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Can i update to Sierra without any issues from Yosemite?

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Download macOS Sierra (quit the App, compress it and back it up)
Download and run UniBeast to your computer specs, i.e graphics.
When UniBeast completes, restart pressing F12 - select your UEFI UniBeast drive.
At the Clover boot screen select your Yosemite drive and test booting it.
You've installed the web drivers for your 750 but the UniBeast default is nv_disable=1 so you won't have accelerated graphics unless you change the boot argument to nvda_drv=1
If you are able to boot consistently, you can begin to remove old files/kexts.
When you're happy boot your Yosemite drive with UniBeast and run the Install.app in /Applications.
When it reboots select Install macOS from your Yosemite drive.
thanks, ill give it a shot.
what do you mean by compress and back it up?

also, im dual booting windows. will this affect anything? they are on seperate drives and i have a hdd for media storage.
is it possible to backup/image the hackintosh drive from inside windows?
 

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what do you mean by compress and back it up?
Save it so you don't have to download it again, some peoples internet can take quite some time to download 5GB. Its also good practice as once the install.app has been run, it will evaporate from /Applications.
also, im dual booting windows. will this affect anything? they are on seperate drives and i have a hdd for media storage.
is it possible to backup/image the hackintosh drive from inside windows?
Unplug your Windows drive and storage drive until you've installed. Since you will be mounting EFI partitions this will remove any chance of error.
There are cross platform readers but google is friend here. Ideally you will want to make a bootable clone of your Yosemite drive. Backup Solutions For Your Mac or CustoMac | tonymacx86.com
 
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Save it so you don't have to download it again, some peoples internet can take quite some time to download 5GB. Its also good practice as once the install.app has been run, it will evaporate from /Applications.

Unplug your Windows drive and storage drive until you've installed. Since you will be mounting EFI partitions this will remove any chance of error.
There are cross platform readers but google is friend here. Ideally you will want to make a bootable clone of your Yosemite drive. Backup Solutions For Your Mac or CustoMac | tonymacx86.com
thanks, so ill unplug the drives. what im saying is can i image the drive in windows?
 

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thanks, so ill unplug the drives. what im saying is can i image the drive in windows?
No idea, I've never cloned or imaged a Mac drive from Windows, simply as
1. Windows can't see a Mac partitioned drive.
2. A cross platform reader will be needed for Windows to see and read a Mac partitioned drive.
3. There are many more reasons when tools are readily available in OS X/macOS to do such a thing.
 
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No idea, I've never cloned or imaged a Mac drive from Windows, simply as
1. Windows can't see a Mac partitioned drive.
2. A cross platform reader will be needed for Windows to see and read a Mac partitioned drive.
3. There are many more reasons when tools are readily available in OS X/macOS to do such a thing.
alright. so:
1. download sierra and compress? (how do i do this?)
2. image drive to external hdd in yosemite?
3. make a unibeast drive
4. unplug windows and storage drive
5. put unibeast drive in and boot using that
6. if it works delete kexts from yosemite (still using unibeast drive? or not)
7. boot using unibeast drive to yosemite and install sierra
8. run multibeast?
9. done? clover installed automatically?
is this right?
 

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1. Open Finder > Applications > Right click on the Install.app > option to compress it.
2. Yes
3. Yes
4. Yes
5. UniBeast to boot your Yosemite drive.
6. Yes
7. Yes as in 5.
8. Yes
9. MultiBest will install Clover to your installation drive EFI partition.

Have fun and good luck.
 
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1. Open Finder > Applications > Right click on the Install.app > option to compress it.
2. Yes
3. Yes
4. Yes
5. UniBeast to boot your Yosemite drive.
6. Yes
7. Yes as in 5.
8. Yes
9. MultiBest will install Clover to your installation drive EFI partition.

Have fun and good luck.
thanks! ill give it a shot! hopefully wont break anything.

also, what kexts would i have to sort out?
is there a script or something i can get that will do it automatically? (im a windows boy lol)
and if anything goes wrong ill come back here to ask for help lol :p
 

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thanks! ill give it a shot! hopefully wont break anything.

also, what kexts would i have to sort out?
is there a script or something i can get that will do it automatically? (im a windows boy lol)
and if anything goes wrong ill come back here to ask for help lol :p
From the linked thread I posted.
No Script but you have eyes:eek:

/System/Library/Extensions/AHCI_3rdParty_eSATA.kext
/System/Library/Extensions/AHCI_3rdParty_SATA.kext
/System/Library/Extensions/AHCI_Intel_Generic_SATA.kext
/System/Library/Extensions/ALXEthernet.kext
/System/Library/Extensions/AppleIGB.kext
/System/Library/Extensions/AppleIntelE1000e.kext
/System/Library/Extensions/AppleRTL8169Ethernet.kext
/System/Library/Extensions/AtherosE2200Ethernet
/System/Library/Extensions/AtherosL1cEthernet.kext
/System/Library/Extensions/ElliottForceLegacyRTC.kext
/System/Library/Extensions/EvOreboot.kext
/System/Library/Extensions/FakeSMC.kext
/System/Library/Extensions/GenericUSBXHCI.kext
/System/Library/Extensions/NullCPUPowerManagement.kext
/System/Library/Extensions/RealtekRTL8111.kext
/System/Library/Extensions/RealtekRTL81xx.kext
/System/Library/Extensions/VoodooHDA.kext
/System/Library/Extensions/VoodooPS2Controller.kext
/System/Library/Extensions/VoodooTSCSync.kext
 
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From the linked thread I posted.
No Script but you have eyes:eek:

/System/Library/Extensions/AHCI_3rdParty_eSATA.kext
/System/Library/Extensions/AHCI_3rdParty_SATA.kext
/System/Library/Extensions/AHCI_Intel_Generic_SATA.kext
/System/Library/Extensions/ALXEthernet.kext
/System/Library/Extensions/AppleIGB.kext
/System/Library/Extensions/AppleIntelE1000e.kext
/System/Library/Extensions/AppleRTL8169Ethernet.kext
/System/Library/Extensions/AtherosE2200Ethernet
/System/Library/Extensions/AtherosL1cEthernet.kext
/System/Library/Extensions/ElliottForceLegacyRTC.kext
/System/Library/Extensions/EvOreboot.kext
/System/Library/Extensions/FakeSMC.kext
/System/Library/Extensions/GenericUSBXHCI.kext
/System/Library/Extensions/NullCPUPowerManagement.kext
/System/Library/Extensions/RealtekRTL8111.kext
/System/Library/Extensions/RealtekRTL81xx.kext
/System/Library/Extensions/VoodooHDA.kext
/System/Library/Extensions/VoodooPS2Controller.kext
/System/Library/Extensions/VoodooTSCSync.kext
haha cheers, ill try it when i have a good 2 hours to spare.
any other things i should be worried about/ concentrate on?
i calculated that it should take roughly 10mins to download the 5gb file.
 

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haha cheers, ill try it when i have a good 2 hours to spare.
any other things i should be worried about/ concentrate on?
i calculated that it should take roughly 10mins to download the 5gb file.
I think you should be good to go. 10mins to download and you need 2 hours to complete :p
Best to take your time even if it takes 3 hours or more.
 
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