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Patched Sur
Patched Sur
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Patched Sur

Version 1.1.0

Patch Big Sur installers to run them on some unsupported Macs.

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Patched Sur overview

Patched Sur is a UI patcher for macOS Big Sur, designed to make it easy to run macOS 11 on unsupported Macs. This patcher hopes to allow any user of any knowledge to patch their Mac, while still giving you freedom on how you want to use your Mac. You can view the list of supported Macs

What’s new in version 1.1.0

Updated on Mar 16 2022

  • I did an experiment. I wanted to try the WiFi patch from Mini Monterey on Big Sur... and it worked. The current patch works most of the time but personal hotspots and WPA2 enterprise networks don't (always) work plus WiFi is just in and out for some users. This patch might fix those problems. It did introduce personal hotspot support for me, but I can't test WPA2 Enterprise and it was always stable for me, so I can't say much about the other problems. So... it's cool. (Info on switching patches at the end)
  • Note: The patcher isn't currently signed. You'll have to right click on the app then press open or use System Preferences to launch it.
  • New WiFi Patch! Native-Plus is now the new default WiFi patch, the same one from Mini Monterey.
  • Possible fix for the big patch kexts error (1x127)
  • There was many dead links in the patcher that should have been fixed in v1.0.1, but they're fixed now.
  • Added a fix to the terrible downloading screen when making an installer. (It actually looks like it's doing something now)
  • You can no longer use the beta track, not enough people use it for me to justify keeping it (I haven't seen any recently), you can still download the beta installers on your own and tell Patched Sur to use those if you want.
  • Non-metal Macs can no longer go past the verify stage (instead of just a warning, it just stops them there), not like they were ever supported anyway.
  • Russian support was removed.
  • Make sure you've made a new installer usb, you'll get errors if you neither the usb nor the pre-downloaded patches (obtained whenever you update or make a usb) isn't using the latest version.
  • If you update to 11.6.5, the new patch will be used by default.
  • Open Patched Sur and go to the Patch Kexts section.
  • Click Advanced Patches and enter your password.
  • Change the mode from Patch Kexts to Unpatch Kexts
  • Press Start Unpatch Kexts and let it go.
  • Once it's done, go back to the Advanced Patches screen.
  • Make sure that WiFi is set to Native-Plus and Boot Plist patching is enabled.
  • Click Start Patch Kexts, reboot, hopefully profit!

