Install Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite AMD On Windows On VirtualBox

Written by John

Running Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite AMD On Windows On VirtualBox will take a bit of work, but it’s easy to do and the final product is awesome. To see what the whole setup will look like when you’re done, check out the video below. Follow the instructions below to set it up for yourself.

You can actually install and run OS X on any Intel-based and Amd proccesor with a program called VirtualBox . VirtualBox is a powerful x86 and AMD64/Intel64 virtualization product for home use and free Version. VirtualBox is a useful tool that allows you run different operating systems Windows, Linux, Ubuntu and Mac OS X. You can drag and drop files from windows and put it in Mac OS X. You can use Internet and download Apps.

Yosemite Niresh AMD Processor Image

Google drive:

Niresh’s was the only free distro which was released for Mac OS X, since the iAtkos Team decided to release their Mac OS X distro for specific hardware on donation basis. Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite AMD Niresh distro is install disks but change bootloader file and add hardware Kext. By replacing the files with Chameleon Boot and FakeSMC, then the VirtualBox will boot the Install DVD (ISO File).

What all Required to Install Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite AMD On Windows On VirtualBox

CPU Processors: ( i3, i5 processors are more preferable).
Ram: 3 GB RAM (1,5 GB for VirtualBox)
Hard-drive space: 20 GB
Display: Intel HD (or Higher)
OS: Windows (7 or 8 or 10) and Linux
MainBoard: Support Hardware Virtualization Technology (AMD-V).

VirtualBox: VirtualBox 4.3.18 or Higher
Image: Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite Niresh Ver 2
Winrar x64-520

Steps to Install Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite AMD on Windows on VirtualBox

Step 1: Extract Image File with Winrar or 7zip

Right Click Part1 then select Extract here:

Step 1: Extract image with Winrar

Step 1: Extract image with Winrar

Step 2: Setup Virtualbox VirtualBox 4.3 or 5.0

VirtualBox is free version, You can download new version on Internet.

VirtualBox 4.0

VirtualBox 4.0

Step 3: Create New Virtual Machine and Add Bootloader AMD Disk

Click New:
Name: Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite Niresh Ver 2 (Your Option)
Type: Mac OS X
Version: Mac OS X 10.10
The recommended memory size is 2.5 GB (or Higher)

Add AMD Bootload Disk to your virtual machine:

Boot AMD Disk

Boot AMD Disk

Step 4: Add Yosemite Virtual Machine Disk (vmdk file)

Click Setting – Storage – Add Hard Disk: “Mac OS X Yosemite Niresh Intel And AMD.vmdk”

Add Yosemite Disk

Add Yosemite Disk

Yosemite Disk on VirtualBox

Yosemite Disk on VirtualBox

Step 5: Edit Your Virtual Machine

Disable EFI
Chipset: PIIX3 or IHC9

Disable EFI in Virtualbox

Disable EFI in Virtualbox

Attched to: NAT
Adapter Type: Intel Pro/1000 MT Server



Step 6: Run Yosemite AMD on Virtual Machine (about 10 minutes)

AMD, Haswell and HP Laptop users may have to use custom kernel in order to make the system boot & work properly
AMD Users : /amd
: /amd1
: /amd2
: /amd64
: /amd32 (its actually a 64 bit kernel)
: /amdfx (can also boot non FX Processors)
Haswell Users : /haswell
HP Laptops with Intel Processors : /hp or /hp1

To use a custom kernel you just have to type the correct kernel name listed in above
example to Boot with AMD kernel
just type : /amd
then press the Enter key

Boot with flag

Boot with flag

New tutorial: How to Install macOS High Sierra on VirtualBox on Windows

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Hi. I am very happy to welcome you my friends. Myself John, and I am a founder & admin of 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.


  • hello! here i have stopped with Step 6..

    on screen writes: boot0: doneboot1: /boot

    do i need to wait 10min so there happen anything? 🙂

  • the instruction at 0x00007ff870e0b0f56 referenced memory at 0x0000000000000008. the memory can not be read.
    Please know how to solve this.
    all the settings made the same as the tutorial above

  • Small problem here.. Background of the OS X is screwed up?

    Graphics glitches and not properly showing applications. Also no Internet drivers. How can i get these work on “VIRTUALBOX”? (As Virtualbox isn’t VMWare the darwin.iso isn’t working)


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