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OK, so this is the first time I have tried any hackintosh ''thing''... I can get wired internet, but it cannot find anye Wifi, do I have to buy an
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    Default No WiFi on my Hackint0sh?
    OK, so this is the first time I have tried any hackintosh ''thing''...

    I can get wired internet, but it cannot find anye Wifi, do I have to buy an Airport?

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    Wi-fi very rarely works on hackintosh setups you will have to find a driver/kext for your wifi card. If you're on a laptop this is extremely difficult. For my hackintosh setup i got it to work

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    You could swap your wifi card for a compatible one. I can't recall the exact one I used, but it was out of an older compaq notebook. Check out google for hackintosh wifi cards. It's a rather easy install. About as simple as swapping one in a desktop. Have a look at the osx86 wki for compatible USB adapters too. I used an old, cheap dlink adapter that was like ten bucks at the time, which was a few years ago.

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    Here is a list of compatible hardware for 10.6.2

    HCL 10.6.2 - OSx86


    That wiki has some good tips and general information if you like too.

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    I hope I post this correctly, but i have found a workaround for the lack of wireless. If you have an iDevice, which i assume you do, get MyWi, enable USB tethering and connect it to your computer, the OS will recognize it and if your iDevice is on WiFi, it will share it with the computer. This way, you spend much less money and can still use the computer without doing any hardware modding. This works for me, since i keep my iPod on my all the time anyway. Hope this helps.

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