EmpireEFI 1.085 for OSX 10.6.3 is out

Its that time of the year  – No silly , not Christmas. Its the newest EmpireEFI Release which caters for MacOSX 10.6.3 Retail DVD. Like the previous version , I’ve put a bit more effort on this.

I’ve now released EmpireEFI for OSX 10.6.3 . It includes OSX kernel which allows a lot of newer Core i-series devices such as Mobile Core i3 , i5 , and newer core i7s (both desktop and laptops as well). To make things even easier , I’ve narrowed the versions into Generic , ATI and NVIDIA. Each of these version contains both Legacy version (meant for problematic system) and the normal version). I am not able to test it thoroughly like I used to as I do not own 10.6.3 Retail DVD. However I can assure you that it should work . If it does not , just post a comment here and I’ll try my best to rectify it !

Changelog :-

  • Included Kernel to enable a variety of Core i series processor
  • Included Natit and newer version of Chameleon

Never the less , here are the download links for it :-

Intel ONLY (Empire EFI V1.085) – Generic (Includes both legacy version and normal version)

Intel ONLY (Empire EFI V1.085) – ATI (Includes both legacy and normal version)

An AMD Version and nvidia-intel would be released soon. So stay tuned 😛

Alternatively you may want to download older versions from here especially if you’re using AMD processors

89 thoughts on “EmpireEFI 1.085 for OSX 10.6.3 is out”

  1. The link to the EmpireEFI for older AMD reloads the same page as it’s lining to the tag of EmpireEFI… could you update that link in :

    “Alternatively you may want to download older versions from especially if you’re using AMD processors”

    or post the correct one somewhere? I have an AMD Athlon 64 3000+ and a DFI UT NF3 250 Gb Motherboard and after trying iDeneb and iPC although I could solve some KP problems by disabling SATA and onboard Firewire, now it just gets stuck and after a couple minutes the “spinning” daisy stops spinning” and so far I have been unable to start in -v or -x mode since even using the bootloader it seems to ignore the flags when type them and hit enter…

    Any help would be much appreciated.

  2. ok so i have recently acquired an i7 975 ,x58 classified , some bs nvidia gforce gts 250 gpu cuz my bfg gtx 260 crashed and i havent figured out how to fix it yet , any way … 1-2tb wd hdd and 3 500gb wd hdd , 6gb ddr3 1600mh mem, and so on … im pretty sure thats all you need to know but i downloaed several of your empire efi bootables and burned and restarted and the 1063 actually booted and then came to a screaching hault said please notify some one kernal error messages …. point is please help . im trying to dual boot . i am currently running and happy with windows 7 . i have Ubuntu although its not used to often as i dont enjoy typing let alone writing code , and honestly its a lil much for me , i think im more then a noob but def not a pro i know enought to get my self a big headache i seem to manage to land on my feet but im trying to load snowleopard for the other part of my dual boot

  3. Hello,

    I was looking for way to run MAC on virtual machine in my core i3 processor and today i saw this but its not working for me again… 🙁
    i tried both bootCD and legacybootCD in both i get a error message i have taken screenshot of the error if want to see that tell me i send that to u.. below are is my laptop details:

    pro: core i3
    ram: 4gm
    video: 128
    HD: 20bg for the image
    Visualization: checked enable

    any help for this

  4. dont work on:

    [email protected]:~$ lspci
    00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 82Q35 Express DRAM Controller (rev 02)
    00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82Q35 Express PCI Express Root Port (rev 02)
    00:03.0 Communication controller: Intel Corporation 82Q35 Express MEI Controller (rev 02)
    00:03.2 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82Q35 Express PT IDER Controller (rev 02)
    00:03.3 Serial controller: Intel Corporation 82Q35 Express Serial KT Controller (rev 02)
    00:19.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation 82566DM-2 Gigabit Network Connection (rev 02)
    00:1a.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #4 (rev 02)
    00:1a.1 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #5 (rev 02)
    00:1a.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller #2 (rev 02)
    00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) HD Audio Controller (rev 02)
    00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) PCI Express Port 1 (rev 02)
    00:1c.1 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) PCI Express Port 2 (rev 02)
    00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #1 (rev 02)
    00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #2 (rev 02)
    00:1d.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #3 (rev 02)
    00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller #1 (rev 02)
    00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 PCI Bridge (rev 92)
    00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 82801IO (ICH9DO) LPC Interface Controller (rev 02)
    00:1f.2 RAID bus controller: Intel Corporation 82801 SATA RAID Controller (rev 02)
    01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation GT215 [GeForce GT 240] (rev a2)
    01:00.1 Audio device: nVidia Corporation High Definition Audio Controller (rev a1)

  5. hi
    sorry for for my question
    but i am new in mac

    i have mac installer by iatkos and i need to replace this EFI
    what can i do ?

