How to Create macOS Sierra Bootable USB Installer on Windows 10?

How to Create macOS Sierra Bootable USB Installer on Windows 10?

In this article, I am going to show you how to create macOS Sierra bootable USB Installer on Windows 10. If you are in the process to install macOS Sierra 10.12 on your PC or Hackintosh, the first step is to create a bootable USB installer for macOS Sierra to install Mac OS from it on your PC, you can create bootable USB Installer with UniBeast, but still, you need a Macintosh to download and create macOS Sierra bootable USB Installer. So here we’re to show you how to create bootable USB Installer for macOS Sierra on windows 10, and you don’t need any MacBook or an Apple computer.

Create macOS Sierra Bootable USB Installer on Windows 10

To create a Bootable USB Installer, you need to download macOS Sierra image file from the link below and other data that mentioned in the download section with an 8 or higher USB flash drive. The download process is a little bit complicated if you are not known to mega because you have to download it from there, also the credit goes to a Brazilian Hackintosh group.

Note: This method works on Windows 7/8/10, and it’s not the TransMac process.

Step #1. Firstly, download the following materials from the link below.

Step #2. After downloading macOS Sierra image file from the link below Extract it with 7-Zip, Winrar or any other extractor.

How to Create macOS Sierra Bootable USB Installer on Windows 10?

Extract macOS Sierra Image

Step #3. Now Install Win32 DiskImager, open the Win32DiskImage.exe file then click next, next couple of times and other necessary installation steps, like license agreement.

How to Create macOS Sierra Bootable USB Installer on Windows 10?

Install Win32DiskImager

Step #5. When the installation process completed, click Finish to exit the setup wizard.

How to Create macOS Sierra Bootable USB Installer on Windows 10?

Finish Installation of Win32DiskImager

Step #4. Run Win32DiskImager as admin and select your USB flash drive that wants to use as a bootable device for macOS Sierra 10.12.

How to Create macOS Sierra Bootable USB Installer on Windows 10?

Select USB Flash Drive

Step #6. After selecting a device, click on the folder icon beside the device selection option and browse the macOS Sierra image file that you downloaded from the link above. Firstly change the view mode to ( *.* ) then select Install macOS Sierra and click Open.

How to Create macOS Sierra Bootable USB Installer on Windows 10?

Open Install macOS Sierra Image

Step #7. So after selecting the image and USB, click Write then it will show warning messages, click Yes to begin the Bootable USB Installer process.

How to Create macOS Sierra Bootable USB Installer on Windows 10?

Write macOS Sierra to USB

Step #8. Wait for Win32DiskImager to complete the Writing process to 100%.

How to Create macOS Sierra Bootable USB Installer on Windows 10?

Writing in Process

Step #9. After writing process finished, then you should get the Successful message like a shot below.

Step #10. As mentioned above, download “Pacote de Config”. After downloading Extract it also by 7-Zip, Winrar or any other extractor.

How to Create macOS Sierra Bootable USB Installer on Windows 10?

Extract “Pacote de config”

Step #11.  Open “Pacote de Config” folder then select your PC if it’s desktop or laptop then from its folder, you will find some system graphics Config.plist file. Find & Copy the Config.plist that matches your Intell, AMD or NVIDIA system graphics.

How to Create macOS Sierra Bootable USB Installer on Windows 10?

Find & Copy your System Config.plist

Note: Remember that if you didn’t find the exact config.plist file for your system, use one that approaches to your system. Like if your system graphics is Intel 4210 then choose above or below that because it mostly works, though many might fix your system and compatible with Hackintosh. Also, you might find your prepared config.plist file just by a quick googling.

Step #12. Now go to your USB flash drive EFI > Clover then paste and replace the config.plist file that you copied from “Pacote de Config” folder with default plist file.

How to Create macOS Sierra Bootable USB Installer on Windows 10?

Replace Config.plist to Bootable USB Installer

Also Read: How to Create Bootable USB Installer for macOS Sierra via UniBeast?

It was all about, how to create macOS Sierra bootable USB Installer on Windows 10. If you’ve any question or quiery, feel free to share it in the comment section down below.


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  1. blanknitz Reply

    1)when i do this with diskimager the usb is not show me the efi partition
    2)I can not even see inside the usb folder
    plz help meeeee

      1. blankBlessed Sanda

        Same problem. I can’t see the drive anymore, after writing successfully, not even the efi folder. Help

    1. blankErik Istrup Reply

      This is the same file (download via torrent):

  2. blankIn tem bao hanh Reply

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  3. blankDimitri Cornelissen Reply

    use transmac will see you usb drive and you can format it to use

  4. blankAP Reply

    Hi, thank you for the article.
    I have a problem, once I boot from the USB, I see a white page with the Apple logo and a bar loading…at about 3/4 of the bar my screen turns to completely black without any further process… any ideas?

  5. blankLaura Reply

    why i get 2 file when i extract using Raw file?? one is EFI system partition and another is disk image.hfsx.. which one need to attach in win disk writer?

  6. blankKamil Reply

    i have a problem with image file.
    After downloading i extract it and i recive 2 files.
    How to make it like on video and tutorial? pls for answer.

  7. blankStanley Reply

    Why in clever bootloader, when I click “Load MacosX Sierra” I only see a apple logo for a moment and it back into bootloader ?

    1. blankFaiz Orz Post author Reply

      If you are facing errors then you must your system config.plist file in the USB Installer then it should work for you.
      For more info watch this video: Video is deleted from youtube Sorry

  8. blankiHusky Reply

    I have trouble with create usb installer, my pendrive is unable to open after write .raw image, what to do with this?

  9. blanksaeed Reply

    Dear Mukhtar Jafari,

    I tried more then 10 times but no success, usb down show after completing process.. retrying says disk protected. formatting with dos repeating the process same problem..

  10. blankAmer Alhafid Reply

    good morning,
    i tried many time to install macOS on my yoga thinkpad 14 but i cannot find the SATA controler to ACHI,
    where in the install operation my notebook going to deeping
    do you have any solution ?

  11. blankTerryn Serge Reply

    You can’t read mac formatted partitions in Windows. It’s a raw image and it’s writing the HFS filesystem. Maybe with transmac you can add things. Under linux it’s not a problem to write the image, and after installing the hfs-tools you can actually read and write the usb stick.

  12. blankAbhay Reply

    my hp laptops specifications are:
    processor: intel(R)core(TM) i5-8250U CPU @ 1.5GHz – 1.80GHz
    graphics:intel(R) UHD Graphics 620
    i’m unable to find EFI folder of usb drive after creating usb installer of mac os sierra 10.12
    so unable to replace config.plist file in it
    also pls let me know which config file should i copy and how to find efi folder of usb drive.
    apple logo stucks in the installation process i guess its because of config file..
    pls five suggestions…
    thank you….

  13. blankMahmoudTarek Reply

    Thaaaanks very much ,
    (iam sorry for repeating question )
    I have some issues if can be solved :-
    1-if I don’t have wifi device , I cannot use integrated wifi on mac
    2- if I have 2 discrete graphic cards on one is internal hd 5500 and other is amd r9 on Lenovo z51
    I can switch between them inside mac as in windows .
    3- I don’t find AHCI in boot
    I can install it without that option in Lenovo z51

  14. blankSalar Hafezi Reply

    Hi guys.
    thanks for this nice tutorial. I have a question.
    I have a gigabyte z97k motherboard and an intel CPU without any graphic cards. what’s the appropriate config.plist file for me?
    thank you again.

  15. blankJuan Buenohombre Reply

    Converting my Win10 HP 8300 to a dual boot with Hackintosh. I am installing an MSI GeForce GT 710 (Nvidia) card for my 24″ monitor. Should i use the Nvidia 2nd Gen config.plist?

  16. blankPatrice Reply

    I tried your method, but I can’t access the EFI partition, therefore, I can’t change any config file.
    When I boot on my USB stick, I get clover (V2.3 ?- it seems the new revision is Something like V4.6) and then an error Mac-F42C88C8
    Any solution ?

