If you're using a Mac to set up i Atkos, you will also need Multibeast before the initial installation.Be sure to download the newest version 5 of Multibeast, not the older versions 3 or 4 (which are for Snow Leopard and Lion, respectively).- Follow this step if you're setting up i Atkos on a Mac or existing Hackintosh.You don't need to actually purchase Carbon Copy Cloner; the free trial works fine.- Multibeast (Free): Multibeast is a collection of kext files (will be mentioned later) that your Hackintosh will need to run properly, after the initial installation.
If you really want to use a USB drive from Windows, install Mountain Lion on a virtual machine (a newer guide for this will be posted soon) and set up an i Atkos USB drive on there instead.
Click "Install." The Mac OS X installer will automatically upgrade your current installation by default, if you wish to perform a clean installation (erase the hard drive and install from scratch), select "Customize..." J. Copper began writing professionally in 2008, specializing in technology, running and health-related topics.
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If you're interested in running Mac OS X, but you don't want to pay ridiculous prices for a normal Mac, then a Hackintosh just might be for you.
In this guide, I'll show you how to install Mountain Lion on your PC with the i Atkos distro.