In this article, we will examine how to build a new virtual machine for macOS operating system using Oracle VM VBox in Windows PC.
How to Configure macOS High Sierra VM in VirtualBox
The Oracle VM VirtualBox program is a free and constantly evolving program. You can run Apple MacOS operating system on Windows operating systems using VirtualBox.
Creating a new VM on VirtualBox is easy and simple. But when creating a Mac OS virtual machine with VirtualBox you may need to change some settings. In the previous article, we installed MacOS with VirtualBox.
In this article, we will examine how to create a macOS VM with Oracle VM VBox.
NOTE: You can create a new VM for macOS Mojave 10.14 on VBox by following the stages in this article.
How to Create and Configure Mac OS VM using Oracle VBox
Before you create a macOS VM with VBox, perform the VirtualBox installation and then follow the steps below in order.
Open VirtualBox software and click the New button to create a new VM for MacOS.
In the Create Virtual Machine window, type the name of the macOS system in Name section. Select the Mac OS X option in the Type section and the version of the Mac OS VM to be installed in the Version section and click the Next button.
Configure a minimum of 4 GB RAM for the macOS High Sierra VM and click on the Next button.
To create a new virtual hard disk for the macOS High Sierra VM, select Create a new virtual hard disk nowand click Next.
Select VDI (VBox Disk Image) for macOS High Sierra VM hard disk file type and click Next button.
You can configure the macOS VM disk in 2 types.
Dynamically allocated: Quickly create a virtual hard disk and use as much space as needed on your hard disk. So when you install a program on the VM your disk will expand automatically.
Fixed Size: The VM will configure the hard disk size before installing, but this will take some time. For performance, you can configure a hard disk backup type of a VM as Fixed Size.
Select the desired option and click on the Next button.
Storing the hard disk of the macOS VM in a different location is useful for performance. To change the HDD location of the VM, click on the symbol you see in the image below.
Select your Portable Hard Disk and create a new folder for the VM and click the Open button on the folder.
Click the Save button to save the virtual hard disk of the Mac OS High Sierra.
You can configure the virtual hard disk size to 30 GB. Click the Create button to create a VM hard disk.
Once the macOS High Sierra VM has been created, click the Right Button on it and select Settings from the window opened.
In the macOS VM settings window, click System and then Motherboard. Remove the Floppy device in the Boot Order section.
For the macOS High Sierra VM, configure 2 processors on the Processor tab.
After you click on the Display tab and then on the Screen tab, configure the Video Memory value to 128 MB.
To add the ISO file to the macOS High Sierra VM, click Chose Virtual Optical Disk File.
Change the extension of the file to .cmd and click the Save button.
Run the Code.cmd file as an administrator.
The CMD command prompt will open and the commands will execute within a few seconds.
Now you can run the macOS virtual machine and start the installation.
You can see from the image below that the macOS VM has started successfully.
In this article, we have reviewed the stages for setting up the macOS VM on Oracle VM VirtualBox on the Windows 10 operating system. In the next article, we will install Mac OS 10.13.5 with Oracle VM VBox. Thanks for following us!