1. sdancer75

    Can not upgrade to El-Capitan because the main boot disk is grayed out

    Trying to upgrade Snow Leopard (10.6.8) to El Capitan, I can not select the primary boot disk called "Snow Leopard" because it is grayed out. When I click on it, I get the following popup message (free translation from Greeks) "The selected disk can not be used as a boot disk". I can confirm...
  2. thekingace

    Can't direct upgrade Hackintosh from Big Sur 11.6.6

    Hi, My Hackintosh is running 11.6.6 and I've been trying to update it to Montery, but after running the macOS installer, letting it restart, booting into MacOs, letting the updater run, I'm back to square one. Everything gives me the impression that it's updating, but it's as if the update...
  3. smatiz

    << Solved >> System halt in upgrade 12.3.1 to 12.5.1 Monterey

    Hi Guys i need your help, I have Monterey with 12.3.1 version, Open Core 083, i upgrade the kext with the latest version , when i try to upgrade to 12.5.1 the system halt with this error message Whats wrong? Thanks for your help!
  4. DivisionBell

    Need upgrade advice

    I currently run an : Aorus Z390 I 9600K 6600 XT Phanteks Shift Air II Corsair SF750 I'm really looking for a new motherboard upgrade and ideally it would have a PCIE slot for thunderbolt (I have an old Apple Thunderbolt display that I'd like to use if possible) and PCIE 4.0 support for my GPU...
  5. Ramstaning

    Can I upgrade with my current hardware?

    Hi everyone! I'm looking for help with my Hackintosh. I've had it since 2018 and I had a professional build it for me however, I don't have access to a professional anymore and I really want to update the macOS since I need to upgrade some software in order to keep working. My current macOS is...
  6. samthefireball

    Recommend a graphics card that I can EASILY swap my old Nvidia GT 740 for?

    Hi all, Here are my specs: - I have GeForce GT 740 - Motherboard: ga-z97x-ud5h - Intel Core i7-4790K CPU - 32 GB 1600 MHz DDR3 - OS: Mojave 10.14.6 - System Definition: iMac (27-inch, Late 2013) - Using clover 5.22 My comp can barely run any 3D games, so I want the easiest way to...
  7. zabalex

    Upgraded to 11.6.5, unable to login because USBs are not detected

    Hello, I just upgraded to 11.6.5 from my old 11.2.3 system. I am on OpenCore 0.6.7, and was hoping this would be acceptable to run the upgrade. At first, everything was going well until the final boot, I was looking at the screen where none of my peripherals could be detected. Luckily I was...
  8. othernoise

    Upgrade to 128GB RAM on Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Pro Wifi v1.0

    Hello everybody, I build my MacPro three years ago and it works flawlessly since then. Here are the specs of it: Motherboard: Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Pro Wifi v1.0 CPU: Intel Core i9-9900K 3.6 GHz CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo (15.90 cm) RAM: 2x16GB Corsair Vengeance LPX (DDR4-3000, DIMM...
  9. Kaspian

    Need help with Clover update

    Hi there, I built my first Hack back in 2018 and have been running High Sierra ever since. Didn't want to upgrade because things were running so smoothly, but now I'm planning on jumping up to Monterey. My Clover (4630) doesn't show the available bootloader version, just a dropdown saying...
  10. charlescai

    Looking for fast/easier way to perform OpenCore version upgrade

    Hi there, I noticed it took me a long time to upgrade/update OC version whenever there is a new version come up. Basically, I have to go-through each field and compare and set/remove as necessary. (then copy all those SMBIOS verison info over) I'm wondering if there is any easier way to to...
  11. Icaro82

    Buy a Comet Lake build or be crazy and go for Alder Lake?

    Hi everyone, A short question here. I hope it doen't bother you ... I'm a proud owner of a Hackintosh Xeon 5675 with Big Sur running great. Although it was a great companion all these years, I want to change and update my build. I thought about buying a z490 board with 10th Gen Intel, but I'm...
  12. lucasloud

    Can I run Big Sur on Z170XP-SLI with 6700K and GTX 1080?

    Hi there! I built my hackintosh a long time ago, and I'm still running MacOS Sierra. Naturally, updates to all my programs are pretty much unsupported at this point so I'm looking to upgrade my OS to Big Sur. Couple of questions I'm hoping the team might be able to help with: 1. Any chance I...
  13. tfloyd

    About to try to upgrade from Sierra to High Sierra (again). Have a few questions.

    Hi All, So, I tried to upgrade from Sierra to High Sierra last night and failed. I followed the instructions here: https://www.tonymacx86.com/threads/update-directly-to-macos-high-sierra.232707/ Things seemed to be going smoothly until I reached the point where the installer needed to reboot...
  14. CheyPalabra

    Upgrading from Sierra to Catalina - Best Method?

    Hi, Is there a "best method" to upgrading to Catalina from Sierra 10.12? I can't find a specific thread related to it. For some backstory - I created my first Hackintosh back when Sierra first released via USB install. It's had it's numerous kinks but was mostly operable. Recently I've...
  15. RetroRocker

    A long overdue upgrade.. please help - Is Catalina possible with my mobo/cpu?

    So I've been running a dual boot Sierra build for many years now, happily. But my graphics card has reached it's limit and needs to be retired for a new model if I'm to continue to play new games on Win10. I've been far too afraid to touch the MacOSX side of things for fear of breaking the whole...
  16. JacobusTracks

    Upgrading my i5 4670 Build

    Hello all! I have been running my hackingtosh for several years now, and recently started noticing my music productions are getting to big to handle for my i5 4670. Does anyone have some good advice for upgrading my CPU? for example to an i7 4790? Thanks a bunch. My build: Gigabyte...
  17. JCarita

    Can't upgrade to Catalina

    Hi there guys, I'm currently on an Hackintosh High Sierra (10.13.6) and I want to upgrade my OS (mainly because Adobe is not updating their products on High Sierra). I'm thinking about doing a clean install. So after I've done my boot usb drive with Catalina and when I select to start from...
  18. hlehofer

    Hackintosh no longer booting after Clover update

    I've updated Clover (if I remember correctly to 5125, the newest one) and my kexts (LiLu, WhatEverGreen, VirtualSMC) and now my hackintosh is no longer booting. Using -v option it shows the following message (see image). I've googled a little and are now a little confused as the found results...
  19. thanxse

    Installation of macOS Catalina fails on X99 with Xeon CPU

    Hi, yesterday I installed macOS on my new system. Actually, it`s high sierra. But now, I want to upgrade to macOS Catalina. After create an bootstick with Catalina and try to boot, Clover stops at [PCI configuration begin]. The specs are: 2x Intel Xeon E5 2676v3 12 Cores / 24 Threads X99...
  20. tom.bishop87

    Upgrading from Yosemite to Mojave

    I would like to upgrade my OSX from Yosemite to Mojave. Is this an easy process? I’ve been told it might be tricky because my Hackintosh is running Clover Thanks