Install Macos In Laptop

After preparing your installation USB, you're ready to install on the target laptop. Plug the USB flash drive in USB 2.0 port and boot to boot menu. Select your USB with the UEFI prefix and it will boot to clover. Select Boot macOS Install from Install macOS High Sierra/Sierra/Mojave and press enter to boot. The latest desktop Mac operating system from Apple i.e. MacOS Sierra 10.12.5 has already been released to the general public worldwide for Mac device users. But if you're using Windows-powered desktop PC or Laptop, then you can have an option to Install macOS Sierra Hackintosh on PCs and Laptops for Free. Aug 24, 2020 Install macOS on the Windows device. On the PC or laptop, plug the USB flash drive in and restart your device. It should now boot back into UniBeast by default. Navigate with the arrow keys to 'External' and hit enter. Select the destination drive if it's displayed.

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Most of the people in the world have Windows based machine. I also have the same. I am using Windows for about 15 years and I got bored with the same.

Then I thought of using Mac but those are pretty expensive out here. So I was thinking if we can install Windows on any custom build hardware then why can’t OS X? Then I searched about it on internet a lot and I do found a way to do same too but problem is that all the guides of installing OS X on PC are done with the help of Mac. So if I had Mac then why would install it on anything other.

I have gathered information from various guides and tutorials at internet and prepared an easy and simple method to install OS X on Windows PC without the help of Mac. So follow the guide below if you want to create a hackintosh system.

Note: All the processes can even damage your hardware so be careful and do it on your own risk. Installing Mac OS X on other hardware is against company’s policy unless you bought a retail DVD for the same.

Requirements

Before we start installing OS X in your PC you need following stuff without which it is impossible to do so.

Hardware

If you want to install OS X on your PC then you need to have compatible hardware too because this makes the difference in this guide. If you are going to buy a whole new hardware or you want to check whether your hardware is compatible or not then check out this link. It has detailed guide for the same.

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You need to buy OS X retail DVD and a blank rewriteable CD.

Procedure

As you have the required stuff we will now begin with the guide.

Boot Disk

First of all you need to create Boot disk or USB Drive which will allow you to install OS X into a DVD or a USB drive directly. To create the image, use any software available on internet such as the free Unibeast. The Mac program will modify the official OS X installer and then install it on a USB drive. Then you will use the USB drive to run on a PC.

Configure your Bios

Now you need to configure Bios of your system. Enter the Bios setup of your machine. Now you need to alter setting of three categories as shown in picture below.

First head over to Advanced Bios Feature, in that choose first boot option to CDROM. Then in Integrated peripherals, switch the SATA and On-board SATA/IDE Ctrl Mode to AHCI mode. Now in Power management Setup, make HPET mode to 64-Bit.

Install OS X

  • First of all insert the boot USB drive which we created above.
  • As soon as you see this screen, eject the USB drive.
  • Now you can start following instructions and install Mac OS X.
  • If you succeed then language selection option appears. So select the preferred language.
  • Now you we see partition option, click on Utilities then Disk Utility and select your required Drive and click on partition.
  • Give a name to the drive and choose Mac OS Extended as format option.
  • Then you will see “options” click on that and select GUID Partition Table and click on OK.

Boot Loader installation

Now when you will boot your system you will see an error for sure. So insert Boot USB drive which we created above and restart the system. Now you see the option with the same name you gave above. Select that and press enter.

Now after the first setup just go to Safari and download tool named Multibeast. Save it as “DSDT.aml”

Launch Multibeast and do the required settings. It will be different for each system as you will have different hardware for sure. After the whole process, eject Boot USB drive and restart the system. And it’s done.

Now you can enjoy Mac OS X on your Windows PC. So which things you did first after installing Mac OS X. Do tell us in comments below.

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After successfully created a macOS bootable USB, the next step is how to use it to install macOS from external USB drive. This is not normal case because macOS is very stable and have less bugs/virus than Windows PC. So many Mac users don't know how to perform a clean install of macOS on their Mac when the device was broken or could not boot into desktop.