  17. blankAustin Reply

    Hey I tried using this method install Mac OS High Sierra back onto my 13 inch Macbook Air; and my Macbook’s screen froze. I tried restarting the Macbook without the USB and the screen wont turn on for some reason. The Macbook is on from the lighting from the back and from the charger being plugged into it; but the screen won’t turn on now. What should I do in this situation?

  18. blankMahboob Afzal Reply


    I tried more then 10 times but no success, usb down show after completing process.. retrying says disk protected. formatting with dos repeating the process same problem..

  19. blankAfdal Vhaleandra Reply

    I extract file “Install macOS Sierra.raw.bz2” use 7Zip.
    i get file “Install macOS Sierra.raw”
    i use win32DiskImager to my FlashDrive after that my PC can’t read my FD (i can’t see EFI)

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  21. blankValentin Reply

    I have AMD Ryzen 5 1600, I tried AMD configuration but none works. When I enter the boot I see the black screen and nothing else

  22. blankArmando Waulliano Reply

    hi there,
    my desktop config is
    GeForce GTS450 2gb DDR5
    intel core i3-2120
    8g ddr3 memory
    Mainboard Asus P8H61
    where is config.plist file for my pc?

  23. blankHami Reply

    When I write extract the Install macOS Sierra.raw file and use the new extracted file in the Win32DiskImager, the usb no more is readable in Windows 10.
    It has not Fat32. Using Paragon Partition Manager™ 15 Professional, I underestand that the partition of the usb is Apple HFS (which can not be accessed in windows).
    I used HFSexplorer to open that in windows but is this disk there is no EFI folder.

    Please help!

  24. blankBilly Reply

    followed the directions exactly…there is no clover folder. had to download an HFS file browser. i used all the files linked in the article.

    1. blankMukhtar Jafari Reply

      Do you have EFI Partition from USB device on your computer?
      If Yes then go to EFI partition> EFI Folder> Clover Folder. Change the Config.plist file according to your system configuration.

  25. blankJar Jar Binks Reply

    I got as far as copying the config.plist but cannot copy ist onto the USB Stick as the PC Wangs it to be formatted. I cannot access the USB at all. I then tried different formatting of the USB none of which allowed me then even to copy the image file onto it. So I am entirely stuck.

  26. blankBruno Reply

    I have similar problem, my HD Mac had SMART failure. I´ll change it but i have no backup. The method you shown will work for me? I have to burn a boot usb drive for mac.

    1. blankPaul Reply

      Then, I got to format it via diskpart as it is not even shown between the devices list. What to do? Tried with bot 2.0 and 3.0 usbs, both Kingston

      1. blankPaul

        it is shown in the diskmgmt.msc
        With 2 partitions: one of 6.36GB and one of 200MB
        But I can’t seem to do anything with them

      2. blankMukhtar Jafari

        200 MB is the file System. This method is one of the ways to install macOS Sierra on PC. But there are other methods as well that you can check them. Like UniBeast.

      3. blankPaul

        Ok, got it. I did it with transmac and everything worked fine! I managed to install sierra with clover and dual boot. Thanks for the help anyways

  27. blankezac Reply

    ifollowed your step, but as soon as i extract “Install macOS Sierra” igot a folder with 2 files “disk image and efi” not like the one u showed in ur video, pls help

  28. blankraul Reply

    my usb is 16gb but after doing the write to the usb it the windows tells me to format it and it cannot read the usb and after i format it it shows me only 6gb.

  29. blankIceFork Reply

    This worked for me on a Kaby Lake i5-7500 with Nvidia GTX 1050Ti (NV Gen2 config.plist) and Intel 630.
    If you are using Kaby Lake, the version here is pre 10.12.6 so you must set the FakeCPUID to 0x0506E3 (same as Skylake) in order to boot. I also updated FakeSMC.kext to RehabMan’s 2017-1017 version in Clover\kexts\other
    For the 1050ti, you need to install the Nvidia web drivers so I recommend installing with the Intel 630 graphics firstly. Thanks!

  30. blankRoD Reply

    I couldn’t do step 11 and 12, after Win32diskimager ended to write, i can’t browse my USB device anymore.
    Win 32 disk imager says: An error occurred when attempting to get a handle on the device. Error 5: Access is denied.

    I tried to continue and to install. I succeed to boot on the USB key and i get the clover menu. Nevertheless, i got the error: mac-f22788aa

    Any idea ?

  31. blankSagar Reply

    I got clover boot loader but when i select boot in Install Mac X from USB. Im also copy and past config file too EFI’s clover folder. But it gone a restart after select Mac X from USB. I have hp laptop with Intel Graphics HD5500 and AMD Radeon.

  32. blankgiuseppe clericò Reply

    Ciao, ho creato una pendrive con win32diskimager-1.0.0, scaricando ciò che serviva come da guida.
    La pendrive è stata creata correttamente, però alla fine windows non la rileva per poter modificare il file config.plist. L’ho avviata ugualmente, escono le varie scelte della clover, seleziono quella d’installazione, fa una sfilza di scritte e poi la macchina si riavvia posizionandosi nuovamente sulle varie scelte. Quindi non sono riuscitto ad installare Sierra. Datemi qualche delucidazione grazie.

    1. blankFaiz Orz Post author Reply

      Make sure you format it before writing the image to the USB and also make sure that you use the Raw image file of macOS while selecting the file.
      Watch the video tutorial carefully: Video is deleted from youtube Sorry

    1. blankFaiz Orz Post author Reply

      Make sure you format it before writing the image to the USB and also make sure that you use the Raw image file of macOS while selecting the file.
      Watch the video tutorial carefully: Video is deleted from youtube Sorry
      Note: Most of the time this error occurs because of not selecting the accurate image.

  33. blankAPN Reply

    not working
    can’t write to usb, nothing in the disk and i can’t open it also. windows is saying to format it. the disk size is reduced to just half now. I had to go to disk management to delete the volume and then format it again. either the file is corrupt or this option is not working.

    1. blankFaiz Orz Post author Reply

      Make sure you format it before writing the image to the USB and also make sure that you use the Raw image file of macOS while selecting the file.
      Watch the video tutorial carefully: Video is deleted from youtube Sorry
      Note: Most of the time this error occurs because of not selecting the accurate image.

  34. blankLars Reply

    I downloaded the latest (updated) MacOS you provided, and I can’t seem to know what to do. Because the .raw file have 2 files on it. Which one should I make a bootable?

    1. blankFaiz Orz Post author Reply

      Make sure you format it before writing the image to the USB and also make sure that you use the Raw image file of macOS while selecting the file.
      Watch the video tutorial carefully: Video is deleted from youtube Sorry
      Note: Most of the time this error occurs because of not selecting the accurate image.

      1. blankFaiz Orz Post author

        Oh, try this and let me know if it worked. Format your flash drive to Exfat and then repeat the all the steps in the article. If didn’t work then try this guide: Video is deleted from youtube Sorry

    2. blankLars Reply

      It seems like the raw must not be extracted, I just extracted it just like on the video, and I thought they were the same but I am wrong, thanks by the way. I will definitely try now to boot into it.

  35. blankWassim Reply

    Hello, I am using a Toshiba laptop and in the display it shows:
    Intel(R) HD Graphics 4600
    NVIDIA GeForce 710M

    Which config.plist should I use?

  36. blankLaksh B. Reply

    Hi, I have an MSI GX70 3cc laptop with AMD 8650G internal VGA with AMD 8970M secondary VGA. Which config file do I use?

  37. blankHuan Reply

    I installed successfully, but audio, wifi and keyboard do not work (some other parts may be not working, I haven’t tested yet). Please help!.
    My laptop is Asus TP300L

  38. blankGuigz Reply

    Im stuck at USBMSC Identifier(non-unique): 20090516388200000 0xbda 0x138 0x3882, 2
    still waiting for root device then prohibited sign appeared. do you have any solution?

  39. blankAyinla Reply

    Hi, I have downloaded the latest update macOS sierra dmg file here and other requirements for creating bootable macOS from windows by following your instruction here but whenever I use win32 disk image for write macOS dmg file after it finish write, there is not create EFI space for clover boot for the flash drive this is problem which is I am facing since 2 days ago, please what is solution to this problem?

