In this article, I will show you How to Dual Boot macOS Mojave 10.14 with Windows 10 on Single SSD/HDD. As you know that every year Apple company developing and releasing a macOS operating system for Mac’s computer. And macOS Mojave is still one of the most preferred and tough operating systems for Mac computers. Although macOS Catalina 10.15 is now a major release and new operating system, again people are using macOS Mojave for there works. Due to that macOS Mojave installation of the different platform is easily more than installing macOS Catalina 10.15. While you are getting information to install two operating systems on a single SSD/HDD. It can be very tough and good work for getting new experience. However, the installation of macOS Mojave on some laptops can be easy, and on some laptops, it can be harder.
Because Apple laptops are nowadays having a highly expensive range, it can be better to take a Hackintosh. Most of the laptops which are having Nvidia graphics card don’t support macOS easily. If you are a laptop is dedicated to this sort of hardware, it means that your laptop is useless. If you have a little search on the internet about the solution of graphic card, while dual booting you will require more speed. Through the internet, you will find more solution about this issue, and a hundred percent you will find a way to get fix the error.
So, in this article, you will learn the Dual-Booting in “6” steps. First of all, you are needed of 3 USB drive for Dual-Booting, the USB Drive should be at least 16 GB’s. One USB Drive for macOS Mojave, for Windows 10, and Post-installation. And here you will learn also how to create macOS Mojave USB installer Drive.
Create macOS Mojave Bootable USB Drive using Disk Utility
There are ways for creating macOS Mojave Bootable USB installer, as on above I have mentioned of the given link. Also, you can check there or for creating macOS Mojave USB installer, you can use TrasnMac, Disk Utility, and Terminal. The best experience that I have done that is Disk Utility, it can be easier than others.
- How to create Bootable USB for Mac OS Mojave on windows 10 using Unibeast
- How to Create a Bootable USB for macOS Mojave on Windows PC
However, let’s get started with creating a macOS Mojave USB installer. Before creating USB installer first download all the required files of macOS Mojave, Windows 10, and Drivers.
- Download TransMac, and also Download macOS Mojave 10.15 Kexts.
- Download macOS Mojave 10.15 dmg file “full”
- Clover Configurator Download
- RUFUS Download
- Windows 10 ISO file Download
Step 1. Open your Mac computer, then go ahead on the top click Go, and down click on “Utilities”.
Step 2. While the Disk Utility folder is opened again click on “Disk Utility”.
Step 3. While the “Disk Utility” is launched, select the USB Drive. And click “Erase” button gives a “Name”, select the “Format” “Mac OS Extended (Journaled), and the “Scheme” “GUID Partition MAP”, then click on “Erase” button for partition.
Step 4. When the partition is successfully is done, close the “Disk Utility”. And on the right-handed click on the “Search Spotlight” and type “Terminal”, then click enter.
Step 5. After that, Terminal is launched copy and paste the below code and press enter. Then type your password and click enter.
sudo /Applications/install\ macOS\ Mojave.app/Contents/Resources/createinstallmedia -- Volume \Volumes/USB
Step 6. Here you will ask “If you wish to continue (Y) then press return: Y. Type “Y” and press enter key.
In clover configurator, you need to copy the macOS Mojave 10.14 dmg file. After that, Bootable USB is created open clover configurator. Above I have provided the download link of Clover Configurator from there you can download. Remember that Clover Configurator is only can be used in Mac’s computers.
Step 1. On the right-handed click on “Search Spotlight” then type “Clover Configurator” and press enter.
Step 2. After that, Clover configurator launched. Select the USB Drive from the left-handed sidebar, then click on “Mount Partition”.
Step 3. After that, the partition is created another separate folder will create on the desktop. Open the folder and delete the“EFI file”.
Step 4. Again open the EFI folder then paste the “EFi file” into EFI folder.
Step 5. Now your USB drive is ready and created an installer USB. Right-click and select Eject then “Eject All” the related Drive to macOS Mojave 10.14.
