How to Install macOS High Sierra on VirtualBox on Windows 10

In this article, We are going to show you Steps to Install macOS High Sierra on VirtualBox on Windows.  Apple has announced the next version of its Mac operating system, High Sierra, as it aims to make your Mac more reliable, capable, and responsive while laying the foundation for future innovations in the worlds of VR (virtual reality) and AR (augmented reality).

So, I’m not going to discuss anymore regarding Apple new release “macOS High Sierra” instead; I’m gonna talk about installing macOS High Sierra 10.13 on VirtualBox on Windows operating system.

Steps to Install macOS High Sierra on VirtualBox on Windows

Note: Since Apple hasn’t released the final version of macOS High Sierra 10.13 so it the beta version. Also, the files above is beta, and when Apple released the final version of macOS 10.13, then you can find and use the final version from this guide.

Firstly, You need to download the following materials.

Step 1. Extract macOS High Sierra Image File

Once you downloaded the macOS High Sierra image file then, you must extract it via WinRAR or 7zip. To extract the file, simply right-click on file then choose “Extract Here.” It’ll take some minutes to extract so wait for a moment.

Steps to Install macOS High Sierra on VirtualBox on Windows

Extract macOS High Sierra VM File

Step 2. Install VirtualBox on Your PC

Download VirtualBox from the link above. Once you have downloaded the VirtualBox, then Install it on your Windows PC. To install VirtualBox, just click on the setup then hit “Next” and “Next.” Finally, click “Finished.”

Step 3. Create New Virtual Machine

#1. Now, you have to create a new Virtual Machine. Open the VirtualBox then tap on “New” at the upper left-hand side. Name the Virtual Machine “macOS High Sierra”. Choose the type “Mac OS X” and version to “Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan (64-bit)” or “Mac OS X (64-bit)” then hit the “Next” button.

Steps to Install macOS High Sierra on VirtualBox on Windows

Create a New Virtual Machine

#2. Now, you’ll be prompted to select memory size for VM. Choose at least 4096 MB (4 GB) of RAM size for the Virtual Machine.

#3. If you wish, you can add a virtual hard disk to the new machine. You can either create a new hard drive file or select one from the list or another location using the folder icon. Here, you should choose the last option “Use an existing virtual hard disk file.“. Select the file and click “Create“.

Steps to Install macOS High Sierra on VirtualBox on Windows

Choose Memory Size – Select Hard Disk type

Step 4. Edit the New Virtual Machine

#1. Open the VirtualBox then tap on “Settings“. In the “General Tab“, put everything to the default.
Go to the next option “System“. You will see three main tabs. Click on the first tab “Motherboard“. Uncheck “Floppy” drive and set the chipset to “ICH9“.

Steps to Install macOS High Sierra on VirtualBox on Windows

Uncheck “Floppy” drive

#2. Choose two core processors or more than two.

Steps to Install macOS High Sierra on VirtualBox on Windows

Select Processor amount

#3. Navigate to “Display option” then put the video memory to 128 MB.

Steps to Install macOS High Sierra on VirtualBox on Windows

Choose Video Memory Size

#4. Now, navigate to “Network” tab then “Enable Network Adapter”. And choose the adapter type “Intel PRO/1000 MT Server (82545EM)”.

Steps to Install macOS High Sierra on VirtualBox on Windows

Enable Network Adapter

Step 5. Add VirtualBox Code to the CMD

#1. Before adding the code, you’ve to edit the code first. Open the VirtualBox code then replace the“Virtual Machine Name”. Get help from the screenshot down below.

Steps to Install macOS High Sierra on VirtualBox on Windows

Edit Virtual Machine Name

#2. Now, run CMD as administrator. Open VBox code and Add the code to the CMD one by one.

Remember: Don’t forget to Exit VirtualBox Before adding to the code to CMD otherwise, it will not work.

Steps to Install macOS High Sierra on VirtualBox on Windows

Copy and Paste the Code to CMD

Step 6. Play the Virtual Machine

#1. In this step, you have to open VirtualBox then “Start” or run the macOS High Sierra VM.

Steps to Install macOS High Sierra on VirtualBox on Windows

Start Virtual Machine

#2. After running the macOS High Sierra VM, you will see some white code with a black screen. You’re not going to do anything in this step. Just wait for a moment, and macOS High Sierra welcome page will appear.

Steps to Install macOS High Sierra on VirtualBox on Windows

Loading Some Code Before Installation

Step 7. Perform a Clean Installation of macOS High Sierra

Now while installing macOS High Sierra, Sierra or El Capitan on VMware or VirtualBox then we don’t need to install that on separate disk because while editing the VM we choose the virtual disk type SATA, and this is the one and only way, for now, to install macOS High Sierra on VirtualBox. So that’s why now in the very next step we have to perform a clean installation and to set up macOS High Sierra.

#1. Choose your Country and click on Continue.

Steps to Install macOS High Sierra on VirtualBox on Windows

Select Language

#2. Pick a keyboard Layout and click on Continue.

Steps to Install macOS High Sierra on VirtualBox on Windows

Select Keyboard

#3. Now choose your method to transfer information to this Mac and click on Continue.

Steps to Install macOS High Sierra on VirtualBox on Windows

Don’t Transfer any Information Now

#4. In this step, you have to Sign in with your Apple ID. If you have one, then create a free Apple ID, If you don’t want to sign in with Apple ID, then Choose Don’t Sign in and Click on Continue.

Note: If you are unable to sign in into your Apple ID then make sure the Virtual Machine network adapter is enabled and set to NAT. If the problem still exists, then you need to select Don’t sign in.

Steps to Install macOS High Sierra on VirtualBox on Windows

Sign in with Your Apple ID

#5. Agree to the Terms and Conditions.

Steps to Install macOS High Sierra on VirtualBox on Windows

Terms and Conditions

#6. Fill out the Full name,  Account name, Password, Hint and check the box of Set time zone based on Current location. Then finally click on Continue to create your user account for macOS High Sierra.

Steps to Install macOS High Sierra on VirtualBox on Windows

Create a Computer Account

#7. Select the options for Express Set Up and click on Continue.

Steps to Install macOS High Sierra on VirtualBox on Windows

Express Set Up

#8. Wait a little while to Setting Up Your Mac. Then it will run on the desktop of macOS High Sierra.

Steps to Install macOS High Sierra on VirtualBox on Windows

Setting Up You Mac

Finally, you should see the macOS High Sierra Wallpaper, and it successfully installs on VirtualBox.

Steps to Install macOS High Sierra on VirtualBox on Windows

macOS High Sierra Successfully installed on VirtualBox

Important: For any kinds of error while installing macOS High Sierra and macOS Sierra Comment below this article.

Conclusion

After performing a clean installation and Setting up your macOS High Sierra then you should see your final result that, macOS High Sierra has successfully installed on VirtualBox. In this post, That was all about, how to install macOS High Sierra 10.13 on VirtualBox on Windows 7/8/10 that we have covered.


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  1. Mujtaba says:

    100% Work thanks a lot

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