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GPU problem - Boot Hangs on Grey Screen

I found this according to my problem in this thread: Boot hangs on grey screen (even when booting from USB drive with fresh OS X install) My MacBook Pro 15" Early 2011 with AMD Radeon HD 6750M ...
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How to disable discrete graphics card and use only integrated graphics MacBook Pro Early 2011?

I have a MacBook Pro Early 2011 and the GPU has died. I want to switch to Integrated Graphics only until I get my Logic Board replaced. I've tried: gfxcardstatus and I get this: There is no ...
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Benefits of using MacBook Pro with discrete graphics

I'm trying to choose between MacBookPro Late 2013 with discrete graphics card and MacBookPro Mid 2014 with integrated graphics. Judging from GPU benchmark GeForce GT650M has a minor performance ...
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Can I use Linux in a 2011 Macbook Pro with a defective discrete GPU?

I have an early 15" 2011 Macbook Pro that is affected by the defective discrete GPU. I know there are workarounds in OSX to force the use of the integrated Intel GPU, or disable the drivers for the ...
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How to set MacBook Pro to use integrated video card during initial start up?

When I turn on my macbook pro late 2011 I want it to use the integrated video card(not discrete one). Is there some sort of setting I can set or a driver I can install or some bios setting to ...
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How to disable discrete GPU on MacBook Pro High Sierra permanently?

yesterday I tried the solution for my MacBook Pro under Sierra from the forum under this link: MacBook Pro: How to disable discrete GPU permanently from EFI? I tried the following steps under Sierra ...
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How to disable the discrete graphics card on a mid 2010 MacBook Pro on El Capitan?

I have a mid-2010 MacBook Pro that suffers from the flawed Nvidia chip. Using gfxCardStatus to force the use of integrated graphics works most of the time. But every once in a while Mail.app or some ...
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Macbook Pro Battery / Discrete Graphics Card Issues in 10.8.2

I am posting because I currently have a 15'' Macbook Pro (Early 2011 edition) and have suffered from poor battery life since upgrading from Mac OS X 10.7 to 10.8. Before the upgrade, I could use my ...
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MacBook Pro 15-inch booting halts and its screen becomes green

The scenario is: I cannot log in Mac OSX if booting normally as the booting halts and the screen becomes green with nothing else on it. In Recovery mode, reinstall Sierra and previous EI Capitan, but ...
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Can't a Macbook Pro work properly on integrated GPU only?

For a couple of weeks, I've been having kernel panics in my MacBook Pro (Early 2011, Yosemite), mostly doing zoom operations using QuickView and Preview. A couple of times, it had problems rebooting, ...
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Disable dual Graphic and use only Intel card

My Mac Book Pro is now stuck after Apple logo screen on a grey screen and after hours of search I found the problem is in my graphic card (this issue happen after updating to High Sierra). So I need ...
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Macbook Pro 2011 : After disabling the dGPU using Arch, normal boot hang halfway but working in safe boot

I have followed all the instructions provided at MacBook Pro: How to disable discrete GPU permanently from EFI? and I'm stuck at the following step: 3.1 Move AMD / NVIDIA kext files to a backup ...
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Disable dGPU for OS update

I have a late 2013 Macbook Pro (revision 11,3) which has an Nvidia discrete GPU. The dGPU suddenly broke: my laptop would suddenly not boot and enabling kernel logging revealed that bringing up the ...
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Is it possible to switch to integrated graphics on late 2011 Macbook Pro with only a Windows volume/partition?

My Macbook 8,2 late 2011 has been hit by the well known discrete GPU problem of 2011/2012 MBPs. I have baked my logic board and succeeded in restoring it to working condition. However, with baking, it ...
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Will updating macOS delete my kext configuration I have after disabling discrete GPU permanently from EFI?

I have followed all the instructions provided at MacBook Pro: How to disable discrete GPU permanently from EFI? My question is: Is it safe to update my macOS to latest High Sierra or even to Mojave ...