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This article has been viewed 1,643,653 times. This wikiHow teaches you how to run macOS High Sierra on your Windows computer. To do this, you will need to download Niresh Catalina. You will also need Transmac or a Mac along with a supported Windows computer and a blank hard drive.
Check your computer's specifications. Your Windows computer must have an Intel Core i3, i5, i7 or i9 processor in order to run macOS Catalina, as well as a minimum of four gigabytes of RAM. To check these specs:Open Start .Type in system information.Click System Information at the top of the menu.Look at the name of the processor to the right of the "Processor" heading.Scroll down and look at the number to the right of the "Installed Physical Memory" heading.
Type in system information. Click System Information at the top of the menu. Look at the name of the processor to the right of the "Processor" heading.
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Scroll down and look at the number to the right of the "Installed Physical Memory" heading.
Check your computer's BIOS type. Next to the "BIOS Mode" heading in the System Information menu, check to see whether it says "UEFI" or "BIOS". Keep this information in mind for later.You can exit System Information after this point.
You can exit System Information after this point. Determine your computer's bit type. There are two types of computer: 32-bit, and 64-bit. Your computer must be able to support 64-bit operation in order to install macOS. Make sure you have access to a recent model of Mac.
The Mac in question must be able to download macOS Catalina.If your Mac can't run macOS Catalina, try finding another one. If your Mac can't run macOS Catalina, try finding another one. XResearch source. USB drive - Find a flash drive that can hold at least 16 gigabytes.
Blank hard drive - Find a USB external hard drive that holds at least 100 gigabytes (this is where you'll install your macOS stuff, so the bigger, the better). USB-C adapter - If you're working with a Mac that doesn't have traditional USB ports, you'll need a USB-C-to-USB-3.0 adapter.
Go to the Hackintosh Zone download site. Go to https://www.hackintoshzone.com/. Make sure you sign in with you account by clicking. Click Log in or Register. It's in the upper-right side of the page.
A menu will appear at the top of the page. Enter your email address. Do so in the "Email address" field. Make sure this is an email address that you can easily access—you'll need to log in and verify the email address later.
Check the "No, create an account now" box. It's near the bottom of the menu. Doing so takes you to the Create an Account page. Enter the required information. Fill out the following fields:Name — Enter the name you want to use for your account.Password — Enter a password you'd like to use for the login.Confirm Password — Repeat the password you entered above.Date of Birth — Select the month, day, and year of your birth.Location — Type in your country's name.
Name — Enter the name you want to use for your account. Password — Enter a password you'd like to use for the login.
Confirm Password — Repeat the password you entered above. Date of Birth — Select the month, day, and year of your birth.
Location — Type in your country's name. Check the "I agree to the terms and rules" box. It's near the bottom of the page. This button is at the bottom of the page. Doing so creates your account and sends a confirmation email to your provided email address.
Go to your email inbox. Go to the email address that you selected for your account. You may have to log in with your email address and the email account's password to open the inbox.
Open the confirmation email. Click the email from "tonymacx86.com" to open it. Click the confirmation link. Click the link below the "Confirm Account" text in the middle of the email. This will take you back to the Unibeast download site. Double-click the Downloads tab.
It's on the right side of the row of tabs that's near the top of the page. The Downloads page should open.If you just see a drop-down menu appear, click the Downloads tab once more. If you just see a drop-down menu appear, click the Downloads tab once more.
Click Hackintosh then download Hackintosh Catalina.For example, the current release of. For example, the current release of. Click Download Now. It's in the top-right corner of the page. Doing so will download Unibeast onto your Mac. Download Multibeast.
This program, which is hosted on the same site as Unibeast, will allow you to install drivers so that you can use things like your PC's speakers, the Internet, and so on:Double-click the Downloads tab again.Click Multibeast - High Sierra 10.2.0Click Download Now in the upper-right corner of the page.
Double-click the Downloads tab again. Click Multibeast - High Sierra 10.2.0. Click Download Now in the upper-right corner of the page.
Open your Mac's App Store. Click the App Store app icon, which is blue with a white "A" on it, in your Mac's Dock. Click the search bar. It's in the upper-right side of the App Store window.
Search for High Sierra. Type high sierra into the search bar, then press ⏎ Return. Click Download. It's to the right of the High Sierra icon. Doing so will prompt the installer to begin downloading onto your Mac. Wait for the installer window to open.
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Once it does, you'll need to close it immediately.XResearch source.
XResearch source. Press ⌘ Command+Q when the window opens. This will close the installer window. Click the blue face-like icon in your Mac's Dock. Click the Applications folder. It's on the left side of the Finder window.
Make sure that the installer is there. The installer will be called "Install macOS High Sierra" or something similar and will have an image of a ridge of mountains on it.
As long as the installer is present in the Applications folder, you can proceed.If the installer isn't there, try downloading High Sierra again. If the installer isn't there, try downloading High Sierra again. Plug your USB drive into your Mac. This is the 16-gigabyte minimum flash drive that you'll use to install macOS High Sierra on your computer.If your Mac doesn't have traditional USB ports on it, attach your USB-C to USB-3.0 adapter first.
If your Mac doesn't have traditional USB ports on it, attach your USB-C to USB-3.0 adapter first. Open Spotlight . Click the magnifying glass icon in the top-right corner of the screen. A search bar will open. Type disk utility into Spotlight. This will search your Mac for the Disk Utility app.
Click Disk Utility. It's below the Spotlight search bar.
Doing so will open Disk Utility. Select your USB drive. Click the USB drive's name in the upper-left side of the window. Click the Erase tab. It's near the top of the window.
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A pop-up box will appear. Click the "Format" drop-down box. You'll find this in the middle of the pop-up box. Clicking it prompts a drop-down menu. Click OS X Extended (Journaled). This will set your USB drive's file system to that of your Mac.
Click the "Scheme" drop-down box.
It's below the "Format" drop-down box. Click GUID Partition Map. This option is in the "Format" drop-down menu.
Doing so will reformat your USB drive to your Mac's file system. Click Done when prompted. You can now proceed with creating your installation drive.
Open the Unibeast folder.
Double-click the Unibeast folder to unzip and open it.
Double-click the Unibeast PKG file to open it. Click Open when prompted.
Doing so will open the Unibeast setup window.If your Mac is currently running macOS Sierra or higher, you'll have to verify the Unibeast installation before continuing.
If your Mac is currently running macOS Sierra or higher, you'll have to verify the Unibeast installation before continuing.
Click Continue four times. It's in the bottom-right corner of the first four pages of the Unibeast setup window.
Click Agree when prompted. It's at the top of the window. Select your USB drive, then click Continue.
Click the USB drive's name to select it. Select High Sierra, then click Continue.
You should see High Sierra in the middle of the page. Select a motherboard type. Depending on whether your Windows computer has a UEFI- or a BIOS-type motherboard, your choice will vary:UEFI — Click UEFI Boot Mode, then click Continue.BIOS — Click Legacy Boot Mode, then click Continue.
UEFI — Click UEFI Boot Mode, then click Continue. BIOS — Click Legacy Boot Mode, then click Continue. Select a graphics card option if necessary, then click Continue. Check the box next to Inject [card name] for your preferred graphics card settings.If your graphics card supports macOS High Sierra by default, skip this step.
If your graphics card supports macOS High Sierra by default, skip this step. Click Continue. It's in the bottom-right corner of the page. Doing so will prompt you to enter your Mac's password. Enter your Mac's password.