How to Install macOS Mojave on VirtualBox on Windows

In this article, I am going to show you how to install macOS Mojave on VirtualBox on Windows. If you are interested about Apple’s new Mac operating system macOS 10.14 Mojave and want to try it then you are in the right place because here you will find any kind of files that you will need to install macOS Mojave on VirtualBox on Windows. So make sure to follow the step by step pictorial tutorial below to install the new macOS Mojave 10.14 on Windows on VirtualBox.

Before we get started, make sure your system can support Virtualization technology (VT) and it is enabled from BIOS, so you can run Virtualization software like Virtualbox. You should also have a 64-bit Windows operating system with at least 2 GB Ram and 20 GB free storage but we recommend you 4 GB of RAM or higher and more storage so you can store more files and install more apps on macOS Mojave. Also, if you have an SSD it’s highly recommended that you install it on SSD inside of HDD because you will have much higher performance.

Related: Install macOS Mojave on VMware on Windows

Install macOS Mojave on VirtualBox on Windows

To install macOS Mojave on VirtualBox on Windows, you must download the following files and read the step by step guide to avoiding any problems. If you miss any of the steps below then you might be unsuccessful to run it.

Required file for this installation:

Step 1: Extract macOS Mojave Image File

After download macOS Mojave 10.14 from the link above, you need to extract it to get the file macOS Mojave 10.14 VMDK. You can extract the compressed file via WinRAR, 7 Zip or any other extractor that works for you. For this demonstration, I have used Winrar. Locate your macOS Mojave file in an appropriate location then right-click and select Extract to macOS Mojave 10.14 and wait for it to complete.

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Extract macOS Mojave VMDK File

Step 2: Install VirtualBox on Windows / PC

Download the latest version of VirtualBox from the link above and then Install it on your Windows PC. To install VirtualBox, just click on the setup then hit “Next” for a couple of times and Finally, click “Finished”.

How to Install macOS Mojave on VirtualBox on Windows

Install VirtualBox on Windows PC

Step 3: Create New Virtual Machine

After installing VirtualBox, now you will need to create a new virtual machine on Virtualbox.

#1. Open the VirtualBox then click on “New” at the upper left-hand side. Type the name for the Virtual Machine “macOS Mojave” or any other name that you like. Choose the type “Mac OS X” and version to “macOS 10.13 High Sierra (64-bit)” or “Mac OS X (64-bit)” then increase the memory size to minimum 4 GB (4096 MB). From the Hard Disk section select “Use an existing virtual hard disk file” and click on the small folder icon to browse the VMDK file.

How to Install macOS Mojave on VirtualBox on Windows

Create macOS Mojave Virtual Machine

#2. Once you clicked on the small folder icon, you will see the snapshot down below. Navigate to macOS Mojave Extracted file that you have done on step 1. Select the VMDK Image file and click Open.

How to Install macOS Mojave on VirtualBox on Windows

Browse macOS Mojave VMDK File

Step 4: Edit the New Virtual Machine

#1. Open the VirtualBox then click on “Settings“.

How to Install macOS Mojave on VirtualBox on Windows

Go to Virtual Machine Setting

#2. In the “General Tab“, don’t touch anything and let everything to the default. Go to the next option “System“. You will see three main categories. Click on the first tab “Motherboard“. Uncheck “Floppy” drive and set the chipset to “ICH9“. The recommended memory size is at least 4 GB.

How to Install macOS Mojave on VirtualBox on Windows

Configure Motherboard & Chipset

#3. In the Processor Tab, select 2 Processors or more than that. Don’t forget to tick mark Enable PAE/NX.

How to Install macOS Mojave on VirtualBox on Windows

Spacifiy Processor

#4. Navigate to “Display option” then put the video memory to 128 MB. Check out Enable 3D Acceleration if you want. You can bring changes later on as well so don’t worry.

How to Install macOS Mojave on VirtualBox on Windows

Set Memory to 128 MB

#5. Now, navigate to “Network” section then “Enable Network Adapter”. And choose the adapter type “Intel PRO/1000 MT Server (82545EM)”. Finally to save all the changes click OK.

How to Install macOS Mojave on VirtualBox on Windows

Configure Network

Step 5: Add VirtualBox Code to the CMD

#1. Find VirtualBox code that you have downloaded. Replace “Your Virtual Machine Name” with your virtual machine name that you have created on step Step 3. Just do like the shot down below.

How to Install macOS Mojave on VirtualBox on Windows

Edit VirtualBox Code

#2. Open and Run CMD as Administrator and then copy and paste all the codes to the command prompt one by one.

Important Note: Before adding the code to CMD make you sure you quit or exit VirtualBox.

How to Install macOS Mojave on VirtualBox on Windows

Copy & Paste all the codes to CMD

Step 6: Start the Virtual Machine

#1. Once you have all the steps above successfully, you need to start the virtual machine. Just click on Start icon.

How to Install macOS Mojave on VirtualBox on Windows

Start macOS Mojave VM

#2. Now you will see a black screen with white text on it and load some codes. Wait for a moment until you see the Welcome window of macOS Mojave.

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macOS Mojave VM running

Step 7: Perform a Clean Installation of macOS Mojave

Fix Mouse & Keyboard Issue

If you’ve got any issue with your mouse or keyboard just watch the video down below.

#1. It’s time to perform macOS Mojave clean installation. Select your Country and click Continue.

How to Install macOS Mojave on VirtualBox on Windows

Select Your Country

#2. Choose a Keyboard Layout and click on Continue. If you did not see your preferred keyboard just click on Show all text.

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Select Your Keyboard Layout

#3. Now select your method to transfer information to this Mac and click Continue. We recommend you to choose the last option “Don’t transfer any information now“.

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Transfer Information to This Mac

#4. In this step, click on Set Up Later then Don’t Sign In. To complete the Installation process we suggest you don’t use your Apple ID right now. You can login to your Apple ID or iCloud later on.

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Sign In with Your Apple ID

#5. Agree to the Terms and Conditions and click Continue.

How to install macOS Mojave on VMware on Windows

Agree to Terms & Conditions

#6. Fill out the Full name,  Account name, Password, Hint and check the box of Set time zone based on Current location. Then finally click on Continue to create your user account for macOS Mojave.

How to install macOS Mojave on VMware on Windows

Create a Computer Account

#7. If you want to customize Express Set Up, you can click on Customize Settings otherwise click on Continue.

How to install macOS Mojave on VMware on Windows

Express Setup

#8. Dark mode is a new feature added to macOS Mojave 10.14, so you can choose light or dark mode. Just select one of these looks and click Continue.

How to install macOS Mojave on VMware on Windows

Choose You Look

#9. Wait a little while to Setting Up Your Mac.

How to install macOS Mojave on VMware on Windows

Set upping your Mac

Related: How to Install macOS Mojave on VMware on Windows

Finally, you should see the macOS Mojave Wallpaper, and it successfully installs on VirtualBox.

How to Install macOS Mojave on VirtualBox on Windows

macOS Mojave Installed Successfully

Video Guide:

Conclusion

In this guide, we have covered the following steps. These are the summarize of above steps.

  • Extract macOS Mojave Image File
  • Install VirtualBox on Your PC
  • Create New Virtual Machine
  • Edit the New Virtual Machine
  • Add VirtualBox Code to the CMD
  • Play the Virtual Machine
  • Perform a Clean Installation of macOS Mojave 10.14

If you have any kind of questions, suggestions or inquiries on how to install macOS Mojave on VirtualBox on Windows, feel free to leave a comment down below this post and will answer your every question and get your suggestion for our future works. Thanks for being with us.

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