- Jul 21, 2016
- Gigabyte Z690 Aero G
- RX 6800 XT
- Mobile Phone
If I'm planning to use dual boot, is it necessary to apply settings prom this post?
Windows OpenCore Issue!! hey guys everytime i boot into windows via opencore when i look under system information, i'm getting windows booting with the smbios from mac how do hell do i configure opencore to load windows 10 default oem information?www.tonymacx86.com
I tried the modification to OC suggested in the referenced thread. I set my BIOS boot order to start from my OC drive. At the OC picker I picked Windows. Windows boots VERY slowly for me from the OC picker. Windows recognized the computer as a NUC10, which it is, instead of a weird OC designation prior to the suggested OC modification.
This OC modification works for me.
But I have other dual boot issues with OC:
I dual boot Windows and Catalina 10.15.6 using OC 0.6.0 on two hackintoshes. One of the annoying things for me has been how both Windows and OC seem to mess with my BIOS boot order settings. Does anyone know how to stop it?
For example, I can set the BIOS to boot to my OC macOS drive. It boots into the OC picker fine and displays both the Windows and macOS boot drives. I boot into macOS just fine. It works the same with each reboot.
If I then select Windows from the OC selector, Windows boots, but VERY slowly. If I then reboot or shutdown from Windows, Windows changes the boot order in BIOS to the Windows drive first. On the next boot the hack boots directly into Windows, instead of the OC picker as I had previously set in BIOS. Booting Windows when NOT going through OC is VERY fast, and the computer ID was correct as expected.
On my NUC hackintosh, because of the faster Windows boot speed, and the way Windows messes with my BIOS boot order, I just leave Windows as the first selection in the BIOS boot order, and use the F10 (for my NUC) to display the BIOS boot picker window and select the macOS drive when I want to run macOS.
On my Z390 Designare, also set to dual boot Windows, I set BIOS to boot my Catalina OC drive first. If I want to boot Windows I use the F12 key and select my Windows drive. When I leave Windows I have to remember to reset the BIOS boot order back to the Catalina OC drive, or the next boot boots Windows.
With OC 0.6.1 things got even weirder for me. OC also manipulated the BIOS boot order and selectable drives. So for now I've stuck with OC 0.6.0 which I have learned how to handle its weirdness.
If others that dual boot don't experience their BIOS boot order settings getting changed by Windows and/or OC, I'd like to know how to prevent it from happening.