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Upgrade SP SSD 1TB on X360 15-u011dx Haswell HD4400

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 […]

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How To Fix Kernel Panic (KP) Reboot After Sleep/Wake Catalina 10.15.4 On Haswell HD4600

Catalina 10.15.4 with the supplemental update seems to be the trouble maker for most hackintoshes compared to the 10.15.3. The new Clover boot loader is quite buggy. The Haswell HD4400 and HD4600 have kernel panic reboot after sleep/wake when using AppleAlc.kext (1.4.8) to patch IDT 92HD91Bxx sounds with Lilu.kext 1.4.3. The only way to work […]

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How To Upgrade To macOS Sierra 12.5 From El Capitan 11.6

macOS Sierra 12.5 is the latest update. All the problems seem to be addressed since the beginning. It’s time for me to upgrade El Capitan 11.6 on my MacWannaBe HP x360 15-u011dx Haswell HD4400 i7-4510u. – Before I upgrade, I backed up the whole El Capitan Volume to an external USB drive using Super Duper […]

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Update El Capitan 10.11.6 from 10.11.5 On HP x360 Haswell HD4400 Laptop

The latest El Capitan version is 10.11.6, I need to update from 10.11.5. The only 2 things that need to be concerned about are the Patched AppleHDA.kext for ALC282 and the IOUSBHostFamily.kext that’s patched for MacBookAir 6,2 SMBIOS. The 10.11.6 IOUSBHostFamily.kext patched didn’t work, I had to use the old 10.11.5 and it worked. The […]

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El Capitan 10.11.1 on HP M7-J120DX Haswell i7-4700MQ HD4600

My son wanted a fast laptop for gaming with the ability to install El Capitan 10.11.1 to it, he doesn’t like Windows OS, but he still needs it for Windows games, but these days, most of the games are on the internet and they’re Mac compatible. i7-4700MQ and i7-4710HQ are the last i7 that truly […]

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Update El Capitan 10.11.1 From 10.11

So, the new El Capitan 10.11.1 update came out, I download the update combo and installed it. 2 files that were replaced: AppleHDA.kext and IOUSBHostFamily.kext caused the Patched Sound and USB ports stop working. Just re-install those 2 and everything works as 10.11. I also had to installed new Clover r3292 to prevent instant reboot. […]