This portion of macOS Mojave is really important. After the installation of every macOS operating system, it is important to install all the drivers. Create the USB post-installation with “Disk Utility”, insert the USB drive for post-installation and follow the below instruction.
Step 1. Click on the top menu bar on Go, and choose “Utilities”.
Step 2. Now click on “Disk Utility”
Step 3. Select the USB Drive and click on “Erase” give a “Name”, “Format” “Mac OS Extended (Journaled”, the “Scheme” “GUID Partition Map”. And finally, click on the “Erase” button.
Step 4. Now click the “Done” button
Step 5. After that, the USB drive is created for post-installation. Now open the Post-install drive and copy-paste the necessary file.
BIOS Configuration for Dual-Booting of macOS Mojave 10.14 and Windows 10
Before going to install macOS Mojave 10.14 on computer. For dual-booting you have some BIOS configuration to do that. Without BIOS Configuration it is impossible to install or dual boot Windows 10 with macOS Mojave 10.14 on single SSD/HDD. Follow the picture guide and don’t miss any portion otherwise you will face error during the installation of Windows 10.
At the first step of BIOS, setting configuration. Restart your PC then press “Delete” key to enter the BIOS window. Then on the “Save & Exit” tab select “Load Optimized Defaults” and select “Yes” then press enter.
Now go up to choose “Save & Exit Setup” and press “Yes”
After pressing “Save & Exit Setup” your PC will restart. Again press “Delete” button for BIOS setting, on “BIOS” tab select “Fast Boot” and “Disabled” that.
Come down select “Mouse Speed” and choose “2X”
Enter “Windows 8/10 Features” and select the “Other OS”
On “Storage Boot Option Control” select “Legacy”
For “Other PCI devices” select “UEFI”
Go to “Peripherals” and on “Initial Display Output” select the “PCIe 1 Slot”
Now select “Intel platform Trust Technology (PTT)” and select “Disabled”
Intel platform select down the “USB Configuration” and press enter to boot into next window
Select “XHCI Hand-off” and “Enabled” that
Using keyboard select “SATA and RST configuration” and press enter key
Now click on “SATA Mode Selection” and choose “AHCI”
Select “Chipset” from tab and on Chipset select Chipset
Now you are completely done with BIOS Configuration. And the final step, go ahead on “Save & Exit” and press “Yes”
Dual Boot macOS Mojave with Windows 10
Now everything is ready to install macOS Mojave 10.14 on your PC. Therefore, there is something you might think that first, we should install macOS Mojave or Windows 10. There will be many circumstances you should install first macOS Mojave. Because our computer is compatible with macOS Mojave not with Windows 10. It can happen that if you should install Windows 10 first during installation you should face any error. Then it can be better to install macOS Mojave 10.14 before Windows 10 installation.
Insert the USB Drive of macOS Mojave 10.14 and restart your computer. After your computer is restarted press boot menu button. Then a boot from “UEFI: hp v232w PMAP, Partition 1”
On Clover, boot manager select “Option” and click enter
After pressing enter on option this below page will open. On the first tab “Boot Args: type “-v nv_disable=1_” and press enter.
Select the Boot macOS Install from macOS Mojave and press enter.
Bypass this black screen
Choose your “Language” and press continue
In macOS, Utilities choose “Disk Utility” and press continue
Click on “View” and choose “Show All Devices”
After clicking on show all devices, here you will see the list of drives. Select the drive where you want to install macOS Mojave 10.14. And click on “Erase” and give a “Name”, “Format” “APFS”, and “Scheme” “GUID Partition Map” then click “Erase”.
After that, the partition is created click “Done”
Install macOS Mojave 10.14 on Macintosh HD
After pressing done you will be back to macOS Utility window now select “Install macOS” and press continue.
To set up the installation of macOS Mojave, click continue.
Read about the terms and condition and press Agree.
Now choose the drive which you have created the partition for macOS Mojave, and click Install.
macOS Mojave will be installed, wait for some minutes after the installation is completed your computer will restart automatically.
