Envy 4-1117nr Ivy bridge Mavericks 10.9

Update Mavericks 10.9.3 from 10.9.2

So, Mavericks 10.9.3 just came out and I decided to update the OS although 10.9.2 was doing quite well. Things needed for updating without problems are: AppleACPIPlatform.kext, AppleIntelCPUPowerManagement.kext (need to be patched), Wifi needs to be patched with device id again. So, the best is to have the external USB hard drive with Mavericks installed […]

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Triple Boot Windows 8.1-Mavericks 10.9.1-Ubuntu 13.1 On Envy 4 Ivy Bridge Ultrabook

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 […]

Envy 4-1117nr hackintosh Ivy bridge Mavericks 10.9

How To Update Mavericks 10.9.2 Without Losing en0 built-in on Envy 4 i5-3317u

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.

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How To Fix Ethernet en0 Built-in “FALSE” Mavericks 10.9.2

When our Mac OSX doesn’t allow us to access the apps store or iMessage and iCloud don’t work, it’s the Ethernet EN0 is not registered as built-in. There are many tutorials on the internet, but if we’re not savvy with dsdt editing, this is the best way to fix this problem. Tools needed are: Osx86Tools […]

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How To Replace WiFi Bluetooth Module in HP Envy 4

My HP Envy 4-1117nr has the Ralink 3290 Wifi and bluetooth that are not supported by Mac OSX Mavericks, I bought a HP module from Ebay for $10 AR9285 and  AR301 bluetooth combo to replace the Ralink. HP has white list in the bios, luckily this HP bluetooth wifi combo is supported and the bios […]

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Dual-Triple Boot Windows 8.1-Mavericks-Mountain Lion On Envy 4-1117nr Ivy Bridge

[title]2014-02-28 Triple Boot Windows 8.1, Mavericks 10.9.1 and Ubuntu 13.1[/title][body] [/body] [title1]The HP Envy 4-1117nr[/title1][body1]I finally found a used ultra book for $300 on Craigslist. Thanks to unfriendly Windows 8 and HP UEFI boot loader with all the automated software that caused the 32GB SSD partition disappeared some how by the x-owner, hence a very […]

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Triple Boot with Clover Boot Loader:Mountain Lion 10.8.5 – Windows 7 – Mavericks 10.9

Make sure to run chameleon boot loader with NVRAM option to get the SystemId – then put it in the Clover config.plist for the iMessage and FaceTime to work. If not, you will get the “Validation code error”.        Clover can boot practically every OS installed on our hard drive. This time I tried installing […]

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Dual Boot Mavericks And Windows 7 Using Clover Boot Loader

Make sure to run chameleon boot loader with NVRAM option to get the SystemId – then put it in the Clover config.plist for the iMessage and FaceTime to work. If not, you will get the “Validation code error”.        Apple just released Mavericks, OSX 10.9 and it’s free for everyone to use. I downloaded the […]