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Intel 4th generation CPUs with HD4400 HD4600 HD5000 Graphics

How To Fix Haswell HD 4600 Artifact and Glitches in macOS

haswell hd 4600 artifacts

Haswell HD 4600 has artifact and glitches (flickering) problem with many laptops and desktops due to hardware acceleration problem somehow. I’ve just installed Big Sur and tested Monterey on my HP M7- j120dx i7-4700mq with Haswell HD 4600 and the artifact appears only when using OpenCore to boot. Clover v5146 fix the problems with the

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

SP Ace 55 1TB SSD

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

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

Fix Broken Hinges On 17″ HP TouchSmart M7-J120DX Laptop

Somehow, my son broke the hinges on his 17″ HP TouchSmart M7-J120DX, every time he opens the lid, it’s wobbling, the fan and the power socket seems to come out. This is how I fixed the hinges due to broken nuts inside the case.      

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