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Install Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11 on VMware

October 12, 2016 - Information Technology, Tips & Tricks

REF 1: https://tinhte.vn/threads/cach-cai-mac-os-x-len-vmware-tren-windows-chay-muot-ma-nhu-may-macbook-xin.2458263/

REF 2: http://www.tactig.com/install-mac-os-vmware/

Everyone wants to try the interesting Mac OS due to its great features but this is very difficult to do even after a lot of trying. This fantastic OS is either interesting to experience nor full of enjoyment features like latest apps, games or other working with it. The full installation of Mac OS on VMware is the best way to try this operating system and learn everything about Mac you’ve heard or seen, its not as hard as you think because in this guide I will show you how to install Mac OS X El Capitan on VMware, you can use this on VMware like using it on a computer then if you like to install it on your computer so we can help you install it by our next tutorial, let’s start.

Install Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11 on Vmware

There are several kinds or versions of Mac OS X, as we have talked about installing about Mac OS X Yosemite, Mac OS X Mavericks….

Before starting the installation, you need to download Mac OS El Capitan iso image and unlocker 208 from the links below.

Download Mac OS El Capitan(Google Drive)

Download Mac OS El Capitan(Utorrent)

unlocker208

After the downloading finished, extract them then install VMware from here, that’s ok if you have installed before.

1. Open Unlocker 208 then navigate to win-install and Run as Administrator.

open win-install with administrator

open win-install with administrator

2. Now open VMware and click on File>New Virtual Machine(Ctrl+N) then select Typical(Recommended) and click Next.

New-virtual-machine

New-virtual-machine

3. Select I will install the operating system later and click Next.

Select I will install the operating system later

Select I will install the operating system later

4. Now select Apple Mac OS X from operating system then select OS X 10.11 from version and click Next.

Select Apple Mac OS X

Select Apple Mac OS X

5. Name the virtual machine then select a location to install and click Next.

Name the virtual machine then select location

Name the virtual machine then select location

6. Specify the disk space then select Store virtual disk as a single file and click Next.

Specify the disk space

Specify the disk space

7. The virtual machine is ready to use now, click Customize if you want to add or remove something then click Finish to create the virtual machine.

Customize hardware

Customize hardware

8. When the virtual machine created, click on Edit virtual machine settings.

Note: Don’t start the virtual machine before the installation completes successfully otherwise the virtual machine installation will be failed then you have to do the steps from the first.

Edit virtual machine settings

Edit virtual machine settings

9. Navigate to Hard Disk then click Remove.

Remove Hard Disk

Remove Hard Disk

10. After the Hard Disk removed click on Add then select Hard Disk and click Next.

Create New Hard Disk

Create New Hard Disk

11. Here you don’t do anything, let all the settings by default just click Next.

Click Next

Click Next

12. Now choose use an existing virtual disk then click Next.

Choose Use an existing virtual disk

Choose Use an existing virtual disk

13. Click browse and choose the VMDK file from the extracted folder of downloaded Mac OS iso image and click Finish.

Browse the vmdk file from the extract file of Mac OS

Browse the vmdk file from the extracted iso file of Mac OS

After finishing, you will be asked for converting the virtual disk, select keep existing format.

14. Now go to folder in which the virtual machine was created then navigate to the VMware virtual machine(vmx) and open it with Notepad.

open Mac OS 10.11 vmware virtual machine with notepad

open Mac OS 10.11 VMware virtual machine with notepad

15. Scroll down to the end and type Smc.version = “0” then press Ctrl+S to save it.

type in notepad

type in notepad

Now run the Mac OS X 10.11  virtual machine in VMware, it will start successfully then wait a minute to let Mac OS start.

Setting up Mac in VMware

1. When the virtual machine started, choose your country, if it wasn’t there then click on show all and select your country then click Continue.

Select your country in Mac

Select your country in Mac

2. Now select a keyboard layout, and click Continue.

Choose a keyboard layout

Choose a keyboard layout

3. Choose Don’t transfer any information now then click Continue.

Don't transfer any information now

Don’t transfer any information now

4. Click Enable location services on this Mac because it will help improve abilities in your Mac.

Click enable location services on this Mac

Click enable location services on this Mac

5. Sign in with your Apple ID to use iCloud, iTunes, App Store, iMessage etc or choose don’t sign in then Click Continue.

If you don’t have Apple ID then here how to create an Apple ID without a credit card?

Sign in with your Apple ID or choose don't sign in

Sign in with your Apple ID or choose doesn’t sign in

6. Click on Agree.

Click on agree

Click on agree

7. Now personalize your Mac by filling out the details according to yourself then click Continue.

Personalize Mac

Personalize Mac

8. Click Continue to send diagnostics and usage data to Apple automatically.

Click Continue

Click Continue

After continuing, wait a moment to set up your account then it will be started.

Installed Mac OS X 10.11

Installed Mac OS X 10.11

That’s all about installing and settings up Mac OS X 10.11 on VMware.

If you have any question, suggestion, idea for improvement regarding this, feel free to ask us or check out this article which might solve your problem.

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