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[Guide] Asus ROG GL552JX El Capitan - Clover UEFI

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Asus G552JX Functional Clover installs and upgrades tested on OSX 10.11.3

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Screenshoots

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Specification's

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Hardware

Processor:Intel Core i7-4750HQ
Chipset: HM86
Battery: Status Indicator - Works ACPIBatteryManager.kext & DSDT patch
Graphics: Intel Iris Pro 5200 + GTX 950M ( Disabled)
Wifi: Atheros 956x(AR9565) 
Ethernet: Atheros 8131 - Works RealtekRTL8111.kext
Bluetooth: Qualcomm Atheros Bluetooth 4.0
Card Reader: Realtek_CardReader(RTL8411B_RTS5226_RTS5227) Not working (yet)
Camera: ASUS UVC HD - Works OOB
Audio: Conexant_Audio(CX20672_CX20752) using Mirone AHDA Patcher also DSDT Patch to make it work
Keyboard & Trackpad -
Synaptics Touchpad: Works ApplePS2SmartTouchPad.kext
Fn Keys - Works AsusNBFnKeys.kext
Keyboard Backlight - Works DSDT patch

 

 

What's Working and Known Issue's

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Working:
- Intel iris 5200
- Wifi AR956x
- Usb 3
- Touchpad, keyboad, mouse using SmartTouchPad (multi getsure support)
- Smooth Sleep n wake
- Fn keys Include keyboard backlit
- Sound - Native AppleHDA
- Sleep as Lid
- Ethernet
- restart - reboot
- Battery level indicator
- Bluetooth
- UVC HD Webcam
- HDMI

Known issue/Not Working: (NEED HELP HERE)
- CardReader 
- Hibernate boot loop ( You can disable it via pmset)
- VGA Port (blank)
- Internal Microphone

Not tested yet:
- LAN

 

 

Installation

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1. Restoration
- DSDT/SSDT's and all other files are included
http://www.osx86.net/file/4670-asus-rog-gl552jx-el-capitan-1011-clover-method/
- WIFI KEXT (read description)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WbuybfOTRRg
- Restore OS X image to USB by createinstallmedia method
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0HBA9Nov17Q
- Install Clover BootLoader as usually to your USB

From the files download
Clover Config - Place to EFI/CLOVER/
Kexts - Place files in EFI/CLOVER/kexts/other/
DSDT/SSDT's place to EFI/CLOVER/ACPI/Patched/

2. Setup Install

Bios settings
Disable UEFI Boot
Disable VT-D
Boot Using exciting flashdisk(NOT UEFI)

3. Post Installation 
1. Install Clover to your OS X recently installed with UEFI boot option plus install aptiofix v2 from Clover custom menu's
2. Place the Clover Config, DSDT/SSDT as the steps before 
3. Use kext installer to install below kexts to /S*/L*/Extensions
4. last step is re-enable UEFI boot from the bios

Or you can easyly follow the steps install from this video:

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1.Restore OS X to Usb FlashDisk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sCnqkZjMLX8

2. Configure bios and install OS X

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FAQUNGnBUTc

3. Post Install

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_c2QRI0pRhI

 

 

 

Updating

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Why Not?


Easly update as usually then Wifi will NOT work. just replace the wifi kext with the patched one

 

 

 

Thats it. now you can enjoy your new hackintosh run on your Asus ROG GL552JX.
Thank you.

 

Oh for the Known Issue/Not Working section, hope anyone can help to solve my problem.

 

 

Edited by javanesse

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