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[Guide] Intel NUC7/NUC8 using Clover UEFI (NUC7i7Bxx,NUC8i7Bxx,etc)

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Did you come up with the perfect USB fix for the NUC8? I thought I had it and made the mistake of allowing Win 10 to update the BIOS. I don't know if it was the update or the work I did but it put me out of business for awhile as far as my NUC8i7BEH HacMini Went... After many rebuilds, I am using it now but I am not sure if reboots will leave me crying or not. It rebooted and I am listening to bluetooth speaker music and all seems well. (I may have rebooted twice and still ticking.) but back to USBPorts.kext... Is that the USB fix that I might be needing if I haven't fixed it?? I tried to save it with the tools, but was not 100% sure that I had everything correct. I would like to get my hands on the fix since I don't have a copy of my work (except whatever is in the EFI folder) I am not real confident about the file it put in the folder, although I am typing on it. I will reboot tomorrow and see if it is working afterwards.
What model do you have again? If it’s an NUC8i5 then yes. Rule of thumb, save your boot drive and no windows update will be able to completely bork your install again. That and use OpenCore as your boot loader.
 
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Any chance you know if the NUC10i3FNH will work with these EFI folders? I need a really basic computer.
The NUC10i7 and i5 do, its very likely the i3 does as well using the i5 EFi folder on page 90 here. If you want an absolute guarantee buy an NUC8 or wait for a different answer and/or search other forums.
 
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Any chance you know if the NUC10i3FNH will work with these EFI folders? I need a really basic computer.
If you want a promo, NUC10i7FNH is even lower than NUC8i7 right now on Amazon.de with a voucher :)
 
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What model do you have again? If it’s an NUC8i5 then yes. Rule of thumb, save your boot drive and no windows update will be able to completely bork your install again. That and use OpenCore as your boot loader.
I have the NUC8i7BEH which is easy to build (using your EFI) except for the USB problem which may be solved for the NUC8i5 and i3s. I am in the process of doing a TM back up and will do a CCC backup next. Then I am going to shut it down and see if it will reboot. I couldn't figure out how to close CloverConfigurator or perhaps another tool that was used to do the EH changes so I unplugged it. That may have left something incomplete. We'll see. I appreciate your efforts on this board.
 
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I have the NUC8i7BEH which is easy to build (using your EFI) except for the USB problem which may be solved for the NUC8i5 and i3s. I am in the process of doing a TM back up and will do a CCC backup next. Then I am going to shut it down and see if it will reboot. I couldn't figure out how to close CloverConfigurator or perhaps another tool that was used to do the EH changes so I unplugged it. That may have left something incomplete. We'll see. I appreciate your efforts on this board.
I wasn’t sure what you were saying in your last post but for your clarification your USB configuration would never cause the problems you are describing. Windows update can especially if you are sharing a drive and or using Clover...typically that is relatively easy to remedy.

Usb problems usually mean a port won’t work at all or at the right speed. That and sleep/ wake isn’t working is the other main symptom.
 
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The intel bluetoothfirmware is included on kext section on page 90, works fine.
The wifi though, I believe it's a work in progress, still glitchy AFAIK.

ok thank you. Then I have a problem because my pc don't detect Bluetooth :(
 
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hahaha, good post. Hopefully our replacements NUC are ok, like you, I fear the next one will have a different flaw. I just have to start another case tomorrow, tried on Friday, but the customer support was closed.
Good luck to us!
The migration was a success, zero issues. But I did have to redo the entire SMBIOS, incase apple records my MAC address.
Everything works fine now, hope yours will soon.
 
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