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Hello everybody
I'm new, and I try the adventure with an HP Z220 CMT, E3-1225 v2 3,2GHz Nvidia Quadro K600,
I followed the guide "Install macOS Catalina on Any Supported Intel-based PC" and my installation does not pass the step 5, I use verbose mode and I discover that the CPU and PCH is not compatible.
Can someone please tell me what to do next?
I already saw this Z220 operated under High Sierra for a test 2 years ago I think, it must be compatible I think?
thanks a lot for your help
 
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I did a clean install of Catalina and struggled mightily with the WIFI for a few hours. I have a TP-LINK TL-WDN4800 card and it acted like it did not exist. I installed both IO80211Family.kext and AirPortAtheros40.kext in System/Library/Extensions using KextBeast without success. Finally, I installed IO80211Family.kext in the other location as well, and FINALLY the WIFI popped up. Perhaps I was supposed to install the kext in both areas from the start and misunderstood the directions. This guide was very helpful:


Everything else is working perfectly. Thanks tonymacx86 for all you and your colleagues do!
 
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If so, why would my question be categorized under Catalina Desktop support?

Any questions about installing Catalina on a desktop should go there. Even if you're trying to start the process on a PC.

The mods are often curt when it comes to stuff abound the rules. It's just meant to get you off to a good start. :thumbup:
 

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Is your comment in response to my question about creating a bootable unibeast USB drive on a PC? Was that a non-permitted troubleshooting question? If so, why would my question be categorized under Catalina Desktop support? Thanks very much, just not clear to me whether I need to repost in another forum.
It's directed primarily at those with troubleshooting questions about the installation. If all you have is a Windows PC we don't currently have an option for you. You need a Mac or working hackintosh to create your Unibeast installer.
 

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So I'm struggling with my current build
Post in Catalina Desktop Support not here. Not a support thread. You'll also need to fill out your hardware profile before getting any help.

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i have an problem i downloaded Mac OS X Catalina from Appstore and unibeast says that installer is a patial installer and and it didnt work with it
 

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i have an problem i downloaded Mac OS X Catalina from Appstore and unibeast says that installer is a patial installer and and it didnt work with it
What system did you use to download it from the appstore ?
 
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Hi guys, I have this setup and installed Yosemite.

i5 3570K
MSI Z77A-GD65
Asus HD 6870
Crucial M4 128GB SSD
WD 1001FALS 1TB
WD WD20EARX 2TB
WD WD20EZRX 2TB
Corsair XM3 2x4GB DDR3-1600

It's been working for years now and I do want to update to the new OSX.
I forgot how to do everything and just wondering if I can just update through the Mac Store to Catalina or do I have to follow this guide?
 

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It won't work to update from Yosemite to Catalina via the App Store. Don't even attempt it. Download Catalina first and create a USB installer with Unibeast to try it. Everything has changed since you installed Yosemite about 6 years ago now. Make a bootable clone of your Yosemite install first. You could also simply try installing Catalina to a clean SSD and try it out.
 
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