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Free NTFS Driver for macOS

NTFS (NT File System) is used in Windows Operating System, Macs started using APFS file system since macOS Sierra. When you plug an external drive with NT File System on a Mac, you can read datas from the volume but macOS does not have write support for NTFS.

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Find Audio Kexts for Your Hackintosh * How to Make Sound Work in Hackintosh

When you set up #Hackintosh audio may not work, but most of the sound chipset can be tweaked or Hacked to make audio work without any hassle, Most of the methods for achieving Sound output in Hackintosh are listed here, We have also previously covered about Finding WiFi and Ethernet Kexts for Hackintosh


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How to Repair Permissions on macOS Sierra

Since the release of OS X EL Capitan, Apple removed the option to repair file permissions as they do not need it because of the introduction of System Integrity Protection but there are some alternative ways to Repair permissions on macOS Sierra

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macOS Tweaks

How to Force Empty Trash on macOS

No command is working. No keyboard shortcut helps. Have you tried to solve the typical situations like ‘file in use’ and ‘locked file’? Do you still find it impossible to Empty Trash? It may seem that you will never delete the files from your Trash on macOS. Both older versions like El Capitan and newer operating systems like Mojave might benefit from Force Empty Trash, but it is not always secure. You might need the help of your Terminal or third-party apps. So, here is how to Empty Trash or get rid of any item stored in the Trashcan.

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macOS Tweaks

Applications to install in a Fresh Hackintosh

After installing Hackintosh, you might want to install a few Applications for your Hackintosh to tweak OS X.

These applications may help with enhancing functionality of your Hackintosh, These App list include NTFS Support for macOS.

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NTFS for Hackintosh (Open Source)

How to Write on an NTFS Partition in macOS

The NTFS file system is designed to work with Windows but In Mac macOS writing to NTFS volumes are impossible without additional software
There is some software which requires you to pay for it but this method is easy and free.

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Troubleshooting Tweaks

Backing up and Restoring your Hackintosh

Updating a Hackintosh always has the potential for things to go wrong, so it is always recommended to have a backup copy of your data. The safest method is to have your data backed up to a separate drive or NAS (Network Attached Storage); however, this can become very expensive especially if you have a lot of data. It can also be useful to backup your system to a separate partition so that you can revert if something goes wrong.

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How to Repair Permissions on OS X EL Capitan

Repairing Permissions was a simple procedure that Mac users can complete using the Disk Utility app or through the command line which repairs the permissions of various files on your Mac. but when Apple Introduced System Integrity Protection which simply locks critical folder as write-protected in OS X EL Capitan, After that repairpermissions was not necessary so apple removed that functionality but if you’re a dev or an advanced user you surely need to fix permission after dealing with system files in case the following tool will help you

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Info Tweaks

How to Force Enable TRIM in macOS

A Trim command which allows an operating system to inform a Solid-State Drive (SSD) which blocks of data are no longer considered in use and can be wiped internally.

Trim was introduced soon after SSD’s started to become an affordable alternative to traditional hard disks. Because low-level operation of SSDs differs significantly from hard drives, the typical way in which operating systems handle operations like Erasing, Formatting resulted in unanticipated progressive performance degradation of write operations on SSDs

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Download OS X EL Capitan

On September 29, 2015, Apple announced that OS X El Capitan, the latest major release of the world’s most advanced desktop operating system, will be available on Wednesday, September 30 as a free update for Mac users. El Capitan builds on the groundbreaking features and beautiful design of OS X Yosemite, refining the Mac experience with updates to window management, built-in apps, and Spotlight search, and performance improvements to make everyday activities — like launching and switching apps, opening PDFs and accessing email — faster and more responsive.