  6. Tried both versions on my laptop with an i7 720qm. Ive tried it about 10 times the whole process with a legit SL DVD. It would not boot and would give an error CPU Halted. I tried booting into safe mode but I recieve the same message. Thanks and Great work so far!

  7. hello prasys core i7-870,Intel-DP55WG,4gbram 500+500 hd, nvidia 9800{1gb}, can i load mac os x 10.6.3 by using generic iso
    reply me i am crazy to load thanks

  8. what is legacy empire efi??
    and whats the use of it????

    which should i use for my intel core 2 duo pc???
    normal version or legacy version???
    Whats the difference???

  9. Hello,

    My problem is that I used both Legacy and normal empire EFI, but i cant boot into the Mac DVD, I’ve got a HP G42 270LA.

    Core i3 350-M
    4Gb RAM
    500 HDD
    Intel HD Graphics

  10. many download torrent snow leopord any os not working in my pc 2gb ram and intel pentium processor currently install os windows7 (32bit_) any help please simple download url snow leopord send my email please………………………

  11. problem starting boot mac os, installation finish correctly; error: power of pc in logo apple/
    hp dv7
    core i7 Q 720 @1.60
    6gb ram
    1 TB HDD
    ati mobilty 5650 hd

  12. Hello

    I’m having trouble getting the right Kexts for my Hachintosh and would be very grateful for some assistance.

    My system:
    mobo: Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R rev. 1.0 F6
    processor: i7 920 2.67 GHz
    Graphics card: XFX ATI Readon HD 5770
    RAM: G Skills Trident 6GB PC3-16000U CL9-9-9-24
    HDD: Samsung HD103SJ
    Realtek RTL 8111D
    Realtek ALC 889

    I am trying to install SL on this, somewhat old system, through Empire EFI and Kakewalk, but when I get to step 4 of Kakewlak (Installing bootloader to thumb drive), I get a notice that the restore process that I was trying failed.

    I would really like to install SL through Empire EFI on my system. Would anybody know how I could do this?

    Thank you in advance

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  14. I have an intel Core i5 Processor with nvidia optimus technology, empire efi works with it?

  15. Hello,

    Do you know when the nvidia-intel Empire EFI is coming out because nothing will work on my i7 950 with Nvidia geforce GTX295 videocard installed. Every time in the middle of the installation of Mac OSx the screen gets stuck en the installation won’t go further.

    Thanks mate!


  16. Hello,

    Can you help me with this netbook?

    Samsung N150 Plus

    Intel Atom N455 1.6 (x86-64, SSSE3)
    2 GB DDR3
    BIOS Phoenix (20/12/2010)
    Graphics Adapter Intel 3150
    sound Realtek ALC269 @ Intek 82801GBM ICH7-M
    IDE Intel NM10 Express Chipset
    WI-FI Broadcom 802.11n
    Network Marvell Yukon 88E8040
    USB Intel 82801GBM ICH7-M
    Bluetooth Broadcom BCM2070
    Webcam SCB-0340N

  17. hay i have been istalled the mac 10.6.3 on my hp probook 4530s core i3 2330m 4 gb ram ddr3 1333
    dual video card ati 6470 ddr5 and intel3000 hd graphics it’s installed fin but when i have Put the video driver to my laptop’s mac the mac won’t put up any more i try all boot loader iboot empire iaktos…..etc every time i install my video card drivermy mac won’t bootup any one have fix for this
    i think that this problem is from the loaders it’s all sucks and does’nt work i have a workable lion 1.7 with vmware but i got it pre-installed from torrent from http://www.mahmood1.com but i need mac works on my ati video card orginaly from my laptop any one can help ??????????

  18. I m using acer aspire5742 laptop with intel(r) core TM i3 cpu 2.53GHZ
    ram 2GB DDR3
    intel R HD Graphics
    can i instol mac snow lepored 10.6 with dual boot system
    any one help me ……to my mail id
    downlod link , video tutorial anything please …..please

  19. hie i am using i5 4 gb ram 1 gb ati graphics
    lenovo y series
    can uh help me how to instal mac os x 10.6

  20. Pradeesh, please update the link, and I advise you don’t use mediafire this time.
    Checksums (SHA256) or distributed torrent hashes would be appreciated.

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