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I am a regular PC builder and thought I would give a hackintosh build a try since I have various macs around my house and I like my Macs.

I downloaded iboot Haswell and try to boot up on the disc drive, but it gets hung up on the:
reselect your drive, or insert boot media into drive and hit a key..
which I do, and just goes into a loop, getting the same message.
I insured my boot up order is correct on my disc drive and bios is recognizing it.
I have "other" OS selected.
I have set Sata to AHCI.
xmp memory profile set to: Profile1
Disabled Vt-d
I formatted my SSD drive on my mac laptop

I am using an Gigabyte Z97x-UD5H and an Intel i7 4790k (devils canyon) with 32 gig of ram and a
MSI GTX 970 Gaming 4G video card...

Any suggestions here would help... getting frustrated
 
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did you get it to work? I am having the same problem with my setup, wonder if the cd rom drive isn't working.
 
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Still not having luck.
My DVD drive is showing up in the bios hierarchy, as is my SSDrive.... so I know they are working.
Just not having luck getting to boot off my DVD... When I set the boot up order, and reset, it gives me the error/command to insert media into drive and reboot... I am stuck in this loop...
Frustrating... I will figure this out I hope...
Have a nice box filled with great hardware that I can't get turned into my Hackintosh...
Help.....
 

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Checked to make sure, I am using a CD.
Still not wanting to boot up from the CD. I did change the boot order in the bios with CD player as first, SSD HD as 2nd.
I know the CD player is working as I can here it spinning up to speed...then I get the "put in boot media in your drive or change boot order screen"
Any ideas here?'

Here is what I am using:
Gigabyte GAZ97x UD5H MB
Samsung EVO 850 SSD
Corsair 650w Gold Cert PS
Crucial Ballistic Sport Ram 4x8gig
I7 4790k Haswell 6 core 3.3
MSI Geforce GTX 970 Gaming 4G Video Card
 

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Checked to make sure, I am using a CD.
Still not wanting to boot up from the CD. I did change the boot order in the bios with CD player as first, SSD HD as 2nd.
I know the CD player is working as I can here it spinning up to speed...then I get the "put in boot media in your drive or change boot order screen"
Any ideas here?'

Here is what I am using:
Gigabyte GAZ97x UD5H MB
Samsung EVO 850 SSD
Corsair 650w Gold Cert PS
Crucial Ballistic Sport Ram 4x8gig
I7 4790k Haswell 6 core 3.3
MSI Geforce GTX 970 Gaming 4G Video Card
Did you burn the image to CD rather than copying the files ?
 
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iMac, PowerBook
Mobile Phone
Yes, Double checked that and even burned a new CD copy just a precaution. Still getting the same
screen.
Double checking all my settings in the Bios to make sure they are all right. Seem to be.
Something is amiss and I can't figure out what...

G.O. :sick:
 
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Yeah, I used the iBoot Haswell and I burned it several times with ImgBurn and it didn't work at all.
 
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