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[GUIDE] Install Mountain Lion 10.8.2 on Acer 7720g

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Hello guys,

Below i will explain the procedure i followed to install mountain lion on Acer Aspire 7720g

First and foremost thanks for the Olarila.com for it's active community and willing people to help!



1. Bios v1.45 (ftp://ftp.work.acer-euro.com/notebook/aspire_7720/vista/Bios/v1.45.zip)

2. Mountain Lion 1.8.2 USB Install (http://Olarila.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=27&t=1627)


3. multishit (http://www.tonycrapx86.com/downloads.php?do=cat&id=3) (Another site with great support for hackintosh community)

4. modified DSDT (DSDT.aml.zip)

Patched with patch found from orallila.com and i personally fixed remaining Warnings...

5. Patched AppleHDA.kext (http://cl.ly/0A0J1Z2I4207)

Patched from Mirone great guy and really helpful,thumbs up for him!

6. Kext Utility (http://www.osx86.net/view/2514-latest_kext_utility_10.8_edition.html)


As long as you follow this tutorial all should install just fine (http://Olarila.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=27&t=1627)


When you first boot your freshly installed Mountain Lion run multishit and install it with the options showned below


Then paste the provided dsdt in "/Extra/"

Install AppleHDA.kext with "Kext Utility"

Reboot and you should now be ready to use and explore Mountain Lion OS X....

Things that work:

1. USB

2. Sound (External Mic is not working but i can live with that)

3. C-States & P-States (Generated by Chameleon)

4. Graphics (Generated by Chameleon)

5. Keyboard & Touchpad (Installed by multishit, ACPIPS2Nub.kext & ApplePS2Controller.kext)

6. FireWire (I am not sure if someone tests it please give feedback)

Things that doesn't work:

1. WiFi (if i remember by default it comes with Intel 3945abg i have replaced with BCM4311. Work Natively for both Mac and Windows)

2. Ethernet (I don't really need it but i thinks there is a kext out there which works just fine)

3. Camera ( I don't think it will ever play)

4. Card reader (Same as the above)

5. Sleep (Same as the above)

4. Brightness keys ( Althought the Fn+Right,Left control the screen brightness the mac notification (Sun) doesn't comes up)

Regarding SMBios.plist currently i am staying with MacPro3,1 cause it's the one with the better performance everything else i tried (MacBookPro3.1,MacBookPro4.1, MacBookPro5.1) it's a performance drop. Anyone with any Hints & Tips for this is more than welcomed...

As a conclusion if everyone has a suggestion or a solution or a query please post so we can achieve better compatibility for this laptop! :D

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