Fortunately, firmware flashing does not require updating in a particular order. I went from 18.104.22.168.0 to 22.214.171.124.0 without any problems. There's several avenues for this, including the Mac App store, but when I used the Mac App Store route, I didn't get the combined OS installer (The Mojave installer + all the updates to Mojave). The easiest way to obtain the final combined update for Mojave is to use Dosdude1's installer. Much like before, download the OS DosDude1's installer, even though we have supported hardware but with the patcher for 10.14.
Clarification: You do not need to use the DosDude1 installer, as you can grab the update via the App store or other sources but I found this easier. Apparently this link was posted this on MacRumors and a few posters didn't read the full instructions and suggested that I was advocating using DOSdude1 on the OS. I am not. The Mac Pro 4,1/5.1 does not need DOSDude1, so do not run the patcher on Mojave. The Patcher just happens to be extremely reliable about fetching the correct version, and skips the hassle of the App Store.
With previous versions of macOS I used the createinstallmedia command without any problems. However, this time I can't use this because when I download the installer from the Mac App Store on another Mac I only get a file that is 22 MBs in size.
The Mojave Patcher Tool for Unsupported Macs is available for download from DosDude1. This is the same guy that did this for High Sierra, and has supplied a series of other hacks and workarounds for fans of older Apple hardware.
Hi William;Ref: The Mojave Patcher Tool for Unsupported Macs is available for download from DosDude. This is the same guy that did this for High Sierra, and has supplied a series of other hacks and workarounds for fans of older Apple hardware.The guy's name is dosdude1.
The tiny 22 MB incomplete installer requires an internet connection during usage to download the rest of the Mojave update files. Additionally, it does not allow to create a macOS Mojave USB installer drive for use on multiple computers.
A similar mini-installer issue occurred previously with some users getting a tiny incomplete macOS High Sierra installer too and I covered a similar workaround here to download the complete installer file from Apple servers.
Run the .dmg file (you may have to tweak your Security settings to allow the app to run) and tell it where to save the installer file. You can then use the patcher tool to create your Mojave Boot Drive.
Read HowTo Q/A Q5. How to patch to work with CPU SSE4.1 only for Mojave?Read HowTo Q/A Q6. How to download the full installer app via swscan.apple.com, instead of App Store?Read HowTo Q/A Q7. How to update 10.14.x combo-update to MBR and GPT with installScript directly?
Q6. How to download the full installer app via swscan.apple.com, instead of App Store?A6. Some people download installer app from App Store, and get only 18 MB size, not the complete installer app (5.68 GB). You should boot to 10.12, or 10.13 to download it again from App Store, or use script Q6-DownloadFullApp/installScript_1014fullapp to download the full installer app via swscan.apple.com.
If you have NVIDIA card make sure to have the latest Web Driver driver installed which can be downloaded from Drivers page, otherwise installer would complain about Metal support or FileVault enabled: My graphics card is Metal capable, but macOS Mojave installer still complains about lack of Metal support.
Ignore the warning by clicking OK button. We are using this tool just to obtain a full copy of macOS Mojave installer from Apple's servers since it's no longer possible to download it from the AppStore.
Apple has fixed a zero-day vulnerability in macOS exploited in the wild by Shlayer malware to bypass Apple's File Quarantine, Gatekeeper, and Notarization security checks and download second-stage malicious payloads.
In that other paragraph I said how the game wouldn't launch the game without legacy as soon as it released. i tried to play the game like normal and it gave me an error and made me download legacy. I looked at my specs once someone pointed that out for uni. not working fully expecting my computer to be out of date however I'm running 10.11.6 os x el capitan according to that it should work. I've been reading about this since that first post and have tried everything suggested. so now I'm confused and bummed but at least have a refund.
this is ridiculous. i have waited years for this and CANT FREAKING PLAY IT. I pay 40 dollars, am FORCED to download legacy, then I try to play and there is no recolection of having sims university anywhere on the game. I JUST WANT TO PLAY MY DAMN GAME. I WAiTED YEARS FOR THIS!!!!!!
Me: I am having issues with playing the Sims 4 University. I think it is due to running and older iMac and issues with being required to download the Sims Legacy. I first downloaded Sims 4 University and when trying to play the game I got an error message: unable to start, initialization error at start up with a bunch of numbers - this is was led me to having to download the Sims Legacy. The game would then work in startup but the Sims 4 University does not show up in "my collection" when playing the game even though I have purchased it 2b1af7f3a8