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PC BUILD Play List:

CPU Cooler:

πŸ”΄πŸ”΄πŸ”΄ GUIDE πŸ”΄πŸ”΄πŸ”΄
This guide is only a complimentary guide as to be able to follow its necessary to watch the video with the details

❇️ Links to every app, kext or guide are down below on the credits section

1- Using a Mac download Mac OS High Sierra.
2- Download Diskmaker X and Run it
3- Download Clover Bootloader and Run it, my settings are on screen.
This will create a EFI folder on the main partition of our USB drive
4- Download Clover Configurator and Run it. Use it to mount the EFI partition of the USB Drive.
5- Copy the EFI Folder created by Clover to the EFI Partition on the USB Drive
β—‰ OPTIONALLY Here you may use my EFI folder included in the link above
6- Remove the USB Drive from the Mac, and put the Mac aside
7- Change Bios Settings according to your motherboard (Settings below credits section)
8- Insert the USB Drive into the PC, start it and press F8 for teh boot menu
9- Select to start from “UEFI” USB DRIVE
10- Select “Boot Install Mac OS High Sierra Install Disk”
11- On the screen chose language.
12- Chose disk utility and erase the disk that we are going to use to install Mac OS and name it anything like “High Sierra”
13- Close Disk Utility
14- Select Install Mac OS High Sierra
15- Continue & Agree with lecense
16- Select the Hard Drive to install to, and press install
17- Wait a few minutes (8+-)
18- Once it finishes, restart
19- Press F8, boot from USB Drive and select to start with Mac OS High Sierra (Disk that we just started the installation)
20- Wait a few more minutes (12-15), when finish restart
21- Boot from USB, then Mac OS HDD
22- Configure, country, name, password, Apple ID etc.
23- Enter the Hackintosh Desktop
24- Download Clover Configurator and Run it. Use it to mount EFI partition of our USB Drive
25- Copy the EFI folder on the USB Drive to our Desktop
26. Close the USB Drive and remove it
27- Use Clover Configurator to Monut EFI Partition of our Hackintosh Disk
28- Copy the EFI folder on the desktop to our EFI partition on the Hackintosh disk
29- Close, restart and now we can boot from our disk
30- Download 3 Kexts: (Lilu, NvidiaGraphicsfixup, Codec Commander ) Links Down Below
31- Go to Folder – /System/Library/Extensions and paste those 3 kexts
32- Download Wedriver Updater tool and run it
33- Install the according build
34- Restart
35- Activate Webdrivers on the Menu Bar
36- Restart
37- Congratulations, we have a working and stable hackintosh

πŸ”΅πŸ”΅πŸ”΅ CREDITS πŸ”΅πŸ”΅πŸ”΅
GlasgoodΒ΄s Guide:
Insanely Mac:

Clover Team
Rehabman, lvs1974, vit9696, autumnrain, slice2009, zenith432 and others for the real work that made it possible.
Maldon and his time creating the DSDT for the Asus Z370 Strix build.

πŸ”΅πŸ”΅πŸ”΅ Applications πŸ”΅πŸ”΅πŸ”΅
Cover Config:
Clover Boot Loader:
Wedriver Updater:

πŸ”΅πŸ”΅πŸ”΅ Kexts πŸ”΅πŸ”΅πŸ”΅
Apple ALC:
USB Inject:
Intel Ethernet:
Nvidia Graphics:
Intel Graphics:
Codec Comander:

πŸ”΅πŸ”΅πŸ”΅ BIOS SETTINGS ASUS Z370 Strix G πŸ”΅πŸ”΅πŸ”΅
(Credits to Glasgoods Guide)
Exit β†’ Load Optimized Defaults : Yes
Advanced System Agent(SA) Configuration β†’ Vt-d : Disabled
Advanced PCH Configuration β†’ IOAPIC 24-119 Entries : Enabled
Advanced APM Configuration β†’ Power On By PCI-E/PCI : Disabled
Advanced Network Stack Configuration β†’ Network Stack : Disabled
Advanced USB Configuration β†’ Legacy USB Support : Auto ( needs to be auto for SSDT-UIAC.aml to work )
Boot β†’ Fast Boot : Disabled
Boot β†’ Secure Boot β†’ OS Type : Other OS
Boot β†’ CSM : Disabled ( Only enable if using dual monitor setup)

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I Love to share the experience that i have with Technology Gadgets on my Youtube channel. You may find all sorts of Tech items on the channel, such as Android Media Players, Storage, Desktops, Laptops, Tablets, Mobile Phones and much more. Love spending time with my family & friends, in particular my 2 Kids. Im a teacher and Corporate Trainer in the area of Restaurant and Bar Management, Enology and Wine Tasting, which i love.

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