Install Mac OS X Yosemite/El Capitan on VMware Workstation 11 inside Windows
It is easy to install an run Mac OS X all versions (Mavericks, Yosemite and the upcoming El Capitan) smoothly on VMWare Workstation 11 inside Windows.
Please be noticed that in the range of this tutorial, we instruct you to install and run Mac OS X inside Windows through VMWare Workstation 11 – a specializations software for Windows. If you are looking for the VMWare fusion 7 for Mac OS X, take a look at: VMware Fusion 7 full version – free download with serial and keygen.
- You should meet the following hardware requirements to make sure your Windows Pc is strong and compatible enough to run Mac OS X system:
Ram: You need at lest 4Gb of Ram. 8Gb is recommended.
CPU: Intel Core i3, Core i5 or Core i7. Core i5 supports Intel Virtualization VT-x, and Core i7 is much better since it supports VT-d (IO Direct) which facilitate virtual machine access Hardwares of PC quicker.
HDD (Hard drive): SSD absolutely is perfect. However, SATA hard drive is alright.
- You should check your BIOS to make sure Virtualization is enabled:
Install Mac OS X Yosemite/El Capitan on VMware Workstation 11
Follow these steps below to install and run Mac OS X on VMWare Workstation in Windows smoothly.
Step 1: Download necessary softwares and tools
Download these 5 following things:
1. Download Mac OS X Setup.DMG
El Capitan has not available to download yet. How to download OS X Yosemite?
You need to borrow a Mac, then easily download Yosemite from Apple store (Go to Mac Apple Store > use your Apple ID and login > Find and download OS X Yosemite). After downloading, OS X Yosemite Installer will appear in /Applications. To get the InstallESD.DMG, go to Application > right mouse on OS X Yosemite > select Show Package Contents.
2. Download and install VMWare Workstation 11
You can download and get free VMWare Workstation 11 full version here.
3. Download PowerISO 5.8 full key
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4. Convert InstallESD.DMG to ISO
5. Download and run Unlocker 2.0.2
Download Unlocker v202 here, then Right mouse on ‘win-install.cmd’ > Run As Administator.
Once it has successfully patched the VMware workstation 11, you should be able to see the Mac OS X guest support as shown below:
Step 2: Install OS X Yosemite on VMWare Workstation
Next, you set the HDD and Ram. Finally, clicking on Finish button to boot the machine.
It takes about 15- 30 minutes to finish. You know should now how to Install and run Mac OS X on VMWare Workstation in Windows yet. Leave comments for any troubles.