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How to Install OS X 10.11 El Capitan on PC

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Mac OS X El Capitan, Apple’s next update to its OS X desktop operating system software, is now available to the public for download. It was launched on Wednesday 30th, 2015. In this article, we will explain in detail how you can use El Capitan USB Installer, install it on your PC with Clover Bootloader. We will also discuss the download and update processes. Our main aim is to provide you with all the information you need to know about Install Mac OS X El Capitan on PC. In addition, we will offer you the tips on the actions you should take into consideration to prepare your PC for the OS X update.

The first step you should take is formatting your hard drive before you install El Capitan on Mac. If you prefer doing this, you must back up your data because erasing the volume and doing clean install means that nothing is accompanied with it. Generally, this is best only for advanced users. Therefore, if you do not know what you are doing with OS X El Capitan Installer, and you have not done backups, do not try this, because you will lose your data or lost bootload.

Steps to Install Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan on PC

Step 1: Boot with Your USB Installer

Plug in your USB Installer and turn on your PC, wait for that first screen to pop up then Start tapping Boot Key (Esc, F12, F8, F9, Del…) repeatedly. A new screen pop up, called Boot Manager. This is where you select El Capitan USB Installer.

Boot with USB Installer

Boot with USB Installer

Step 2: Boot with Your Flag

You can boot with flag: -v (Verbose mode)
Verbose mode displays every single process that takes place during your bootup of Mac OS X El Capitan. if your Hackintosh isn’t booting, then verbose mode should freeze at the exact point where the bootup process is tripping up. You can search this error on Internet to find another flag.

Boot with Flag

Boot with Flag

Step 3: Format Partition with Disk Utility

At the Welcome screen, select Utilities – Disk Utility

Open Disk Utility

Open Disk Utility

Select Your Partition (or whatever the name of the target Mac drive. Give the drive a name or keep it the same, and under “Format” choose “OS X Extended (Journaled)”, then click on “Erase” (this erases everything on your Partition, this is not reversible)

Format Partition with Diskutility

Format Partition with Disk Utility

Step 4: Install OS X 10.11 El Capitan on PC

When the drive is finished erasing, quit out of Disk Utility to return to the “OS X Utilities” screen. Now choose “Install OS X” from the menu, click Continue

Install OS X 10.11 El Capitan

Install OS X 10.11 El Capitan

Done! Completing a fresh installation of OS X 10.11 can take a while, so be prepared for at least 30 minutes to several hours, depending on the speed of the drives in use.

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168 Comments on "How to Install OS X 10.11 El Capitan on PC"

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Ben
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Hi do you know where i can find a driver for an GTX560m? i found all of my driver but not for this one

wacine
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please i try to install but i need the command plese i install it at virtual box

Ben
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Hi I install it but when i try to boot on OSX it tell me no boot drive or sometimes i have a black screen, so Ihave an Alienware M15X (2009)

Salman
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I have to know can any smbios.plist should work

Brian
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Can you give me a link to download smbios.plist

Sharukh
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Bro will this work on my pc
specs
Hp elite 8100sff
6gb ram
firepro v3900(workstation card)
wifi card installed

yehya
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ih have botted the usb but it stops giving an error (system up time in nanosecondes).

my laptop is hp pavillion
ram : 8gb ddr3
vga :intle 5500
nvidia get force 850
hardisk : 1 tb
CPU :INTLE INSIDE CORE I 7

Priya
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Can I install OS X El Capitan on my PV having

Intel core 2 duo processor

3gb ram

No graphic card

Abhishek SIngh
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os x could not be installed on your computer osx el capitan is already installed on this mac.

jannik
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will this work

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