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Common Kexts and other Downloads for Hackintosh

This is a collection of Kexts and other downloads that are useful for setting up/using your Hackintosh. At the top of this list will show the most useful/used downloads.

  • FakeSMC.kext — Required for macOS to run on PCs.
    (Only install FakeSMC.kext)

NVIDIA Web Drivers

Click here to see all NVIDIA Web Drivers

Audio Kexts
  • VoodooHDA Installer
    Automatically detects HDA codec (the chipset) and is very easy to use/install.Guide on how to fix VoodooHDA distortion. (coming soon)

Network Kexts

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    Supports Intel chipsets (5 Series: 82578[LM, LC, DM, DC], 6/7 Series: 82579[LM, V], 8/9 Series: I217[LM, V], and I218[LM, V, LM2, V2, LM3]).
  • AppleIntelE1000e (Source)
    Supports Intel chipsets (82571, 82572, 82573, 82574, 82578, 82579, 82583, ICH10, 80003ES2) and more.
  • AppleIGB (Source)
    Supports Intel chipsets (I210, I211, I350, 82575, 82576, 82580, and DH89XXCC).

  • RTL8111
    Supports Realtek chipsets (RTL8111 and RTL8111B/8168B).
  • [attachment=7] (Source)
    Supports Realtek chipsets (RTL8101E, RTL8102E, RTL8103E, RTL8105E, RTL8401E, RTL8402, RTL8106E, RTL8106EUS)
  • AtherosE2200Ethernet
    Supports Qualcomm Atheros chipsets (AR816x, AR817x, Killer E220x, Killer E2400, and Killer E2500).


USB Kexts
SATA Kexts

Power Management
Usually required for Sandybridge or unsupported Xeon processors.
  • [attachment=16]
    Disables AppleIntelCPUPowerManagement.kext for some systems that have issues with it.
Required for systems that have 6/8 core processors, and some 4-core processors.
Sourced from here

Laptop Kexts
Some of these Kexts can be used to help fix issues on laptops. Some (or all) of these Kexts may not work for your specific laptop, or will need extra configuration to get it working correctly.

  • Chameleon (Outdated and no longer supported by developer.)
    Good for systems without UEFI BIOS, will boot Mac OS X Yosemite and prior.

Other Useful Utilities
  • Kext Utility
    Install Kexts with ease. Simple drag and drop, then reboot.

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Use at your own risk.