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Hackintosh

Despite huge developments by the OSx86 community the past four years since Apple introduced the Macintel, many still struggle to build their first Hackintosh. Truth to tell, running any version of Mac OS X on a PC is never straightforward as many newbies later find out the hard and frustrating way. If you’re looking for […]

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Apple released today the Mac OS X 10.5.7 Update recommended for Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard. The best thing is, if you have built your Hackintosh using Apple’s Mac Leopard OS X Retail DVD, then just like all Macintosh users, you can use Software Update to update from a previous version. Easy, don’t you think? […]

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Update Your Hackintosh to Mac OS X 10.5.6

by Eric Pena on December 17, 2008 · 10 comments

in Hackintosh,Tips

If you have followed my tutorial “Hackintosh Tutorial: Install a Mac Leopard OS X Retail DVD on a PC“, then you shouldn’t have any problems upgrading your Mac OS X Leopard to the latest versions using “Software Update”.

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In Part 1: Using VMware Converter On A Vista PC, we learned how to use the free VMware Converter 3.0.3 to create a Windows Vista virtual machine from an existing Windows Vista server. Now that we have the Vista VM copied to our OS X hard drive, we boot into OS X Leopard and install […]

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I have been using Parallels for almost a year to run Windows Vista on my MacBook Pro. Well, that was after I ran into problems with VMware Fusion. Now, with the latest Fusion 2.0, it’s time to put it out to a test again and see how it fares with Parallels 3.0. I wouldn’t want […]

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Apple has just released Mac OS X 10.5.5 Delta Update for Macs running 10.5.4, and 10.5.5 Combo Update if you are running  10.5, 10.5.1, 10.5.2, 10.5.3 or 10.5.4. Now, you can just click Software Update on your Hackintosh just like you do on an ordinary Mac… if your Hackintosh has been installed with a Mac […]

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After building hackintosh machines using different modified OS X installers, the hackintosh community has come a long way and is within grasp of achieving the holy grail of running Mac OS X on PCs—installing the original, unmodified OS X DVDs created by Apple for Macs on ordinary IBM compatible personal computers. Well, almost. While we […]

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Note: If you are building your Hackintosh for the first time, I recommend that you follow my latest tutorial here: http://menoob.com/hackintosh/hackintosh-install-a-mac-leopard-os-x-retail-dvd-on-a-pc/ If you like to be on Hackintosh 10.5.4, you can try and install the new iATKOS v4i. You can download it from the usual place where the “green thing” resides. The file is 2.64 […]

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For those of you who followed my last Hackintosh tutorial and continues to encounter problems, Mysticus has come up with a new update–version 1.4b. Here are the changes in 1.4b: a) Most if not all errors have been fixed! b) No more terminal error, or deletion of login… terminal works just fine after update c) […]

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Note: If you are building your Hackintosh for the first time, I recommend that you follow my latest tutorial here: http://menoob.com/hackintosh/hackintosh-install-a-mac-leopard-os-x-retail-dvd-on-a-pc/ If you are new to Hackintosh, I recommend that you read my previous posts as a backgrounder. Turn Your PC Into a Mac http://menoob.com/2008/02/08/turn-your-pc-into-a-mac/ Updating to Leopard 10.5.2 on a Hackintosh http://menoob.com/2008/02/15/updating-to-leopard-1052-on-a-hackintosh/ A Better […]

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Note: If you are building your Hackintosh for the first time, I recommend that you follow my latest tutorial here: http://menoob.com/hackintosh/hackintosh-install-a-mac-leopard-os-x-retail-dvd-on-a-pc/ It’s been several days now since I updated my hackintosh from 10.5.1 to 10.5.2 and I have found some minor problems. 1) Shutdown and reboot sometimes do not work properly. 2) Sleep mode never […]

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So Apple released it’s first major update to Leopard 10.5.1 with 10.5.2. As I have mentioned in my previous post, I have my Hackintosh running on iATKOS v1.0r2 Leopard 10.5.1. Likewise, I mentioned that with EFI support, all you have to do is use Apple’s “Software Update” to keep your PC up-to-date just like legit […]

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Turn Your PC into a Mac…

by Eric Pena on February 8, 2008 · 149 comments

in Hackintosh,Software,Tutorials

I mean, Hackintosh! Note: If you are building your Hackintosh for the first time, I recommend that you follow my latest tutorial here: http://menoob.com/hackintosh/hackintosh-install-a-mac-leopard-os-x-retail-dvd-on-a-pc/ Hackintosh – A Personal Computer that is running a patched Intel Mac OS X operating system; also called OSx86; or an ugly PC trying to look and behave like a Mac. […]

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