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MacOS Mojave on Intel 3000 & 2000 Graphics

macOS Mojave ….! Finally after waiting for long period of three months Apple has reveals macOS Mojave 10.14. Every year apple comes with new version of macOS, iOS etc and they showcase there new features during the Apple event (WWDC).This year apple comes with macOS Mojave.This version of macOS comes with much more cool features which amaze the apple fans but they stop supporting the older Graphics such as Intel HD 3000 / 2000 Graphics which annoys peoples who still using older Graphics. This is guide is for those guys. Here i will show you how to enable Graphics acceleration. So lets start install MacOS Mojave on Intel 3000 / 2000 Graphics

macOS Bootable Installer Using createinstallmedia. Mojave Updated

MacOS Mojave on Intel 3000 / 2000 ( SandyBridge and Arrandale )

Intel 1st Generation CPU are having intel 2000 Graphics which includes following CPU

  • Intel Core i3-330M
  • Intel Core i3-350M
  • Intel Core i5-450M
  • Intel Core i5-520M
  • Intel Core i5-540M
  • Intel Core i7-620M

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This are the Laptop CPU but you can take Reference from from Intel site. As far as i know to enable the Intel Graphics you need to have following kext that enable Graphics acceleration

  • AppleIntelHDGraphicsFB.kext
  • AppleIntelHDGraphicsGA.plugin
  • AppleIntelHDGraphicsGLDriver.bundle
  • AppleIntelHDGraphicsVADriver.bundle

Apple has stop supporting those Graphics since after Yosemite so you can extract those kext from Yosemite.And From macOS Mojave apple  has stop supporting Intel HD 3000 graphics.This kext enable the Intel HD 3000 Graphics.

  • AppleIntelHD3000Graphics.kext
  • AppleIntelHD3000GraphicsGA.plugin
  • AppleIntelHD3000GraphicsGLDriver.bundle
  • AppleIntelHD3000GraphicsVADriver.bundle
  • AppleIntelSNBGraphicsFB.kext
  • AppleIntelSNBVA.bundle

To enable the Graphics Acceleration of Intel 3000 Graphics you need to rollback those kext from macOS Sierra.

Intel HD 2000

MacOS Mojave on Intel 3000 annd 2000

Intel HD 3000

MacOS Mojave on Intel 3000

Quick Note:- To enable older Graphics simply rollback Intel Graphics Kext from Yosemite and macOS Sierra and copy to /System/Library/Extensions/ and rebuilt the cache.

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