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What is a Hackintosh?
A Hackintosh is a non-Apple computer that runs Mac OS X.
AMD USERS READ THIS: Though technically permitted, the general consensus on Hackintoshes with AMD CPUs is that they're more trouble than they're worth. We probably won't be able to help with any AMD-related issues.
OS X INSTALLERS NOTE: This sub is dedicated to legally obtained copies of OS X. Please do not ask, or post, about things like iAtkos, Niresh, or any other modified OS X installer that may have malicious code in it!
Check out the brand-new FAQ! (currently outdated - pending updates)
Make sure you post your Hackintosh's specifications when you ask questions.
How to install macOS on a PC
- How to Dual Boot Windows and macOS
- Dual Boot on the Same Drive
- Getting iMessage working
- Backing Up EFI Partition
- Fixing AppleALC Audio
Check if your computer is compatible with Mac OS X.
Informative threads homegrown here from /r/hackintosh
*Patching audio with hackintosh setups - posted by /u/TheRacerMaster
Additional Hackintoshing resources