Step by Step guide to installing MacOS in Windows in Virtualbox with a Fullscreen display.

Step by Step guide to installing MacOS in Windows in Virtualbox with a Fullscreen display.

Note: This process is taken from various sources from the google search. I don?t reserve the right of procedure nor I guarantee that it will work in your system. Also, Mac should only be installed in Apple computer as pointed by Apple Inc and this is not the legal way to use MacOS. I only recommend this to people who want to have taste and feel of Mac before actually purchasing one.

Before we start going for installation, download the following items and save it in a folder.

  1. Virtualbox
  2. Virtualbox image file .vmdk
  3. Text file for CLI

Step 1: Install Virtualbox

Goto and click on Download button and follow the instructions to download and set up on your PC. Depending on PC you should select either 64 bit or 32-bit version.

Image for post

Step 2: Download MacOS

There are several websites providing virtual disk image of MacOS but for our purpose, we will download .vmdk of MacOS High Sierra from

Latest release: 10.13.6 (17G65), July 24, 2018Drive (One Full): Download Link

Extract the Zip file and you will see the .vmdk file as shown below.

Image for post.vmdk file

Step 3: Create a Virtual Machine

Now let?s create a virtual machine in Virtualbox with the settings as shown below

Image for post

Remember, the name could be anything but short and simple will be easy.

Choose El Capitan(64 it) as version and half of your computer?s RAM as the memory for the OS.

Select the .vmdk that we downloaded earlier in the Hard disk and click create.

After creating the OS you will see the OS listed in Virtualbox, but wait is not done yet!

Now right click on OS just created and go to settings

change the following fields as shown in the figure.

Image for postImage for postImage for postImage for post

Change the settings, save and close the VirtualBox.

Step 4: Apply CMD

Now, open CMD prompt with admin rights and paste the following commands one by one

Remember to change the name of OS.

Image for postImage for post

Step 5: Fix the Graphics

After Installation, you will probably see the screen size to be small. To prevent this use this command under in same CLI

Image for post

cd ?C:Program FilesOracleVirtualbox? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? –

Method 1: VBoxManage setextradata ?mac? VBoxInternal2/EfiGraphicsResolution 1920×1020 (Recommended)

You can alter the resolution according to the right resolution of your monitor.

Step 6: Let?s start!

Hit the start button in the VirtualBox

Image for post

After you start the virtual machine and boot screen starts to load as shown below

Image for post

Be patient and wait until you are prompted with choosing your location!

Now, setup will start and you can follow the onscreen instruction to set up your new MacOS.

after the installation is finished, you will be presented with this!

Image for postImage for postImage for postImage for postImage for post

After successful login, you will see

Image for post

Now you can change the configurations, wallpapers, time and fonts and experience the Mac on Windows.

Happy Macking!


No Responses

Write a response