How to Install MacOS High Sierra 10.13.4 in VirtualBox on Windows 10? – Before buying a MacBook Pro or iMac computer, if you are a Windows operating system user, you can test the Mac operating system by installing it on virtual machines.
How to Install MacOS High Sierra 10.13.4 in VirtualBox on Windows 10?
You can use the MacOS High Sierra ISO file on virtualization programs such as VMware Workstation or VirtualBox. Click here to download the MacOS High Sierra 10.13.4 ISO file.
Without using VMware Unlocker on VMware, we could not create a new virtual machine for MacOS High Sierra. You do not need to use a program like VMware Unlocker on Oracle VM VirtualBox. Once you have created a virtual machine for MacOS in VirtualBox, it is sufficient to run only a few codes before installation begins.
In our previous articles, we used VMware to install MacOS on Windows 10. You can access our MacOS setup articles from the links below.
- How to Install MacOS Sierra on VMware?
- How to Install MacOS High Sierra 10.13 on VMware?
- How to Install MacOS High Sierra 10.13.4 on VMware?
Previously, we did not install the MacOS High Sierra system with VirtualBox. In this article, we will install MacOS High Sierra 10.13.4 step by step using VirtualBox 5.2.8 on Windows 10.
How to Install MacOS High Sierra 10.13.4 on Windows 10 using VirtualBox?
If you have not already done VirtualBox setup on Windows, you can browse our article called the How to Install VirtualBox on Windows 10.
If you want to download an original Windows 10 operating system from Microsoft, take a look at How to Download Windows 10 ISO from Microsoft.
To install MacOS High Sierra 10.13.4 on Windows 10 using VirtualBox, follow the steps below in order.
Open the Oracle VM VirtualBox program and click the New button to create a new virtual machine for MacOS High Sierra 10.13.4.
After you have specified the name, type and version of the MacOS virtual machine in the Create Virtual Machine window, click Next.
Add 4096 (4 GB) of RAM to the MacOS High Sierra virtual machine.
Select Create a virtual hard disk now and click the Create button.
Select VDI (VirtualBox Disk Image) for the hard disk file type and click Next.
When you create a virtual machine with VirtualBox, configuring the virtual hard disk as Fixed Size will give you an extra performance boost. In this article, continue with the installation by selecting the Dynamically allocated option.
Store the MacOS High Sierra 10.13.4 virtual machine’s HDD in a different location. After you have written the 30 GB value for the maximum disk size, click on the Create button.
After creating the virtual machine for MacOS High Sierra 10.13.4, open the settings of the virtual machine. Remove Floppy from the System / Motherboard / Boot Order section.
Also, add 2 processors to the virtual machine. Otherwise, you will encounter a Load_init_program error during MacOS installation.
Click the Acceleration tab and check the Hardware Virtualization options.
Finally, configure the MacOS High Sierra 10.13.4 virtual machine’s Video Memory value to 128 MB.
After downloading the MacOS High Sierra ISO file to your computer, add the ISO file to the MacOS virtual machine and click the OK button to close the Settings window.
How to Apply the Code Required for MacOS High Sierra on VirtualBox?
To install MacOS with VirtualBox on Windows 10, you must run the following codes absolutely once at the CMD command prompt.
Before running the CMD command prompt as an administrator on Windows 10, you need to close the VirtualBox program. Execute these commands on CMD respectively. In addition, you must type the MacOS virtual machine name instead of the Your Virtual Machine Name.
The commands required for the MacOS High Sierra virtual machine;
cd "C:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox\" VBoxManage.exe modifyvm "Your Virtual Machine Name" --cpuidset 00000001 000106e5 00100800 0098e3fd bfebfbff VBoxManage setextradata "Your Virtual Machine Name" "VBoxInternal/Devices/efi/0/Config/DmiSystemProduct" "iMac11,3" VBoxManage setextradata "Your Virtual Machine Name" "VBoxInternal/Devices/efi/0/Config/DmiSystemVersion" "1.0" VBoxManage setextradata "Your Virtual Machine Name" "VBoxInternal/Devices/efi/0/Config/DmiBoardProduct" "Iloveapple" VBoxManage setextradata "Your Virtual Machine Name" "VBoxInternal/Devices/smc/0/Config/DeviceKey" "ourhardworkbythesewordsguardedpleasedontsteal(c)AppleComputerInc" VBoxManage setextradata "Your Virtual Machine Name" "VBoxInternal/Devices/smc/0/Config/GetKeyFromRealSMC" 1
Open the code file and type your virtual machine name in the Your Virtual Machine Name field.
Click on File.
Save the code as a .cmd file extension.
Run Code.cmd as administrator.
The commands shown below will be applied.
How to Install and Configure MacOS High Sierra on VirtualBox Virtual Machine?
Once you have configured the necessary settings to install MacOS on VirtualBox, follow the steps below to install MacOS High Sierra step by step.
Run the MacOS High Sierra virtual machine and start installation.
Wait while the MacOS installation is starting…
Opening MacOS system…
Select your MacOS High Sierra system language and continue.
In the MacOS Utilities window, select Disk Utility and click the Continue button.
Select VBOX HARDDISK and click on the Erase button, configure the MacOS virtual machine Harddisk name, Format type (Mac OS Extended (Journaled)) and Scheme (GUID Partition Map) settings as follows and click Erase again.
After VBOX HARDDISK Media is formatted, click the Done button.
Now, to start the MacOS installation, select the Install MacOS option and click the Continue button.
The MacOS High Sierra initial setup screen looks like the one below. Click on the Continue button to begin installation.
Accept the MacOS High Sierra 10.13.4 license agreement.
Select the Hard Disk you format and click the Install button.
Wait while the installation is copying the files…
MacOS is preparing the files…
ATTENTION! If you encounter this window again and the installation does not continue, close the virtual machine and proceed to the next step.
Select Power off the machine and click the OK button.
Open the MacOS High Sierra virtual machine settings and remove the ISO file from the Storage section.
Run the virtual machine again.
After opening the UEFI Interactive Shell, execute the following commands respectively.
fs1: cd "macOS Install Data" cd "Locked Files" cd "Boot Files" boot.efi
Add the MacOS ISO file back to the virtual machine.
Type boot.efi and press Enter.
Wait while the MacOS installation is opening…
Wait a moment…
YEAH! We made the installation of MacOS High Sierra 10.13.4 continue on VirtualBox!
After copying the installation files, the virtual machine will restart.
Select the region you live in and click Continue.
Select your keyboard layout and click the Continue button.
In the Data & Privacy step, click Continue.
Select Don’t transfer any information now and click Continue.
Click Set Up Later to configure your Apple account later.
Click the Skip button.
Accept the MacOS software license agreement.
Click the Agree button.
Configure your user account information for MacOS High Sierra and click Continue.
Click Continue to quickly configure Apple services and Map feature.
We have successfully installed MacOS High Sierra 10.13.4 step by step on the Windows 10 operating system using VirtualBox!
How to Change MacOS High Sierra Virtual Machine Screen Resolution on VirtualBox?
After you have installed MacOS with VirtualBox, your screen resolution will be the 1024×768. To make MacOS High Sierra resolution 2K, 4K and even 5K, click on the image below to read the related article.
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