Information

License

Free

Size

6.2 MB

Downloads

29579

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • macOS 10.15.2 or later
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5.0
Ease of use
5.0
Features
5.0
Reliability
5.0
Customer support
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appleseedj051
appleseedj051
Jun 15 2022
1.1.0
0.0
Jun 15 2022
0.0
Version: 1.1.0
will not install on my MacBook Pro mid 2012 15"
RunHomeSlow
RunHomeSlow
Mar 18 2022
1.1.0
5.0
Mar 18 2022
5.0
Version: 1.1.0
Tried that app yesterday on a Late 2013 iMac with no hard disk. Installed flawlessly on a USB external Hard Drive with no operating system on it. Installed Big Sur with Patched Sur... All worked first shot, no .ktexts have to be patched. Great job!
twamya6
twamya6
Nov 18 2021
1.0.1
0.0
Nov 18 2021
0.0
Version: 1.0.1
I keep getting this message, Please help. "Error 1x254 Message: "/Volumes/Pass is not a valid volume mount point." Output: ""
twamya6
twamya6
Nov 18 2021
1.0.1
0.0
Nov 18 2021
0.0
Version: 1.0.1
It wont let me install it says "Patched Sur" can't be opened because Apple cannot check it for malicious software.
paulrichards78
paulrichards78
Nov 10 2021
1.0.0
0.0
Nov 10 2021
0.0
Version: 1.0.0
Doesn't work Get this error AccessDeniedAccess DeniedKP6T2GC455VKHYG0q941hnAh9W57v6hVgPAV8LYZjo4i09tu8Br7l/rdXMGvZqBZzwGVl1Wk6oA06oAwxsEB+o8UbIY=
paulbraun154
paulbraun154
Apr 30 2021
0.1.2
0.0
Apr 30 2021
0.0
Version: 0.1.2
I think it's GREAT! I installed it onto a MacBook Pro (mid 2012) with Intel i5 and 8Gb RAM. Immediately after the installation, the WiFi and Ethernet had stopped working, but I soon sorted this out by using the Patched Sur app installed under Applications on my hard drive. I did this after watching one or two videos by Mr. MacIntosh https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7FRPWLwRlhORhFHHywfqAg on YouTube. I think I'll have to refer to these videos again, because after making a Patched Sur USB installer using Catalina on my MacBook Pro (mid 2012) with 500Gb HDD, which took ages, I can't make another one on my MacBook Air (early 2014) with 256Gb SSD. I don't know if these two versions are the same, though. I now no longer have Catalina on my MacBook Pro (mid 2012) either!
andrewwashington
andrewwashington
Apr 19 2021
0.1.2
0.0
Apr 19 2021
0.0
Version: 0.1.2
i have an iMac late-2009 running Catalina 10.15.7 with 2.8Ghz Quad-Core i7, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD and ATI Radeon HD 4850 512mb and it upgrades to Big Sur fine and no issues with slow/sluggish video just no working Wi-Fi or Ethernet so basically bricked. as its just a machine we use for IT support just booted up the Catalina USB, wiped the disk and reinstalled fine. anyone with a solution please link the URL and will try again.
robertogpinedajr
robertogpinedajr
Mar 4 2021
0.0.4
5.0
Mar 4 2021
5.0
Version: 0.0.4
I ran into a few hiccups (which I suspect are due to some missteps on my part), but was ultimately able to update my iMac 2012. Loving the fact that a 9 year-old machine still gets to enjoy the latest MacOS! Huge thanks to the developer!
ubensova
ubensova
Mar 2 2021
0.0.4
0.0
Mar 2 2021
0.0
Version: 0.0.4
Okay, cool, great, my app is awesome, however, I DO NOT want it hosted on other sites than GitHub. To prove I'm not kidding, I also brute-forced Patched Sur to crash when downloading from third-party websites. If you want the version that will work, just download it from https://github.com/BenSova/Patched-Sur, like pretty much everyone else.
Pollywog
Pollywog
Feb 10 2021
0.0.4
5.0
Feb 10 2021
5.0
Version: 0.0.4
Worked very well. Smooth with no hicups.
dirk-acx
dirk-acx
Feb 8 2021
0.0.4
3.0
Feb 8 2021
3.0
Version: 0.0.4
Does this work on the curre,t releases of Big Sur ore only the Beta versions?
lennart-6
lennart-6
Jan 20 2021
0.0.4
5.0
Jan 20 2021
5.0
Version: 0.0.4
What an excellent patcher. I've installed Big Sur on an Apple Mac Pro Early 2009. Of course I made some other changes before I could even install the previous release. My Mac runs fast, smooth and without any issues. I've not run into any bug or any dysfunctional issue. It's also a kick to work on a 2009 system with 2021 performance. I also switch to Windows 10 without any issues. Be aware that you need a specific GPU to run Big Sur which can be without a bootscreen. However for installing you do need a GPU with bootscreen. I've patched my Mac to 5.1 added a Radeon RX 580 8GB GPU, upgraded the processors to 3.33 Ghz (must have in my opinion), change RAM to 32GB and at last, changed the HD to SSD. Last thing I want to say is: A Huge Big thank you for this!!!! It because of people like you other can enjoy their old hardware for so much longer.
james1313072
james1313072
Jan 12 2021
0.0.4
5.0
Jan 12 2021
5.0
Version: 0.0.4
Thanks for the OS patch tool, i can install it on my Mid 2010 MacBook Pro its very helpfull but it will be to unstable so i just install it on my 2010 Mac Pro so Thanks for the OS
deductiv
deductiv
Dec 27 2020
0.0.4
5.0
Dec 27 2020
5.0
Version: 0.0.4
No problem installing 11.01 on my MacBookPro 9,2. I'll be installing 11.1 shortly. I am hoping for an installer that works on my 2012 Mac Pro. Any info on that?
Richys-Mu
Richys-Mu
Dec 11 2020
0.0.4
5.0
Dec 11 2020
5.0
Version: 0.0.4
I used this yesterday on my unsupported 15" MacBookPro 10.1 (mid 2012) with Quad-Core Intel i7 2.3 GHz and MacOS Big Sur 11.1-beta (developer version) with total success! I had been sad about that it wasn't supported any more and I was gradually migrating to a new 6 core i5 MacMini 2018 with MacOS Big Sur and external graphics. I downloaded the installation instructions on the developer site and followed step by step (14 steps!) - somewhat hard to understand as there are multiple restarts with the option-key down and inbetween relaunching the patching software, but it worked very smooth and exacly as described with no glitches ending up in a well working MacOS Big Sur installation. I used an external 128 GB Usb SSD to build the patched MacOS Big Sur installer on instead of a slow Usb-stick. This will also serve as your future MacOS Big Sur updater with help of a "Patched-Sur.app" that this software places on the drive. This is a multi purpose tool! VERY Convenient !!!
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