HP EliteBook Sleeps
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How To Patch DSDT and SSDTs For Perfect MacBook Pro On Hackintosh

The perfect Hackintosh MacBook Pro or Air is the ability to perform tasks, sleep/wake, ACPI power management just like a real thing or even better. We need to patch the DSDT and SSDTs correctly for these functions to work just like the originals. We need apps: iasl, maciASL, and information from Rehabman reference websites. There […]

ACPI Power Management with SSDTPRGEN
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ACPI Power Management for Hackintosh Using SSDTPRGEN

These days with new Lilu.kext and WhateverGreen.kext, ACPI power management is taken care of by using PluginType1 like SSDT-PLUG.aml. The old way of using SSDTPRGEN.sh seems to go away, but I’ve found for some laptops with Catalina, this one is still the best for sleep/wake, speed steps and performing just like Windows would.   

External USB hard drive
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Install macOS Catalina 15.5 on External USB Hard Drive

The best way to make a hackintosh is to install macOS on an external USB hard drive with your laptop or desktop to make sure everything works before installing it to the internal Hard Drive. This is how I configure and install an external USB hard drive for Catalina 15.5. Assuming you have a bootable […]

dw1820a module
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DW1820A on HP EliteBook 820 G3 Catalina 15.5

I decided to try the less expensive BT 4.1 and Wifi combo dw1820a for my Elitebook 820 G3 hackintosh instead of the more expensive dw1560 M2. Before we tape all the pins recommended by other people, download Windows drivers and install them first to see if they work, if they work then chances are the […]

Catalina Display Backlight Control Panel
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How To Fix Low Backlight Level with BacklightFixup.kext

Clover boot loader seems NOT to handle Lilu.kext, WhateverGreen.kext and SSDT-PNLF.aml well when it comes to setting the backlight level on Hackintosh while OpenCore boot loader sets the maximum brightness every time. In the case of low backlight with Clover, we can use and its SSDT-PNLF.aml to set the brightness to maximum.