In this article, I am going to show you how to install macOS High Sierra on VMware on Windows PC using ISO File. In WWDC 2017, Apple has released one of the wonderful operating systems by the name of macOS Big Sur. It has come up with too many amazing features which were loved by most of people. It is going to be an old operating system because many operating systems get released after macOS High Sierra. But it is a very lightweight operating system ever.
Instead of buying a Mac to test macOS High Sierra, it is better to install it on a virtual machine such as VMware and VirtualBox without spending a penny. These platforms are one of the well-known virtualization software. Whenever a Tech guy wants to install an operating system on a physical computer before installing they test it on a virtual machine in order to understand the ups and downs of the operating system.
However, if you are willing to install macOS High Sierra on a Virtualbox then you can follow up the guide down below. We have installed it on Windows 11 but you can also install it on Windows 10 by following the steps down below.
If you want to Install macOS Monterey on VirtualBox, you can check the below links:
- How to Install macOS Monterey on VMware on Windows PC?
- How to Install macOS Monterey on VirtualBox on Windows PC?
Download Required Files
Unlock VMware via Patch Tools
Step 1. open your computer and then download the latest version of Patch tools from the link.
Step 2. When it is downloaded then open Patch Tool and go to Unlocker Master and right-click on the win-install. cmd and click on the Run as Administrator.
Create & Edit New Virtual Machine
Step 1. Now, open your VMware and then Create a New Virtual Machine.
Step 2. Select the Typical (Recommended) and click on the Next.
Step 3. Select the I will install the operating system later and click on the Next.
Step 4. Select the Apple Mac OS X and then from the operating system list then select macOS 10.12 from the version and click Next.
Step 5. Name the virtual machine macOS High Sierra and select where you save the file and click on the Next.
Step 6. Don’t Specify the disk space and select Store virtual disk as a single file and click on the Next.
Step 7. Now, click on the finish.
Step 8. click on the Edit virtual machine settings.
Step 9. Increase the Memory from 2 GB to 4 or higher GB of RAM for better performance.
Step 10. Go to processor tab core from 2 cores to 4 or Higher cores and click on the OK.
Step 11. Now, Right-click macOS High Sierra and click on the Open with and click on the Notepad.
Step 12. Scroll down and type (SMC.version = “0”) and press Ctrl+S and click on the save.
Play the macOS High Sierra Virtual Machine
Step 1. Now, click on the Power on this virtual machine.
Step 2. Select your region and then click on the Continue.
Step 3. click Show All and choose the keyboard you’re using Click on the Continue.
Step 4. Select the Don’t use any information now and click on the Continue.
Step 5. If you’re an Apple ID, sign in or you can set up later and click on the Continue.
Step 6. Click on the Agree.
Step 7. Create your account by providing your information and clicking on the Continue.
Step 8. Now, just click on the Continue.
Step 9. This will begin setting up your Mac, once you’ve reached this point.
Step 10. Now, macOS High Sierra is installed in VMware and you can enjoy now.
It was the easiest guide on How to Install macOS High Sierra on VMware on Windows PC. I hope you have successfully installed macOS High Sierra on Vmware and enjoy using it. So, if you have encountered any kind of problem then feel free to comment down below.