Running Mavericks in VMware Player

Running Mavericks in VMware Player
I have previously posted about my hackintosh and how to install Mavericks on its own hard drive. I can then load Windows or OSX via the motherboard’s boot-menu (hint: F12 on Gigabyte). This forces me to reboot my PC, which I don’t do very often. I rarely need to use OSX the way I use my ...

Installing OSX 10.9 Mavericks on my hackintosh

Installing OSX 10.9 Mavericks on my hackintosh
I haven’t used OSX daily for some years now, but occasionally I boot from the hard drive containing OSX on my hackintosh. It has gone from Lion (see this post for my hardware) to Mountain Lion. And recently I installed Mavericks, which is version 10.9 of Apple’s operating systems for Macs. This time the install went ...

Mountain Lion 10.8.1 installed on my hackintosh

Mountain Lion 10.8.1 installed on my hackintosh
As I wrote earlier, I’ve waited for Apple to release the first update for Mountain Lion before I’m upgrading from Lion. Since I’m going to be upgrading my hackintosh, I was also waiting for MultiBeast to be updated. Now that both of these criteria are met, I decided to install Mountain Lion on my hackintosh. You can read ...

Coming fall 2012: Mountain Lion on my hackintosh

I’ve always waited for the first patch before I upgrade OS X. And it usually doesn’t take long. My white MacBook from late 2007  (MB062LL/B) is now out of the loop. Sooo… Since I’m going to be installing Mountain Lion on my hackintosh, I’m also waiting for MultiBeast to be updated. UniBeast has already been updated. With GigaByte releasing ...

Kakewalk 4.1.1 makes it a breeze installing Lion 10.7.2 on my hackintosh

Kakewalk 4.1.1 makes it a breeze installing Lion 10.7.2 on my hackintosh
Definitions A hackintosh is a PC (a non-Mac) which runs Mac OS X as its operating system. A hackintosh has usually been difficult to set up and get fully working without doing heavy research and tweaking post-install. With Kakewalk it’s (almost) as easy as installing Windows 7. Kakewalk is a little utility which makes a bootable USB ...