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How to Install macOS Sierra Final on VirtualBox on Windows

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Apple has announced the Mac OS Sierra as the next version of Mac system software. During its presentation that took place at the WWDC 2016 conference, the new macOS sierra was versioned as Mac OS X 10.12 and will be accessible as a free copy for all compatible Macs. The Mac OS 10.12 final comes with a lot of amazing features. One major feature is the debut that Siri makes on the Mac. Siri has been designed with new capabilities for the Mac desktop. This is the only way to make the Mac desktop a smart device. Now, You can install macOS Sierra on Windows.

VirtualBox is capable of installing an macOS in your computer as an application. it works perfectly well with Sierra and in order to run macOS on windows, you need a computer with windows that has to be 64-bit, at least 4GB RAM and a dual-core processor. Installing macOS Sierra in VitualBox is very easy; you download virtual disk and open it with VirtualBox, then create new virtual machine. Here are the steps to install macOS Sierra on VirtualBox on Windows.

Latest preview: 10.12 Final (16A323). September 20, 2016
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Steps to Use macOS 10.12 Sierra on VirtualBox on Windows

Step 1: Extract Image File with Winrar or 7zip

Install Winrar, Select Image file, Right click then select “Extract Here”

Right Click then Extract Image

Right Click then Extract Image

Step 2: Install VirtualBox

This tutorial working with VirtualBox 5.0.

Install VirtualBox 5.0

Install VirtualBox 5.0

Step 3: Create New Virtual Machine

Name: macOS 10.12 Sierra
Type: Mac OS X
Version: Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan (64 bit) or 10.12 Sierra
Memory size is 4 GB( 70% of your Ram)
Virtual disk file: macOS 10.12 Sierra.vmdk

Create New Virtual Machine

Create New Virtual Machine

Step 4: Edit Your Virtual Machine

CPU: 2 CPU (my CPU is core i3) and Enable PAE/NX

Processor

Processor

System: Enable EFI, Disable Floppy, Chipset is PIIX3 or IHC9

System

System

Graphics: Set 128 vRam

Display

Display

Storage: macOS 10.12 Sierra.vmdk

Hard Disk

Hard Disk

Step 5: Add Code to VirtualBox with Command Prompt (cmd)

Run CMD as Admin

Run CMD as Admin

Replace “Your VM Name” with your virtual machine name then Copy – Paste to Command Prompt

Code for Virtualbox 5.x.x:
cd "C:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox\"
VBoxManage.exe modifyvm "Your VM Name" --cpuidset 00000001 000106e5 00100800 0098e3fd bfebfbff
VBoxManage setextradata "Your VM Name" "VBoxInternal/Devices/efi/0/Config/DmiSystemProduct" "iMac11,3"
VBoxManage setextradata "Your VM Name" "VBoxInternal/Devices/efi/0/Config/DmiSystemVersion" "1.0"
VBoxManage setextradata "Your VM Name" "VBoxInternal/Devices/efi/0/Config/DmiBoardProduct" "Iloveapple"
VBoxManage setextradata "Your VM Name" "VBoxInternal/Devices/smc/0/Config/DeviceKey" "ourhardworkbythesewordsguardedpleasedontsteal(c)AppleComputerInc"
VBoxManage setextradata "Your VM Name" "VBoxInternal/Devices/smc/0/Config/GetKeyFromRealSMC" 1

Code for Virtualbox 4.x.x:
cd "C:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox\"
VBoxManage.exe modifyvm "Your VM Name" --cpuidset 00000001 000306a9 04100800 7fbae3ff bfebfbff

VBoxManage setextradata "Your VM Name" "VBoxInternal/Devices/efi/0/Config/DmiSystemProduct" "MacBookPro11,3"
VBoxManage setextradata "Your VM Name" "VBoxInternal/Devices/efi/0/Config/DmiSystemVersion" "1.0"
VBoxManage setextradata "Your VM Name" "VBoxInternal/Devices/efi/0/Config/DmiBoardProduct" "Iloveapple"
VBoxManage setextradata "Your VM Name" "VBoxInternal/Devices/smc/0/Config/DeviceKey" "ourhardworkbythesewordsguardedpleasedontsteal(c)AppleComputerInc"
VBoxManage setextradata "Your VM Name" "VBoxInternal/Devices/smc/0/Config/GetKeyFromRealSMC" 1

Add code to VirtualBox

Add code to VirtualBox

Done! Run Your Virtual Machine:

Sierra Welcome Screen

Sierra Welcome Screen

macOS Sierra 10.12 on VirtualBox on Windows

Next Tutorial: How to Install macOS High Sierra on VirtualBox on Windows (New version)

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669 Comments on "How to Install macOS Sierra Final on VirtualBox on Windows"

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Pmo
Guest

I’m getting the same issue as the last two, I’ve tried closing VirtualBox and doing step 5 again but it’s still doing the same boot loop. seems like a problem accessing the AppleKeyStore issue?k

Glen
Guest

same issue here

Paul
Guest

I’ve got BSOD with “SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION” on my laptop after I tried to start virtual machine. All steps were completed exactly as posted in article. Intel I5, 6Gb RAM, VirtualBox version is 5.1.24 r117012 (Qt5.6.2). Is it possible to fix?

Adi
Guest

I cant get to the welcome screen, I have a bootloop on the CMD Line screen. I have a screenshot of the last line before the process restarts. I appreciate any help.

Frank
Guest

Hi,
i get an error message and then a kernel panic.
the error message is DSMOS: SMC returned incorrect key.

this is an immage

Bobby
Guest

Hi, thank you for this. Question – is there a way to get the iOS guest to run fullscreen with a lack of guest additions cd image for iOS? Currently for me it is a 4:3 aspect ration when in fullscreen mode.

Amine
Guest

I followed the steps and I get “Cannont access the kernel driver, make sure the kernel module has been loaded successfully”

Mazza
Guest

I’m getting a similar problem to the one Chandrashekhar has. The os seems to be starting up properly until it says:
There is more and I’d be happy to provide screenshots wherever you want them.
I have an intel i7 ivy bridge processor

Aboshareff
Guest

Now my only problem is I can not run guest Addiation cd image
Its show error
((the operation couldn’t be completed (com.apple.installer.pagecontroller error-1.)
couldn’t open “VBOXSolarisAdditions.pkg”))

Aboshareff
Guest

greet thank you for great work
just I have an issue
I installed OS Sierra on vmware Workstation Now I want transfer it to Virtual BOX without loss of my DATA or my installed PROGRAM

is there to transfer the entire disk from Vmware to Virtual box
I try (Export to OVF) but when I boot OS in Virtual Box it is stuck in Boot loop restart with alot of line I did not get it
thank you

Aboshareff
Guest

OK Now after read this article and apply CMD code it is working
but Now I have problem the keyboard is not working
when I chose ( USB tablet ) the mouse work but keyboard not work
other chooses not work both

also the MAC boot logo is not show all the time ( I miss that at startup)

Giovanni
Guest

I get an error:

VirtualBox – Error

Failed to open a session for the virtual machine mac (that is the name I gave it to make it easier to type in cmd.)

Details:
Unknown configuration value ‘/GetkeyFromRealSMC’ found in the configuration of smc instance #0 (VERR_CFGM_CONFIG_UNKNOWN_VALUE).

I am using a Ryzen 5 1600 machine.

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