Archive for Hackintosh/Osx86

Hackintosh/Osx86: How to Install Lion 10.7.2 on Dell XPS M1330 Using USB Install Method

// November 30th, 2011 // 54 Comments » // Hackintosh/Osx86, OS X

Dell XPS M1330 can run OS X Lion 10.7.2 vanilla build just fine. This journal will show you step-by-step on how to Install OS X Lion and update it to the latest.

Hackintosh/Osx86: How to Install Snow Leopard 10.6.8 on Dell XPS M1330

// August 15th, 2011 // 15 Comments » // Hackintosh/Osx86, OS X

This journal is about installing Snow Leopard using vanilla kernel on XPS M1330. Since it can run vanilla build just fine I would suggest you use this method instead of using custom hack builds like iATKOS, iDeneb, Kaliway, etc.

How to Install Chameleon Boot Loader v2

// July 21st, 2011 // 6 Comments » // Hackintosh/Osx86, OS X

Chameleon is THE boot loader when it comes to Hackintosh. What’s really nice about it is that it supports loading custom kext for OS X and supports for custom theme (it’s a boot loader with nice icons). It can also boot Linux, BSD and Windows partition.

Hackintosh/Osx86: How to Tell If QE/CI (Quartz Extreme and Core Image) Are Active

// July 1st, 2011 // 2 Comments » // Hackintosh/Osx86, OS X

With OS X there is no direct information that can tells whether its running on accelerated graphics or not. That makes people like me who are running Hackintosh wondering whether the graphic card hardware and driver are functioning properly or not.