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How to Install Bootloader EFI Mac OS on Vmware

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The developers behind boot loaders like Multibeast, Clover, Chimera among others have put a lot of work into making sure that your hardware works flawlessly with OS X. Today, I’ll show you how to Install Bootloader EFI Mac OS on Vmware.

Why Bootloader? Vmware Tool support maximum resolution is 2560×1600,  if you want setup mac on higher display resolution 2560×2048 or 3200×2048, you must install Bootloader. Installing the boot loader may help with issues concerning graphics and some motherboard features. Sound and internet drivers won’t necessarily be fixed by installing a boot loader, these require kext-based fixes.

The EFI System is a partition on a data storage device that is used by VMware. When a Virtual Machine is powered up and booted, EFI firmware loads files stored on the EFI partition to start installed Mac OS X systems and various utilities. An EFI partition needs to be formatted with one of the FAT file system variants.

Requirements
Software:
Bootload Custom by TechReviews: http://goo.gl/SSryAf

VMware Setting:
Guest OS: Apple Mac OS X
Version: Mac OS X 10.10 (or 10.9, 10.8)

Steps to Install Bootloader EFI Mac OS on Vmware

Step 1: Mount BootloadCustom.iso to VMware

Open Your Mac OS X on VMware, Click Player on VMware Screen > Removable Devices > CD/DVD (SATA) > Setting > Browse > Your iso File > OK

Mount ISO File

Mount ISO File

Step 2: Extract Bootloader File and Open Terminal

Copy Bootload TechReviews.Zip to Desktop, Double Click to Extract File.

Bootloader all file

Bootloader all file

Open Terminal from Applications > Utilities > Terminal. You can also open Terminal by using spotlight in the right hand top corner

Terminal

Terminal

Step 3: Reformat and Mount Your EFI Partition

Make sure your EFI partition is disk0:
> Open /Utilities/Terminal
> Type diskutil list

If your EFI partition is disk0, ready to begin:
> Type: sudo -s
> Enter your password
> Type: newfs_hfs -v EFI /dev/disk0s1
> Type: mkdir /Volumes/EFI
> Type: mount_hfs /dev/disk0s1 /Volumes/EFI
> Close Terminal

Mount EFI Disk with Terminal

Mount EFI Disk with Terminal

Step 4: Copy Bootload File To Efi Partition

Copy 3 file (boot, EFI, EFI-Backups) to EFI Partition

Copy Bootload File to EFI Partition

Copy Bootload File to EFI Partition

Paste 3 Items to EFI Partition

All File on EFI Disk

All File on EFI Disk

Step 5: Create New Virtual Machine with your Virtual Machine Disk (vmdk)

Open your VMware Player or Workstation, Create new virtual machine with old vmdk then Start your virtual machine. This is bootloader on OS X on VMware.

How to Install Bootloader EFI Mac OS on Vmware

How to Install Bootloader EFI Mac OS on Vmware

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Techsviewer

Hi. I am very happy to welcome you my friends. Myself John, and I am a founder & admin of Techsviewer.com. I love to spend time to writing useful tech posts for people and that is the main reason behind the development of the blog. Blogging is my hobby and I am doing it for part time. I am full time worker who is working as an administrator in system & network.

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11 Comments on "How to Install Bootloader EFI Mac OS on Vmware"

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Yhamy Chelsea
Guest

Hi, can you help me to run OS X 10:11 El Capitan Retail by TechReviews. My processor is AMD.

thank you

elTorres
Guest

How we can update the boot loader version?

Altec
Guest

Does this allow for more than 128mb of VRAM? Will the OS be smoother?

Simon
Guest

Sorry I meant step 5…using the vmdk file?

Simon
Guest

Please for Yosemite, how do I create a new virtual machine?

JuanmaHL
Guest

What bootloader are you using? Clover?

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