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How to Install macOS High Sierra Final on VMware on Windows

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At the recent WWDC17 event, Apple made some major announcements. Among these was the launch of the macOS High Sierra 10.13 Final. It has been refined to give its users the most reliable and responsive features of any Mac. It will store data better, have better graphics and many other improvements that every Mac user will love. The better news is that it is not only the Mac users who can enjoy the features of this new OS. You will also be able to enjoy this feature-packed OS. How? Just install macOS High Sierra on VMware on Windows PC.

VMware Workstation Player is virtualization software that allows Windows users to have another operating system running in their computer parallel to whatever version of Windows they are using. VMware is the best option for those looking for free virtualization software. It has some of the basic features found in the more advanced and expensive Workstation Pro. It is one of the best free virtulization software.

With VMware and a 64 bit computer with not less than 4GB RAM, you can be able to enjoy all the features of the macOS High Sierra. How can you do this? You will need to have the macOS High Sierra Final image file and the VMware software, then you can install macOS High Sierra on VMware.

Latest preview: 10.13 Final (17A365). September 25, 2017.
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Steps to Install macOS High Sierra on VMware on Windows

Step 1: Extract High Sierra Virtual Image File

Download and install Winrar or 7Zip, then Right Click on “macOS High Sierra.rar” and Select Extract Here.

Extract High Sierra Virtual Image

Step 2: Install VMware Player

VMware Player is available for non-commercial use and can be seen as free.

Install VMware Player 12

Step 3: Patch the VMware

Open Patch Tool folder then right click on win-install.cmd file, Select “Run as Administrator”

Install Patch Tool

Step 4: Create a New Virtual Machine

Open VMware Player and select “Create New Virtual Machine”. Select “Install the Operating system later” and Guest OS is macOS, Version is 10.13 or 10.12.

Create new Virtual Machine

Change your Virtual machine name and location (this is VMX Folder). Then click Finish.

Virtual Machine Name and Location

Step 5: Edit Your Virtual Machine

Select your High Sierra and click “Edit your Virtual Machine”. Set up 50% – 65% of RAM and CPU.

RAM and CPU Core

Select “Hard Disk (SATA) 40 GB” then click “Remove”

Remove a Virtual Hard Disk

Add New Virtual Disk to VMware

Add Virtual Machine Disk

Click “Hard Disk” then select “SATA“. And Choose “Use an existing disk”.

Select an Existing virtual disk

Open “macOS High Sierra.vmdk” file.

Open “macOS High Sierra.vmdk”

Step 6: Edit VMX File

VMX File is “VMware Virtual machine configuration”. Open “macOS High Sierra” folder in your “Desktop” or “\Documents\Virtual Machines\”. Right Click on your VMX File then select “Open with”.

Open VMX Folder

Click “More Apps” and Select “Notepad” to open this file.

Open VMX File with Notepad

Add this code: smc.version = "0"

Edit VMX File

Step 7: Play Your macOS High Sierra and Install VMware Tool

Open VMware Player, Click “Play virtual machine” and Create a new Account.

Create a New Account

Install VM Tool: Click Player – Removable Devices – CD/DVD – Setting…- Open “VM Tool.iso” File. And check “Connected” button in Device status. Then click “OK”.

Install VMware Tool in macOS High Sierra

Restart your Virtual Machine

Enable VM System Extension

Go to “System Preferences” and “Security & Privacy”

Allow VMware Extension

click “Allow” button, then restart your virtual machine.

Done! macOS High Sierra Final on VMware on Windows

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377 Comments on "How to Install macOS High Sierra Final on VMware on Windows"

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van
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how to make the dock transparent?

tester
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Install it and it works great but when I tried to install after effect 2017 it just kept loading and nothing happening. Could this be an issue with the vm or is it with after effect? Can apps be installed in the virtual machine?

iSimoo
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Hi, is there is any bootloader for High Sierra like the previous one ?
And does the bootloader gives more speed and improve the performance ?

sbret
Guest

Well written guide, thanks.
Curious if the Maps app works for anyone?
It just shows a Black screen when I try to use it.

ploukop
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cannot extract rar file

sameer
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please can you help me as i am getting a mac soon and i want to test the software beforehand to see if i like it

sameer
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it is not working it is showing
Cannot connect the virtual device sata0:1 because no corresponding device is available on the host.

Do you want to try to connect this virtual device every time you power on the virtual machine?

Gigatronic
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Is not working with VMWare Pro 14? Only with Version 12?!

Fatih
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Awesome Article, worked flawlessly

macfam2
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Is there multi-monitor support for macos on vmware?

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