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OSX MAVERICKS INSTALL ON DELL LATITUDE E6400

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E6400 SPECS
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LATITUDE E6400
2.27GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
4GB RAM
NVIDIA QUADRO NVS 160M 256MB
BIOS VERSION A32
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APPLICATION / SOFTWARE NEEDED
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MYHACK 3.3.1
KEXTWIZARD
MAVERICKS OSX ( APPLE APP STORE )
EXTRA 10.9 = KEXTS FOR MAVERICKS
NVIDIA = KEXTS FOR MAVERICKS
Mavericks_10.9.1_MBR_Patch.tar.gz = MAVERICKS MBR PATCH
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UPDATE YOUR BIOS
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1. RUN LATOP IN XP OR WIN 7
2. GO TO http://www.dell.com/support/drivers/us/en/19/Product/latitude-E6400
3. DOWNLOAD AND RUN BIOS VER A34 EXE (ITS ALL AUTOMATED)
4. BOOT INTO BIOS WHEN FINISHED LOAD DEFAULTS REBOOT AND POWER OFF AND RESTART
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HOW TOO BOOT OSX INTO SAFE MODE
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1. REBOOT PC AFTER INSTALL
2. SCREEN GOES BLACK TOP LEFT SAYS GPT DONE
3. CONTINUOUSLY PRESS THE RIGHT ARROW KEY (BOOT PROCESS HALTS)
4. ARROW ACCROSS UNTIL THE HARD DRIVE YOU INSTALLED OSX ONTO IS HIGHLIGHTED
5. TYPE THE KEY'S -X (IT WILL SHOW AT BOTTOM OF THE SCREEN)
6. NOW PRESS ENTER
7. IN SAFE MODE APPLE BOOT SCREEN WILL SHOW A TIMER BAR (IT THEN BOOTS INTO SAFEMODE)
8. TO GET OUT OF SAFE MODE REBOOT THE PC
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INSTALLATION BOOTING OPTIONS
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1. GUID PARTITION TABLE ==> TO BOOT OSX
2. MBR PARTITION TABLE ==> TO MULTI BOOT XP, WIN 7, WIN 8, LINUX AND OSX ON THE SAME PARTITIONED DRIVE
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MAVERICKS PRE AND POST INSTALL ERRORS
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1. DIDNT EVEN GET TO THE INSTALL PAGE KEPT REBOOTING (MULTI CORE SUPPORT)
2. SYSTEM MAP ERROR (VIRTUALIZATION, VT FOR DIRECT |/O)
3. CPU ERROR ((MULTI CORE SUPPORT)
4. STRAIGHT AFTER INSTALL BLUETOOTH CONTROLLER NOT FOUND (REBOOT IN SAFEMODE STRAIGHT AFTER INSTALL REBOOTS)
5. AFTER LOGGING IN KEPT GETTING KEXT ERROR PAGES (IN SAFE MODE USE KEXT WIZARD)
6. REMOVE ANY SD CARDS AS THEY WILL STALL INSTALLATION AS WELL....
7. MBR ON MYHACK DOESNT WORK USED MBR PATCH...
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SUMMARY
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A.1 DOWNLOAD OS X MAVERICKS
A.2 USE MYHACK TO CREATE BOOTABLE USB MAVERICKS INSTALLER
A.3 USE MYHACK TO INSTALL EXTRA 10.9 TO THE USB MAVERICK INSTALLER
B.1 SET BIOS SETTINGS ON E6400
C.1 BOOT PC WITH MAVERICKS USB AND INSTALL
C.2 RESTART PC AFTER INSTALL AND IMMEDIATELY START MAVERICK IN SAFE MODE (-X)
C.3 USE KEXT WIZARD INSTALL NVIDIA KEXT  (INSTALLATION) (MYHACK DOES NOT WORK IN SAFE MODE)
C.4 USE KEXT WIZARD (MAINTENANCE) REPAIR ALL
C.5 REBOOT PC WILL BOOT NORMALLY...
