How to Install macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 on VirtualBox on Windows

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MacOS High Sierra 10.13.6 has been known as a powerful operating system with diverse features provided by Apple and it has the ability to improve all the essential functions of a Mac. This macOS version will help you manage your data effectively with one-click access. Furthermore, you can also find an improvement of security, easy backup, and cash safe protection in this awesome macOS version. However, even you don’t own a Mac you can still experience these features by installing macOS High Sierra operating system via a Virtual Box.

You can find all the download links of necessary files below:

macOS High Sierra Final: 10.13.0 (17A365): Virtual Box image download (6.76 Gb)
New Version : 10.13.6 (17G65), July 24, 2018: Virtual Box image download (6.93 Gb)

DownloadCode for VirtualBox (New): View
Download VirtualBox: https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads

Instruction to Install macOS 10.13 High Sierra on VirtualBox on Windows

  • Step 1. Extract Virtual Machine Image File

Before we can go further, you need to download and install Winrar or 7Zip, then Right Click on “macOS High Sierra.rar” extract the file to the location you prefer.

  • Step 2. Install VirtualBox

It should be noted that this virtual disk image working with VirtualBox version 4.x or above

  • Step 3. Create New Virtual Machine

Name: macOS 10.13 High Sierra
Type: Mac OS X
Version: macOS 10.13 or 10.12
Memory size: 3GB to 6GB ( 65% of your Ram)
Virtual disk file: macOS high Sierra 10.13.vmdk

Then choose the option “Use an existing virtual hard disk file” and Open “ macOS high Sierra 10.13.vmdk” File.

  • Step 4. Edit Your Virtual Machine

Click “Settings” button to edit your virtual machine.

Motherboard: enable EFI, change chipset to PIIX3 or IHC9

CPU: 2 Core (70% of CPU Core) and Enable PAE/NX.

Display: Change video memory to 128 MB.

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

Type “CMD” in the search box, right click on CMD then select “Run as admin”.

Ensure that you quit your VirtualBox before running this commands. Replace “Your VM Name” with your virtual machine name, then copy and paste this code to Command Prompt.

Code for Virtualbox 5.x and 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

  • Step 6. Create a New Account

In this step, launch VirtualBox and click “Start” button then you can create a new account.

That’s pretty much it! macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 on Windows is now installed completely via a virtual box . I hope you enjoy the tutorial and have an amazing experience with macOS High Sierra Final as its wonderful features.