Guide To Fresh Installing Macos Catalina On A Hackintosh

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Dec 19, 2019 Joined May 14, 2011 Messages 1 Motherboard Intel DX5400XS CPU Intel Xeon 5405 Graphics GTX 480 Mac. Hackintosh Tutorial - macOS Catalina - Easy Install Guide - Unibeast. Install macOS Catalina After setting up BIOS, the next step is to install macOS Catalina. Follow the steps below for the installation. Turn on your PC 2. Press F12 to enter boot menu. The boot menu key may not be same for all. If you're having a ASUS Motherboard, use F8, use F11 for MSI and AsRock Motherboards).

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Guide To Fresh Installing Macos Catalina On A Hackintosh

What’s Needed: 8GB+ USB Flash Drive Clover EFI Bootloader In this tutorial we will be creating the bootloader that will allow you to run the macOS installer that will also be created in this guide onto your to-be Hackintosh. This will be created using a flash drive that needs to be 8GB or larger in size so that it has enough space ton hold the Sierra or El Capitan installer files. To install macOS Catalina 10.15 on PC-Hackintosh you have to insert the created Bootable USB to your computer. After that, restart your computer, then press the Boot menu key of your computer. After that, the list of drives will appear whether you want to boot macOS Catalina from USB or CD/DVD. Next, select your USB drive in the Target Volume list, and click 'Start Operation.' When the operation completes, boot your target unsupported Mac off the USB drive you just created by holding down the Option key while turning on the machine, and selecting the drive. Note: Only perform steps 5 and 6 if you intend to do a clean install. After making Bootable Pendrive Restart Your Pc & Press Boot Key Depend on You Laptops Company (F9, Esc F10 F11). Insert the USB Drive of macOS Mojave 10.14 and restart your computer. After your computer is restarted press boot menu button. Then a boot from “UEFI: SanDisk Partition 1” On Clover, boot manager select “Option” and click enter.

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What’s Needed:

In this tutorial we will be creating the bootloader that will allow you to run the macOS installer that will also be created in this guide onto your to-be Hackintosh. This will be created using a flash drive that needs to be 8GB or larger in size so that it has enough space ton hold the Sierra or El Capitan installer files.

You’ll need to be running macOS in order to complete this guide. If you do not have a mac available for use, you can learn how to create a virtual machine on your computer before following this guide:


STEP 1: Creating the macOS Installer

The first step to making a hackintosh is transferring the macOS install files to a USB flash drive to do that follow the guide: How to make a macOS flash drive installer

STEP 2: Setting up the EFI Boot Partition

    1. DownloadClover EFI Bootloader
    2. Unzip & Open Clover folder
    3. Right-click & Open Clover EFI Bootloader (Note: Unsigned Apps like Clover must be right-click opened to avoid security warning)
    4. Click Continue
    5. Click Continue again
    6. Click Change Install Location…
    7. Select your Flash Drive under destination
    8. Click Continue
    9. Click Customize
    10. Check the following boxes:
    11. Click Install
    12. Enter Password and click Install Software
    13. Click Close
    14. Click Keep if it prompts

Next Step

Now that you have created a USB Installer you will need to make it bootable on your PC.

If you are following one of our custom guides return to that guide for custom boot steps.

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Otherwise follow our general guild on How-to Make Your Hackintosh Installer Bootable