How to install OS X Montain Lion on VirtualBox
Using VirtualBox always gives you plenty of significant benefits. The program`s rich functionality and comfortable interface attracts thousands of developers worldwide, making the tool the most popular virtualization utility. You can easily install any OS using virtualization app with changes to your current OS. Below you can find a detailed instruction on how to install OS X Montain Lion on VirtualBox quickly and easily.
First of all, you will need a machine with Windows to run Mac OS X on Windows. Note: your Windows OS should to be 64-bit, since OS X Mountain Lion is a 64-bit OS. You will also need more than 10 GB of unused hard drive space.
Right click on "My Computer" to choose "Properties" to check the stats of your computer.
- Installed VirtualBox
- iAtkos ML2: The standard way on installing OS X Mountain Lion still doesn't work with Virtualbox. That is why you'll have to obtain a special distros, such as iAtkos
- Multibeast 4.6.1 : a special utility for post-installation tool for your connveniencr
Step 1: Preparing for work
Download VirtualBox package, install and open it up.
Step 2: Creating a new virtual machine
We highly recommend assigning 4 GB of RAM to your new VM; however, you can choose even 2 GB of RAM.
Then you will be asked to set up a new hard disk for your VM. It is better to choose VDI type of VM, as well as choose a dynamically expanding disk.
Step 3: Give your new VM an OS
Choose your Mac OS X VM from the main menu of VirtualBox, and open up its settings. Then visit "System" and uncheck the "Enable EFI" option. This is the most important option that you will need to change.
When your virtual machine launches for the first time, it will boot into iAtkos.
Step 4: Install OS X Mountain Lion
The default sttings will make Mac OS X to boot from the VM without any help.
Then you will need to return to the installation page and choose "Install". No worries about crashing black screen after the process complete. Just proceed to the next step.
Step 5: Boot it up
Now you`ve successfully installed OS X Montain Lion on VirtualBox! Although the process is a little bit long, you might still enjoy using the app!