Hide the Recovery Partition from Clover Boot Manager

If you need to hide the Recovery Partition from Clover Boot Manager, my walkthrough video will help. It’s a good idea to hide this partition as anyone can access the partition and use it to reset the password for an account in macOS without your permission and gain access to your local files and online accounts if the details are saved in the browser.

00:00 – Hackintosh and 5-Bay RAID Enclosure.
00:20 – Powering up the Hackintosh
00:50 – LED for Primary drive with Clover Boot Manager
01:00 – Our iHack Pro 2.0 theme.
01:00 – NVRAM with LastBootedVolume booting.
01:30 – Booting macOS.
02:00 – macOS Desktop.
02:15 – Mounting app.
02:30 – config.plist GUI editor. (see link)
02:40 – Hiding the Recovery Partition.
03:30 – Reboot to test.
03:40 – Drive sleeps and prevents wear while Hackintosh reboots.
04:15 – Successfully hidden the Recovery from Clover.
04:45 – F3 button on iMac Pro to toggle Show/Hide of Recovery HD.
05:30 – Successful booting to the macOS Logon screen.


Steve Pringle

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