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.
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 […]
When you have a Hackintosh desktop or laptop display on the external TV or Monitor with HDMI and the color comes out Pink or Magenta, which means the output display of the frame buffer is configured to DP (4) by default. We need to change the connector and type to 0x00080000 which is HDMI for […]
Create your first Laptop Hackintosh means installing macOS Catalina 15.5 on your Windows Laptop. It’s not hard but not easy, the best thing is to understand what needs to be done to get it working just like a MacBook Pro or MacBook Air. Thanks to the hackintosh developer communities, hackintosh is much easier now than […]
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 […]
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.
Since the SSD 1TB started to drop in prices, I got one for my J120dx before, the brand is Silicon Power and it’s quite reliable and fast- Ace A55 from Amazon for less than $100. There are 14 screws need to be removed from the back – 2 hidden under rubber feet. Remove the keyboard […]
has been the best boot loader for Hackintosh, since the macOS Catalina 10.15.4+, there are quite a few bugs with the newer versions, r5089-5098 don’t scan boot volumes. The only versions seem to work are 5107-5115 but still buggy. My HP x360 i7-4510u Haswell HD4400 only works with r5107 or newer while M7-J120dx works with r5078. The […]