  40. blankAnonymous Reply

    Hi, can u make a torrent download for the raw file? My internet is very slow right now and internet download manager doesnt work and stops downloading it after 2%. Thanks.

  41. blankNitesh Reply

    Sir i want to choose config.plist file for j2900 intel r pentium processor which has HD GRAPHICS .it is based on intel 7th gen ivy bridge architecture. Which config.plist file should i use ?

  42. blankTalha Reply

    I have lenovo B590 does it possible to install macOS Sierra on it. i tried so many artical with . i have 3 Gen core i5 and 4 GB Ram. Does this image work on my laptop.

    1. blankMukhtar Jafari Reply

      Installing macOS Sierra on PC is a bit hard dear Talha. You have to try once. Make sure you have to take backup from your file because while installing macOS Sierra, you should not lose your data.

  43. blankQasim Reply

    I want to install mac os on dell latitude e6420 and intel hd 3000 graphics card. But after apple icon and a loading bar completed icon like this appeared and setup stops working. What should i do now???????

  44. blankQasim Reply

    I want to install mac os on Dell latitude e6420 but when i boot into usb drive after Apple icon , icon like this is appeared and setup stops working what should i to resolve this issue

  45. blankZaheer Reply

    i have Gforce 635M 2GB in ASUS K75V Laptop
    i have successfully install mac on my machine but it did’t load graphics driver,wifi,and sound
    i can i fix it

  46. blankRey Reply

    I have been succesfull create the bootable. but, when I want to open the drive, It says “You need to format the disk drive before you can use it” so that I can’t change the config file

    Sorry for my bad english

  47. blanknerd_sj Reply

    Unable to open EFI partition. As soon as the write process is done, dialog to format disk pops up and I can’t access any partition neither EFI nor Install Sierra. I used .raw image only . I tried this on Windows 10 x64 machine , Win 7 x64 and that too multiple times. Still same issue. How to fix it?

    1. blankFaiz Orz Post author Reply

      Firstly, you need to format it to Fat32 then use that drive on Win32DiskImager. Also, make sure you use .Raw image of macOS on Win32DiskImager otherwise it will not work.

  48. blankgold9114 Reply

    Hello, I have a Nvidia GTX970, what file do I need to use? On Win32 Disk Imager hash: MD5 and Generate should be enabled? Thanks.

  49. blanksurf902 Reply

    Something went wrong in installation process. What settings should be on Win32 Disk Imager? Hash: MD5 and then Generate? Which Config.plist folder file match Nvidia GTX970? Nvidia gen 2? Thanx.

  50. blanktalesworld Reply

    Hello, I have a nvidia GTS450 what file do I need to use?
    And my system disk are Raid0, can it install the macos sierra?
    Thank you.

  51. blankKevin Patel Reply

    My HP Pavilion 15n204tx Laptop have GeForce 740M Graphic card which config.plst should i use?
    and I can’t access my USB drive to replace the Config.plist file. It becomes FAT32 and everytime I try to open, it says “you need to format before using it”
    What should i do ?

    1. blankFaiz Orz Post author Reply

      Hello, It seems that you haven’t created the USB Installer correctly. Try again and use macOS Sierra RAW file in Win32DiskImager or follow the video tutorial step by step: Video is deleted from youtube Sorry

  52. blankSavee Reply

    I followed your guide … When i get to the clover bootloader… I dont get the boot mac os option… How can i fix it?

  53. blankemre Reply

    Hi. i had a hakintash with clover.i have a ssd and a was installed mac o sierra on ssd and win 10 on hdd.Since win 10 cant boot i changed something with clover configuration and the mac sierra cant boot any more. only i see a black screeen.How can i fix it?

  54. blankrodney Reply

    i get all the way to the end of the boot and it says….services exiting abnormal code 1.any suggestions how to get past this?

  55. blankRami Hashash Reply

    hi, i create a boot disk on USB .. after UFI boot i select install max os .. then they gave me black screen .. doesn’t start setup .. my laptop is Fujitsu t732
    what should i do ?

    1. blankFaiz Orz Post author Reply

      You need to place your system config.plist file to your USB Installer. Which is mentioned in the guide clearly so watch here: Video is deleted from youtube Sorry

  56. blankTharu Reply

    I have tried to use this.When I select my Bootable USB drive It shows me “Invalid Partition Table”.Can help me Please……?

    1. blankFaiz Orz Post author Reply

      Please get help from this step by step video guide: Video is deleted from youtube Sorry
      If anything remains unclear, then do let me know.

  57. blankJohn Thompson Reply

    HI, I am trying to use your create a bootable sierra USB in windows 10. Using Win32Disk Image to write the Seirra raw file I get a warning – Writing to a physical device can corrupt the target device, are you sure that you want to continue? I selected yes and successfully created the usb. I now cannot open the usb in windows 10 to copy the correct config.plist. Can you please assist. Thank you

  58. blankEric Reply

    hello, my desktop config is
    intel core i3 530
    NVIDIA GeForce GTS 250
    where is config.plist file for my pc?

  59. blankLaszlo Peto Reply


    I have a Lenovo Y50 UHD 4K display with HD 4600 + Nvidia GTX 960M

    Is it possible to use both video cards or at least the nvidia or i can install only the 4600. What pacote do i use for nvidia if yes?
    Will the 4k dsplay work at higher resolution or only max FHD?

    1. blankFaiz Orz Post author Reply

      It seems that you have not bootable it correctly so follow this video: Video is deleted from youtube Sorry

      TransMac: Video is deleted from youtube Sorry

  60. blankOF Reply

    problem with the config.plist file.
    i tried all the files from the link in this page,
    and checked also other websites, from tonymac86 with all sorts and types of patches, yet also from github ( that did not work.
    it is stuck on the apple log after 55% (when the logo “circle with 300 degree line” appear ).
    it is just about the correct config.plist file.
    There are 2 cards,
    (1)Name Intel(R) HD Graphics Family
    Bits/Pixel 32
    Resolution 1366 x 768 x 60 hertz
    Driver Version
    (2)Name AMD Radeon R7 M265
    the question, can you present the config.plist file that will work here??

      1. blankOF

        from what i saw in other websites during the week
        acer aspire i5-4200 with intel hd cards
        might work
        yet there’s work to perform on the config_plist
        that per configuration work with kext work (patches,) perhaps other participants in the forum prepared such file??

      2. blankFaiz Orz Post author

        So that’s nice. You can follow the guide mentioned on that site because here I want to help, but I can’t help, since I haven’t tried on any Acer laptop. We have the general guide but seems that it’s not working for you. So you need to find an exclusive guide for your notebook.

      3. blankOF

        i will prepare that and email you the file
        *** pehaps we can prepare files to much more particualr cases, best-r8!!! ,

      4. blankOF

        it worked a bit . it is not collapsed .
        yet there are other issues. i will work on these.
        The problems that i solved were with including various kext (FakeSMC and Voodo and GenericUSB) including the file HFSPlus.efi (from GitHub) and booting with the “include kext” and “without ceches”

      5. blankOF

        you aks ” what’s going on?? ”
        The issue is that from various websites, they said that on laptop with hard disk with windows, installing also macos will cause issues. they said install first macos and then windows, or purchase second hard drive. what do know about that??

  61. blankremon Reply

    i got two graphic cards
    intel hd family graphics 4600
    nevidia g-force gt 740m
    what config should i download

  62. blankAKG Reply

    My Desktop config
    Intel i7 7700k 7th gen
    Gigabyte GA-Z270 HD3p motherboard
    Zotac GT 730 2GB DDR5 Graphics Card..
    Windows10 installed…..I created a bootable USB of Sierra….Plist file Nvidia1st Gen & 2nd not working for me….Please Hel

  63. blankPOP Reply

    hi I have ASUS X200ma laptop with Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU N2840 @ 2.16GHz
    also with Intel(R) HD Graphics having 775 MB memory . resolution 1366 x 768
    there is no model written for the intel graphics
    which plist I have to use?

