How To Install Mavericks 10.9.4 To VirtualBox On Haswell Windows 8 Laptop

The reason for me installing VM VirtualBox is NOT to have to log out and boot to partition that has the OS I need to use. It’s convenient, but the virtualbox doesn’t support all the features of the OS I want. It’s basic for running software and it’s slow.

How to create an iso from usb flash drive in Yosemite.

Install Windows 10 on VirtualBox Yosemite Host

There are tons of tutorial out there but none really works on my Haswell. I found this tutorial from Pippox0 on Insanelymac and it did painlessly.

To create an iso file from dmg in Mac, use this code: where Mavericks1094.dmg is the file.

sudo hdiutil makehybrid -iso -joliet -hfs -o Mavericks1094.iso Mavericks1094.dmg

To patch the Haswell in Virtualbox – 

VBoxManage modifyvm mavericks –cpuidset 00000001 000306a9 00020800 80000201 178bfbff






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