In this article, we will examine the steps to install a new virtual machine for macOS High Sierra installation using VMware Workstation 14/15.
How to Setup macOS High Sierra Virtual Machine in VMware on PC
Under normal circumstances, you will get an error if you try to install a macOS operating system using the VMware Workstation virtualization program. The reason for this is that VMware Workstation does not support macOS systems.
When you try to create a new VM with VMware, you will not see an option for macOSin the operating system selection window. Normally, you can not install Mac systems with VMware Workstation. However, you can install macOS systems on VMware Workstation using the VMware Unlocker program.
In short, you only need to download the VMware Unlocker program and run the win-install file once to use macOS on VMware Workstation.
What happens when you try to install macOS without using VMware Unlocker? The answer is that you will get errors about macOS setup error / Mac is not booting / Mac restarts continuously.
In addition, you must use the appropriate version of the VMware Unlocker program otherwise you will encounter the errors mentioned.
In our previous articles, we discussed how to install macOS Sierra 10.12 and macOS High Sierra 10.13. You can access the macOS setup articles from the following links.