C.6 REBOOT AGAIN SET BIOS SETTINGS BACK... REBOOT BIOS RESTART MAVERICKS ALL OK
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A.                  MAVERICKS CREATE USB DRIVE FOR A GUID PARTITION TABLE
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1. DOWNLOAD MAVERICKS FROM APPLE APP STORE (APPLICATIONS FOLDER)
2. FORMAT USB USING DISK UTILITY ==> SELECT USB ==> PARTITION 1 ==> NAME ==> MAC OS EXTENDED JOURNALED ==> APPLY
3. DOUBLE CLICK MYHACK.DMG ==> ENTER PASSWD
4. CREATE OS X INSTALLER ==> OK
6. CREATE OS X 10.9 ==> OK
7. SELECT TARGET VOLUME ==> (USB WE JUST CREATED) ==> OK
8. SELECT BROWSE MANUALLY ==> APPLICATIONS FOLDER ==> OS X MAVERICKS APP ==> OPEN BUTTON
9. ALL DATA WILL BE ERASED ==> OK
10. PATCH INSTALLER FOR MBR SUPPORT ==> NO
11. QUIT
12. DOUBLE CLICK MYHACK AGAIN
13. PASSWD
14. INSTALL EXTRA
15. SELECT USB WE JUST CREATED ==> OK
16. SELECT USE MY OWN ==> OK ==> GO TO EXTRA 10.9 ==> OPEN
18. NOW CREATE A NEW FOLDER ON THE USB DRIVE GIVE IT A NAME AND THEN COPY THE NVIDIA KEXT FOLDER AND THE KEXT WIZARD INTO THAT FOLDER.
19. USB DRIVE NOW READY FOR INSTALL
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A.                  MAVERICKS CREATE USB DRIVE FOR WINDOWS MBR PARTITIONING SCHEME
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1. DOWNLOAD MAVERICKS FROM APPLE APP STORE (APPLICATIONS FOLDER)
2. FORMAT USB USING DISK UTILITY ==> SELECT USB ==> PARTITION 1 ==> NAME ==> MAC OS EXTENDED JOURNALED ==> APPLY
3. DOUBLE CLICK MYHACK.DMG ==> ENTER PASSWD
4. CREATE OS X INSTALLER ==> OK
6. CREATE OS X 10.9 ==> OK
7. SELECT TARGET VOLUME ==> (USB WE JUST CREATED) ==> OK
8. SELECT BROWSE MANUALLY ==> APPLICATIONS FOLDER ==> OS X MAVERICKS APP ==> OPEN BUTTON
9. ALL DATA WILL BE ERASED ==> OK
10. PATCH INSTALLER FOR MBR SUPPORT ==> YES
11. QUIT
12. DOUBLE CLICK MYHACK AGAIN
13. PASSWD
14. INSTALL EXTRA
15. SELECT USB WE JUST CREATED ==> OK
16. SELECT USE MY OWN ==> OK ==> GO TO EXTRA 10.9 ==> OPEN
17. RENAME USB ==> RIGHT CLICK USB GOTO GET INFO ==> NAME & EXTENSIONS ==> ENTER MAVERICKS AND CLOSE.
18. OPEN TERMINAL UNDER GO IN TITLE BAR ==> APPLICATIONS ==> UTILITIES ==> TERMINAL
19. TYPE pwd ==> SHOULD SHOW YOUR IN THE USERS DIRECTORY ( /Users/bill ) ie
20. WITH THE Mavericks_10.9.1_MBR_PATCH.tar.gz COPIED TO YOUR DESKTOP
21. TYPE IN TERMINAL ==> sudo tar zxvf /Desktop/Mavericks_10.9.1_MBR_Patch.tar.gz -C /Volumes/MAVERICKS ==> ENTER ==> PASSWD ==> ENTER
22. NOW CREATE A NEW FOLDER ON THE USB DRIVE GIVE IT A NAME AND THEN COPY THE NVIDIA KEXT FOLDER AND THE KEXT WIZARD INTO THAT FOLDER.
23. USB DRIVE NOW READY FOR INSTALL
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B.                  E6400 BIOS SETTING REQUIRED (A34)
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SATA OPERATION = AHCI
CPU XD SUPPORT = ENABLED
MULTI CORE SUPPORT = DISABLED    (CPU ERROR & OR CONSTANT REBOOTING DISABLE IT)
INTEL SPEEDSTEP = ENABLED
VIRTUALIZATION = DISABLED    (SYSTEM MAP ERROR DISABLE IT)
VT FOR DIRECT |/O = DISABLED    (SYSTEM MAP ERROR DISABLE IT)

