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How to install MacOS Mojave on PC with VirtualBox

How to install MacOS Mojave on PC with VirtualBox

Apple recently released a new version of its operating system called macOS Mojave. This is one of the biggest changes in the system since the release of High Sierra, and has a host of very interesting features and changes. During WWDC 18, when this operating system was launched, its features appeared to be immediately innovative, such as, for example, improved night mode. The function has been extended to the entire interface and now, when using the Mac in the dark, it looks better than before. But if you don't have a Mac, we'll help you in this guide install MacOS Mojave on Pc Windows. Find out how.

Install macOS Mojave 10.14 on PC with VirtualBox

What else does macOS Mojave 10.14 offer? You can also find out if you use a Windows system, learning how to install macOS 10.14 with VirtualBox on a Windows PC. In this guide we will tell you how to do it.

So VirtualBox

VirtualBox a free virtualization program that can be used to create virtual machines controlled by Linux, Mac OS X or Windows on a PC already controlled by another operating system. With VirtualBox, create an easy virtual machine, as well as manage and access it. Using VirtualBox, you will be able to easily integrate your Windows 10 and macOS Mojave computers with ease. There are many useful features you will find. All this can be achieved without using VirtualBox Mac OS which affects the performance of the Windows system.

The need for the macOS Mojave image file

To run the virtual machine created using VirtualBox, you need to have the image file of Mojave VirtualBox for Mac OS. This contains the installation files needed to install Mojave 10.14 on the PC. You can find it on other sites but the image may not work with Virtualbox. For best results, download the Mojave VirtualBox Mac OS image file from the links below.

In addition to the image file, you must also have the VirtualBox software to decompress the image file. You will find links to download these files below.

MacOS image file Mojave 10.14.3, 18D109 – 7 February 2019

HFS version for VirtualBox (the fastest HFS version of the APFS version).

APFS version for VirtualBox (can upgrade to the new version of macOS).

Procedure to install macOS Mojave 10.14 with VirtualBox on Windows

Step 1: Extract the virtual image of MacOS Mojave

To extract the image file of Mojave it is necessary to use the free software Winrar or 7zip. If you still don't have it, download it and install it on your Windows PC and then use it to extract the MacOS image for Virtualbox. To do this, download the macOS 10.14 image from the previous links and save it on the desktop. Right-click on the macOS 10.14 image ("rar" or "part1.rar" file) and click "extract here".

macOS Mojave

Step 2: Install VirtualBox

To install macOS 10.14 with VirtualBox on Windows you need to have the latest versions of VirtualBox software. You can use VirtualBox 4.x – 5.x – 6.0 versions. Download it and install it on your computer. Be sure to download the Windows version from the following link.

VirtualBox: Free Download

VirtualBox software

Step 3: Create a new virtual machine on the PC

Open VirtualBox and at the top of the window, click the "new". This will open a wizard that will help you through the virtual machine creation process.

During this process, you will be asked to provide various types of information. Provide the name of the virtual machine as macOS 10.14 Mojave and the type as Mac OS X. The macOS version 10.14. Click on "go on”And on the next page, set the RAM to be allocated on this virtual machine. The best solution to choose the RAM from 50% to 65% of the entire RAM of the computer. This will allow the virtual machine to function optimally.

choose the RAM

Next, you will be prompted to specify the hard drive to use. Choose "use an existing virtual hard disk file"And then open the file"macOS Mojave 10.14.vmdk". Click the "end”To create the virtual machine.

Step 4: Edit the virtual machine

Open the virtual machine just created and click on the "Settings". In the category "System"Open the card"motherboard". Check the box next to "Enable EFI”And changes chipset into IHC9 or PIIX3.

Edit the virtual machine

In the "Processor", Check the box next to"Enable PAE / NX”And increases the core to 2 (50% of the CPU).

Setting

In the category "Display", Change the video memory to 128 MB. You can make as many changes as you like using the different categories available. When finished, close the virtual machine.

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<h4><span class=Step 5: Use the command prompt to add the codes to VirtualBox

To open the command prompt, type "CMD”In the Windows search box. When you get the result, right click on CMD and click "Run as administrator".

Run as administrator

Codes for Virtualbox 5.x and 6.x:

cd "C: Program Files VirtualBox" VBoxManage.exe modifyvm "Your VM Name"–cpuidset 00000001 000106e5 00100800 0098e3fd bfebfbffVBoxManage setextradata"Your VM Name"" VBoxInternal / Devices / efi / 0 / Config / DmiSystemProduct "" iMac11.3 "VBoxManage setextradata"Your VM Name"" VBoxInternal / Devices / efi / 0 / Config / DmiSystemVersion "" 1.0 "VBoxManage setextradata"Your VM Name"" VBoxInternal / Devices / efi / 0 / Config / DmiBoardProduct "" Iloveapple "VBoxManage setextradata"Your VM Name"" VBoxInternal / Devices / smc / 0 / Config / DeviceKey "" ourhardworkbythesewordsguardedpleasedontsteal (c) AppleComputerInc "VBoxManage setextradata"Your VM Name"" VBoxInternal / Devices / smc / 0 / Config / GetKeyFromRealSMC "1

Replace "VM name”With the Virtual Machine Name you gave in step 3. Close VirtualBox then copy these codes to the command prompt.

codes

Step 6: Run macOS 10.14 Mojave on VirtualBox

Open the VirtualBox just created and click on the "Start". Create a new account.

mojave account

Set up the account as you wish and you can start using macOS 10.14 Mojave as you would on a Mac.

mojave settings

The procedure completed. Now have fun exploring all the features that the new Mojave has to offer on your Windows PC.

macos mojave

Fixed issue with mouse and keyboard that do not work in Mojave VirtualBox

Turn off your virtual machine, download the latest version of VirtualBox Extension Pack and open it.

Fixed the problem with mouse and keyboard

Open the Mojave virtual machine settings, then enable the USB 3.0 controller. Click OK and turn on the virtual machine.

Mojave virtual machine

Conclusion

We have seen how to use macOS on Windows by installing the macOS system on VirtualBox. With this method, you can experience all the features of this new operating system while you are able to use Windows at the same time.

You will have two computers, one physical and one virtual within the physical one. VirtualBox makes this possible without costing anything. available as open source virtualization software for free for non-commercial use.