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Hi Everyone,

After having played with Windows since the 3.1 days, I finally ventured into Mac when I couldn't get my son's new Mac Book to print on network printer.
Since he only visits on the weekends, I didn't have enough time to play with it.
Being a dedicated computer geek, I decided to look into building a Hockintosh from an old Dell desktop a coworker gave me after building her a new Windows Vista system.
After some hard work and reseach...I did it!
I'm running iATKOS version 2.0 which is Mac OS 10.5.4, from a patched disk and by God, it's running pretty sweet.
I decided to go out there and look for others that have had similar luck and came across this web site, so I just wanted to say HI!
Edited by EricaAnn - 12/23/08 at 5:31am
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hey Erica, Glad to have you here with us, im sure you will be a great addition to the GREATEST!! overclocking Community overclock.net FTW, wow im over enthusiastic today
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Hey EricaAnn, welcome to OCN! wow windows 3.1... I began on Windows 98SE, and hated it... it would always BSOD on me... then I went to almost every other windows, and not much has changed...
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It's Hackintosh, not Hockintosh haha.

And congrats. Running OS X on Windows machine is really amazing.
You should try using IDeneb though, it's far more amazing than iATKOS now.

Plus, if you can boot EFI instead of Darwin, it's got a far better EFI loader.

Also, fill in your specs in your User CP.
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It's Hackintosh, not Hockintosh haha..
my thoughts as well
i've ran it, still do sometimes on my dfi amd, cant on my gigabyte intel, thanks to no 4850 drivers
but u can build a hell of a hackintosh for cheaper, then a real mac, and it'll be faster, best of all, u can do it legally too, cuz it is possible to boot a real mac os x dvd
    
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my thoughts as well
i've ran it, still do sometimes on my dfi amd, cant on my gigabyte intel, thanks to no 4850 drivers
but u can build a hell of a hackintosh for cheaper, then a real mac, and it'll be faster, best of all, u can do it legally too, cuz it is possible to boot a real mac os x dvd
Yeah, but it's still not legal. Apparently you cannot run OS X on non Apple hardware. It's part of the TOS, but it's retarded.

But still.

The only thing now is that Apple computers are pretty and sleek, yet I have built far superior computers that run OS X and are 100% working.
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right on, and dont make me start ranting about "legal" mumbo jumbo
    
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Yeah, but it's still not legal. Apparently you cannot run OS X on non Apple hardware. It's part of the TOS, but it's retarded.

But still.

The only thing now is that Apple computers are pretty and sleek, yet I have built far superior computers that run OS X and are 100% working.
not if it turns out apple has no copyright on "leopard."
Is it in yet?
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Hi halifax1 and SuppA-SnipA,

Sorry about the spelling error. It was getting late last night and I think my brain was already in bed!
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