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Apple-ID fixing

Video guide here (Use SMBIOS iMacPro1,1)

  1. If using virt-manager Use a random multicast MAC address generator and paste it into the template generated by
  • While I was editing the template, I also used uuidgen and pasted that in there for good measure.
  • Then import the template with virsh define whatever.xml.
  1. In the macOS Finder, look for EFI in the left bar under Volumes. If it isn't visible you will have to mount it:
  • Open the macOS Terminal and type diskutil list and look for the disk/partition location of the EFI. (There may be more than one.)
  • Type sudo diskutil mount diskYsZ, using the disk/partition location name where you see EFI. It should look like this: image
  1. Download GenSMBIOS and gernerate a set of serials for the mac model shown under "System Report" ("iMacPro1,1").
  2. Locate the plist file at /Volumes/EFI/OC/config.plist. Insert the generated serials into generic section in the appropriate places.
GenSMBIOS Valueconfig.plist
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  1. You can edit it by hand or use ProperTree for this.
  2. Reboot. You should be able to log in with your Apple-ID now.