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  1. dosdude1

    macOS 11 Big Sur on Unsupported Macs Thread

    This thread will be used to discuss advancements in getting macOS 11.0 Big Sur running on unsupported Macs. --- Compatibility List: Macs officially compatible with macOS Big Sur: 2015 and later MacBook MacBook8,1 MacBook9,1 MacBook10,1 2013 and later MacBook Air MacBookAir6,x...
  2. christiann

    OS X Leopard (or Leopard Beta) on G3/G4 Unsupported Macs: Complete 2020 Guide!

    Hi all. I’m Christian! This is THE COMPLETE UNOFFICIAL 2020 GUIDE with UPDATES! on how to get the Leopard Beta Build 9A241 on your G3/G4! *I used part of suneohair’s guide on the long line for the return true/false. Credit to them for that. I have found all of the data for this through tons of...
  3. christiann

    Best way to install Yosemite on Unsupported mac?

    Hi, i’ve tried EVERY single Patcher, Installer, everything allowing me to get Yosemite on my Early 2008 White A1181 MacBook and NO PROGRAM WILL WORK! SFOTT: Doesn’t do anything MacPostFactor: Stuck on Skip Ad Mac Os X Patcher: Giving me errors MacOS Patcher- errors MLPostFactor: need to...
  4. Serendipity823

    Resolved cannot install catalina error restoring bases system volume is formatted as HSF+

    Trying to follow this tutorial https://wccftech.com/how-to/install-macos-catalina-unsupported-mac/ Stuck at step 5. When I run the option for bootable installer it begins patching. It takes a few moments to load and then I get the attached error message. Below is the log info. Assistance...
  5. M

    How new macOS can I go with a MBA mid '11?

    Currently running El Capitan. Maximum supported is High Sierra, but I can't seem to find experience threads with OS' newer than that. Anyone with experience as to performance with High Sierra or newer unsupported OS, willing to share would be greatly appreciated :) Specs: MacBook Air (11"...
  6. E

    Unsupported macOS or experiment with Linux? MBP 15 late 2008.

    Hi, I'm new to the forum so sorry if I ask in the wrong thread but and have some questions regarding how to keep using my MBP 15 late 2008 2,4GHz. I'm thinking of how to get a modern OS on it. Either patched unsupported MacOS or switching to Linux. I'm actually interested in multi booting...
  7. maverick28

    Firefox "Quantum" ported to 10.7 - 10.8

    Ethan Nelson-Moore (known on this forum under the nick parrotgeek1, a collaborator of Colin Mystr, the latter known as Dosdude1) has successfully undertaken the job of porting Firefox "Quantum" to some older unsupported versions of Mac OS X, namely, Lion and Mountain Lion, lowering the min...
  8. mikew67

    Can't get beyond Mojave 14.0 on unsupported MBP 4,1

    Gentle folks: Have been a regular user of the work of DOSDUDE1 and others in support of running current versions of macOS on older unsupported Macs, specifically on my MacBook Pro 4,1 (early 2008). Have upgraded my macOS version through Sierra --> High Sierra --> Mojave 14.0, the last shortly...
  9. julianfairfax

    macOS 10.15 Catalina on Unsupported Macs

    All research, testing, and releases of tools and patches relating to macOS 10.15 Catalina on Unsupported Macs should be posted here. Join our new Discord server! Machine Support Video Card Support Pre-Metal AMD video cards (Radeon HD 6xxx series and older without acceleration, Radeon HD...
  10. D

    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...
  11. mkrieger

    iMac has problems booting USB installers

    Hello, I have the iMac 8,1 (early 2008, 24-inch). It is running clean MacOs El Capitan. My goal is to run unsupported MacOs Mojave and dual boot Windows 10. Neither of both work: 1. I first tried to install supported Windows 7 with BootCamp Assistant. Booting the iMac from the bootable USB...
  12. endlessgrind78

    Stuck with no boot screen!!!

    Here is a head scratcher. I have no boot screen, and am running a MP3,1 el capitan. I need to upgrade to at least High Sierra for my new GPU to have working web drivers(1050ti). I have a geforce 210(came in the damned machine) and a GTX 750 ti, I had here laying around. I went to a Ma and Paw...
  13. dosdude1

    macOS 10.14 Mojave on Unsupported Macs Thread

    Join our new Discord server! Machine Support Video Card Support Pre-Metal AMD video cards (Radeon HD 6xxx series and older without acceleration, Radeon HD 4xxx series and older with acceleration.) Pre-Metal Nvidia video cards (GeForce 5xx series and older, i.e. 8600M(GT)/8800M(GT)...
  14. robbietop

    Juniper VPN Ideas

    Hello all, I found a few older threads from a couple of years back but much has changed in two years for MacOS. I work in a virtualized lab where we use Juniper connections to VPN in (Network Connect). I saw that Yosemite and JRE 7 broke this very old and unsupported piece of software. We'd...
  15. Q

    Can I tweak the version of my Mac OS in order to install unsupported apps?

    I cannot install a newer version of Mac OS on my MacBook because it's unsupported by anything newer than Lion. However, there's certain apps that are obviously lightweight, yet I'm unable to install them because they require Yosemite or newer versions of Mac OS. Can I make an unsupported app...
  16. Ameow

    Installing Yosemite on Macbook 3,1

    Hi guys, Probably not posting in the right section but I'm now at my wits end. I've got 10.7.2 on this mac currently and I can't get my browsers to work correctly which is really annoying as I can't get online to study my degree. Regardless, I'm trying to upgrade my Mac to 10.10 so that I can...
  17. U

    Multi-channel audio output through HDMI to an unsupported device

    Hello, I recently bought a monoprice HDMI switcher. In the spesifications of the device it's clearly said that it supports surround audio mirroring. My audio/midi setup panel however recognize my device as stereo only and all the other multi-channel options are greyed out. Is there a way to...
  18. Adamscomputerrepair

    Using Mountain Lion Beyond Its Expiration Date

    I'm using a 2006 MacBook Pro C2D. It has a 17 inch monitor which in my opinion is amazing. Given I have a PowerBook G4, a 2009 MacBook, and a 2009 iMac, this is actually my first and only MacBook Pro. I tried TRMJIJ's upgrade to Yosemite (Mainly cause I had success with it back when I had an 08...
  19. Snowcatxx87

    Yosemite on 2007 Mac Mini Method not Working

    Hi I have followed a post on the forum for this website that shows you how to install Yosemite on unsupported mac. I have followed all instructions carefully but when I finally try to boot off of the installer drive it simply boots straight back to Lion. I have tried to bless the USB drive too...
  20. jesselorenawesome

    Macbook 4,1 a1181 sleep questions...

    Hi everyone, Im new here in the forums, I recently Installed mavericks on an unsupported macbook 4,1 (a1181) w/ the intel X3100 graphics chipset. I used the macpostfactor program, and stepped through a few different versions before I got to here. If anyone could give me some awesome pointers to...