      1. blankPOP

        Only on the official website of asus, is wriiten intel 4000, nowhere else. This is a low end laptop and I don’t think it has intel 4000. It has only 775mb of memory.

  64. blankhamed Reply

    hi ,
    my desktop config is
    intel hd 4400
    intel core i3-4160
    4g ddr3 memory
    where is config.plist file for my pc?

  65. blankMohit Reply

    If I have intel hd graphic 2000 how can i install mac. is there any other way/method to install it beacuse I have already downloaded the mac os sierra.bz2 file from your link…the problem is that which configuration file do i use

  66. blankemmanuel ndaka Reply

    hello..I tried to extract the disk image with winrar and the extraction failed towards the end saying that the file is corrupt.I need you help.

      1. blankemmanuelndaka

        Hello…I successfully created a bootable usb for macOS sierra but I can’t suitable config.plist for my notebook…I am using hp 15 ay011nx with intel HD 520.None of the config.plist worked for me.Please help.

      2. blankemmanuel ndaka

        Hi..I downloaded macOS 10.12.5 sierra and created a bootable usb with unibeast on a VM and Installed it successfully but am unable to boot without the usb even after post installation with multibeast.Please help

  67. blankSteven Arif Reply

    Hello, Thank you for your Post very helpfull. I have already installed mac os sierra on my Toshiba L745, and sierra is working properly besides some device wont work but no problem at all. My problem is i cannot dual boot with my windows 10 that i have installed before. I can boot mac os if i plugged on my usb that i use to install sierra. do you have some advice?

  68. blankGanesh Reply

    Done everything but USB device is not listed in UEFI boot menu. Showing only Windows Boot Manager And UEFI HDD
    Using Dell inspiron 15 core i3
    Secure Boot mode off
    UEFI boot on

  69. blankGanesh Reply

    Done every thing but USB device in not listed in UEFI boot menu. Showing only Windows Boot Manager And UEFI HDD
    Using Dell inspiron 15 core i3

    1. blankFaiz Orz Post author Reply

      Make sure UEFI is enabled from BIOS, and the USB Installer is created correctly. Video tutorial: Video is deleted from youtube Sorry

  70. blankOtavio Reply

    I had extracted the, that I got on macbook. Inside it, exist a .dmg. How can I try to install using it?

  71. blankSatyam Reply

    Hey I am unable to download your given file in 1 day because of slow network….suggest me the software which i can download with pause and start again…please help me…

  72. blankSatyam Anand Reply

    Hey I am unable to download the file “install macOS Sierra.raw.bz2” It get stopped after downloading 3.5 GB, I am downloading from the Google chrome browser….please help……and suggest me from which software I use to download which also support pause and start downloading………..please reply soon

  73. blankOtavio Reply

    How can I do this using a .app installer? I’ve got it in a macbook, and I want to install on my computer using it, but when I open it on my windows 10, it think that the .app is just a folder, not an archive. What can I do?

  74. blankmohamed madney Reply

    after i extract mac os sieera file i found two file frist efi and disk image what i choice to write on usb the tutoril write one file but ihave two

  75. blankKeys Reply

    2 questions please…
    Can I do this on 1. Windows 7 and 2.with a .dmg Sierra OS taken from other source (aside Your page) I used mobile network in downloading that dmg Sierra OS and I’m already broke. File that size costs plenty money down here in Ghana.

  76. blankEdson Reply

    Hello guys!

    I tried to install but on the first boot a lock sreen appeared and I tried all passwords and nothing happened.

    Could you please help =D

  77. blankPrikshit Reply

    I think u are tech expert ? isn’t it ! atleast u shouldn’t give this type of reply…pls help me out 🙁
    Leave Sierra is their any other macOS can I install? including versions 10.9 and later !!
    If yes then pls let me know the procedures…!

  78. blankakhil Reply

    I have dell inspiron 5999, intel core i7-6500U with intel graphics 520 . I have no idea which file to select in pacote de config folder. Please help.

    1. blankFaiz Orz Post author Reply

      Sorry But Currently we can’t provide you the link we just macOS Sierra and OS X El Capitan. You can find the El Capitan link on the site.

      1. blankWayne Bampton

        Tried all of them and none work

        I can boot in to clover but no option to install from USB

        Any ideas ?

  79. blankwira Reply

    My laptop has intel 6200u skylake cpu with intel hd520 graphic and nvidia 930 m. which config.plist should i choose?

  80. blankAbdel Reply

    Hi There, Thanks a lot for this tutorial, just before try doing this I wanna make sure 4 some details, I have a HP ProBook 350 G2 i5 5200U, my questions are:
    1- Can I do same as you and install mac on it ?
    2- If, Yes ! What Plist config to use ?

  81. blankAlzeer Reply

    Hi and thank you for all your help
    i have mac pro desktop can i install mac os sierra on It

    and how to create a bookable USB for mac pro

    thank you

    1. blankFaiz Orz Post author Reply

      Hello dear,
      Watch this video to create USB Installer for macOS: Video is deleted from youtube Sorry
      And watch this video to install macOS on MacBook or Mac Pro: Video is deleted from youtube Sorry

  82. blankPrikshit Reply

    The file above used is an ISO image file? coz I had recently downloaded Mavericks ISO file !! if I’ll use the same method and select that iso file then it will work? coz I know that macOS Sierra will not work on my…old PC (may face some lags) !!
    2nd) If yes then in which FS should be NTFS or Fat32 ?
    3rd) It will or Mac(0.9 and later version) supports UEFI or not?

    1. blankFaiz Orz Post author Reply

      It is not an ISO file it Raw, and I think the ISO of Mavericks won’t work with this method.
      Always use Fat32, and it supports the UEFI.

  83. blankJaredP17 Reply

    Is this possible with an HP Envy 24-n014? All I could get from the bootable usb was a blinking cursor

  84. blankFelix Reply

    Hi Admin,
    I hv, intel i7-3770k
    AsROck z77 Mobo
    DA- Nvidia Gtx 550 ti
    so, should i use nvidia gen 1? thx for your support

  85. blankRajat Reply

    My macbook air is stuck on apple logo, can u link me which file to use to boot it through usb, thanks

    1. blankFaiz Orz Post author Reply

      I recommend you to create USB Installer using Transmac and install macOS on your Macbook Air.
      Guide to create USB Install using Transmac:Video is deleted from youtube Sorry
      Install macOS Sierra on Macbook Air: Video is deleted from youtube Sorry

  86. blankAneesh Reply

    My Desktop config
    Intel i7 7700k 7th gen
    Gigabyte GA-Z270 HD3p motherboard
    Zotac GT 730 2GB DDR5 Graphics Card..
    Windows10 installed…..I created a bootable USB of Sierra….Plist file Nvidia1st Gen & 2nd not working for me….Please Help

  87. blank1631991 Reply

    Recently, I need to work with Xcode for school homework and sometimes I do them at home, without a Macbook. So, from a friend’s story, I learnt that it is possible to install Mac OS X on a computer or laptop that runs Windows.

    I immediately started my research and intended to install Sierra on my old friend Toshiba Portege R705-P35, who has been with me since 2011, currently dual booting Windows 7 and Ubuntu 16.04.2. I began with this tutorial on WikiGain. I followed it correctly except for two things: I worked with Windows 7 Home Premium x64 and didn’t add the Config.plist file as the tutorial suggested thinking it wasn’t necessary because my laptop doesn’t have a dedicated graphics card.

    I thought I was safe after getting into Clover’s menu but eventually hit a wall. No matter what I tried, every booting attempt ended at “Still waiting for boot device” with a blocked sign and garbled text.

    My laptop’s specifications (copied straight from CNET);

    Toshiba Portege R705-P35
    Processor: 2.26GHz Intel Core i3
    Memory: 4GB, 1,066MHz DDR3
    Hard drive: 500GB 5,400rpm
    Chipset: Intel HM55
    Graphics: Intel GMA HD (integrated)
    Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit)

    Here are what I tried:
    Changed SATA mode to AHCI and left it so for every later boot.
    Changed to another USB port.
    Unplugged then replugged the USB to the same port and to another port after the error message displayed.
    These boot flags (I don’t know if they are relevant to my case but everywhere people suggested trying them so I tried):
    npci=x2000 -v -x UseKernelCache=No
    cpus=1 npci=x2000 -v -x UseKernelCache=No
    USBBusFix=yes USBLegacyOff=yes
    Recreated the bootable USB.

