I/O button because I don't know if the Web drivers...
  5. GJJR

    Won't Boot -hangs at FakePCIID, builder unreachable!

    The Mac side of my dual-boot system won't load. Hangs at fakePCIID instruction. Builder is unreachable. Help! In Aug or Sept 2016, a friend built me a beautiful system: CPU: Intel Corei7-6700 @ 3.4 GHz w NH-L9i cooler RAM: 16GB Motherboard:Gigabyte H170N-Wifi Graphics: onboard integrated...
  6. Clansman320

    Missing \ key

    HP Probook 640 G1, Intel i5, Intel HD4600, 8GB RAM. UK keyboard, language to set to UK Installed El Capitan, everything (except for gfx, but thats another thread). All seemed fine (bar gfx), trackpad works with VoodooPS2, network ok. Opened a teminal window to do some work (this is important...
  7. rajanpandit2000

    Hang after sometime

    my config is: i5 2500k, GA-Z68-AP D3 Rev.1, 8GB Ram, Zotac Nvidia GTS450 1 GB, SSD Samsung 860 EVO 500GB this is my new config and I i have successfully install EL Capitan OS in Legacy Boot Through multibeast I have selected: 1. Legacy Boot Mode 2. FakeSMC (by default) 3. Network >...
  8. damiandrake123

    Mac OS X El Capitan on Dell Optiplex 780

    Hi everyone, I write to the tonymacx86.com forum to find out if it is possible (and if so what drivers, procedures and links should I use) to install Mac OS X El Capitan on my Dell Optiplex 780 (with all the devices working). The components of the computer are: Motherboard: Dell brand (I do not...
  9. jaymonkey

    [GUIDE] Installing 3rd Party Kexts - El Capitan, Sierra, High Sierra, Mojave, Catalina

    Installing 3rd Party Kexts 1. What Versions of MacOS does this guide cover ? The methods detailed in this guide will work on the following versions of MacOS MacOS 10.11.X - El Capitan MacOS 10.12.X - Sierra MacOS 10.13.X - High Sierra MacOS 10.14.X - Mojave MacOS 10.15.X - Catalina Note: If...
  10. ItLives

    Issues with Nvidia 1050TI not being detected correctly.

    Hello, I have been building a Hackingtosh based on a HP 8200 SSF. I have installed El Capitan successfully and have a stable install, no crashes, and have updated to the last version of this OS, plus Safari. However I am having problems with the Nvidia 1050TI being detected correctly. About...
  11. Kaspian

    Can't get past Apple logo from Clover boot

    Hi all! I'm in need of some help with my first Hackintosh (and first PC ever..) setup. I've made it to the Clover boot menu, but when I try to boot from my USB stick I just get the Apple logo for a few seconds, and then get thrown right back to the ROG start screen (the one that says "press...
  12. chro15matic

    Dell motherboard compatibility

    Hello, I have a desktop computer with no operating system. My goal is to install El Capitan and dedicate this machine to avid media composer (video editing). I've run into some issues getting this to work, and I've tried troubleshooting to the best of my abilities. The main specs are...
  13. SuperMilesio

    HELP! El Capitan “Unsupported protocol USB”

    So I’m currently trouble shooting with my Hackintosh because I can’t get past the apple logo. I am in verbose and the message is “ unsupported protocol USB 03.01” My MoBo only has usb 3 and 3.1 ports, I am using a usb 2 flash drive to install El Capitan. I have tried everything I can think of...
  14. SuperMilesio

    Help! El Capitan installation “Unsupported protocol

    I have built my first hackintosh and I’m trying to install El Capitan, but I am stuck at the apple logo. I tried verbos mode and I got the message “unsupported protocol USB 03.01. My motherboard only has usb 3 and 3.1 and I have no clue how to fix this. I included a picture, please someone...
  15. berimbao

    System freezes (video problems maybe)

    Hi everyone, i hope you can help me out....i've built a hackintosh last year based on skylake and el capitan for a friend of mine. The thing is that the computer freezes from time to time while watching videos online (youtube or movies), sometimes it doesn't happen for a whole week but other...
  16. AJ15

    El Capitan/clover boot issue

    Hey guys. I was given an old HP desktop and I am working on my first Hackintosh. I already have an old drive that is running El Capitan and am trying to get Clover to boot on the desktop but am only getting to the boot maintenance manager. I’ve have read through some of the different forums and...
  17. inclined

    Issues booting El Capitan

    I know it is an old OS, but I'm working with an '09 macbook pro and attempting to complete a Hackintosh and do not have immediate access to a more current OS. I have made a boot flash drive with El Capitan that seems to function as I have used it on a hard drive and an SSD without issue but I...
  18. B

    Need help creating USB drive for Install...

    Hello. Brand new to the community. I just downloaded El Capitan and used Unibeast to put onto a usb drive, as per the instructions on this site. It says the install was successful, however there are two drives now open on my current Mac. The USB drive with the OS just installed, and one which...
  19. QueenSalis

    El Capitan Doesn't Appear as Clover Option After Trying Dual Monitor & Reverting to Single Monitor

    Hi all, Running the following: Intel Core i7-6700K CPU @ 4.0 GHz ASUS Z170 Deluxe motherboard SanDisk Ultra II 960 GB Windows 10 SanDish Ultra II 960 GB OS X El Capitan, installed in 2016 via UEFI AMD Radeon R9 200 Series I wanted to try to use a second monitor with this build running El...
  20. Liam

    SSD I install El Capitan on isn't showing on Enoch Bootloader after installation restart.

    After a 'successful' installation of El Capitan on my laptop using Enoch Bootloader, it automatically restarts (of course). However when it does restart back into the bootloader, the SSD I installed Mac OS on isnt showing up, only the USB shows. So I can't boot from the SSD to finalize the...
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