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How to Install macOS Sierra 10.12 on VirtualBox in Windows PC?

Install macOS Sierra 10.12 on VirtualBox
Install macOS Sierra 10.12 on VirtualBox

The macOS Sierra released in the market with latest technology and features. Moreover, it helps you rediscover your best photos, work more seamlessly between devices, and free up valuable storage space. It also brings fun new ways to create super expressive messages. And now the files on your Mac are always right at your fingertips — whether you’re on your Mac, iPhone, or iPad. Of course, there are many more features which you would like to try. Also, there are tons of users who are trying to download & install macOS Sierra 10.12 on PC. So in this article, I ‘m going to show you 5 steps to install macOS Sierra on VirtualBox on Windows PC. As there are various ways to get install macOS Sierra, like installing on VMware, VirtualBox, PC and as we covered installing on VMware and this time we are going to install it on VirtualBox, which is amazing. Let’s get started.

5 Steps to Install macOS Sierra 10.12 on VirtualBox in Windows PC

Before we get started, there are several key points, make sure you have full-filled the requirements and accomplished the primary steps from below.

Note: Before we begin installation, make sure you have enabled virtualization on your PC and VMware too. Here’s how to do it:-

#Step 1: Download & full-fil the requirements

Required System
  • 2GB Memory(RAM)
  • Number of Processors: 2
  • Hard Disk: 80GB
  • Graphics memory: 256 MB
Required files to download

Latest preview: 10.12 Final (16A323). September 20, 2016
Download Image:

Google Drive (One Full): https://goo.gl/pBVDXz
Google Drive (5 of 5): https://goo.gl/FZnro8

Oracle VM VirtualBox: https://goo.gl/l3wrf
Fix Download Limit: https://goo.gl/uLrJke

When the files downloaded, extract them and get ready for the installation.

Step 2# Create a New Virtual Machine

Now open VirtualBox and click on New or press “Ctrl + N” to create a new virtual machine. On the Virtual Machine page, describe the operating system name, type, version and click Next like the shot below.

Create Virtual Machine
Create Virtual Machine

Set your 50-60% memory size (RAM) for the virtual machine, as the minimum memory size should be 2GB or more.

Memory Size
Memory Size

On the Hard Disk window, select “Use an existing virtual hard disk file” then choose macOS High Sierra 10.13 extracted file and click open then click Create on the hard disk page.

Hard Disk
Hard Disk

Step 3#: Setup Secondary Settings

The secondary settings are the followings below:

  • Setup 50-60% of your PC (RAM)
  • Uncheck floppy
  • Increase video memory to 128mb
macOS Sierra Settings
macOS Sierra Settings

Step 4#: Add Code to Virtual Machine

After you’ve setup virtual machine thoroughly, now you’re ready to take the next step.

To add code to the virtual machine, copy the code from below and paste it on Wordpad. Now on the VirtualBox, click Settings on the virtual machine, and copy the name from the page and start replacing it with “Your VM Name”  instantly like the shot below.

Code for Virtualbox 5.x.x:
cd "C:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox\"
VBoxManage.exe modifyvm "Your VM Name" --cpuidset 00000001 000106e5 00100800 0098e3fd bfebfbff
VBoxManage setextradata "Your VM Name" "VBoxInternal/Devices/efi/0/Config/DmiSystemProduct" "iMac11,3"
VBoxManage setextradata "Your VM Name" "VBoxInternal/Devices/efi/0/Config/DmiSystemVersion" "1.0"
VBoxManage setextradata "Your VM Name" "VBoxInternal/Devices/efi/0/Config/DmiBoardProduct" "Iloveapple"
VBoxManage setextradata "Your VM Name" "VBoxInternal/Devices/smc/0/Config/DeviceKey" "ourhardworkbythesewordsguardedpleasedontsteal(c)AppleComputerInc"
VBoxManage setextradata "Your VM Name" "VBoxInternal/Devices/smc/0/Config/GetKeyFromRealSMC" 1

Replace
Replace

Now close VirtualBox and open Command Prompt(CMD) as administrator and paste the code below and hit Enter.

Command Prompt(Admin)
Command Prompt(Admin)

When the Command Prompt opened, paste the code below by right click and hit Enter.

Command-Prompt
Command-Prompt

Stuck booting up or can’t change the screen or do you have another problem? No matter, here’s the solution, click the link below and try one the solution methods from the list.

#Step 5: Install macOS Sierra 10.12 on VirtualBox

When you’ve completed the step above, open VirtualBox and click Start on the virtual Machine.

macOS Sierra 10.13 VM
macOS Sierra 10.13 VM

The VM will start running and you’ll see some codes running, it will take 5-10 minutes, when it finished, on the first page you’ll see the Welcome page, choose your country and click Continue.

Welcome
Welcome

Select Your Keyboard layout and Continue.

Select your keyboard
Select your keyboard

On this page, select Don’t transfer any information now and Continue.

Transfer Information to this Mac
Transfer Information to this Mac

Sign In with Your Apple ID and if you don’t have an Apple ID and want to make one click the link below otherwise select Don’t sign in and Continue.

How to Create an Apple ID Without a Credit Card? 

Enable Siri
Enable Siri

Read the Terms & Conditions and click Agree.

Terms & Conditions
Terms & Conditions

Create a Computer Account by filling out the required details and Continue.

Create a Computer Account
Create a Computer Account

The Diagnostics & Usage send usage to Apple, check if you want or uncheck and click Continue.

Diagnostic & Usage
Diagnostic & Usage

On this page, enable locations services to let the mac setup according to your region and click Continue.

Enable Location Services
Enable Location Services

The excellent Siri is on his way, to check out the great Siri, let the enable siri be checked and hit Continue.

Enable Siri
Enable Siri

Everything is done! It may take some time to create and setup your account, when finished, you’ll see the official macOS Sierra page on VirtualBox and you’re done.

Install macOS Sierra on VirtualBox
Install macOS Sierra on VirtualBox

Ok, that’s all. Hope you could install without any issue and if you got any issue, place it in the comments form. Feel free to share your opinions, thoughts about improvements of our article and website.

Stuck booting up or can’t change the screen or do you have another problem? No matter, here’s the solution, click the link below and try one the solution methods from the list.

When the macOS High Sierra installed successfully, now step through essential setting up your Mac after installation. Click the link below and follow the steps.

 

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