    As I don’t have access to a Macbook, I can’t try other solutions that require software which only run in Mac OS.

    From the message, I understand that somehow the installer lost contact with the USB mid-installation and failed to continue. As I observed when I replugged the USB, its light flashed for one second then immediately went out. I used a brand new Gigastone U207 USB 2.0 Drive so I don’t suppose the problem is with the bootable USB itself.

    Any suggestion is much appreciated. Thanks in advance 🙂

    1. blankMukhtar Jafari Reply

      First I really appreciate that you followed every step of our article. Plz check out our other guides related to this question. We have posted lots of more articles about installation of Macos on different platforms.

      Also check your laptop compatibility with MACOS. Is it compatible or No.

      1. blank1631991

        Thank you for the swift reply 🙂

        My laptop is rather old so I couldn’t find much reference online. Regarding compatibility, I did a quick check before doing this and found out that my laptop CPU (Intel Core i3 370M Arrandale) is compatible except that some tweaking is needed for the GPU to work. I think I read this website here:

        Given that Sierra is over the top for my laptop, I am considering trying older versions such as El Capitan or Maverick and a different software like TransMac next.

        I will follow this tutorial on your website and see how it will turn out.

        By the way, what is your opinion on distros of Mac OS X. Many said that they are easier to work with and that after I get them up and running, I can use them to get the official dmg from Apple for a fresh installation. Talking of dmg, I couldn’t get my hand on one for Maverick. I downloaded one or two but none seemed to allow booting after I used them to create a bootable USB with Win32DiskImager.

        Again, thanks for your help. Much much appreciated!

  88. blankAnthony Reply

    Hi, when I’m in the Clover menu, I click on “Booy Mac OS X from Install macOS Sierra”. After, my computer just reboot to the clover menu. I’ve done all the steps, I need help

  89. blankAeriko Reply

    not sure if I have to post here.
    My problem is that I have sierra.dmg file on windows system . My Macbook was crashed and I want to re-install on it. Transmac doesn’t work in my case even if I carefully read a tons o guides.
    In my understanding this guide show how to make a bootable usb to install OS X on a pc.
    I would like to simply create a bootable usb in windows to install sierra on mac without transmac
    Any help?
    Thank you all guys

  90. blankChirag Reply

    I am not able to open EFI partition on windows to replace Config.plst file as i am on windows 32 system. Any idea how to excess this EFI folder in Win32 ?

  91. blankankur mavi Reply

    I have Lenovo pav 15 with windows 10 and configuration i5 7th gen
    I want to install mac os in my laptop can you help me

    1. blankFaiz Orz Post author Reply

      Yes, Follow these two video tutorial.
      Dual boot: Video is deleted from youtube Sorry
      Exclusive guide: Video is deleted from youtube Sorry

  92. blankNithin S Warrier Reply

    Hi Can you please give a torrent link. My download speed is to low and google drive does not have resume support. If my connection is lost I have to restart my download. So plz giv me a torrent link.

  93. blankpaula Reply

    I recently built an i5-7600k with an msi z270 gaming m5 motherboard. I do not have access to a mac so i used this method. It all went smoothly up until the installation i plugged it in and was greeted by the clover boot loader screen and i am given two options boot mac os from install mac os sierra which when clicked displays the error messages seen below in the white text. When i choose the second option boot clover from efi it displays a screen with options one of which being continue to proceed with boot process and when i select continue it just displays a black screen for a few seconds and then it goes back to the same screen. I have entered the fakecpuid i found on the tonymac fourms but it hasn’t helped. I would appreciate any help, thank you.

  94. blankJohn Thompson Reply

    Very well prensented video and written instructions. Carried out the instructions. Booted to the USB no problem. I am not using a Mac hard drive, its an old Windows hard drive which has been reformatted. When I get to the colver boot menu I have three options ( I have a snapshot of the boot menu) I dont know which option to us? Can you please help me. Thank you

  95. blankPeter Reply

    Hello, I have laptop Hp Dv6701tu. My question is what config file I need to copy on my usb? Thank you very much.

  96. blankUdara Madhusanka Reply

    My laptop is Dell i3 5th gen Inspiron 15 3000 Seires. there is Intel(R) HD Graphics 5500 Graphics VGA. What am i use for Config.plist file? please help me and i’m a Sri Lankan. Thank you so much. i apologies from you to my English writing…

  97. blankKartar Singh Reply

    I’ve dell precision T5500 (xeon processor /24gb ram)
    And Nvidia quadro fx 3800
    Which config.plist will i use from Pacote de Config folder.

    1. blankAneesh Reply

      My Desktop config
      Intel i7 7700k 7th gen
      Gigabyte GA-Z270 HD3p motherboard
      Zotac GT 730 2GB DDR5 Graphics Card..
      Windows10 installed…..I created a bootable USB of Sierra….Plist file Nvidia1st Gen & 2nd not working for me….Please Help

  98. blankKhoa Nguyễn Reply

    Even if I use NVIDIA gen 2, I still get the same error.
    However, I tried to get the EFI from a thread from tony macx86. It work until the Apple logo appear and stuck at 80%.
    Do you have any recommedation?

  99. blankChính Reply

    No , Jafari . It’s the first step on screen when I boot ( choose boot option : Install Mac OS from usb ) .
    I let the computer run and it showed that errors

  100. blankChính Reply

    I followed your guide to finish create bootable mac usb and I have done.
    My computer booted . But the screen stopped and showed :
    ” can’t perform kext scan : no kext sumarry
    Mac OS version :
    Not yet set
    System uptime in nanoseconds : …… ”
    So :
    – What step for me to do next ?
    – My computer is Toshiba satellite L550 , Which mac os version I can run on it ?
    Thanks so much for your support , Mukhtar Jafari

      1. blankGuntur

        Same problem.
        I got Panic cpu. can’t perform kext scan : no kext sumarry.

        I install sierra with windows 10 Installed.
        what should empty all disks?

  101. blankKhoa Nguyễn Reply

    Hi admin,
    Thanks for your great instruction. But I’m still wondering about my config.plist file.

    My laptop is MSI GT, with i7 6720HK and Nvidia 970M. Should I choose Nvidia gen 2?

  102. blank1945 Reply

    Hi Admin,
    i,ve install sierra on portable HDD. then i install multibeast but after restart clover doesnt boot.
    it boot to my windowz.
    so i restart again and select my portable HDD to boot.
    and i got “Missing Operating System_”. text
    what happend ?
    i only can boot clover from my usb sierra installer, from there i can boot sierra from my portable HDD.
    –\plz help me from this whitehole/–
    “Every Part Matters”

  103. blank1945 Reply

    Hi Admin,
    i,ve Notebook asus x455ln, i5-4210u, win 8.1
    w/ dual vga
    1. intel HD Graphics 4400
    2. nvidia geforce 840m
    what is the right config plist should i use ?
    cz i didnt see any nvidia in notebook folder.
    thx indeed
    “Every Part Matters”

  104. blank1945 Reply

    Hi Admin,
    i’ve already create usb sierra installer.
    then my 59GB FD become 200MB, what happend.
    How to convert it back to original ?
    cz i really need that after i installed sierra.
    thx n salute

  105. blankprahlad kumar Reply

    Hi..when i extracted the install msc os sierra.raw with 7zip i got 2 file one is disk image .hfsx and othere one is EFI system partitiion .img i tried both,
    First i selected efI system partition in WIN32 disk manager after finished i got just 200 mb file and rest of my usb stick storage gone3 somewhere else (not accessible and visible ) .
    and when i tried with other .hfsx file it took time around 10 minuts and made my usb stick un usable i had to make partition again with easeus partition managaer plz suggest how to make and install mac in my intel pc thanx in advance .