1. ERRORS ARE PRETTY BOGUS IF U GET THEM AT LEAST YOU KNOW HOW TO FIX IT.
2. SOME PEOPLE GET RIGHT THROUGH WITHOUT THE NEED OF BIOS CHANGES.
3. WHEN YOUR FINISHED INSTALLING YOU CAN PUT THEM BACK ==> SEE END OF PAGE
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C                   MAVERICKS INSTALL PROCESS
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         !!! NOTE BIOS MUST BE SET AS ABOVE AS REQUIRED !!!
1.  PLUG IN USB
2.  BOOT LAPTOP
3.  F12 SELECT USB
4.  QUICKLY PRESS THE RIGHT ARROR KEY THIS WILL WILL STOP THE BOOTING PROCESS
5.  FROM THIS PAGE U CAN BOOT OTHER DRIVES IN A MULTI BOOT SCENARIO BUT MAINLY IF YOU NEED TO PASS AN OPTION TO THE BOOT PROCESS LIKE -V FOR VERBOSE LOG OR -X FOR SAFE MODE (NEEDED LATER !)
6.  SELECT THE USB DRIVE 10.9 MAVERICKS (TYPE -V WITH THE USB HIGHLIGHTED SHOULD YOU NEED TO SEE THE LOG.)
5.  SELECT LANGUAGE
6.  SELECT DISK UTILITY FROM THE UTILITIES MENU FROM TOP OF PAGE
7.  CREATE A INSTALL PARTITION SPECIALLY IF U WANT TO MULTI BOOT OTHER OSX'S OR WINDOWS OR IF YOU ALREADY HAVE THEM INSTALLED.
    i.  IF DRIVE IS BLANK YOU HAVE THE OPTION OF CREATING PARTITION IN EITHER GUID OR MBR ==> DISK UTILITY ==> PARTITION ==> OPTIONS
    ii. IF DRIVE IS IN MBR MODE DONT FORGET TO CREATE OTHER PARTITIONS SHOULD U WANT TO MULTI BOOT
8.  NAME THE PARTITION SET SIZE AND FORMAT TO MAC OS EXTENED JOURNALED.
9.  EXIT UTILITY TOP LEFT...
10. INSTALL OS X ==> CLICK CONTINUE
11. SELECT THE DRIVE PARTITION U JUST CREATED ==> CLICK CONTINUE
12. PROCESS 20 MINUTES.
13. MYHACK WINDOW POPS UP SELECT USE MY OWN ==> OK
14. SELECT THE EXTRA FOLDER ON THE INSTALL USB ==> CLICK OPEN
15. 'DO YOU WANT TO REMOVE WINDOWS' ==> CLICK YES, YES AND YES
16. WAIT RESTARTING
17. STOP BOOT PROCESS AND SELECT THE PARTITION U JUST INSTALLED MAC ONTO.
18. BOOT HARD DRIVE PARTITION IN SAFE MODE USING THE -X COMMAND
19. MAC NOW BOOTING IN SAFE MODE (U WILL SEE A TIMER BAR) BE PATIENT
20. WELCOME PAGE ==> CONTINUE, KEYBOARD ==> CONTINUE, ETHERNET ==> CONTINUE, TRANSFER ==> CONTINUE
    TERMS ==> AGREE, ACCOUNT ==> CONTINUE, TIMEZONE ==> CONTINUE, LOG IN OK
21. LOGGED IN ==>
22. SELECT INSTALL USB DRIVE ON THE DESKTOP COPY THE NVIDIA KEXT FOLDER ONTO THE DESKTOP
23. SELECT INSTALL USB DRIVE ON THE DESKTOP COPY THE KEXT WIZARD.APP TO ==> GO ==> APPLICATIONS ...
24. OPEN TERMINAL ==> APPLICATIONS ==> UTILITIES ==> TERMINAL
    i. sudo -s ==> passwd    
    ii. type ==> chown -R root:wheel /Applications/Kext*Wizard.app ==> ENTER
    iii.  type ==> chmod -R 755 /Applications/Kext*Wizard.app ==> ENTER
    (this will hopefully stop any target disk errors i.e only showing item 2, item 3, no drive etc.)
25. OPEN KEXT WIZARD ==> APPLICATIONS ==> KEXT WIZARD ==> SELECT INSTALLATION ==> BROWSE TO NVIDIA KEXT FOLDER ==> SELECT THE THREE NVIDIA KEXTS AND OPEN
26. SELECT THE SYSTEM/LIBRARY/EXTENSIONS BUTTON ==> TARGET DISK (INSTALL DRIVE NOT THE USB) ==> CLICK INSTALL ==> PASSWD ==> OK
27. SELECT THE MAINTENANCE BUTTON ON KEXT WIZARD SELECT ALL SIX BOXES ==> TARGET DISK ==> EXECUTE ==> BE PATIENT.  (!!! DONT LET PC GO TO SLEEP !!!)
28. ENTER PASSWD'S AS REQUIRED ==> TASK COMPLETE
29. NOW REBOOT IT WILL NOW START PROPERLY ========> LOG IN...
30. REBOOT AGAIN AND LOG INTO THE BIOS SET THEM BACK AS SHOWN BELOW.

