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Solved > Dualboot with Clover MacOSX + Windows

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How about this method? Has anyone tried something like this?


"this is how I settings the clover bootloader for my hackintosh that dual boot with Windows 10.

When you installing Clover, on ‘Installation Type’ Instead click on ‘Install’ choose to click ‘Customize’ see screenshot below.


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Inside ‘Custom Install‘ Check for ‘Install Clover in ESP

In ‘Bootloader section‘ check for’ Install boot0ss in MBR this option will be used for BIOS booting on BIOS motherboards.

[ boot0ss (boot0 Signature Scanning) bootloader tries to boot the first EFI/FAT32/HFS partition (defined in the MBR and then the GPT) with a valid PBR signature. If no partition is found it will try to boot the active partition defined in MBR.

This bootloader is a good choice when you have Windows installed on the same disk because Windows wants to have its partition active.

This choice will NOT set the partition status byte to active in the MBR. Source: Clover installer]


Continue with click on ‘CloverEFI‘ menu dropdown and select ‘CloverEFI 64-bits SATA

You can see screenshot below for detail



Check also ‘Install RC script on target volume

And click Install.

When installing clover finished, it will automatically mount the EFI partition. You can open it in Finder. Now you need to put additional driver called NTFS X64 driver on the EFI partition. You can download ‘NTFS X64 driver’ here https://github.com/JrCs/CloverGrowerPro/blob/master/Files/NTFS/x64/NTFS.efi

To install the driver follow this path; EFI > CLOVER > drivers64.

That’s it!"

My question is, after doing everything you say to set up Clover, can I then install Windows on another disk and not mess up Clover bootloader?

How then is the selection process between Mac and windows? Do I use Clover for both?

Then, what if a WIndows update messes up Clover? Do I have to boot in with a Clover USB and then repeat the setup you detailed?
 

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My question is, after doing everything you say to set up Clover, can I then install Windows on another disk and not mess up Clover bootloader?

How then is the selection process between Mac and windows? Do I use Clover for both?

Then, what if a WIndows update messes up Clover? Do I have to boot in with a Clover USB and then repeat the setup you detailed?
Disconnect the Mac OS drive or disable the port it is connected to in UEFI/BIOS. Leave only the drive you want to use for the Windows install connected.
Install Windows. Update it. Install any 3rd party software you want to use. Shut down.
Reconnect other drives or boot to UEFI/BIOS and re-enable the ports the drives are connected to.
While in the UEFI/BIOS make the Mac OS drive first in BBS Boot order. There will be a Windows icon shown in clover that will boot Windows. There will also be other Windows icons you will want to hide in Clover since they will not boot Windows and only clutter your boot selection screen.
 
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Thanks for the reply. I got this done in the meantime pretty much doing what you suggest.

Works perfectly. And there aren't even any other icons just one for mac and one for windows... must be something about the recent clover builds or windows builds I guess.

Thanks again, didn't imagine it would be so easy!
 
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