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

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Ok so now system detects Bluetooth, but when I click on icon and he looks for devices so then application freeze. Ofc when I use command into the terminal so no log. I did delete all bluetooth.plist and still the same problem.
How sure are you that USB is properly configured? Please post your EFI folder without your personal information (serial numbers etc) and I can take a look.
 
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How sure are you that USB is properly configured? Please post your EFI folder without your personal information (serial numbers etc) and I can take a look.
it's ok right now I did reset nvram and works great. Just now I have again the problem with wake up. I must again unplug and plug HDMI cable and then the monitor work...
 
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it's ok right now I did reset nvram and works great. Just now I have again the problem with wake up. I must again unplug and plug HDMI cable and then the monitor work...
That could be a lot of things, your Device ID for the iGPU could need tweaking, the cable or video output might need to be changed. In some cases it can be the monitor itself that doesn't want to play nice. You will need to continue your trouble shooting.
 
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To new users trying to load Mojave or Catalina on an NUC8x please be aware this guide is no longer being maintained.
With recent bios updates being pushed out by Intel above version 56 as well as updates by Apple to Mojave beyond 14.2 the guide has become outdated and no longer works as is.

Two additional things are needed at a minimum to be able to reach the Mojave or Catalina install window.

1. An updated version of the Clover bootloader must be installed, I suggest version 5107 or higher, although slightly older versions will probably work but have not been tested. Rehabman’s version available through the terminal commands in his original guide on Github will cause the installer to halt.

2. An updated config.plist containing an ACPI/DSDT/Patch for an RTC issue that will also cause the installer to stall if your bios is a version higher than 56

***Some users are also apparently unaware that their Samsung 970 EVO plus SSD will also cause install failure if the firmware is not updated first. Visit the Samsung Website for instructions on how to create a bootable USB drive for firmware updates.

The attached EFI folder has all of the above as well as some fixes for onboard Audio and USB C functionality and Bluetooth.

If you decide to use it it’s as simple as creating a bootable USB drive using UniBeast, mounting the invisible EFI partition on the USB drive and then replacing the EFI folder with the attached.

Once OSX install is complete repeat the process of mounting the EFI folder on your hard drive and again replace the EFI folder with the same attached folder to finish the job. Afterwards I highly suggest you use Clover Configurator to create a unique serial number for working iCloud and iMessage (although “continuity” is not an issue unless you have gone the route of adding a Wireless/ Bluetooth card in the one available M2 slot with the appropriate adapter mentioned in various NUC posts).
Being you are creating a Hackintosh be aware even if you have the exact same model there can be issues. I do not have all the answers and am not at the level of the moderators but will try to help you sort out whatever. Cheers and good luck.

Edit: If you are installing Mojave and have issues with crackling sound from the headphone jack several users have reported success installing all kexts, with the exception of FakeSMC.kext, to the Library/Extensions folder. Audio over HDMI and the headphone jack both should work. This will not work in Catalina but you can change the Layout ID using Hackintool as described here by JayMonkey
an-idiots-guide-to-lilu-and-its-plug-ins.260063


EFI History
Updated NUC8EFICatClover and EFINUC7Cat15.4 with Clover Version 5107, Catalina 10.15.4 Ready 3/27/20
Also Added Updated OpenCore 5.6
3/23/20 Added Intel Bluetooth kext to both OC and Clover Versions
4/9/20 Added Simplified NUC8 OC5.7 version, everything works except Wireless and Card Reader. Catalina Tested
4/11/20 Added NUC7 OC5.7. Testing still needed but I think everything except wireless is working
5/5/20 Added NUC8 OC5.8 with USB set to enable internal headers. Please test and report back
6/3/20 Added NUC8 OC5.9 No Internal Headers
6/5/20 Added NUC7 OC5.9 No Internal Headers
6/5/20 Added NUC10 i7 and NUC10 i5 basic OC 5.9 EFI folders
6/18/20 Added Updated NUC10i7 OC5.9 New and Improved
Hello @Leesureone
Thanks a lot for your effort on making this topic up to date, continuing previous work of Rehabman.
I am planning to buy this NUC, and although dual display is not a deal breaker for me, but it is still a feature that I would like to have on this NUC for some of my use case. Can you share the latest update on dual display, whether the successful boot can only be guaranteed with only 1 display and plugging the other after finish booting, or this has been solved with OC and latest kext? I see that this thread already into its 341th page which I feel like a needle in a haystack to search for latest status of dual display.
I am planning to purchase a NUC8BEH,btw.
Thanks in advance for some pointer about this case.
 
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Hello @Leesureone
Thanks a lot for your effort on making this topic up to date, continuing previous work of Rehabman.
I am planning to buy this NUC, and although dual display is not a deal breaker for me, but it is still a feature that I would like to have on this NUC for some of my use case. Can you share the latest update on dual display, whether the successful boot can only be guaranteed with only 1 display and plugging the other after finish booting, or this has been solved with OC and latest kext? I see that this thread already into its 341th page which I feel like a needle in a haystack to search for latest status of dual display.
I am planning to purchase a NUC8BEH,btw.
Thanks in advance for some pointer about this case.
I think you can count on getting two displays working without any fuss.
 
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That could be a lot of things, your Device ID for the iGPU could need tweaking, the cable or video output might need to be changed. In some cases it can be the monitor itself that doesn't want to play nice. You will need to continue your trouble shooting.
Yeah, this will take again a few months :) . Just question I need in SSDT USBX for wakeup or not? Because in IORegistry I don't see USBX.
 
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Yeah, this will take again a few months :) . Just question I need in SSDT USBX for wakeup or not? Because in IORegistry I don't see USBX.
SSDT-USBX.aml is to fix the embedded controller, nothing to do with sleep/wake. In my NUC8i5OC5.9 EFI that file is named SSDT-EC.aml. Again, are you sure your USB configuration is correct? How did you do it? If that's 100% correct then Hackintool can help with your iGPU device ID. There is a guide here:
 
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Yeah, this will take again a few months :) . Just question I need in SSDT USBX for wakeup or not? Because in IORegistry I don't see USBX.
If it's sleep/wake, please make sure you follow the correct BIOS and MacOS power settings.
 
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SSDT-USBX.aml is to fix the embedded controller, nothing to do with sleep/wake. In my NUC8i5OC5.9 EFI that file is named SSDT-EC.aml. Again, are you sure your USB configuration is correct? How did you do it? If that's 100% correct then Hackintool can help with your iGPU device ID. There is a guide here:
I'm sure that now I have 100% correct USB MAP. I had no problem with wake up a few months back because I thought that I'm fixed. But after this edit, it again makes the problem. But thank you I will study your link.
 
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I'm sure that now I have 100% correct USB MAP. I had no problem with wake up a few months back because I thought that I'm fixed. But after this edit, it again makes the problem. But thank you I will study your link.
So you didn't have the problem with the display until you updated the USB configuration?
 
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