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How to Install MacOS Sierra 10.12 on VMware Step by Step?

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The new MacOS Sierra is out and has been installed on almost all of the Mac’s because it’s new features going to get better and better. While it has spirit everywhere, especially, Siri which is more compatible and smart and finds the best results for you. Moreover, you have the universal clipboard, auto unlocks with Apple Watch and much more. Sounds exciting? Do you think it’s only for Mac users or you can’t install it? ha, of course, no, because you can do them all just in Windows using VMware within some easy steps. However, as we have covered the previous OS X El Capitan installation on VMware, this time again we’re having a surprising gift for our users means we’ve covered this too, so let’s get started.

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Install MacOS Sierra 10.12 on VMware Step by Step Guide

Hey, before beginning the installation you need to take care them in order to install it fully on your computer.

Minimum system requirements

  • 2GB Memory(RAM)
  • Number of Processors: 2
  • Hard Disk: 80GB
  • Graphics memory: 256 MB

Now download the Winrar files from below you need:-

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

Important Note: Before begin installing MacOS Sierra, make sure you have enabled Virtualization on your PC and VMware too. Here’s how to do it:-

Step 1# Create a New Virtual Machine

After finishing the steps above, now it’s time to begin start virtualizing and installing Mac OS Sierra. Let’s get started.

#1. Open File Explorer and navigate to unlocker208 extracted files and right click on win-install and select Run as administrator, when the windows ask your permission click Yes. This will unlock or start VMware services of Mac so that you can choose and install Mac on VMware.

Unlocker208
Unlocker208

#2. Now open VMware and click on File>New virtual machine(Ctrl+N), when the new virtual machine wizard pops up, just click Next.

New virtual machine wizard
New virtual machine wizard

#3. In this step, you’ve to select I will install the operating system later and click Next.

Guest OS Installation
Guest OS Installation

#4. Here you need to select Apple Mac OS X as operating system and choose 10.11 from OS X version then click Next.

Select an OS
Select an OS

#5. Customize your virtual machine name and location for the installation like the shot and hit Next.

Customize the VM
Customize the VM

#6. Now you don’t need to do anything just hit Next due to we won’t use the drive for our installation.

Specify Disk
Specify Disk

#7. Everything is ready now, customize hardware if needed or finalize the virtual machine settings creation by hitting Finish.

Ready to install
Ready to install

Step 2# Edit the Virtual Machine & Replace the VM Hard Disk

When the virtual machine created, point out your mouse on Edit virtual machine settings and click on it.

Notice: After the virtual machine has been created, don’t turn it on otherwise you might lose the virtual machine and begin the steps from the beginning.

Edit virtual machine settings
Edit virtual machine settings

Now here you can increase memory, processor if your system allows you and then select Hard Disk option and click Remove. When the hard disk removed, click Add then select Hard Disk and click Next.

Virtual machine settings
Virtual machine settings

On this page, let all things by default, just click Next.

Select a disk type
Select a disk type

Here you need to select use an existing virtual disk and click Next.

Select a disk
Select a disk

Now browse the VMDK file of MacOS Sierra from the extracted folder that you had downloaded then click Finish then click Ok on virtual machine settings.

Select an existing disk
Select an existing disk

Step 3# Edit the Virtual Machine (VMX) & Write Down the Command

It’s time to edit the VMX file of the virtual machine, to do that navigate to the macOS Sierra virtual machine files you had created and right-click on it and open it with Notepad.

open virtual machine with Notepad
open the virtual machine with Notepad

When the file opened, scroll to the end and type the command down then press Ctrl+S to save it.

smc.version = “0”

Note: If you got the error later saying the value 0 in Smc.version = “0” is not valid, take away the quotations and it will work.

Smc.version = 0

Notepad
Notepad

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 #4 Install macOS Sierra 10.12 on VMware

All right and now what you’re going to do next is power on the VM by clicking on the button above Power on this virtual machine.

When the VM powered on, on the first screen you’ll see the welcome page, choose your country then click Continue. This installation is similar to other OS X installation, so just enjoy.

Welcome Page
Welcome Page

Now choose a keyboard layout and hit Continue.

Keyboard Selection
Keyboard Selection

Select Don’t transfer any information now and hit enter.

Transfer Information to this Mac
Transfer Information to this Mac

It’s your choice whether you allow or disallow location services, choose one and click Continue.

Enable Location Services
Enable Location Services

On this page, sign in with your Apple ID otherwise select Don’t sign in and Continue or if you don’t have an Apple ID and want to create one here’s how to do:-

How to Create an Apple ID Without a Credit Card? 

Sign in with your Apple ID
Sign in with your Apple ID

Read the Terms and conditions fully and click Agree.

Terms & Conditions
Terms & Conditions

Step #5 Personalize Your Mac

So let’s personalize our Mac by filling out the required details then Continue.

Create a computer account
Create a computer account

Watch out, it isn’t finished it’s the final one, help Apple to improve its products and services automatically by having Diagnostics & usage just hit Continue.

Diagnose & usage
Diagnostics & usage

After continuing, you’ll exactly be in MacOS Sierra and finally, you’ve got your final result.

Install macOS Sierra on VMware
MacOS Sierra Installed

Ok, fine that’s it,  can’t install or got confused, check out our video below based on install MacOS Sierra on VMware step by step. Notice that if you face boot manager problem or any other problems, check out the step #3 and use the code without quotation marks or you can try the whole tutorial once again if again not succeed, then try to check your laptop/PC if it’s not AMD, if it is then you can’t do it or if your system is Intel then go and check the steps clearly and check once again or do it on another computer.

And don’t forget to install VMware tools when the installation has finished, go now:-

When the VMware tools installed, now step through setting up your mac which is essential after installation. Click the link below and follow the steps.

Check out the video tutorial:

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How to Fix VMware unrecoverable Error of OS X Virtual Machine?

Installing or following the steps to install is easy and everybody can do it but it won’t boot means you’re getting the error(unrecoverable error) and can’t go ahead, so if you’ve are suffering from this error then it’s time to solve it by the following steps. Thus, after installing OS X I have experienced well of it and also the errors. I am thankful to you all that give your feedbacks and I love to see it every time on our new articles, as soon as possible I’ll try to cover the problems one by one, so here you don’t need to download or install something without catching up the steps, so let’s get started.

VMware unrecoverable Error
VMware unrecoverable Error

Fix VMware unrecoverable Error of OS X Virtual Machine

After installing OS X 10.11, while starting the virtual machine, if you see the error right above then you’ll have to follow the steps below.

1. Go to File Explorer and navigate to the OS X virtual machine VMware files and right click on the VMware virtual machine (VMX) file and open it with notepad.

File Explorer
File Explorer

2. Now scroll down to the end and type the following command and press Ctrl+S to save it.

smc.version = “0”

Notepad
Notepad

3. When saved, restart your computer and then open VMware and start power on the virtual machine, and hurry its working fine.

Mac OS X 10.11
Mac OS X 10.11

Problem not solved? Try entering the command in the notepad like below and restart your computer then power on the virtual machine in VMware.

smc.version = 0

Hope it would have solved your problem, if not then you can ask or tell us your problem here.