2017-08-01 I’ve just installed macOS Sierra 10.12.6 to Dell Inspiron DT 3668 i5-7400 Kaby Lake and everything works very nicely. 2017-05-30 macOS Sierra 12.4+ needs Clover Version 4049+ to work. No longer needs flag nocache = no any more. When install Clover from the package to UEFI folder, doesn’t work… Need to copy the Clover […]
My daughter HP Envy 4-1115dx no longer charging, it reports 1% and not charging on both Windows 10 and El Capitan 10.11.5. Did the battery test and it failed, put in the working Envy 4-1117nr and it failed. Now I need to get a battery for it. I ordered one from Ebay, original battery from HP, […]
Since SSD prices are dropping, I decided to upgrade my 32GB mSata in HP Envy 4-1117nr to MyDigitalSSD MDMS-BP4e-512 480GB mSata for my El Capitan 10.11.5 partition. It’s quite fast, but due to the EFI folder was in the original 32GB mSata, I needed to create a new EFI folder and boot to the original […]
I decided to create a MacBookPro8,1 out of the old Lenovo G770 HD3000 Sandy Bridge, i5-2410M with built-in WIFI AR9285, Ethernet AR8152. I’m going to make a tutorial on installing El Capitan 10.11.4 and Yosemite 10.10.5 on this machine, but it can be used for all other PCs or Laptops: HD3000, HD4000, HD4600 (Haswell), anything […]
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 installed Mavericks 10.9.2 on my Envy 4-1117nr, I want to make sure the laptop can connect to our MFC-665CW printer/scanner wireless, I downloaded the the software from Brother’s and it works every nicely. Brother is really good with their software. Make sure we set up the wireless LAN for the printer. Set up wireless […]
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.
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 […]