How to Install Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite On A Windows PC

How to Install Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite On A Windows PC

by Ravi Singh
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In our previous guides we shown you how to install Stable Android OS x86 4.4.4 R3 Update on PC and Laptops which is pretty amazing as you can install android OS on any old PC or laptop and make it useful. If you’re interested in running Mac OS X, then a Hackintosh might be for you if you don’t want to pay for overpriced Mac computer. This guide will give a complete step by step on how to install OS 10.10 Yosemite on any PC that has a Intel base processor.

OS X Yosemite on Windows PC -Techposts

OS X Yosemite on Windows PC -Techposts

Installing Mac OS on Windows or Linux PC:

 Things You’ll Need:

  1. Built PC With Intel CPU
  2. Any Computer Running Mac OSX Snow Leopard 10.6.6 or later.
  3. USB Stick 8Gb or Larger

What you need to Download:

  • Yosemite
  • UniBeast
  • Multibeast
  • DSDT (if needed)

In order to download Unibeast, Multibeast  and DSDT files you need to have an account on tonymacx86.  If you don’t have an account then you can create an here. Make sure you have Unibeast and Multibeast downloaded and unziped on to your desktop.

STEP 1: Download OSX 10.10 Yosemite

The cool thing is that the whole OS is free for anyone who has a Apple ID and acess to a machine running 10.6.8 Snow Leopard or later.

  1. Open Mac App Store
  2. Log into your Apple ID
  3. Download OS X Yosemite (its a big file >5GB so relax)

STEP 2: Making a Bootable USB Drive

  1. Insert your USB drive the is 8GB or Larger
  2. Open /Applications/Utilities/Disk Utility
  3. Select your USB drive
  4. Go to the Partition Tab
  5. Click Current and choose 1 Partition 
  6. Click Options and Choose Master Boot Record
  7. Under Name: type USB
  8. Under Format: choose Mac OS Extended (Journaled)
  9. Click Apply then Partition
  10. Open UniBeast from your desktop
  11. Click Continue, Continue, Continue, Agree
    Unibeast for installing Yosemite OS X

    Unibeast for installing Yosemite OS X

    12. At Destination Select, choose USB and click Continue

    Select USB as Destination -Techposts

    Select USB as Destination -Techposts

    13. Choose Yosemite on the Select OS Installation screen
    14. Click Continue

    Select OS Version you want to install -Techposts

    Select OS Version you want to install

    15. If using a 5 or 6 Series system with AWARD BIOS choose Legacy USB Support
    16. If using a laptop, choose Laptop Support
    17. Click Continue

    Unibeast - Support Options -Techposts

    Unibeast – Support Options

    18. Enter your password and click Install

    Unibeast - Mountning Volumes

    Unibeast – Mountning Volumes

    UniBeast will now create the bootable USB drive. Once completed put your the Multibeast folder in the USB drive.

STEP 3: Boot into USB Drive

  1. Turn on the computer
  2. Press the hotkey to choose boot device (usually F12 or F8)
  3. Choose USB-HDD
  4. At the Chimera Boot Screen, choose USB and hit Enter

If you can’t get to the OSX installer, try typing in -x at the Chimera Boot  screen. You can also type some other boot flags such as: GraphicsEnabler=Yes, PCIRootUID=1,maxmem=4096, maxmem=8192, and npci=0x2000 individually or in combination in order to solve boot issues.

 STEP 4: Install OSX Yosemite 10.10

Once you get to the installer:

1. In the top menu bar choose Utilities, and open Disk Utility
2. Highlight your target hard drive for the Yosemite installation in left column.
3. Click Partition tab
4. Click Current and choose 1 Partition
5. Click Options…
6. Choose GUID Partition Method
7. Under Name: type Yosemite (You can rename it later)
8. Under Format select Mac OS Extended (Journaled)
9. Click Apply then Partition
10. Close out of the Disk Utility
11. When the installer asks you where to install, choose OSX, or your existing install if your just upgrading.
12. When complete system will reset automatically.
13. Press F8 or F12 to enter into boot menu & select your USB drive again.
14. At the Chimera Boot Screen, choose your new OSX installation.
15. Complete the OSX initial setup, date, user, password, etc.

STEP 5: Finalization With MultiBeast 

1. Open Multibeast
2. if this is a new install go to the Quick Start tab & choose EasyBeast, UserDSDT, orDSDT-Free.

3. Choose your audio drivers, enable trim if you are using an SSD, select your networking driver, etc. here are my settings based upon my motherboard (Gigabyte GA-Z77-D3H)



4. Restart your PC and your done.
If the instructions in this guide for installing Mac OS on PC are not clear for you then please watch the following video:

Congrats! You just installed  OS X Yosemite on your PC. Please share your thoughts via comments below and don’t forget to Share and subscribe Techposts newsletter by entering your E-mail ID or Follow us on Google+, Facebook and Twiiter.

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