Clover Bootloader

Configure Clover Bootloader

You now must download Clover Configurator – a piece of software that will allow you to easily configure your Clover Bootloader. You can download it here:

Using the configurator, open /YOURUSBDRIVE/EFI/CLOVERconfig.plist.

The first thing you should do is uncheck every item in the ‘Fixes’ section under both the Old Way and New One.  Make sure all boxes are unchecked as follows.

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With all boxes unchecked in the ‘Fixes’ section, now head into the Boot configuration – this is the second option down on the left-hand menu.

You should uncheck rootless=0 and kext-dev-mode=1 as these options are intended for older versions of OS X.

If you are running a Nvidia GPU you should select ‘nv_disable=1’. If you do not do this, your installation will freeze with a black screen.

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Finally, head into the SMBIOS configuration which is the second to last option on the left-hand menu. Next, click the wand icon on the right hand side and proceed to choose the picture of the Macbook Pro on the far right (the black bin).

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Next, select ‘Mac Pro 3,1’ using the dropdown menu on the top left and then click the ‘shake buttons’ a few times to generate random system details. Press okay to exit the SMBIOS generator.

Notice: The Mac Pro (3,1) SMBIOS is a good all-round profile for your Hackintosh as it has been proven to work with a large variety of system configurations. You may wish to experiment with different SMBIOS profiles. For example, I have seen success as Skylake user using the 2015 iMac profiles.

You have now completed the Clover configuration. You should press FILE > SAVE to save your configuration onto the USB.

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