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Percy
 Percy
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Joined: 1 year ago
 

Can u write step by step instruction for MAcbook pro 13 2018 touchbar???

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Percy
 Percy
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I have the same configuration, can u activate your egpu in bootcamp?

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Виктор Захарченко
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@itsage

Hello ,can u help me with gtx 1070 founders edition (6+2pin), Akitio Node , W10 boot camp 1903, MacBook Pro 13 2018 touch bar.  When I hot-plug 1070 - nothing happens. No any new devices in manager. Card is good n working in desktop. But when I change 1070 to GT8600 (without additional power supply) then MBP is slows down for 2-3sec n after that I see a new video adapter in device manager, n I can install Nvidia drivers 4 it (when I plug 1070 again - nothing happens)

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itsage
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@just-be-freeman Download and run DDU to remove Nvidia graphics drivers. This process also disassociate detected eGPU from the Thunderbolt 3 PCIe connection too. You can then hot-plug GTX 1070 eGPU in Windows Desktop. The detection process can take several minutes. A clue when the system tries to initiate the Thunderbolt 3 component is Windows freeze up and WiFi and Audio icons become disabled. Once the trackpad and keyboard work again you can install latest Nvidia graphics drivers.

 

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Виктор Захарченко
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@itsage

windows can't see 1070 at all. I tried to run DDU but after that I can see only one basic video adapter - intel graphics... hot plug, cold plug - same result - nothing happens...

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itsage
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@just-be-freeman You can try automate-eGPU EFI then. With certain Macs, Thunderbolt 3 device detection is better when it's connected prior to boot. A consequence with having an eGPU at boot is the deactivation of Intel iGPU which leads to stuck Windows logo on internal display. Using automate-eGPU EFI helps keeping the iGPU activated.

 

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2020 15" HP Spectre X360 [11th,4C,G] + RTX 2080 Ti @ 32Gbps-TB4 (AORUS Gaming Box) + Win10 2004 [build link]  


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Harrison Wu
 Harrison Wu
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There are six lines keep showing on my screen after I hit ENTER on apple_set_os.efi volume.

rEFInd - Booting OS
Starting apple_set_os.efi
Using load option ‘’
apple_set_os started
Set os version to Mac OS 10.9.
Set os vendor to Apple Inc..

My computer: 2014 Mac mini

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Tim
 Tim
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I want to know how to use bootcamp with egpu on macbook pro 2019 13inch

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Tortuga
 Tortuga
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Joined: 1 year ago
 

I got this working on my 2017 13" MacBook Pro but had to also disable the Microsoft basic display adapter in Device manager to solve error 12. Then start it up with EFI and working perfectly.

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Michael Que
 Michael Que
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Joined: 1 year ago
 

I am a little bit confused. After you copy apple_set_os.efi into the custom folder inside EFI volume. How do you access the boot selector? Please help

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