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@Stork, I appreciate the reply. But I’m still getting the same issue. I try to run the downloaded “Install MacOS High Sierra” that was downloaded on my machine from the App Store, but cannot get to the Clover screen on the initial reboot that is required. Every time, it takes me past the BIOS screen, to a black screen with a blinking cursor and my motherboard gives an “AE” code.

Any further advice would be appreciated.
Did you follow the procedures in Post #1? If so, please open a thread with your problem in High Sierra Desktop Support as this thread is not a help thread. TIA.
 
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Did you follow the procedures in Post #1? If so, please open a thread with your problem in High Sierra Desktop Support as this thread is not a help thread. TIA.
I've followed the instructions multiple times over and still cannot get this to be successful. I've started a post in High Sierra Desktop Support linked here. Any chance you could point someone to it to offer advice?

FWIW: My monitor is connected via HDMI 3 port on my EVGA GEForce GTX 1060.

Thanks in advance!
 
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Do you need a USB stick to do the Direct Update? It says in first post no USB creation needed but mine boots up with out showing macOS install drive.
No, you do not create a USB install drive for a Direct Update. Download the update from Apple and run it. It will reboot your computer a few times, booting from an install partition it creates during the update process.
 
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Is it still possible to get a High Sierra install somehow? I need to update from Sierra in order to update XCode but I don't want to use Mojave due to the missing NVidia drivers. But High Sierra is not in the App Store anymore..
 
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Ah sorry and thanks! The App Store search only gave me Mojave as a result.. getting the link from the Apple webpage works.
 
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After updating from sierra to high sierra screen was like this and everything was working fine on sierra but after updating screen was like this. Any suggestions how to fix it ?
 

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After updating from sierra to high sierra screen was like this and everything was working fine on sierra but after updating screen was like this. Any suggestions how to fix it ?
This is a Desktop forum, your post is off topic.
For help with a Laptop you should post in the relevant Laptop Support forum.
 
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A little help here... when I try to download High Sierra from the the Mac App store (from the link found on post #834), the download is only 22.7 MB for v.13.6.02.
Is this correct? If not, how do I gain access to the full GBs install file?

UPDATE:
Problem Solved. I was able to use a different Mac and download the full installer.
 
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