  106. blanknavaid ali Reply

    suck it this is vmdk file not a dmg file as mention above i cant create bootable usb i tried all methods to create usb when i open it popup shows format it give me correct link for sierra dmg link ,,i installed lagacy mode not efi mode win 10

  107. blankJson Reply

    Hi Admin you give great support for all of us . You are star
    About my issue I’ve followed all steps (this is really easy steps. To follow )
    I’m using. AMD processor A8-5500. For GPU Nvidia GTS 9600. I’ve configured the BIOS. But when try to boot with my USb installer (UEFI) I got reboot loop.

    Troubleshooting what i’ve did is:
    nv_disable=1 GraphicsEnablerYes/No npci=0x2000/0x3000
    Config.plist. (Nvidia 1)/Nvidia legacy
    Please help!!

    1. blankXNOm3 Reply

      Ive found the right plist file, but i have a new problem, windows wont show the usb in explorer (and i have found out why, its got 3 partitions, one is EFI, the other is the files for install) disk manager shows the partitions, but wont assign a drive letter, and partition wizard does the same, but atleast i can VIEW the files, any help here?

  108. blankAndrew Solomon Reply


    So after extracting the raw file I get 2 separate files one being a disk image.hfsx file and the other being EFI System Partition.img file

    Don’t know what to do from this point onward. You tell us to follow the video closely, but the video shows no extraction of a bz2 file.

  109. blankRobert Reply

    I am having trouble finding which config file I need!
    I don’t even know how to tell what I need as nothing in any of my computer information matches whats in the pacote de config!

  110. blank1945 Reply

    Hi Admin,
    i,ve asus x455ln, i5-4210u, win 8.1
    w/ dual vga
    1. intel HD Graphics 4400
    2. nvidia geforce 840m
    what is the right config plist should i use ?
    thx n salute

  111. blankMartin Hernandez Reply

    Pretty good tutorial, I have alrready intalled in my pc with this specs:
    i5 6500
    16gb ddr4 Corsair vengueance
    120gb SSD (windows) + 120 gb HDD (mac os x)
    If somebody need solution for this hardware I can help.
    Another thing, are you thinking in actualizate the ISO?
    Because when you install with this tutorial, it install Mac OS X Sierra 10.12, and there’s and actualization for 10.12.3.
    I’m thinking in try this with my laptop.
    Thank you so much

  112. blankAditya from Solo Indonesia Reply

    You have a miss with your video… after extract Install macOS Sierra.raw and than appear 2 file, file 1 EFI System Partition.img that file can proceed in win32 Disk Imager and but in file 2 disk image.hfsx can’t run in anyway that have very large memory 6.35 Gb (i sure that file have bootable macOS usb). Where can i run that file?

    1. blankMukhtar Jafari Reply

      I’m not sure what you have done. But you have to extract that file one time with 7zip and that’s it. Most of the users making mistake here. They Extract the file Two times. And that’s not the correct way.

      1. blankAditya from Solo Indonesia

        For the first time after i download from that link you mentioned, i got install macOS Sierra.raw.bz2 Not Install macOS Sierra.raw and than i used 7-Zip that extract Install macOS Sierra.raw and than following your steps i used 7-Zip again that extract 2 files i mentioned before
        What should i do? Please i really confused

      2. blankMukhtar Jafari

        Hi my dear
        Firt download the file from the link given to you
        Second extract it via 7zip and you get only one file.
        Use the disk imager software to create bootable usb with
        That’s it
        For more information visit our YouTube channel to watch the full video tutorial

  113. blankBen Reply

    Thank you very much !
    I have a Macbook Pro 6,2 (Mid 2010) with an empty drive. I was unable to use the internet recovery because of no battery and no time set, and i was unable to set the time because of a stupid bug that doesnt give me access to the terminal in the recovery. I was desperate, since im in Africa with no mac around… Thank you so much, thank you the hackintosh community 🙂

  114. blankraj903 Reply

    My asus r558uq notebook specs

    Intel 5 – 7th gen
    4gm ram
    1tb hdd
    Intel hd graphics 620

    I have tried almost every config file of ur guide.. Always getting this error-
    OsXaptiofixdrv: Start
    Ing overrides for system\library\coreservices\boot.efi
    Using relok.block:yes; hibernate wake: no

    Now what should i do.. Plz guide guys

  115. blanknoordeen Reply

    thanks for the guide
    i installed osx sierra on my dell (core i5-42OOU), it works fine, but the wifi dosn’t work (dell wireless 1704 a bcm 4365 customized by the comp manufacturer)also sound not working (Realtek HD audio) need help to fix those 2 issues

  116. blankandreas Reply

    Hey many thanx, your tutorial was very helpful as i finally managed to create a functioning bootable usb installer and I was able to install Sierra 12.2 on my PC about a week ago. Other guides and efforts using unibeast etc didn’t manage to provide a successful outcome. I just wanted to ask If you have updated your raw file to the latest Apple release Sierra version 12.2.3 and to the latest clover bootloader? Many thanx again, your guides and tools are the most comprehensive ones out there and I have spent many days reading literally a dozen of guides on different sites specializing on the subject.

  117. blankronald padilla Reply

    trying to get this configuration running on a hp dv7-1262 core2 duo t6400 @2.0GHz 4096MB and nvidia geforce 9600m gt….it crashes when reaches waiting for root device i think ’cause the screen gets garbled up and a white circle with a line across. help?

    1. blankPeter Martin Reply

      I get this same problem. I use a 780ti and a 6700k. Not sure what to use because I want to be able to use the 780ti in hackintosh…

  118. blankbenny Reply

    I just download the file using your link, but i can’t extract it using 7-zip neither winrar. Is there any trick to extract the file?

  119. blankHari Prasad Sah Reply

    Hello i have Dell Precision m6600 with Intel Core i7 (Interl vPro), 16 GB of RAM, an Nvidia Quadro 3000M.
    I tried to google my config file but did not get. So can u tell which file to use

    1. blankFaiz Orz Post author Reply

      I am not sure about your system but give a try to Nvidia gen 2 and HD 4600 config.plist file. Also, don’t forget to boot with nv_disable=1 boot flag.

  120. blankcarlos Reply

    hi, i follow everything exactly as is, but after its done writing it turns the usb into a local disk. How do i fix this?

  121. blankDavid Reply

    Hello, Fisrt Sorry for my bad english, i´m stuck because my laptop use a Intel HD 4000 but also use a Nvidia Gforce 640m LE. Which option can i choose?

  122. blankChuck Gorospe Reply

    Hello, I have a laptop which is a Dell Inspiron 5459 6th gen and my specification are Intel Core i5-62000 with integrated Intel HD Graphics 4GB and gpu AMD Radeon R5 M335 2GB. I would like to know which config.plist I have to pick and from what folder, Notebooks or Desktops. Thank you.

      1. blankChuck Gorospe

        wow! thank you for the immediate response 🙂 this will help a lot! thank you! just one thing.. is the OS downloadable only from google drive? because it will take me forever to dl it.. I know I have to be patient but.. you know 🙂 I’m excited

      2. blankChuck Gorospe

        It’s fine 🙂 I already downloaded 3.3 GB in 2 hours lol thank you for this wonderful tutorial 🙂 do you have the link on how to install OS X along side with Win 10? Thank you in advace 🙂

      3. blankChuck Gorospe

        OMG, you’re saving me a lot of time, thank you! 🙂 I will be spreading this to all my friends 🙂 Also I will let you know what will happen to my Dell hehe

  123. blankChính Reply

    I need help .
    – My graphics system is ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5145 , which name of folder I will choose for config.plist ?
    – When I write mac os on usb by Win32DiskImager , then I can’t open usb on windows xp to paste file config . What i should do ?

    1. blankFaiz Orz Post author Reply

      Use AMD Legacy and when you create the USB Installer don’t extract the Raw file use that in Win32DiskImager. If you extract that then you will have 2 files and when writing them to the USB then it’s not going to work because you need to use the Raw file in Win32DiskImager.

