Saturday, December 7, 2013

Hackintosh: Hard Drive Not Showing Up in Disk Utility During Mavericks Install?

If you are wondering why your hard drive is not showing up in Disk Utilty when you are installing Mavericks then the most likely culprit is that you forgot to set your BIOS to ACHI mode.  This isn't a big deal anymore with the newer boards that are coming out since this option is usually preset to ACHI, but if you have an older board you might want to check to see that it is not set to IDE.

I encountered this problem today on another Hackintosh I am building with older parts.


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    1. i have set to achi mode but hard drive is not showing up

    2. I would try a different SATA port or if you are using an SSD to run the latest firmware update.