While the computer is restarted press boot menu. And choose boot from “UEFI: hp v232w PMAP, Partition 1” and press enter.
Using keyboard select boot option and press enter.
In this step again type the recommended code “-v nv_disable=1_” and press enter.
Again by pressing enter you will be in the Boot menu and now boot macOS Mojave again from Macintosh HD.
Bypass this black screen in some seconds
Installing macOS Mojave 10.14 in 14 minutes
Now the installation of macOS Mojave is done click Restart button.
This is the last step that you will press the boot menu key. And boot macOS Mojave from “UEFI: hp v232w PMAP, Partition 1” then press enter.
Now choose “Options” and press enter
Select Boot Args and type -v and press 2 times enter key.
Here it will be the last step of installation of macOS Mojave from Macintosh HD
Choose your “Language” and press Continue
macOS Mojave Last Step of installation on Macintosh HD
- Select your country and click continue.
- select your keyboard and click continue.
- Agree to Data & Privacy and click continue.
- Choose Don’t transfer any information right now and click continue.
- Enter your Apple ID, and click continue.
- Again Agree to terms and condition and click continue.
- Create your computer account and click continue.
- Click agree to express setup and click continue.
- Choose your look and click continue.
- Wait for the desktop to be ready for the first use.
Post-Installation of macOS Mojave 10.14
As above I mentioned for you that macOS Mojave post-installation is important. Somehow, fixing the sound, Graphic, Wi-fi, and other Drivers issue by post-installation.
Insert the USB drive of Post-installation and launch Clover configurator
From clover configurator, you are going to Mount the EFI. By pressing on “Mount Partition” on the selected drive and by entering the Username, and password.
Again EFI installs macOS of EFI on install macOS Mojave also.
Now select the EFI partition folder of your system and open it. Right-click and select Move to trash.
Open the EFI Partition of your USB drive and copy the EFI file.
Paste that into EFI drive partition folder
Now eject the post-install folder
Here open the Fixes folder and copy the “Ethernet Fix” and “Audio Fixes” and paste that into the desktop.
Now launch Ethernet fixes drivers.
Install intel Ethernet for completing the process of this installation click Install.
Open Kext Utility
After that, you launched Kexts Utility copy the VoodooHDA.Kext in Kext Utility window.
This below is the other Kexts when the Clover Configurator doesn’t work in that case install the below codes.
- For the sound issue, you have to install Voodoohda.
Shrink Volume for Windows 10 installation
After that, you have done all configuration and installation of macOS Mojave. It is the time to shrink volume for Windows 10 installation. For Windows 10 installation you need at least 12 GB storage bellow you will learn how to shrink volume for Windows 10. The requirement of Windows 10 installation is just 12 GB but it depends on you how much you will shrink for Windows 10.
- Click on the search Spotlight, and search for Disk Utility.
- After that, select the hard drive and click on the partition again click on Partition.
- Manage the space, and give Name, Mac OS Extended (Journaled) and click Apply.
- After clicking Apply click partition.
- Click Continue
- And close the Disk Utility.
- Or you can also create a partition while installing Windows 10.
Dual Boot macOS Mojave 10.14 with Windows 10
The installation of Windows 10 is totally simple. Before installing you need to create a bootable USB drive for it. There are 2 different ways for creating Bootable USB for Windows 10, using CMD and RUFUS. I have good result using CMD for creating Bootable USB for Windows 10/8/80.1/7 and recommend you to use CMD.
Insert Windows 10 USB installer drive then press boot menu. And select “UEFI: SONY Storage Media PMAP, Partition 1” and press enter key.
- At the first welcome window select your language click next.
- Click install
- Enter the Windows 10 serial key if you have, if not simply click Skip.
- Agree to terms and condition click next.
- Custom: Install Windows only (Advanced).
- Format the drive and make ready for installation.
- Wait for Windows 10 to be installed properly, after that, the installation is completed complete the other preferences.
- After the installation is done for the first use install the drivers.
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