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[Guide] Lenovo Ideapad S340 Laptop on Catalina

Feartech

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Here, but i already went through with getting the online install method on the usb drive so i don't need to figure this problem out
ahh ok, well done
 
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I just need to know how booting works with opencore 0.7, because the guides made, list a bootstrap thing that opencore 0.7 doesn't have
 

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I just need to know how booting works with opencore 0.7, because the guides made, list a bootstrap thing that opencore 0.7 doesn't have
yes, bootstrap folder is not required in later versions of opencore
 
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yes, bootstrap folder is not required in later versions of opencore
So, if Murphy's law doesn't happen, i could swap between the windows partition and macos partition. correct?
 

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So, if merphy's law doesn't happen, i could swap between the windows partition and macos partition. correct?
"murphy"

not sure, i don't dual boot, also my laptop has a nvme slot and sata and has 2 drives, but i only have macOS installed on the nvme and the other drive is a storage drive
 
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Yeah i only realized after commenting it lol
"murphy"

not sure, i don't dual boot, also my laptop has a nvme slot and sata and has 2 drives, but i only have macOS installed on the nvme and the other drive is a storage drive
 
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i would backup my windows, if i had a external drive that didn't have a hdd from 2004
 
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Also when do i generate a smbios? before or after installing it to the partition?
I am a complete noob when it comes to this, I may have 2 certifications for IT but I don't know much about this lol
 
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