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Hello everyone we are back with new tutorial for Pro Hackintosh user which is pure Vanilla OS X Yosemite Hackintosh Guide,This is little different way to install Apple’s Greatest Mac OS X which Officially Free now for everyone,This method actually similar which is use by Apple developer and Engineers to install OS X on the Apple hardware but there is only difference between these method and Apple’s method is just a Boot Loader

Clear the Concept about Hackintosh Boot Loader

What is Boot Loader

Advantages Of Clover Boot Loader 

=>Boots troublesome desktop and laptop BIOS/UEFI
=>Uses native OS X installation media
=>Ability to patch DSDT/kernel/kexts at boot time
=>Creates OS X Recovery partition
=>No boot0 error with 4K Advanced Format drives
=>Solves multi-boot issues with Linux and Windows 7/8
=>Solves traditional Boot loader NVRAM issues related to iMessage/FaceTime
=>No more MBR Patch 
1. MAC OS X Yosemite Application Download it from the Mac App Store
2. USB flash drive 8GB
3.Working Hackintosh or Macintosh System

4.Clover Boot Loader
Preparing USB 
1. Insert the USB drive
2. Open /Applications/Utilities/Disk Utility
3. Highlight the USB drive in left column
4. Click on the Partition tab

5. Click Current and choose 1 Partition
6. Click Options…
7. Choose GUID Partition Table8. Under Name: type USB (You can rename it later)
9. Under Format: choose Mac OS Extended (Journaled)
10. Click Apply then Partition
11. Open /Applications/Utilities/Terminal
12. Type the following code, enter password and hit enter. This command completely erases the USB, then creates native OS X installer media from the Install OS X Yosemite Application.

 sudo /Applications/Install OS X –volume /Volumes/USB –applicationpath /Applications/Install OS X –no interaction

Upon completion, the USB will be renamed Install OS X Yosemite.

13. Download the latest version of Clover from sourceforge
14. Open Clover package installer
15. Hit ContinueContinueChange Install Location to USB…
16. Choose the USB, now called Install OS X Yosemite
17. Hit Customize and install Clover to the same USB with the following Custom Install settings:
18. Navigate to /EFI/CLOVER/ and replace default config.plist with Mine config.plist*
19. Navigate to /EFI/CLOVER/kexts/ and create a folder called 10.10
20. Navigate to /EFI/CLOVER/kexts/10.10/ and add FakeSMC.kext & VoodooPS2Controller.kext
21. Navigate to /EFI/CLOVER/kexts/10.10/ and addyour ethernet kext
22. Navigate to /EFI/CLOVER/kexts/10.10/ and addNullCPUPowerManagement.kext
23. Navigate to /EFI/CLOVER/drivers64UEFI/ remove VBoxHfs-64.efi and addHFSPlus.efi
24. (Optional) Navigate to /EFI/CLOVER/ACPI/patched/ and add DSDT.aml and SSDT.aml 
Installing OS X Yosemite 10.10.2
1. Turn on the computer
2. Press the hotkey to choose boot device usually DEL,F10 
3. Choose USB 
If using a USB 3.0 port, the boot manager screen may appear, at which point proceed with steps a-b.
a. Choose Boot Manager
b. Choose EFI USB Device
4. When Clover boot Appears, choose Boot OS X Install from OS X Install OS X Yosemite 
5. The system will then boot into OS X Installer
6. For a dual booting we need two separate partition for each os so erase entire drive and make two partition
a. Choose Disk Utility
b. Highlight your target hard drive for the Yosemite installation in left column. 
c. Click Partition tab
d. Click Current and choose 1 Partition
e. Click Options…
f. Choose GUID Partition Table
g. Under First Partition Name: type Macintosh HD 
h. Under Format: choose Mac OS Extended (Journaled)
i. Click Apply then Partition
J. Close Disk Utility
7. When the installer asks you where to install, choose Macintosh HD
8. Upon completion, system will restart a 1st time 
9. Press the hotkey to choose boot device 
10. Choose USB
11. When Clover boot screen is visible, choose Macintosh HD 
The system will boot into the new drive This Clover create the recovery partition, and complete the installation. Upon completion, system will restart a 2nd time.
12. Press the hotkey to choose boot device 
13. When Clover boot screen is visible, choose Macintosh HD
14. The system will launch OS X Setup and it will reach you to Desktop
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At this time Our HDD is not bootable so we need to install Boot Loader so we can boot our Mac Yosemite without using USB media which we created for installing Yosemite 
Again Open Clover Boot Loader and do the install it like i did 
In my case i did not choose Install For UEFI Booting because i have Legacy Bios but if you have UEFI platform then kindly select UEFI else your system will become bootable 
Tricky Part 
Once you Successfully install Clover then Mount your EFI partition and do several settings like i did 
1.Navigate to /Volumes/EFI/EFI/CLOVER/ and edit config.plist
2.Navigate to /Volumes/EFI/EFI/CLOVER/kexts/ and create a folder called 10.10
3.Navigate to /Volumes/EFI/EFI/CLOVER/kexts/10.10/ and add FakeSMC.kext+Voodoops2Controller.kext
4.Navigate to /Volumes/EFI/EFI/CLOVER/kexts/10.10/ and add your ethernet kext
5.(Optional if you both SSDT and DSDT) Navigate to /Volumes/EFI/EFI/CLOVER/ACPI/patched/ and add DSDT.aml and SSDT.aml 
Links to download Config.plist
1=Standerd For Standerd computer
2=NVDIA GE=YES For NVDIA Graphics Card User
3=ATI GE=YES For ATI Graphics Card User
4=For HD4600 For Integrated graphics card user
Quick Note:-Following tutorial is only works on Installer.App which you downloaded from App Store and this guide tested with 10.7.5,10.8.5,10.9.5 successfully but non App Store image will not works on this method so user must try on App store image 

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Pratik N Borkar

Every one Call him a Freak Smartass as tittle but no one knows that he is Avid Apple Fan & Technophilic who passionate about new techno kind a stuff and Apple's new creation like OS X and iOS ,Also He would like to share blog with useful tips,techniques and resources for Hackintosh and Macintosh for Apple addicts.