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[Guide] Lenovo Z50-70/Z40-70/G50-70/G40-70 using Clover UEFI

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Motherboard
Lenovo G50-70-Clover
CPU
i5-4210U
Graphics
HD 4400 1920x1080
Mac
MacBook Air, MacBook Pro
Mobile Phone
Android
Successfully updated from 10.14.3 to 10.15.1
  1. Update Clover to 5098
  2. Put all the needed kexts in Other/
    (some are not the same installed by @the-braveknight's script, I linked the github/bitbucket release pages from where I downloded the ones I am actually using)
  3. Double check your clover drivers, new clover has a different folder structure, put those listed below in CLOVER/drivers/UEFI/
    • ApfsDriverLoader.efi
    • AptioInputFix.efi
    • AptioMemoryFix.efi
    • AudioDxe.efi
    • DataHubDxe.efi
    • FSInject.efi
    • HFSPlus.efi
    • NTFS.efi
    • Ps2MouseDxe.efi
    • SMCHelper.efi
    • UsbKbDxe.efi
    • UsbMouseDxe.efi
    • VBoxExt2.efi
    • VBoxExt4.efi
  4. Update macOS from System Preferences
That's it.
 
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Motherboard
Lenovo Z50-70-Clover
CPU
i5
Graphics
HD 4400,1920x1080
Mac
iMac, MacBook
Mobile Phone
iOS
I just noticed that the card reader isn't working in Catalina 10.15 or in 10.15.1. I don't know if it was working in Mojave or High Sierra but when I tried using it today I noticed it does not work. Is this not supported?
 
Joined
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Messages
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Motherboard
Lenovo G50-70-Clover
CPU
i5-4210U
Graphics
HD 4400 1920x1080
Mac
MacBook Air, MacBook Pro
Mobile Phone
Android
I just noticed that the card reader isn't working in Catalina 10.15 or in 10.15.1. I don't know if it was working in Mojave or High Sierra but when I tried using it today I noticed it does not work. Is this not supported?
Not supported
 
Joined
Aug 22, 2011
Messages
235
Motherboard
Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Master F11e
CPU
i9-9900K OC @5 GHz
Graphics
Sapphire Pulse AMD Radeon RX 5700XT 8GB
Mobile Phone
iOS
Successfully updated from 10.14.3 to 10.15.1
  1. Update Clover to 5098
  2. Put all the needed kexts in Other/
    (will add a list later, some are not the same installed by @the-braveknight 's script)
  3. Double check your clover drivers, new clover has a different folder structure
  4. Update macOS from System Preferences
That's it.
Hi @daigosx, would it be possible for you to share a ZIP file of your EFI folder please? I updated my Z-50-70 to 10.15.0, and didn't bother to update clover or the kexts folder. Now I can't boot up. Your EFI folder would help. Thanks in advance.
 
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Motherboard
HP ProBook 4530s
CPU
2.20 GHz Intel Core i7-2720QM
Graphics
Intel HD Graphics 3000
Mobile Phone
Successfully updated from 10.14.3 to 10.15.1
  1. Update Clover to 5098
  2. Put all the needed kexts in Other/
    (will add a list later, some are not the same installed by @the-braveknight 's script)
  3. Double check your clover drivers, new clover has a different folder structure
  4. Update macOS from System Preferences
That's it.
Hello. It is good to know that everything worked for you. Would it be possible to know which are your kexts and drivers?
Thanks
 
Joined
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Messages
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Motherboard
Lenovo G50-70-Clover
CPU
i5-4210U
Graphics
HD 4400 1920x1080
Mac
MacBook Air, MacBook Pro
Mobile Phone
Android
Hi @daigosx, would it be possible for you to share a ZIP file of your EFI folder please? I updated my Z-50-70 to 10.15.0, and didn't bother to update clover or the kexts folder. Now I can't boot up. Your EFI folder would help. Thanks in advance.
Hello. It is good to know that everything worked for you. Would it be possible to know which are your kexts and drivers?
Thanks
I edited the message and added kexts and drivers lists, please check it
 
Joined
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Motherboard
Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Master F11e
CPU
i9-9900K OC @5 GHz
Graphics
Sapphire Pulse AMD Radeon RX 5700XT 8GB
Mobile Phone
iOS
I edited the message and added kexts and drivers lists, please check it
@daigosx I tried downloading the files (from your list) and placing them in the new folder structure of Clover, but I am still facing boot-loop errors. I guess there are SSDTs or other files that I don't have because it's a vicious circle - the computer won't boot because the EFI folder is messed up, and I can't install Clover or the other files because it won't boot up.

The best solution would be to physically copy your EFI folder, when it would at least boot the laptop up successfully, and then do the rest of the post-install steps. Would you mind sharing your actual EFI folder so that I can boot up my laptop successfully?
 
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Dec 11, 2019
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Motherboard
Lenovo Z50-70
CPU
Intel Core i7 4510U
Graphics
NVIDIA GeForce 840M - 4 GB
Hi guys. I'm totally new about hackintosh world. I want to try installing catalina on my PC that seems almost totally compatible. Please provide me some useful documentation and guide.
Also, i would obtain a dual boot with Windows installation. Now, windows is installed on SSD and stock SSHD is strongly integrated as desktop path for example. So my idea is to create a dual boot configuration Windows and Hackintosh with 2 partion for each SSD and SSHD and allocated ssd partion + sshd partion for each installation. Is it possible? Thanks.
 
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