Here I am with my HP 15 laptop once again. And I have to say I’m still proud of this
red display cover I put in. The original one was black, if you haven’t seen my other video about “HP 15 laptop after three years”. Although I prefer black electronics, this
red display cover looks gorgeous. And yes, this is still my main computer for
now. In this video, I’ll show you it running Mac
OS 10.14 Mojave. But anyway, before turning it on, we have
to plug in my little Wi-Fi USB adapter, because the internal Wi-Fi of this computer doesn’t
work on Mac OS. Then we can turn it on. We’ll select macOS. My main OS on this computer is still Windows 10, but there’s not much to say about that, so we’ll boot up to Mac OS Mojave. Usually it’s a bit quicker than this, but
it’s still pretty fast. And here it is. I haven’t used Mac OS on this computer for a while. I turned it on once, shortly after 2019 began,
but then I never turned it on again, so we’ll see. Here’s the system information. Previously I had Mac OS 10.12 Sierra on this
computer, I skipped High Sierra. And when I went to install Mojave, I formatted
the second partition in the hard drive of this computer, or in this case the solid-state drive. I formatted it as APFS, and it installed fine,
without harming my Windows 10 partition, even though I had backed it up. And in the Clover configuration file, I decided to change the Mac information from MacBook Pro to MacBook Air, just to differentiate it from my real MacBook Pro. It doesn’t change anything, apart from the
writing here. Display is still the same. The real MacBook Air has a 1366*768 display
in the 11-inch model, I think. Storage, I have a smaller partition for Mac
OS compared to Windows, because Windows is the one I use more often. System 85 GB, that’s weird. I also tried Mac OS [Mojave] in my real MacBook
Pro from 2009, but on that computer I went back to Mac OS 10.11 El Capitan, the latest
version that’s supported on it, just because I want that computer to work as well as possible. These days, I only use Mac OS on this computer
for video editing, with iMovie. I’m not going to open it right now, because
my iMovie library is stored on my external hard drive. I also installed Firefox, because that’s my
main web browser these days. And, of course, this simple blue wallpaper
is actually the dynamic wallpaper, the one that becomes darker during the evening and at night. I installed this application called Karabiner…not
sure how you pronounce that, but that allows me to finally adjust the brightness. I have to hold down FN, but with F2 and F3,
now I can adjust the brightness, finally. And volume, with F7 and F8…those already
worked before, and I don’t have to hold down FN for those. I didn’t just have to install Karabiner. I also had to patch…I used some new kext
files. Kext means kernel extension. I’ll put a link to download all the files
I’ve used to get this computer working with the Clover EFI boot loader, including my config.plist
files, so you can try it on your own computer. This computer has an Intel Core i7-4510U processor. This computer also has an NVIDIA GeForce dedicated
graphics card, but that doesn’t work under Mac OS. The integrated graphics and this processor
are still pretty good for iMovie. I can edit 1080p at 60 fps videos on this
computer, and it’s fast enough, it’s pretty usable. I can actually do that on my 2009 MacBook
Pro too, but that’s way too slow, so on this computer it’s a lot better. There’s not much else to say. The sound works too, using VoodooHDA. It’s not very loud…I tried some workarounds,
but it’s still quite quiet. There’s Terminal in the dock there, because
with all the hacks I have to do on hackintosh, I use Terminal on Mac OS more than Linux. For example, if I have to mount the EFI partition
to edit files for Clover and stuff like that…see, that’s the last command I’ve typed. But first, I have to make the directory, /Volumes/EFI,
and then mount it like this. In my case, the EFI partition is at disk0s6,
but for most people it’s going to be… instead of 6, it’s going to be a lower number. You have to check using “diskutil list”. Wow, I’ve never seen this before. disk1, synthesized. So now, not only do we have synthesized sounds,
but also synthesized volumes, like disks. But anyway, this is the real SSD in this computer,
disk0, and the EFI partition is here, disk0s6. It originally was one of the first ones here,
but when I installed Windows 10 in this computer, the EFI partition was only 100 MB, which is
not enough for Mac OS, so I had to delete that partition and make a new one after the
Windows partition, and I made it around 300 MB, and that works fine for both Windows and Mac OS. To change resolutions on the fly, I use this
application called RDM, which I believe means “Retina Display Monitor”, something like that. “Retina Display” something, I don’t remember exactly. I usually use the native resolution, but I
can also use an impossibly grainy resolution on this screen. Look at that, that’s 2600 [2560]*1440. Let’s switch to 1080p. That’s not much better. Or we can switch to a high DPI resolution,
like a real Retina Display. Of course, it’s not going to look sharp on
this screen, but we can do, for example, 1280*800 high DPI, which is double of that, which is
2650 [2560]*1600, I think. And because everything is twice as big, it’s
a bigger resolution, I prefer using the native one. It’s low, but it’s the best for this computer,
really. Or actually, the best for this display. I know it’s really bad, but at least it works,
it’s better than no display at all. Sleep mode still doesn’t work. Plugging in external displays over HDMI still doesn’t work. I tried various times to patch the SSDT, or
DSDT, something like that. I’ve read everything about it, but all my
attempts failed, like, it basically did nothing. I guess I’m not good enough at doing this stuff. But again, I don’t do much on this computer,
so I’m fine with its flaws. The main operating system on this computer
is Windows 10, which is not my favorite version, but it’s updated and it works fine. So, until the next Mac OS version comes out,
I have an updated hackintosh, which mostly works fine, and works perfectly fine for what I need it to do. Of course, if you want to try this on your
own computer, you have to read the guide “Booting the Mac OS installer on laptops using Clover”. It teaches you how to make a Mac OS install
USB drive, and then install the Clover boot loader on it, and all the appropriate kernel
extension and configuration files. As I said, I’ll give you my files, so you
can try this if you have a computer that’s very similar to mine, if not the same, but
it’s not a really easy process and you could screw up your Windows installation if you’re trying to dual boot. So if you just want to try Mac OS just to
check out its differences compared to Windows, I suggest you use a virtual machine instead. It’s slower, but it’ll work. So, thanks for watching!

MacOS Mojave on an HP 15 laptop (4th generation Intel Core)
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