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where are kexts located?

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i know that a kext is a kernal extension and all but i have never read a post on how to find them or remove/replace them, now im not looking for replies like "if you don't know don't bother"because thats a waste of time and stupid too. so if anyone is out there that can help please do and i thank you in advance!
 
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Kexts are located in system/library/extensions.
 
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can i just paste a kext file directly to system/library/extensions like wifidrivers.kext? will it work that way? thanks
 

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can i just paste a kext file directly to system/library/extensions like wifidrivers.kext? will it work that way? thanks
No. Easiest way is to get either KextBeast ( http://www.tonymacx86.com/resources/kextbeast-2-0-1.310/ ) or Kext Wizard ( http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/253395-kext-wizard-easy-to-use-kext-installer-and-more/ ) and use it to install your kext files. The advantage to KextBeast is the ability to choose to put your kext in Library/Extensions where you can easily get to it rather than in S/L/E, which is a hidden folder in El Capitan.
 
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Gonna revive this thread to get a clear understanding. I've been adding my kext to my EFI under Other but I see otherwise to use S/L/E. Can anyone guide me on whats the correct way when and why?
 

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All third party kexts go in /Library/Extensions as of Sierra. The only kext to put in /EFI/CLOVER/kexts/others is FakeSMC to allow booting during software upgrades. FakeSMC can be in /Library/Extensions and /EFI/CLOVER/kexts/others with no issues as long as they are the same version.
 
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All third party kexts go in /Library/Extensions as of Sierra. The only kext to put in /EFI/CLOVER/kexts/others is FakeSMC to allow booting during software upgrades. FakeSMC can be in /Library/Extensions and /EFI/CLOVER/kexts/others with no issues as long as they are the same version.
Ha whoops! Do you mind if I take some screen shots to confirm what should and shouldn't be there? Is there any harm and putting an alias folder by the Other folder for SLE?
 
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Please forgive my slowness here. I was able to get my running with very little tinkering so I never caught this misstep. Here's to hoping I get an even smoother system. I have two questions then.

I'm on Mojave, do Kext go in S/L/E or L/E?

Here's my other folder. Should most of these be moved to one of the above?
 

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