How to Install Mac OS X El Capitan on PC on VirtualBox

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In this post, I will share with you the way to Install Mac OS X El Capitan on PC on VirtualBox.
OS X EI Captain has been known as an official version of a macOS operating system. Many Windows PC users desire to experience this kind of macOS version due to its awesome features and the quick performance as well. A common way to install a macOS operating system on a PC is operating the set up on Virtual Box. Let’s head over the instruction below to discover how to conduct the installation of MacOS X El Captain on a PC Windows via VirtualBox.

Download Image file

Before we can go further, make sure that you already download the necessary files as a material for the installation of MacOS X El Captain. You can find the links for downloading below:

OS X 10.11 Image:

Filename: OS X 10.11 El Capitan Retail.vmdk.zip (download)
Filesize: 7.49 GB

System Requirements

OS: Windows 7/8/10 (64bit)
CPU: Intel Processor
RAM: Memory 3072 MB (minimum)
BIOS: Enable virtualization in BIOS (VT-x)

Software:
VirtualBox: VirtualBox 4.3.18 or 5.0
Image: Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan Retail VirtualBox Image
Winrar or 7zip

Steps to Use Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan Final On VirtualBox on Windows

  • Step 1: Extract Image File with Winrar or 7zip

In the first step, right-click Part1 or Image file then hit Extract Here.

  • Step 2: Install VirtualBox

Next up, you need to install the VirtualBox because the Image working on VirtualBox 4.0 and 5.0

  • Step 3: Create a New Virtual Machine

Name: OS X El Capitan Final
Type: Mac OS X
Version: Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan (64 bit)
Memory size is 4 GB( min 2.56 GB)
Image: OS X El Capitan Retail.vmdk

  • Step 4: Edit Your Virtual Machine

CPU : 2 CPU (my CPU is core i3) and Enable PAE/NX

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System: Enable EFI, Disable Floppy, Chipset is PIIX3 or IHC9

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  • Step 5: Add Code to VirtualBox with Command Prompt (cmd)

Now, launch the Command Prompt (cmd) in Windows with Run as Administrator:

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ReplaceYour VM Name ” with your virtual machine name then CopyPaste to Command Prompt

Code for Virtualbox 5.x & 6.x:
cd "C:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox\"
VBoxManage.exe modifyvm " Your VM Name " --cpuidset 00000001 000106e5 00100800 0098e3fd bfebfbff
VBoxManage 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

Code for Virtualbox 4.x:
cd "C:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox\"
VBoxManage.exe modifyvm " Your VM Name " --cpuidset 00000001 000306a9 04100800 7fbae3ff bfebfbff
VBoxManage setextradata " Your VM Name " "VBoxInternal/Devices/efi/0/Config/DmiSystemProduct" "MacBookPro11,3"
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

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Step 6: Operate Virtual Machine:

Eventually, you can generate a new User account on OS X El Capitan.

Wrapping up
That is the end of today’s tutorial. I hope that you will enjoy using macOS along with Windows system by simply following the explained steps.

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