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[Solved] Install Mac OS X Lion 10.8.2 On Asus A46C / A46CM / K46CM [Hackintosh]

On this occasion, we will provide an explanation of our experience that we have done,  that about “[Solved] Install Mac OS X Lion 10.8.2 On the Asus A46C / A46CM / K46CM [Hackintosh]”. Hopefully this will help all people who likes to do new things that is rarely do for other people, an example is we are running Mac OS X Lion 10.8 on PC computers. :) Well, we are here using the Asus A46C, here’s his review (“a. Spesification of Asus A46C / A46CM / K46CM” & “b. Trick Install Mac OS X Lion 10.8.2 On Asus A46C / A46CM / K46CM [Hackintosh]”) :

About This Mac 10.8.2 On Asus A46C

About This Mac 10.8.2 On Asus A46C

a. Spesification of Asus A46C / A46CM / K46CM :

  • [ Processors / Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3517U CPU @ 1.90GHz ]

Processor Properties:
Manufacturer                                Intel(R) Corporation
Version                                           Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3517U CPU @ 1.90GHz

  • Display:

Video Adapter                                Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000  (1455852 KB)
Video Adapter                                NVIDIA GeForce GT 635M  (2048 MB)
Monitor                                           Generic PnP Monitor [NoDB]

  • [ On-Board Devices / USB 2.0 Controller ]

On-Board Device Properties:
Description                                    USB 2.0 Controller
Status                                              Enabled

  • [ On-Board Devices / USB 3.0 Controller ]

On-Board Device Properties:
Description                                     USB 3.0 Controller
Status                                               Enabled

  • [ Qualcomm Atheros AR9485WB-EG Wireless Network Adapter ]

Network Adapter Properties:
Network Adapter                            Qualcomm Atheros AR9485WB-EG Wireless Network Adapter
Interface Type                                 802.11 Wireless Ethernet
Hardware Address                         DC-85-DE-A0-09-E7
Connection Name                           Wi-Fi

  • [ Realtek RTL8168/8111 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Adapter ]

Device Properties:
Device Description                         Realtek RTL8168/8111 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Adapter
Bus Type                                           PCI Express 2.0 x1

myHack 10.8.2 on Asus A46C Core i7

myHack 10.8.2 on Asus A46C Core i7 [Hackintosh]

b. Trick Install Mac OS X Lion 10.8.2 On Asus A46C / A46CM / K46CM [Hackintosh] :

  1. Setting Bios, like this :
    >> USB : Legacy Enabled
    >> XHCI : Disabled
    >> Disable Virtualization Technology
    >> Disabled VT-d
    Then, save using F10, and boot again.
  2. Using “myHack-3.3.dmg” + “Mac Lion Retail 10.8.2” to create bootable by USB.
    To view detail step by step, visit this link at our blog “[Solved] Create Installer USB Flash Disk / Drive Of Mac OS X Mavericks 10.9.1 (Retail / From App Store) with myHack On Asus A46C / A46CM / K46CM Part 1 of 2 [Hackintosh]” or please search on youtube with keyword “myhack”.
  3. After create bootable USB with “myHack”,
    >> OSInstall.mpkg replace to
    /System/Installation/Packages/OSInstall.mpkg
    >> OSInstall replace to
    /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/Install.framework/Frameworks/OSInstall.framework/Versions/A/OSInstall

    source link : “http://www.osx86.net/files/file/1129-osinstallmbrosinstallmpkg-108x/”. Thanks osx86.net
    Note : This is to enable install bootable USB from “myHack” to MBR partition on Windows OS. So don’t need using GTP (GUID Table Partition).

  4. Install Mac OS X Lion 10.8.2 by USB with this bootflag (try one by if you want to success) :
    >> -v -x
    or
    >> -v -x GraphicsEnabler=No
    or
    >> -v -x npci=0x2000 GraphicsEnabler=No
    or
    >> -v -x npci=0x2000 GraphicsEnabler=No cpus=1 PCIRootUID=0
    or
    >> -v
    or
    >> -v GraphicsEnabler=No
    or
    >> -v npci=0x2000 GraphicsEnabler=No
    or
    >> -v npci=0x2000 GraphicsEnabler=No cpus=1 PCIRootUID=0Note : When installing after -+ 20 minutes, myHack will be prompt box pop up.
    First, you can choose My Own and the navigate to the “USB myHack OS X Installer” and select the Extra Folder that located on the drive.
    and then,
    There will be 3 more pop up box appear. You may always select “No” for each one as i saw not will effects from using those kexts.
  5. After finish install, prompt with this bootflag On Safe Mode (It’s not stuck, wait -+ 10 minutes) :
    >> -v -x GraphicsEnabler=No
    Then create user & password to login on Mac OS X Lion 10.8.2
  6. Delete all file with prefix “NV” kext on (S/L/E/NV…..kext) or (System/Library/Extensions/NV…..kext).
  7. Then login using this bootflag (It’s not stuck, wait -+ 10 minutes) :
    >> -v GraphicsEnabler=No
  8. After you login, may be you audio and VGA not working. To solved this, try to install with “Kext Helper b7” this file all (One by one) :
    >> AppleACPIPlatform.kext
    >> AppleHDA.kext
    >> AppleIntelCPUPowerManagement.kext
    >> ApplePS2Controller.kext
    >> ApplePS2ElanTouchpad.kext
    >> ar9285.pkg (Install without “Kext Helper b7”, it’s only use double click).
    >> AsusNBWMI.kext
    >> DisableTurboBoostBattery.kext
    >> RealtekR1000SL.kext
    >> VoodooHDA-v2.8.4.pkg (Install without “Kext Helper b7”, it’s only use double click).
    >> SleepEnabler.kext
    >> GenericUSBXHCI.kext

    Then delete folder “Extra” on Local Drive Mac OS X, then copy folder “Extra” from my blog, copy on Local Drive Mac OS X.
    Link Download All File kext On Here <<To Upload on distroMac [Solved].zip>> Size : 43.6 MB
    Hint : “After Download it, To Extract File (To Upload on distroMac [Solved].zip), you must Rename Extension *.doc to *.zip” :).

  9. Boot again with this bootflag :
    >> -v
    or
    without bootflag. Enjoy. 😀
  10. Finish.

Hope this helpful and have sweet day.  😀
By DistroMac

Big Thanks to :
http://forum.osxlatitude.com/index.php?/topic/2676-asus-k46ca-k46cm-k56ca-k56cm-tutorial-mountain-lion-1082/
http://myhack.sojugarden.com/

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