Hackintosh Inspiron 640m?

Discussion in 'macOS' started by AnimeFrostyFreak671, Jun 15, 2012.

  1. AnimeFrostyFreak671

    AnimeFrostyFreak671 MDL Junior Member

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    I want to try and Hackintosh my old Dell Inspiron 640m. I read some tutorials online that say you have to take out the hard drive and connect it to another Apple computer through a dock or something. Is this really necessary? Or is there another way to EASILY install Mac OS X on the Inspiron 640m?
     
  2. LatinMcG

    LatinMcG Bios Borker

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    #2 LatinMcG, Jun 15, 2012
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    need chameleon2.1 also dsdt.aml for it patched.. might need legacy kernel as its not core duo.
    once u use 10.6.8 u might have issues.

    try virtual machine instead.
     
  3. doggie015

    doggie015 MDL Novice

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    Or even better just google "tonymacx86 iBoot + Multibeast" (remove quotes), click on the first result and follow the instructions. Note that you WILL be needing an OSX 10.6.x retail disk for the guide but they're easy enough to obtain nowadays anyway that it shouldn't really be that much of a problem!
     
  4. LatinMcG

    LatinMcG Bios Borker

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    better ? not really.
    i like to learn from my actions.. not just click n go then when it breaks i have no clue. (and it will break)
    at insanelymac i call it noobiebeast cause only a noobie would use it.. then be clueless what he has done.

    10.6.3 retail untouched
     
  5. lokster

    lokster MDL Novice

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    the really easy way to install is to use a distro like iAtkos or Unibeast/Multibeast
    then from there you can figure out which things are working and what you need to install

    try to search google for your laptop model + hackintosh
     
  6. kokolinski

    kokolinski MDL Novice

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    #6 kokolinski, Jan 22, 2014
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    successful SL10.6-installation with update to 10.6.8

    A suitable combination of the instruction written for installation of SL 10.6 by Matthieu, and the tutorial for updating this to 10.6.8, written by stranostano (for Dell mini 110), proved to be successful. Interested contemporaries would get my very new tutorial with complete description of the combinied procedure at GDrive (English & German Vs.) Regrettably, I'm not allowed to post the link here > look at post #7 of this thread, please.
     
  7. kokolinski

    kokolinski MDL Novice

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    #7 kokolinski, May 22, 2014
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    10.6.8 on Dell 640M

    Let me add this to post #6: Actualized tutorial is further available,
    via links published elsewhere ~> type
    this adress: sites.google.com/site/1068dell640m/
    ~> or search for: SL_10.6.8_on_Dell_640m & you may find it. Success for everybody!

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    I've worked with:
    • Intel Core 2 Duo - T5600 (1.83Ghz) • BIOS E1405 / A10 • MBoard KG-525 • Mobile Intel 945GM Chip • Intel GMA 950 Graphics • 14” - 1440 x 900 /WXGA+ • Intel Pro Wireless 3945 • Audio Sigmatel Stac9200
    Using primarily:
    iMac G5,1 - Intel Core 2 Duo - 17" - ATI Radeon X1600 (end fo 2006)
     
  8. Amerco

    Amerco MDL Novice

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    Nvidia Optimus doesnt work and is realy a pain in osx. I hope your Notebook doesnt have it, then you can install osx really easy. To boot you need chameleon, kexts (FakeSMC,NullPCIPowerm.)