Sometimes Windows created an EFI folder that’s not compatible with Clover boot loader. The Clover boot loader won’t load when installed to this folder. If we want to dual boot Windows and Mac OS X with Clover, we have to reformat the EFI partition to FAT16 using Mac Terminal. newfs_msdos -v EFI […]
2015-11-01 How to create El Capitan 10.11 USB installer Windows No Mac. Kernels_10.11, Kernels_10.11.1, config.plist sample, HFSPlus.efi, NTFS.efi. 09/20/2015 New way to create Yosemite 10.10.5 USB installer here. El Capitan 10.11 12/22/2014 A new version of tutorial is here – Now we only need 1 8GB USB flash drive instead of 3. But we need the download […]
2014-03-30 Revised tutorial to get full QE/CI for HD5700 per information on Insanelymac.com. The unsupported old laptop now is fully functional. To prepare external USB hard drive to install Mavericks 10.9.2 with or without Mac is here. Since the partition format is MBR (Master Boot Record), you can use EasyBCD or Chameleon for dual booting. […]
These days, there are only a few desktops, laptops or ultrabooks Operating Systems out there, Windows, Mac OSX and Linux. Chrome OS has its own thing called Chrome book but not very popular right now although it’s growing. This post is to talk about how to install Windows 8.1, Mavericks 10.9.1 and Ubuntu 13.1 on […]
After updated to Mavericks 10.9.2 from 10.9.x, we may lose the en0 – Ethernet built-in which causes iCloud, iMessage, Facetime and Apps Store NOT working. To prepare for this not to happen, this is the way I did my update successfully without losing the Ethernet EN0 settings by the new 10.9.2.
If we install Chameleon boot loader into a Mac OSX partition in the same hard drive as the Windows MBR partition, boot0:error will occur. We need to fix the boot sector, and sometimes after the boot sector is fixed, when we boot in Windows partition, /boot/bcd is missing or corrupted and we need to fix […]
I got an HP Envy 4-1117nr with 500GB hard drive, I replaced it with a low power TOSHIBA MQ01ABD100 1TB 9.5mm instead of 7mm as designed. It fit well but it did put some pressure on the left trackpad that causes the left panel click to be harder to press but the left click still […]