      1. blankShakil

        I try it with unibeast. But i stuck on stop logo. Now i want to create usb installer by windows. But i have’nt .raw file. How can i create usb installer by [install macos] folder.

      1. blankSid

        I tried writing to the disk but after I finished it, I can’t open the disk, it asks me to format when i click on it

      2. blankFaiz Orz Post author

        Hey, when you create the USB Installer don’t extract the Raw file use that in Win32DiskImager. If you extract that then you will have 2 files and when writing them to the USB then it’s not going to work(saying need to be format). So you need to use the Raw file in Win32DiskImager.

  124. blankSriyank Reply

    Hello , I have ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4250 graphics. I tried to google my config file but did not get. So can u tell which file to use

      1. blankSteven

        hello, thankyou. but still doesn’t work. is this macOS really can be installed on intel HD graphic 1st generation? sorry for bad english

      2. blankSteven

        hey bro, i searched the problem in internet and i’ve found the same problem

  125. blankjulyann Reply

    Hi dears, last weekend I try a lot of ways to make hackintosh in my lenovo notebook. I dont have success -:(
    I tray all config.plist is pendrive make by unibeast, vanilla & win32diskimager. No luck!!-:(

    The first kernel panic occur before 2 seconds boot clover & is this one: panic cpu 0 caller… “zone_init: kmem_suballoc failed”/library…etc.
    I fix this kernel panic with this code en smbios:



    Once patched on the next attempt I have one more kernel panic:
    panic cpu caller…..
    ….common/IONDRV/INTEL/SKL/ApplelInyelFrv -:(
    I think there are some parameter in config.plist or kext relationship with Graphics, baut I dont have knowledge to fix it.
    Please help me!!
    My hardware: Lenonvo ideapad -ISK i3 6100u. Motherbord Lenovo. RAM 8GB DDR4 2100. HD 520.

    Thks a lot


    1. blankFaiz Orz Post author Reply

      Hey dear julyann,

      Have your try boot flag’s like nv_disable=1 if yes then I am sorry for you, I can’t give wrong suggestion.
      Also I think that your laptop might not be compatible with macOS.

  126. blankSum Le Wong Reply

    Hey, I can’t seem to make my windows 10 laptop to open up my EFI ( flash drive). It can’t seem to recognize it.

    1. blankFaiz Orz Post author Reply

      Hey dear, Seems that you have extracted the macOS file twice that’s why. Just download the macOS File from the link above and extract it one time then you will have a Raw file. Use that in the Win32DiskImager.

  127. blankbob Reply

    What plist file do I use for Core i5-6400 with onboard HD530 graphics for a desktop system?

    I also have an old Nvidia GT210, what plist file does that need?

      1. blankbob

        That is what I had used, the laptop HD5xx and nvidia legacy
        I think my issue is something to do with the mouse, It gets to VoodooPS2Mouse then stops, then after a short while the writing goes scrambled and I get a white no entry sign in the midle of the screen.
        I have tried different mice, different USB ports, even a USB mouse plugged into the PS2 port via an adaptor but they dont work.
        Any ideas?

      2. blankbob

        It isnt the mouse, but it doesnt work with the onboard gfx, it always does the writing goes scrambled and I get a white no entry sign in the middle of the screen.

        With nvidia GT210
        get apple logo
        select language
        says installing, minutes count down to zero
        black screen flash white writing
        monitor off
        BIOS screen
        black screen white writing
        Welcome screen – select country
        select keyboard
        how do you connect – select ethernet & DHCP
        then some more white writing says
        unmount of /home failed (45)
        unmount of /net failed (45)
        and it reboots back to BIOS screen then back to the Welcome screen – select country

        Any idea how to get this working?

  128. blankbob Reply

    AFter Diskimager says “write complete” my USB drive is not accessible from Windows, it says it needs to be formatted. I unplug it and plug it again and nothing appears in My computer, so I go into disk Manager and the USB stick has 3 partitions on it
    200MB EFI system partition
    6.36GB Primary partition (but no drive letter assigned and not possible to assign one)
    the rest is as unallocated space

    Whats going on?

    Sandisk cruzer switch 32GB
    Windows 7 x64

    1. blankFaiz Orz Post author Reply

      Hey dear bob,
      Seems that you have not extracted the macOS Files if did it then you have twice extracted. Just extract the macOS file once and you will get a Raw file with no extension after that use Win32DiskImager to write the Raw files to USB. Hope that it should be helpful.

      Watch the video tutorial here:
      Video is deleted from youtube Sorry

    2. blankbob Reply

      I get exactly the same result with Win 10 x64 on a different PC
      but then I tried a different USB stick and its worked OK so far, now to try booting

  129. blankZavier Reply

    hi there, I’ve install on my HP ac146tx and I got a kernel panic. Then what should I do?
    I use config.plist HD5500.

  130. blankjulyaann Reply

    Hi sir, yesterday Im testing to install sierra in my notebook lenovo ideapad 110 i3-6100u HD520
    I have kernel panic: panic(cpu 0 caller 0xffffff800032ffb6): “zone_init:kmem_suballoc failed”@Library/Caches/,0,0,1 …
    Can you help me?

    Thks a lot

  131. blankjulyaann Reply

    I have lenovo ideapad 110 notebook, HD520, i36100u.My BIOS havent Sata cpntroller optio.
    I try more than 10 times and always: Stuck on “System uptime in nanoseconds …” Booting to installation
    I follow all stps word by word.
    Thks a lot, your guides are the best -;

  132. blankMarlon Alkan Reply

    I have an self build computer with an Intel Core i5-6600K and a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GigaByte .
    Which config should I use ?

      1. blankMarlon Alkan

        I’ve got the problem that when I boot in verbose mode it stucks at “mbinit done: 95mb”. Also I tried safe-mode. In the Internet I can’t find anything about that problem

    1. blankFaiz Orz Post author Reply

      Use Intel HD 4600 Config.plist file and when you get into Clover Menu then make sure you boot with (nv_disable=1) Boot flag.
      Check the Guide for Lenovo Y50:

    1. blankFaiz Orz Post author Reply

      Seems that the USB isn’t bootable Correctly. Try again step by step carefully. Also, watch the video tutorial: Video is deleted from youtube Sorry

  133. blankRolf Reply


    It didnt showed my usb in boot.
    After that i just formated the whole usb stick and now it shows that the usb got 0mb just Zero??

    What can i do to recover / Reset my usb stick?


  134. blanktech dave Reply

    which config.plist should i use i have intel HD graphics only but properties show Intel chipset family….?
    Please help !

  135. blankWilliams Reply

    Can I convert DMG to ISO file using PowerISO and then created a bootable usb flash drive and lastly By BIOS boot USB Drive….
    Is it possible?

    1. blankFaiz Orz Post author Reply

      Open Win32DiskImager then Select your USB and click Browse then choose the File that you place in your Desktop (Install macOS Sierra) then finally write this to your USB Device. If didn’t work use another USB.

  136. blankWill Finnell Reply

    I have a Notebook/laptop running amd ranedon r5 graphics with an a8 processor. Which config.plist should i use? I could try using the desktop amd.

      1. blankChris

        The disk image.hfsx is 6,664,108 kb.

        Just loaded with win32 went to open it then it said need to format this drive before using.

      2. blankChris

        Why does the video show it as just a file at 7gb? and why is the EFI system partition not showing in the video?

  137. blankCarter Reply

    I keep running into the problem of the system not starting correctly when i try to boot from the usb. It keeps failing to start the system and always returns with abnormal error code :1

    1. blankMukhtar Jafari Reply

      I think you’ve extracted the file for two times. You have to extract one time and then follow the guide or watch this video specially 1:30 of video.
      Video is deleted from youtube Sorry

  138. blankadam Reply

    hi yes, I got it working by disabling the intel graphics inject in clover. i’m gonna used the El capitan since alot of problems have been reported with Sierra until patches come out.

  139. blankadam Reply

    hi yes, I got it working by disabling the intel graphics inject in clover. i’m gonna used the El capitan since alot of problems have been reported with Sierra until patches come out.

