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make sure you have a cpu temp monitor as hackintoshes run very hot and programs like fan control don't work, i use temperature monitor



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post #22 of 38
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make sure you have a cpu temp monitor as hackintoshes run very hot and programs like fan control don't work, i use temperature monitor
It could just be readings off of a different sensor, or a different driver for the sensors? Something like that.

But yeah, Fan Control won't work. There is iStat Pro which I use. It's a Dashboard informational Widget that I (and most people I know) use. It shows temps, network stats, HDD stats, RAM stats, processes, etc. But I'm not sure if it'll read the sensor correctly? It's definitely worth a shot.
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just curious, but what order did you install the OS' in? im currently using Vista and had to do a reinstall when i installed XP because it killed the Vista bootloader.

would hackintosh kill the bootloader or does it have its own that will let me choose?

i know my macbook, you can hold down option at startup to pick partitions.
    
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just curious, but what order did you install the OS' in? im currently using Vista and had to do a reinstall when i installed XP because it killed the Vista bootloader.

would hackintosh kill the bootloader or does it have its own that will let me choose?

i know my macbook, you can hold down option at startup to pick partitions.
i use grub but for vista and osx you may need EFI as vista doesn't use MBR
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But yeah, Fan Control won't work. There is iStat Pro which I use. It's a Dashboard informational Widget that I (and most people I know) use. It shows temps, network stats, HDD stats, RAM stats, processes, etc. But I'm not sure if it'll read the sensor correctly? It's definitely worth a shot.
yeah i have iStat Pro, still the temps are high when using osx

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post #26 of 38
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I have iStat pro but it doesnt give me the cpu temps.

As for the installation, im installing vista so i dont quite have it yet.. but i installed xp, then ubuntu, then osx. I added "Title OSX
chainloader +1"

to /boot/grub/menu.lst to get it going.

I got the chi pet widget too
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If you want to get a quad-boot:

Install xp
install Vista
Install Ubuntu but make a fat32 partition besides the ubuntu main and swap
install osx and add it in the grub list.
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post #28 of 38
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i use grub but for vista and osx you may need EFI as vista doesn't use MBR
would i be able to use rEFIt instead of grub?

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I have iStat pro but it doesnt give me the cpu temps.

As for the installation, im installing vista so i dont quite have it yet.. but i installed xp, then ubuntu, then osx. I added "Title OSX
chainloader +1"

to /boot/grub/menu.lst to get it going.

I got the chi pet widget too
edit: i type too slow

thx!
    
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post #29 of 38
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would i be able to use rEFIt instead of grub?!
Try EasyBCD
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sweet. i'll check it out. btw, where did the ! come from in your quote. i looked at it and "was it that important?"
    
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