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    MP 1,1-5,1 2006 Mac Pro Help!!!

    Hi all, wonder if someone can help me recently got hold of a 2006-2007 MaC Pro 1,1 Quad Core 2.66 A1186 and I’m very interested in doing a bulid project on it has I would like to use it for my photography and video editing (still at amateur level hence why I don’t want to go out and spend to...
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    MP 1,1-5,1 Restoring old Mac Pro 1,1

    Hi everyone, although I've been a reader for some time, I just created an account. I just got a Mac Pro 1,1 for free that has been sitting for a few years. It has RAM installed (5gb, 4x1gb and the original 2x512mb) and an old SSD, but no video card. I love the design, and I want to install El...
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    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac Pro 1,1 piked running el capitan wifi problems

    Hi This is my first post so forgive me if I am talking rubbish. I have Mac Pro 1,1 that i successfully piked and it is happily running El Capitan (10.11). I decided i wanted it to use wifi so i bought and installed a compatible airport card. It was not instantly recognised by the system as i...
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    Flashing “?” Folder after 10.11.6 update

    I recently attempted to update my MP 1,1 to 10.11.6 from 10.11.4 and now the system ONLY restarts into recovery mode. Upon clicking update, there were no security updates in the App Store queue. Here are some symptoms: when choosing my main and only El Capitan SSD, the grey apply screen pops...
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    Update 10.11.4 to 10.11.6 on MP 1,1

    So after two long weeks of trial and error i FINALLY got El Capitan 10.11.4 up and running on the old mac pro 1,1 WITH a boot screen. Now i am extremely hesitant to install any further updates. Luckily the DMG i acquired was already 10.11.4, however, with automatic updates turned off, i have...
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    Flat Package Editor for TIGER 10.4???

    Does anyone know if this is possible?? I need to make changes to a “distribution” script in a mpkg. Unfortunately, I only have a Mac running Tiger 10.4, and I cannot upgrade the OS until I get access to FPE.. I downloaded Xcode 2.5 for tiger and the auxiliary tools from 2012 but the FPE in...
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    Can I use a MVC GTX980 in a MacPro1,1?

    I have an old Mac Pro 1,1 and I have upgraded a video card in my another Mac Pro, leaving behind a MacVidCard flashed GTX980 video card. I'd like to setup the old Mac Pro 1,1 as extra gaming machine, but didn't know if the flashed MVC GTX 980 would work in a Mac this old. I don't even know what...
  8. cs.oyen

    MP 1,1-5,1 [Mac Pro 1,1] PSU test?

    Hi guys! I have here an cMP, a 1,1 - 2006 (flashed to a 2,1) Mac Pro. Two days ago I left it powered on and a few hours later when I take back to work it's already off and since that moment can't made it powering on again. No signal. No error leds, no sound, absolutely nothing. Already...
  9. Mormislaw

    nVidia GPU working only after restarting

    Hi I'm using a 1,1 Mac Pro on El Capitan. I have a GTX750 alongside the original 7300GT installed with the latest driver for this version. However, when I boot the system, there's no image. I have to reboot the Mac a few times, then it starts to work. Can you please help me? Thanks in advance
  10. andrew nz

    Native Install Windows 10 on mac pro 1.1 / 2.1 without usb or dvd or bootcamp

    Native Install Windows 10 on mac pro 1.1 / 2.1 without usb or dvd or bootcamp This is a long read. Also it is a solution for aggrieved Warcraft players who are compelled to buy expensive mac pro 5.1 and video card to play. With this solution you have all the tools you need to continue to play...
  11. d3vCr0w

    2006 Mac Pro (1,1) Change boot.efi on pre-installed Yosemite Hard Drive

    Hi people, I have a Mac Pro 1.1 with an ATI Radeon HD 5870 graphics card (the pc flashed one), 6GB of RAM and the original 2 x 2,66 GHz Dual-Core Intel Xeon processors, and I have been trying to install anything newer than Lion on it but I've had no success. The last OS I tried to install is...
  12. 1042686

    MP 1,1 cycling reboot

    when I went to use my 1,1 MP running elcap this morning, I got an unresponsive black screen. Then when I went to reboot, I got no chime + black screen. At this point I reset SMC from which I did got a chime but then it just cycles over & over. This is where I'm at now. Steps taken so far...
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    Mac Pro 1.1 boot up issue

    Hi all, My Mac Pro 1.1 upgraded to 2.1 has stopped booting up. It does not react to any key combinations after the chime sound. I have tried resetting PRAM, booti up from network, removed rams and all devices and left only 2 RAM modules in. It does not pick up any HDDs/DVD/USB, just sits on...
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    Mac pro 1.1 + ssd +El capitan

    My macbook pro 15 video card is died so, i would like to use the ssd (el capitan) into my mac pro 1.1 (2006). What do i do? the idea is to boot on it and to start working. Do you think it's possible?
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    MacPro 1,1 won't restart

    Hi, I have a MacPro 1,1 (2006) that I still use for video editing with a modified Nvidia GT 660 card (2GB vram). It works fine, but it does not restart from the OS command (Apple Menu or for instance when I have to restart the machine after the installation of software or when I have to choose...
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    Custom boot.efi problem

    Hello, I’m wondering if anyone can help me with my situation. I have a MacBook Pro (MacBookPro8,1) which I use as an external hard drive. I have it placed in Target Disk Mode and it’s connected to a Mac Pro (MacPro1,1). I’m running macOS 10.11.6 (El Capitan) using Pike’s Macosxbootloader...
  17. Kompost

    Meltdown and Spectre

    Hi Everyone talks about Meltdown and Spectre: "All Macs, iPhone and iPads affected" All Macs? No, not all. The good old MacPro 1/2,1 with Intel Xeon 5100 ("Woodcrest“) or 5300 („Clovertown“) are not on Intels list...
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    MacPro 1,1 El Capitan graphics card - best bang for buck

    Hi all, I'm looking to upgrade my MacPro to 1,1 to El Capitan. I could go with a Apple Nvidia GeForce GT 120 512MB for ~$50 but I'm wondering if there are any better cards? I'm not looking for anything high performance and don't mind not having a boot screen. Just looking to make the best...
  19. ATB3800

    Another Mac Pro1,1 upgrade

    So I updated my 2006 MP to dual X5355s. In the about this Mac program the system reports 2x 2.66ghz unknown as the processor. It does recognize that there are 8 cores. I’ve tried using the firmware update tool to install 2,1 firmware but haven’t had much luck. From what I’ve read I have to...
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    Mac pro 1,1 without EFI video card

    Hi All, I am new to this forum so I would like to say hello to you first! Why I am posting here is that I have a MacPro 1,1 but the original X1900XT died. Then I got a good bargain getting an EVGA Nvidia GTX 560ti classified so have put it into my mac and hence it is not an EFI card I have lost...