  140. blankadam Reply

    Hi, I followed all the steps, and when I boot via UEFI, I get a blank screen. Specs- Dell Inspiron 15 i5558 HD 5500. It’s not booting or attempting to read my USB


    1. blankFaiz Orz Post author Reply

      You can give a try to Gen 1 if it’s GT Nvidia and also you can use Intel HD graphics because you can pass the Nvidia by Nv_disable=1 boot flag.

      1. blankArkanta

        I will install in laptop/notebook i5 5200u which vga intel 5500 and vga nvidia 820m. So i think use in folder notebook intel 5500 and after success install osx i will install vga nvidia that’s right? thank’s for attention.

  141. blankVasi Reply

    Hi. I created the bootable USB on my Win7 PC, but after the “win32…” utility completes the process the USB disappears from my computer so I can’t finish all the steps. Same result when I tried with different USB. I checked both USBs on a Win7 notebook – also not showing up in My Computer, only on Device Manager under Storage Devices. Clover boots tough on both stations.

      1. blankMint

        ok, settled the USB part and replacing the config. turned out, need to be on windows 8 laptop to detect the USB( before this im using windows 7 on pc). then i faced another problem xD, i managed to boot into clover, but the interface is not the same as shown in the video,
        there is no install mac from USB option.
        so, i clicked the first option anyway,
        this came out,
        and nothing happen after that. btw im trying on Dell i7559 laptop… thinking of trying on my PC too if possible~ TY

      2. blankFaiz Orz Post author

        Have you placed your config.plist file to USB Installer? If yes then try another one.
        Hackintosh is easier to do on PC then Laptops 🙂

      1. blankGarrett

        It was the configuration file. I tried all of them and only one was different. It had gray diagonal lines going across the screen and between the lines, i could tell it was the stuff going down my screen before and the first screen of the mac setup mixed together and it was all screwed up.

  142. blankshivang bansal Reply

    i have created a bootable usb drive. but now please guide me how to install this MAC OS on my laptop as i am really unable to do so..

  143. blankAmr Sayed Reply

    I have Windows 10 x64 and Win32DiskImager doesn’t work on it .

    Is there any solution or another software to solve this problem ?!!

  144. blankKatalin Csángó Reply

    With USB 2 it has not worked with me, only with USB 3. Thank you Mukhtar! It was a very interesting experiment for me!

  145. blankKRUSHNAA R Reply


  146. blankp b krishna Reply

    my lappy is lenovo g50-80 with i3 5005 2ghz cpu and 8gb ram.i created mac sierra bootable usb and used 5500 Config.plist for replacing in clove folder. also followed efi boot set up explained in tutorial by pressing novo button. but i could not find usb in efi boot in boot menu.

  147. blankBrian Tesla Reply

    After extracting the “Install macOS Sierra.raw” file, I got two files instead of one. they are “disk image.hfsx” and “EFI System Partition.img”. Please help me, I cant proceed

    1. blankSpooderPutato Reply

      Me too. But i saw in other tutorial that we can use disk32 thingy to select the .raw file. And finally i got the “EFI” folder in which we can copy and replace to complete the process of this tutorial.

      I think OP use the “not showing extension”. Which mean, in the video, the .RAW file is actually BZ2. And the extension-less file is actually the real .RAW file. It’s complicated like that, yeah.
      Thanks for the tutorial BtW. Now trying to tweak and boot up.

      1. blankMukhtar Jafari

        The download link is updated. Now you can download it from google drive.
        Follow the video so strictly.

  148. blankBrian Tesla Reply

    I got two files from Install macOS Sierra.raw please help me.They are disk image.hfsx and EFI System Partition.img . Please i need help

      1. blankSomeshwar

        After completing bootable flash drive Mac os Sierra. Mac is running white line run complete but after that not showing mac Sierra desktop display. How can i solve the problem?

  149. blankBrian Tesla Reply

    After extracting the “Install macOS Sierra.raw” file with 7zip, I got two files in the folder, They are “disk image.hfsx” and “EFI System Partition.img” .
    Please what should i do

  150. blankSpooderPutato Reply

    OK. I filled my phone with a bucket of credit for LTE speed of download. And finallllly.

    Install macOS Sierra.raw.bz2 is corrupted. Can’t be extracted through anything.

      1. blankHan Solow

        Sir, I did watch. I understand the steps. But like I mentioned earlier in the imgur link.
        The “extension less” file is inside “Install macOS Sierra.raw”. But the “Install macOS Sierra.raw” is inside “Install macOS Sierra.raw.bz2” file, which I cannot extract. It always says corrupted.

      2. blankSpooderPutato


        Install macOS Sierra

        is located inside:

        Install macOS Sierra.raw

        and that raw file is located inside:

        Install macOS Sierra.raw.bz2

        The video starts from extracting:

        Install macOS Sierra.raw

        what about the:

        Install macOS Sierra.raw.BZ2?

      3. blankKatalin Csángó

        The file can be corrupted by the download on the internet. I had the Megasync limit (5Gb per day intersected). The next day had resulted a corrupt file.
        Can you describe to me what should happen right after the boot, so I know if I am correct!

      4. blankAlex

        Just rename it to .raw only then extract it with 7zip
        then follow the insturctions

  151. blankSpooderPutato Reply

    Downloading image file is a pain. I saved to my mega drive, downloaded using my android tablet overnight to SD card (cuz internal doesn’t allow more than 4gb file transfer). Turns out its size is exactly 4gb. And is corrupted. It’s gonna take days to finish the download on PC.

    1. blankKatalin Csángó Reply

      With me had happened something similar, but it seems now everything to run correctly.
      Can you describe me what should happen right after the boot, so I know if I am correct

      1. blankKatalin Csángó

        So I thought too! I did everything according to the instructions.
        The “Pacote de config” setting might be the problem. I have Mobile Intel (R) GMA 4500MHD. And I called “HD4400 4600”. I could boot, but I did not know any more. Thanks!

  152. blankSpooderPutato Reply

    I can’t access my USB drive to replace the Config.plist file. It becomes FAT32 and everytime I try to open, it says “you need to format before using it etc”

      1. blankSpooderPutato

        First of all, my apology. I did not download the Sierra from here. Instead I downloaded from a local website using torrent because they have seriously fast down speed (2.3mb/s).

        Little did I know was that I downloaded the zip file with a bunch of folders in there which lead to file name InstallESD.dmg. Not img file.

        I tried creating bootable USB using win32diskimager and only one drive shows up as a “FAT32” and unable to open it no matter what.
        Then I tried again with another software “TransMac”. With that I managed to do it (with the same DMG file) and I got 2 drives. 1 is an inaccessible, and another is “EFI” drive. But nothing was in there.

        I managed to get to booting with “UEFI Innostor Innostor (USB-Disk)” (that’s my usb name i guess). And this command line saying I have incorrect boot device thingy, that’s when I realized I have the wrong file.

    1. blankoswin Reply

      sa me issue as after successful write image unable to access usb says must be formatted first.
      i don’t know wat to is there any special usb drive for that?????
      i try to follow instructions more that 10 times i ends up the same problem.

  153. blankSamuel Rosales Reply

    hi, im trying this tutorial but i had a problem, i got a kernel panic, can you please help me?
    i have tried whith many flags but nothing worked
    core i3 5005u
    acer v3-572p
    (sorry for my bad english haha)

      1. blankArpit Patel

        i create successfully bootable drive of mac.but when i select in clover “boot with mac OS sierra” then setup is stuck with below error
        --> panic(cpu 0 caller 0xfffff80003430d6): "zone_init : kmem_suballoc failed"@/Library/caches/ Reply

      2. blanknakul

        hey whic configutartion file should i use ??
        i have Nvdia GEFORCE G210 Graphics card on my laptop

      3. blankoswin

        hi there.
        my problem is, i end up with creating usb boot disk but after the whole process successful cant access usb says need to be formatted

      4. blankGabriele

        hi , I have a problem with Extract file .raw because my system create 2 files instead of one.
        can you send me the file already extracted so that I can write it?

      5. blankPradeep

        Sir i try to replace a config file but in my system i can’t see the EFI drive. waht to for that

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