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  1. jaleks

    Older airpods New Firmware

    I recieved my brothers old airpods I believe they are the first pair made. Is there any firmware that i could get a link to to make these oldies sound good again. Thanks and I think this website is fantastic.
  2. dimakot08

    iMac 2011 + HD5750 new EFI

    Hello everyone. Sorry for the translator. I have an iMac 2011 27" i7 and I needed to replace the video card in it. I purchased an HD 5750, it worked without any problems, but then the firmware update came and now the screen is black when turned on, but the iMac loads and works 100%. I understand...
  3. J

    Cannot upgrade to Monterey with non-apple SSD was this fixed in 12.1?

    Cannot upgrade to Monterey with non-Apple SSD was this fixed in 12.1? There are a lot of us that upgraded the original SSD and don't have the original SSD to reinstall. Was this issue fixed in 12.1? Is there any workaround that works in 12.2? Apple are you also listening?
  4. KayvK

    Looking to flash older firmware onto an iMac 5k Late 2015 (17,1)

    I've extracted the firmware files from the Sierra installer. An older guide ( said to flash the .scap files using the bless command. The only problem? Any iMac newer than 15,1 only has a .fd...
  5. X

    Is it possible to flash the 5,2 firmware onto a 4,1 MacBook?

    Hey, I have a 2008 4,1 black polycarbonate MacBook Core 2 Duo with 4gb of RAM and a 250gb SSD, and I wanted to ask if it’s possible to update the firmware to the 5,2 firmware, so it’s possible to install El Capitan on it. Would this even be possible? I would thank for every answer :3
  6. ZNDK

    MP 1,1-5,1 Is it possible to update the SMC firmware?

    I'm still using a Mac Pro 2009 as my main Mac. I bought a used Mac Pro 2009 for when it broke. The MP2009 that I bought was in a strange state. When I looked at the "About this Mac" section, this Mac is identified as a 2010 model. And the SMC version of the logic board was "1.39f11" and the...
  7. D

    I think the new AirPods Pro firmware update bricked my AirPods

    I got my AirPods Pro new four months ago. They worked great until last night. I used them yesterday morning. When I finished the case and the pods were each about half charged. I left them by my bed all day, not plugged in to charge, but with the pods in the case and the case closed normally. I...
  8. Rimmsi

    MBP 2014 firmware downgrade

    Hi, I have an MBP 15 "mid 2014. After upgrading to Big Sur I found that the processor could not be undervolted, it is caused by the last firmware .431 that was installed together with Big Sur. Is there a way to downgrade to Catalina or older firmware? Thank you .
  9. Y

    MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2015) 2 Minute Pre boot Delay

    MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2015), has Latest OS, Big Sur, 11.5.2 (20G95), and System Firmware Version: 427. Whenever I try to boot it normally, into recovery mode, Safe mode there is a delay of 2 minutes between pressing the power button and the startup chime and apple...
  10. maverick28

    Is it possible to update or tweak the USB_A-to-HDMI adapter firmware to make it compatible with a Mac?

    I bought a USB 3.0 (USB-A) to HDMI adapter but was too late to notice it wouldn't work with Mac - Windows only; as such my Mac simply won't recognize my Sony TV. Unfortunately a return is not possible due to the damaged package, so I thought since there's the Device Firmware Update mode which is...
  11. KCG707

    Dosdude Catalina and firmware problem

    Hello, new here! i have an older iMac (mid 2011) and downloaded the Catalina Patcher. Now I’m getting the firmware needs update message. my computer won’t get out from that initial set up of the patcher, how do I just not install and go back to normal? It won’t even show my old drive as an...
  12. T

    Is there an eficheck tool for Arm Macs?

    Earlier Macs had the possibility to check the EFI firmware or even create a complete dump of it from within the OS: This was...
  13. Henrique S

    MP 1,1-5,1 [4,1 Dual] - Dead Processor tray after upgrade?

    I need some help from the many Mac Pro experts that populate this outstanding forum :) I was commissioned to upgrade a dual 4,1 (dual quad 2.93GHz) to a fully fledged 5,1 running dual X5680’s. The machine temps were running a little high and the fans were running speedier than usual, but I...
  14. F

    MacBook Pro 13-inch Mid 2010 partially frozen but mouse intermittent

    Hello guys, on my MacBook Pro 13-inch Mid 2010 + 2+2GB ram I changed from HDD(macOS Mountain Lion) to SSD(empty) and a new keyboard(not genuine), after this process, I did a clean macOS upgraded from Mountain Lion to High Sierra, during the upgrade was some firmware upgrade and it showed...
  15. bwillwall

    Keyboard Firmware Issues with 2017 MacBook Pro 15"?

    Does anyone else have constant weird issues with the keyboard on their T1 MacBook Pro? So like... my keyboard works fine but randomly pressing the spacebar will perform the action in the wrong spot. I.e. YouTube's search bar in safari won't accept a space today. If I press spacebar with the text...
  16. centradragon

    High Sierra will not install on compatible MacPro5,1 with RAID

    (edited for clarity) Hey guys! The last time I posted you guys were incredibly helpful, and I hope someone can point me in the right direction. Current specs: And the hard drive setup: I bought this computer as-is from my old place of work. The drives are all probably non-OEM, and I'm...
  17. AphoticD

    PowerPC Mac Firmware / Boot ROM Updates

    An old version of Mactracker once had links within the app to the latest Apple Boot ROM / Firmware Update, if it was available. This information is no longer listed and I can't seem to find a comprehensive table of all the old updates. To assist anyone looking for these updates, I propose we...
  18. A

    MP 1,1-5,1 Is my BootROM corrupted or valid?

    After having issues with my MP5.1 and it not playing the chime anymore, I followed @tsialex instructions and desoldered the SPI flash, then dumped the BootROM. My plan was to verify and flash the dump or reconstruct if corrupted. I extracted the NVRAM section and it still has SON and UUID...
  19. F

    Stuck with an old EFI Firmware (Boot ROM) with no Apple SSD?

    Sorry for a lengthy post. This is an uncommon situation for most people so please read only if the topic particularly interests you. I bought a used MacBook Air 7,2 (MBA1) last summer, which came with no SSD. I thought it was no biggie because it was my plan to install an M.2 NVMe SSD anyway...
  20. Z

    Updating firmware on MBP 2012

    Hello and Merry Christmas/Happy Holidays, I have a mid-2012 13” MBP running on 10.12.6 Sierra, which I’ve been trying to update to the latest OS for some time now. Any update that is newer than Sierra throws a “An error occurred while verifying firmware” error. After removing the CD/DVD drive...