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How to Install/Boot macOS Sierra on Intel-based PC? Many people want to boot macOS in their system, so here I wrote an tutorial on this topic. First of all, lets check that what is macOS
- Any Apple System, like Macbook, etc.
- Login or Create an account at tonymacx86
- After registration, download UniBeast and MultiBeast
- Minimum 16 GB or higher size of USB Drive
- For Security reasons, make a full backup of your PC (Not required but recommended)
Download macOS Sierra
Method #1 (Official Download)
- Open Mac App Store
- Log in with your Apple ID
- Download macOS Sierra
Just click a below button to download macOS Sierra in your system. Make sure, the size of the file is around 6 gigabytes, so you have to be little patience.
Create a Bootable USB Drive
- Insert the USB drive
- Open /Applications/Utilities/Disk Utility
- Highlight the USB drive in left column
- Click Erase button
- For Name: type USB (You can rename it later)
- For Format: choose OS X Extended (Journaled)
- For Scheme: choose GUID Partition Map
- Click Erase then Done
- Download and run UniBeast
- Click Continue, Continue, Continue, Continue, Agree
- At Destination Select, choose USB and click Continue
- At Select OS Installation screen choose Sierra and click Continue
- At Bootloader Options screen choose UEFI Boot Mode or Legacy Boot Mode. UEFI Boot Mode is recommended for 7/8/9/100 Series CustoMac desktops and all UEFI capable systems. Legacy Boot Mode is recommended for 5/6 Series CustoMac desktops and all BIOS based systems.
- (Optional) At Graphics Configuration screen choose the appropriate graphics option for your system and click Continue.
- Verify installation options, then click Continue, enter password and click Install
- Drag MultiBeast to your completed USB drive.
Clover Note: UniBeast delivers basic bootloader support based on our testing on recommended CustoMac systems. For further bootloader customization, download and run the official Clover package. Advanced users may also compile Clover by downloading the full source.
Recommended BIOS Settings
If you’re installing on a recommended CustoMac desktop with AMI UEFI BIOS, the options are simple. For other systems make sure to set your BIOS to Optimized Defaults, and your hard drive to AHCI mode. Here are standard AMI UEFI BIOS settings for Gigabyte AMI UEFI BIOS, Gigabyte AWARD BIOS, ASUS AMI UEFI BIOS, and MSI AMI UEFI BIOS.
Install macOS Sierra
You’re almost done! All you need to do is boot from the USB drive and install! For best results, insert the USB in a USB 2.0 port.
Post Installation with MultiBeast
MultiBeast is an all-in-one post-installation tool designed to enable boot from hard drive, and install support for Audio, Network, and Graphics. The installation is complete, but the drive isn’t bootable yet. Boot from the USB again, this time choosing Sierra.
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