Guide :: Install Mac OSX El Capitan on Hackintosh PC [ Vanilla Installation Method ]

The following guide is a complete walkthrough for  installing a fresh /Clean version of OS X El Capitan 10.11 fully Vanilla Installation Method . it requires no experience and all basic installation steps are mentioned in this Guide .

Directly Upadate to El Capitan from OSX Any version

             OR

For Making USB Installer of OSX El Capitan with Chameleon Bootloader

Requirement :

1.At least 8 GB USB Drive

2. Mac OS X Application

3. Latest revision of Bootloader Clover  Bootloader from SourceForge

4. Essential Kext Downloads Here 

 

Now this guide starts ::

Making or Preparing for USB installer 

Step 1 : Open Disk Utility and select either your USB drive , on the right side select the Partition tab and click the Current layout and change it to 1 partition then click the Options button at the bottom and select GUID Partition Table, name it whatever you want (in the example I named mine as Untitled) and format it as Mac OS Extended (Journaled)

os-x-disk-utility-usb-partition os-x-disk-utility-usb-partition-scheme    Step 2:   OSX El Capitan  app  in your Application folder,     el-cap-clean-install-  Note : If you not Downloaded it Please do it before next step and copy it to Application Folder Use This Link 

Step 3:
Now open Terminal and  Copy & Paste it in Terminal :      
sudo /Applications/Install\ OS\ X\ El\ Capitan.app/Contents/Resources/createinstallmedia --volume /Volumes/Untitled --applicationpath /Applications/Install\ OS\ X\ El\ Capitan.app --nointeraction

Hit the Return key and enter the admin password when requested (this is necessary to use sudo), you’ll then see numerous progress indicators as the process completes, it will be finished when the last messages is “Done.” as following :

 Erasing Disk: 0%… 10%… 20%… 30%…100%…  Copying installer files to disk…  Copy complete.  Making disk bootable…  Copying boot files…  Copy complete.  Done.

Step 4 : Installing Clover Bootloader 

 

Clover Bootloader Clover Change Installation Settings Clover Drive Selection Clover Installation Complete

 

Click Install and wait for it to finish the install, you will see a EFI volume show up on your desktop

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Step 5: Now its time to add all the Essential  kext.

Essential Kexts :  FakeSMC and NullCPUPowerManagement These are most essentail kext for EverySystem

NullCPUPowerManagement :   if your PowerManagement is Working then its not required and  Use your SSDT still strongly recommend to use it for First installation or USB Installation only .

Step 6:

Now editing Clover config.plist as per your Hardware, you can do this multiple way by using Clover Configurator  by doing it manually by using Xcode or Plist Editor Pro, . using the correct patches for DSDT and Kext in your config are going to be different for most users depending on your system specs.. always Read your Hardware requirement then apply any . Clover’s wiki for a description for all choices  Clover Wiki

Add Following Vaues Using Clover Configurator or manually to Config.plist file .

  <key>RtVariables</key>      <dict>          <key>CsrActiveConfig</key>          <string>0x3</string>          <key>BooterConfig</key>          <string>0x28</string>      </dict>

 

Note : Before Installing Custom kext or applying Kext patches you are required to Disable SIP , Read Full Detail about and how to Disable it .

Additional Clover Bootloader Settings 

Installing Clover Bootloader , choose appropriate setting for your System Either UEFI or LEGACY Options to be Selected:

For UEFI BIOS System ::

Clover UEFI Installation

For LEGACY BIOS System :: GPT Partition Scheme :

Clover Legacy ESP Installation

For LEGACY BIOS System :: MBR Partition Scheme :

Clover Legacy Installation

   

   Install OS X El Capitan

 

Recommended BIOS Settings :

Motherboard with AMI UEFI BIOS, the options are simple. For other systems make sure to set your BIOS to Optimized Defaults, and your hard drive to AHCI mode.

1. To access BIOS/UEFI Setup, press and hold Delete on a USB Keyboard while the system is booting up
2. Load Optimized Defaults
3. If your CPU supports VT-d, disable it
4. If your system has CFG-Lock, disable it
5. If your system has Secure Boot Mode, disable it
6. Set OS Type to Other OS
7. Save and exit.

 

Step 1: Install OS X El Capitan

You’re almost done! All you need to do is boot from the USB drive and install! For best results, insert the USB is in a USB 2.0 port.

1. Turn on the computer
2. Press the hotkey to choose boot device (usually F12, F10, or F8)
3. Choose USB
4. At Clover boot screen, choose Boot Install OS X from USB ( Install OS X El Capitan ).

Mac OSX Utilities

5. For a new installation of OS X, you MUST erase and format the destination drive according to the following steps before continuing.

 
a. Select and open Disk Utility,  Highlight your target drive for the El Capitan installation in left column.
c. Click Erase button
d. For Name: type El Capitan (You can rename it later)
e. For Format: choose OS X Extended (Journaled)
f. For Scheme: choose GUID Partition Map
g. Under Format: choose Mac OS Extended (Journaled)
h. Click Erase
i. Close Disk Utility.
 
6. Select and open Install OSX  ,Then you arrive at the Installer, choose language.

OSX EL CAP Language Choose7. When the installer asks you where to install, choose El Capitan, or your existing install.
8. Upon completion, the system will automatically restart.

9. After Restart again choose Boot Install OS X from USB ( Install OS X El Capitan ), this will automatically do further installation process , the system will automatically restart and you have Succesfully installed it.

Note : This method requres two time Restarts , if after first restart you are stuck at Clover Bootloader Screen then again Choose Your USB will Automatically do further steps .

OSX El Capitan Clean Install

Note:  system drive isn’t bootable yet. Boot from the USB and Select your drive to Boot 

Post-Installation with Clover Bootloader

 

The installation is complete, but the system drive isn’t bootable yet. Boot from the USB again, this time choosing El Capitan. we will make it Bootable .

1.Download   Clover  Bootloader from SourceForge or Use Already Downloaded Clover Installer 

2. Installing Clover Bootloader , choose appropriate setting for your System Either UEFI or LEGACY Options to be Selected:

For UEFI BIOS System ::

Clover UEFI Installation

 

For LEGACY BIOS System :: GPT Partition Scheme :

 

Clover Legacy ESP Installation

For LEGACY BIOS System :: MBR Partition Scheme :

 

Clover Legacy Installation

 

 

 

Hurray !! you have Successfully it and Now you can Install Specified System Kexts like Audio , Ethernet , Video or else .

For Installation of Kext you can Use EasyKext Utility a Super Fast kext installer for El Capitan 

For All-in-One  Post-Installation Tool Use  MacPois0n-El Capitan 
Note : Add Following Vaues Using Clover Configurator or manually to Config.plist file .

  <key>RtVariables</key>      <dict>          <key>CsrActiveConfig</key>          <string>0x3</string>          <key>BooterConfig</key>          <string>0x28</string>      </dict>

NVIDIA Graphics Drivers

Things to be Rember :

 if you are using an NVIDIA graphics card, you must disable it by booting with the flag nv_disable=1. You cannot use Yosemite NVIDIA drivers on El Capitan.

NVIDIA Releases Alternate Graphics Drivers for OS X 10.11.0 (346.03.02)

Note : Before Installing Custom kext or applying Kext patches you are required to Disable SIP , Read Full Detail about and how to Disable it .

It’s easy to get frustrated, but don’t give up! If you get stuck, Don’t hesitate to ask for  support.

FB Group : OSXArena Support Group 

 

 

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