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UniBeast: Install macOS High Sierra on Any Supported Intel-based PC

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I'm experiencing this too...

Freezes about 60% through when booting to the installer.
Have tried it multiple times and getting the same result.

Used a 32gb USB flash drive plugged into a USB 2.0 port.

View attachment 287921

edit: Thanks to ryem for the fix. Go to the usb clover bootloader options, remove 'nv_disable=1' and add 'nvda_drv=1'. You'll have to do this every time it restarts or else you can change this in the actual config file which is what I plan on doing later.
Thank you, this worked for me! Question, how do I edit the config file so it does this automatically on every boot?
 
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Well, I've been using MultiBeast years now but the apfs no convert option doesn't work. I made my USB installer booted from it, formatted my disk, named it High Sierra and then installed to it. I then rebooted and choose the USB again then once booted I opened up Terminal and did the /Volumes/Image\ Volume/No-Convert . Then rebooted then finished install to find out my HDD was converted to the apfs :(.
 
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"There was an error creating your UniBeast drive: Copy of apfs.efi failed."

Installing High Sierra ver 10.13.2 to 8GB memory stick, using UEFI mode.

Any recommendations? Is 16GB really necessary? 8GB worked with Mavericks

 
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"There was an error creating your UniBeast drive: Copy of apfs.efi failed."

Installing High Sierra ver 10.13.2 to 8GB memory stick, using UEFI mode.

Any recommendations? Is 16GB really necessary? 8GB worked with Mavericks

Don't think its the 8GB that's causing this - I've encountered this 'copy of apfs.efi failed' message many times - solution is to initially erase the USB key carefully - I have found Disk Utility is not reliable - ERASE and PARTITION processes (in 10.12) are not clear and certainly not fully functioning - instead use terminal command (see other posts for details).. Then use EFI Mounter v3 app to see if you can mount the USB key's EFI folder - usually this also indicates that Unibeast will complete the install.. good luck on next steps!

I'm currently going around in circles trying to install High Sierra -
Apple machines no longer able to do a simple format on a USB key how did we get here?
Downloading OS (or anything) from the crApp Store is just painful
Apple machines no longer capable of editing video
Apple instead selling telephones and TV to the slaves
I'm not going to mention the Jar jar Binks in the room - the emoji touch bar
..
 
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Please create a UniBeast with the latest Clover as soon as possible.
 

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What is the chance that UniBeast will support X299+Skylake-X eventually now that the SMBIOS iMacPro1,1 is out in the wild?

I know there is a great guide for installation of High Sierra on X299, but I would really love a UniBeast to get as much as possible to work out of the box before attempting this project.
 
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