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Please don't worry. We will share detailed steps on how to install macOS/Mac OS X from an USB drive. Even you had issues during this process, it is not thing to be afriad as we have offered the troubleshooting guide as well.

How to Install macOS on Mac from USB Drive (Normal Way)

If the target Mac computer already had a macOS or OS X on it, then installing macOS from USB is straightforward and this is called the normal way.

Step 1: Insert the macOS bootable USB drive on a USB port of Mac computer.

Step 2: Shut down the Mac and wait for 1-2 minutes. This will make sure the Mac is powered off.

Step 3: Hold the Power and Option key simultaneously for 15 seconds. This will bring up the Startup Manager on Mac.

Step 4: You will see all bootable devices attached to this Mac, including Macintosh HD and external USB or DVD. Click the drive name of your macOS bootable USB to start the installation process.

Step 5: Agree the terms and conditions and wait for the installation process to be done.

How to Install macOS on Mac from USB Drive (Advanced)

If the drive was not partitioned or the partition table was corrupted, then you can not install macOS on Mac with the normal way. You have to boot Mac into Recovery mode and format the hard drive or SSD to Apple file system first.

Step 1: Shut down your Mac and press the Power key to turn on the Mac; then immediately press Command and R keys.

Step 2: You will be directed to the macOS utility section and here you need to select 'Disk Utility' to format the USB drive. From the Disk Utility app, select Mac drive name under Internal section and then click on the 'Erase' button.

Step 3: You will get a couple of options from the Format. Pleasec choose APFS (macOS) or Mac OS Extended (Journaled) for old version Mac OS X.

Step 4: After the completion of the formatting process, go back to the macOS utility section and this time, select 'Reinstall macOS'.

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Step 5: Further, go to the Startup Manager, move to the External drive section, and select your bootable macOS USB drive.

Step 6: Now, the configuration of MacOS will start. As soon as the process starts, it will provide Terms and Agreement page and your job is to agree with the same and then click on the continue button.

Step 7: After that, click on the 'Continue' button to start the installation process. This will take 30-45 minutes and once it gets completed, restart Mac.

Step 8: As you are using the fresh copy of MacOS on Mac machine, so you need to set up the OS and for that connect the Mac with the Wi-Fi and then sign in with the Apple account.

Step 9: After signing in, you can access the several products of Apple such as iCloud, DropBox and many more.

Quick Troubleshooting Tips if You Got Stuck during MacOS Installation

Could not write installation information to disk

If you see the message like 'Could Not Write Installation Information to Disk' when you are trying to install the OS, it means, some important files are missing from the bootable USB device. Mostly, this error happens when you download Mac OS file from an unauthorized site.

You can fix this issue just by downloading the original OS file from the Apple store and then create a fresh bootable USB using the same.

Compatibility error

If you are upgrading the OS X after having an older version, you can get the compatibility error message. In such case, just cross-check the system requirement for the OS you want to install on your Mac system.

You can fix this issue just by downloading the original OS file from the Apple store and then create a fresh bootable USB using the same.

macOS could not be installed on your Computer

If you see the error message similar to 'macOS Could Not Be Installed on Your Computer' that means, either your system is not compatible or the Date and Time settings in your system is not up to date..

To resolve the problem, first, check the system combability for the OS X. If it's fine and still you are facing the error, then just update the system Time & Date with the option of 'Local Apple time server'.

Application is damaged, can't be used to install macOS

You the message 'application is damaged, can't be used to install macOS' appear on your screen, it means the OS certificated has been expired. And so, you won't be able to proceed further for installation.

The simple solution is; you need to create a fresh bootable USB by downloading the MacOS file from its official website.

MacOS couldn't install on this computer

Sometimes, the thirty-party tool which you use to create a bootable USB is the culprit. If the OS files will not be copied successfully using the bootable tool, then you may see the message like 'MacOS couldn't install on this computer'.

In this case, you should avoid using a third party bootable tool despite you should create a bootable USB with the help of command.

Conclusion

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The above tutorial covers most of the issues you could come across during the installation process. If you had other issues not mentioned in this article, please contact us and our technical team will help you fix it.