Today’s guide is all about How to Install macOS High Sierra on VMware on Windows 11 PC. This article will guide you to easily install the macOS High Sierra on VMware.
So, as we all know the Worldwide Developers Conference 2017 (WWDC17) Apple launched many products and with that, they also introduce some features that are really magnificent. And there Apple as well announced the new operating system which is macOS High Sierra. The new operating system which was launched then you will see many improvements. Basically, if we say that they worked more for the improvement of the operating system rather than the features. The main purpose of the macOS High Sierra is to capable and also responsive.
macOS High Sierra is accepted as the best operating system according to its excellent things and features. After that, if you really want to have an experience of macOS High Sierra then you need to have a Mac Computer or laptop. All Apple products are quite expensive and normal people can not effort them. If you own a Windows PC then there is a way in which you can try the new operating system. So, you have to follow the given method down below and read the requirements, and if your PC matches the requirements after that you are ready to download macOS High Sierra.
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How to Install macOS High Sierra on VMware on Windows 11 PC
Before we start the process of installing macOS High Sierra you have to look at the below requirements and some short tasks that you should do it.
- Minimum 2 GB Memory.
- Minimum 2 cores of processors.
- Hard disk free space 80 GB.
- Graphics memory 256 MB.
- Your system should support Intel or AMD VT (Virtualization Technology).
- VT (Virtualization Technology) Should be enabled from the BIOS setup.
Look at the last requirement I said there that you have to turn on the virtualization technology and you can enable it from the BIOS of your operating system. To do it simply go to the BIOS section the search for the VT option after that simply turn it on.
After that, you should download the given files and those files which is given below will help you to install macOS High Sierra.
- Download VMware Workstation
- Download macOS High Sierra Final
- Download Patch Tool Folder
Step 1. Extract macOS High Sierra Image
When you successfully download the image file of the macOS High Sierra after that simply extract that file with the help of WinRAR or 7zip. If you don’t know the way to extract the file then right-click on the file and then click on Extract Here. It will take some of your time to be extracted so till then wait.
Step 2. Download and Install VMware on Your PC
To download VMware you will get the link from the above section then download it on your Windows operating system. Once you download it on your PC then simply install VMware on your PC. Here is the process of installing VMware, open the VMware’s setup then click on Next after that once again click on Next then tap on Finish. If you already have VMware and it is installed before then you can skip this step.
Step 3. Unlock VMware Using Patch Tools
So, I have given the link above to download the latest version of the patch tools. Once you download the latest version of the patch file after that extract then launch the Patch Tool and head toward the Unlocker Master. Now, hover your mouse pointer on the win-install.cmd then right-click on it after that click on Run As Administrator. Next, you have to wait until the installation process of the patch file in VMware for macOS High Sierra.
Step 4. Create & Edit New Virtual Machine
Stet 1. First of all, you have to VMware and then click on Create a New Virtual Machine after that check the box of Typical (Recommended) then tap on Next.
Step 2. Now, check the box I Will Install the Operating System Later and select Next.
Step 3. Here select Apple Mac OS X from the guest operating system section then you have to select a version from the version section and simply choose macOS 10.12 after that tap on Next.
Step 4. Next, you have to type any name that you want after that select the destination for your file that it has to save there, you can also go with the default location and then tap on Next.
- One thing you have to keep in your mind is that wherever you save the file then there is not any kind of issue but just don’t remember the location of that file, also it is better to save it in a separate folder because it will be going to be edited.
Step 5. Check the box Store Virtual Disk As a Single File then tap on Next.
Step 6. Finally, we have created the important file for macOS High Sierra the tap on Finish.
Step 7. Now, launch the macOS High Sierra virtual machine then select Edit Virtual Machine Settings. Do not run the virtual machine because there are some more steps that you have to do it.
Step 8. In this step, you should increase the memory for the virtual machine and simply move the slider from 2 to 4 or you can select high memory then which will give better performance.
Step 9. Go to the Processor from the left side after that open the drop-down menu from the number of processor section then select 4 then you have done all the steps simply click on Ok and it saves all the changes you made.
Step 5. Manage macOS High Sierra VMDK and Virtual Machine VMK File
Step 1. Head toward the destination where you have to save the file before and I clear it for you to save it in a separate folder. If you have selected the default location for your file then go to This PC then click on Documents and head toward the Virtual Machine after that tap on the name of the file which you saved. Now, it is time to replace the 8.87 GB “High Sierra Image” with the vmdk which is MB. Simply drag the macOS High Sierra image where you have extracted it before in the above steps. Click on Replace the File in the Destination when you get the dialog box.
- Keep in mind that you have to give the name of the macOS High Sierra as it is the virtual machine name. So, check that the size of the folder should be changed, if the size is 5 MB then first change the size to 9.57 GB then you can go ahead.
Step 2. Now, right-click on the macOS High Sierra.vmx then select Open With after that click on Notepad.
Step 3. It will you in the notepad, simply scroll down till the last line then type smc.version = “0” after that go to File then select Save.
Step 6. Power On macOS High Sierra
Step 1. Firstly, launch the macOS High Sierra on a virtual machine then tap on Power On This Virtual Machine.
Step 2. Now, you have to select your Country and then click on Continue.
Step 3. Here, choose a keyboard input then tap on Continue.
Step 4. Next, check the box of Don’t Transfer Any Information Now. Here I have selected to not transfer any kind of information for now otherwise you can select Transfer Information and then tap on Continue.
Step 5. Sign in with your Apple ID or you can a new Apple ID if you don’t have then you can skip it, for now, to sign to your Apple ID, select Don’t Sign In after that tap on Continue.
Step 6. You have to Agree to all the terms and conditions.
Step 7. In this step, you need to type your Full Name and then type the name for your account in the Account name section after that put the password that you want and then give any hint which will give you an idea whenever you forget the password. Tap on Continue.
Step 8. Click on the Continue.
Step 9. At last, the process of setting up your mac is started and you have to wait till the process should be done.
Finally, you have successfully installed macOS High Sierra on your Windows PC, and you could use the operating system on your PC.
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