In this post, I will try the best I can to guide you! how to create macOS Sierra bootable USB drive from your Mac or from any working
Because since El Capitan the disk utility of macOS was different, if you running El Capitan and want to create bootable
This method also works to creating USB installer for El Capitan, Yosemite and Maverick, and the
First, you need to download macOS Installer apps from App Store or through torrent. If you already have it, then good so you can just start to
Or, if you want to make things simple, you can use a terminal command to restore the installer app to a USB drive, you can find post about how to make macOS bootable USB using the terminal ‘
When you are done create a
And for you guys who want to create
Prepare a usb drive
Important! Make sure you have no important data there because we gonna format it and will delete all your data and it will be impossible to restore it back.
So back up your data and put it in a safe place before you do this!
Formating USB Drive
Plug USB drive and go to Application > Utilities > and open the Disk Utility and format your USB drive as GUID Partition Table. see pic below??
Show hidden file using terminal
Now we have to make hidden files show up using terminal command. You will understand what
Open terminal type or copy the command below, this command will show you the hidden files.
Later, you will need to make it back to normal ..so you can use the command below to make all hidden files vanish again.
defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles NO
Go to Mac OS Sierra apps > right click > show package contents.
Click Content > Shared Support and mount InstallESD.dmg with Disk Utility.
Open InstallESD archive in finder and mount BaseSystem.dmg.
Now you know why we have to show the hidden files ?
Restore BaseSystem to USB Drive
Select the USB drive from the list of disks, select Restore tab and pick select BaseSystem.dmg as a source and USB flash drive as the destination. When ready click on the Restore button.
After the Restore process is finished, open Finder > open USB drive (OS X Base System) ► go to the System/Installation folder and select Packages file and delete it.
Moving Packages folder to USB drive
Open OS X Install ESD volume in Finder, select Packages folder and copy them to System/Installation folder on the
Also, copy BaseSystem.chunklist and BaseSystem.dmg files from InstallESD.dmg volume to root of USB flash drive (OS X Base System).
But! for using it to install Mac OS-X in Hackintosh PC you need to install Clover boot loader on it!
Installing Clover boot loader (for Hackintosh)
Download the latest version of Clover boot loader HERE
Install Clover and choose your USB drive for the install destination. See the picture below!
After install Clover finish, there will automatically EFI Partition mounted on your Finder-sidebar/Desktop.
Copy kext and config.plist to EFI
So! its time for The Tricks! Putting some essential kext like fakeSMC.kext etc.
For config.plist you can use pre
To download kext & driver here ?? DOWNLOAD
To download config.plist here ?? DOWNLOAD
After you download the archive extract it. Then find and choose one of config.plist you desire inside the config.
Then copy all kext from kext folder to Clover > EFI > CLOVER > Kext > Other(for OS Sierra) 10.11(for El Capitan) and so on, to EFI partition.
Now your U
Important! Before installing Mac OS X on PC please backup all important data especially in the
I am not responsible for any damage caused by following this tutorial. Make sure you know exactly what you’re doing and understand for the risk as well.
If you really love macOS (X) system you should buy a Real Mac by Apple.
I hope this post could help you to make a bootable USB drive for Hackintosh and “Real
Good luck and take care!