The equally diligent hacker “hackerwayne” has provided a detailed tutorial to install Mountain Lion on other unsupported Macs, including custom kexts drivers from hackers “kylegray” and “trunkz” for partial support of GMA and X graphics. August 4, at 4: In particular, note that some systems have significant RAM capacity limitations that are not an issue running an earlier version of the operating system or have issues with sound and graphics, as is common for Hackintosh systems. News – Beta 2 of iOS I remember the documentation on the website being confusing. April 7, at

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Hosted by site sponsor MacAce. This method and the one given by 3terrorist worked on my MacBook A model identifier 4,1.

Trying this with the GM. Finally, this was mentioned in other forums as well Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.

July 17, at 5: In an odd twist of fate, Microsoft provides everything needed to natively run Windows 8 on these Macs. However, a special hack was developed by two hackers back in and was released as the MLPF app in La barra dei menu non traslucida e il dvd player di Apple non avviabile dichiarano perfettamente che Quartz Extreme non e abilitato! I turn off a lot of the eye candy anyway on my newer machines, so that option should be available for users of older Mac hardware, or have it auto adjust.


Also, my Mac has 4GB of ram and plenty of disk space. December 22, at 7: February 24, at 7: Sign in Already have an account? Reproduction without explicit permission is prohibited. Should you be interested in installing Mountain Lion on any of the other unsupported Macs, be absolutely sure to pay close attention to the “What works, what doesn’t” section in the tutorial.

But I get no videos and flash even after installing kexts from I am not so sure about Sierra as there might be more components with missing drivers. News – Beta 2 of iOS To avoid all the hard drive switching and messing with internal components you can boot the target Mac in the so conveniently named “target mode” and connect it to the support Mac on which you could install the OS to the target drive and then boot on the target drive to edit the plist files.

macos – Will Mountain Lion run on an early MacBook White? – Ask Different

Any hacks are performed at your own risk. Although bit EFIs were supported in early builds, Apple removed support for systems that have a bit EFI during the development process and only bit EFIs are supported in the final release. If you want to try this yourself, be prepared to get your hands dirty, and backup your Mac before beginning. Mojntain 18, at As Steve Moser says there is no support for 32 bit drivers and Mountain Lion will refuse to install on the macs which had 32 bits drivers someone seems to be too lazy to rewrite them?


Install OS X Mountain Lion Developer Preview on Old Unsupported Macs

Could you perhaps write a guide in your answer. Here I uploaded all my X drivers from Lion It’s certainly a strange world where Microsoft provides better support for older Macs than Apple does. At least some of the Macs that are not supported running Mountain Lion likely could run the operating system without difficulty had Apple simply not removed support for bit EFIs as well as written graphics drivers to support the hardware.

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Mountain Lion update page confirms incompatibility with older Macs

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