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Acer E1-572G Hackintosh EFI Folder

Laptop model: Acer E1-572G-54204G50Mnkk

All equipments and features work well except bluetooth, the specs as below

  • Chipset: Intel HM87
  • CPU: Intel i5 4200U Haswell with IGPU HD4400
  • Audio: Realtek ALC282 V2
  • Ethernet: Broadcom BCM57786
  • WireLess Network: Qualcomm AR9565

Usage

  1. 10.14+, copy the EFI folder to the EFI partition, copy ext/AirPortAtheros40.kext to S/L/E/IO80211Family.kext/Contents/Plugins/, repair the permissions and rebuild the caches.

  2. 10.13.*, copy the EFI folder to the EFI partition, repair the permissions and rebuild the caches.

  3. 10.12.6 and below, copy the EFI folder to the EFI partition, then remove /EFI/CLOVER/drivers64UEFI/apfs.efi. repair the permissions and rebuild the caches, done.

Tips:

wireless network cards of Qualcomm were no longer supported on 10.14 Mojave, follow this guide to refind them.

1. notice

  • install the 10.13 - 10.13.3

    • (1 copy the ext/IONetworkingFamily.kext and ext/IO80211Family.kext to S/L/E
    • (2 copy the relevant ext/apfs.efi(e.g. 10.13.3 apfs.efi) to /EFI/CLOVER/drivers64UEFI, repair the permissions and rebuild the caches.
  • install the 10.13.4+

    • (1 copy the ext/IO80211Family.kext to S/L/E
    • (2 copy the relevant ext/apfs.efi to /EFI/CLOVER/drivers64UEFI, repair the permissions and rebuild the caches.
  • install 10.14+

    • copy ext/AirPortAtheros40.kext to S/L/E/IO80211Family.kext/Contents/Plugins/ & repair the permissions and rebuild the caches & reboot to enable wireless card. file comes from this repo, it's modifed for AR956X matched 10.13 from insanelymac but also worked on 10.14

2. explanation

ext/IO80211Family.kext for WIFI
ext/IONetworkingFamily.kext for ethernet
IntelGraphicsFixup.kext for resolving safari crash problem while watching online video
some useful efi drivers maybe clover needed also has placed in ext folder.

Credits

Apple Inc.
RehabMan
DalianSky
Special thanks to the enthusiastic commenters on pcbeta & tonymacx86

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