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How to Backup and Remove Chimera and any Related Files

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  1. Administrator

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    How to Backup and Remove Chimera and any Related Files

    If you've tested and made sure you can boot using Clover, prepare for OS X El Capitan by backing up and removing your existing bootloader and extra files. This is an optional step for UEFI users- Clover and Chimera can co-exist on most UEFI-capable systems by choosing UEFI or Legacy mode for the drive at boot time.

    Before you begin, we strongly recommend performing a full backup of your existing system using Carbon Copy Cloner. By doing this, you can always go back to your working OS X Yosemite installation.

    1. Boot OS X Yosemite
    2. Create a folder on Desktop called Yosemite Files
    3. Navigate to the root of your system drive
    4. Drag /Extra folder into Yosemite Files
    5. Delete /Extra folder
    6. Navigate to /System/Library/Extensions/
    7. Copy any additional kexts installed by MultiBeast into Yosemite Files. These include:


    8. Delete these kexts from /System/Library/Extensions or copy them to /Library/Extensions/.

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