SATA OPERATION = AHCI
CPU XD SUPPORT = ENABLED
MULTI CORE SUPPORT = ENABLED
INTEL SPEEDSTEP = ENABLED
VIRTUALIZATION = ENABLED   
VT FOR DIRECT |/O = ENABLED    ====> IT MAY STALL LOADING WITH THIS ENABLED IF IT STALLS DISABLE IT...


31. REBOOT AND THATS IT ALL WORKING WITHOUT GLITCHES

32. ALL IS WELL IN MAC WORLD ENJOY.................

====> AUDIO AND BLUETOOTH WORKING, POWER BUTTON WORKING, CANT GET OUT OF SLEEP MODE AS YET

 

Extra_10_9.zip
NVIDIA.zip

myHack-3.3.1.zip

Kext Wizard.zip

Mavericks_10.9.1_MBR_Patch.tar.gz

 

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BUILD MAVERICKS MANUALLY ONTO A USB DRIVE.
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1. http://coolestguidesontheplanet.com/making-a-boot-usb-disk-of-osx-10-9-mavericks/

2. COPY USB TO DMG FILE ==> mavericks.dmg  (DISK UTILITY ==> RESTORE)

3. MYHACK DMG FILE TO ANOTHER USB FOR INSTALLER.

4. MYHACK EXTRA TO USB ==> READY TO INSTALL

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Any one get the sleep to work on the latest version of Mavericks following this guide? Only two things that didn't work for me were my wifi and sleep. I just bought an atheros card so I will try again once it arrives. However I would love to be able to close the lid on this laptop and see it go into sleep and wake up when needed.

 

Any help would be great

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Hey guys, I've been trying to get sleep to work on my e6400 for some time now. I have followed this guide which was very nice and easy! 

1. For me not working are waking up from sleep
2. Laptop trackpad not scrolling

Anyone any help with these?

Many thanks

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Hi thanks for the tutorial, I all ready did the USB drive, install the Maveric, but I cannot boot on safe mode.  I don't know the Key's to boot on safe mode.  You refeer the X Key's that are to the end of the screen but i cannot see nothing.

Can you help please

 

Thanks!

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