Have you ever tried to install Windows 10 operating system on Mac computer? By the way, you all know that the Windows 10 operating system is one of the most useful operating systems. In the world and the current era. Mostly Windows 10 users are preferring Windows 10 operating system more than other operating systems. Because Windows 10 is consist of easy features and the system and function are not too much complicated for users. Beside that Mac users are preferring MacOS operating system due to that macOS is having high security. Therefore, no one can easily hack that. Now here you can install Windows 10 on MacOS easily using VirtualBox. Running or installing Windows 10 on Mac system is easy such as installing other Application on Mac system. Running Windows 10 on Mac it can be a great experience for Mac users.
Ok, let’s talk more about Windows 10 operating system. Windows 10 is one of the most famous Windows in the world, as you know that Windows is separate from the Mac operating system. The system of Windows is changed from Mac system, besides that all the functions. Windows 10 is a series of personal computer operating system that designed and produced by Microsoft company. Windows 10 is a part of Windows NT.
While the Windows 10 operating system released for the ic. That through some ideas Windows 10 got the positive reviews. And Windows 10 has highly consisted of great features. Such as System security, Command Line, Storage requirements, Online services, and functionality, Multimedia and Gaming, Direct X12, and many more features. Because of the outstanding features, most people and most of the great companies are using Windows 10 nowadays.
Install Windows 10 on MacOS on VirtualBox
Installing Windows 10 is simply easy. And the requirements for installing Windows 10 are basic and enough fewer requirements. Besides this with fewer requirements, you will be having great installation and experience. By the way to install Windows 10 on Mac on VirtualBox. Firstly you need to download Windows 10 ISO file from Microsoft official page and get VirtualBox latest version. After that, follow the guides which I am showing you in this article with picture instructions.
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Windows 10 on Mac Requirements
- 1 Gigahertz Processor (GHz) or more than 1 GHz.
- RAM 2 Gigabyte (GB) (32-Bit) or 4 Gigabyte (GB) (64-Bit). 32 and 64-Bit depend on your macOS operating system. It means if you are using macOS 32-Bit. So, you need 2 GB of RAM. Then if you are using macOS 64-Bit you need 4 GB RAM.
- For better performance, you should have at least 40 GB Hard Disk space.
- With Microsoft DirectX 9 graphics with WDDM driver graphic card. If the latest version of the graphics card you will face better performance of Windows 10 on Mac.
Windows 10 VirtualBox Requirements
- Download VirtualBox from its own official page – And install on your Mac computer.
- Download Windows 10 ISO file from Microsoft official site.
- At least you should have a speed computer with enough RAM and CPU.
Install VirtualBox on MacOS
I mentioned for you that in order to install Windows 10 on VirtualBox. Firstly, you need to Download VirtualBox and install on your Mac computer then beside that download the ISO file of Windows 10 and located on your Mac computer. Installation of VirtualBox is same as installing VirtualBox on Windows. There is not any change between installation on Mac and Windows.
Step #1. Download VirtualBox from its official Website.
Step #2. After that, the downloading is completed go to download folder double click on VirtualBox to run the setup.
Step #3. This package will run a program to determine if the software can be installed. To keep your computer secure, you should only run programs or install software from a trusted source. If you are not sure about this software’s source, click cancel to stop the program and the installation. Simply click Continue to installation.
Step #4. In this step, don’t do anything simply click Continue.
Step #5. In this step, you will see that the installer is trying to install new software. In this case, enter the User Name & Password then Press Install Software.
Step #6. Writing Files… be patient it will take at least a minute.
Step #7. In this step, you will see that the System Extension Blocked. A program tried to load new system extensions signed by “Oracle America”. If you want to enable these extensions, open Security & Privacy System Preferences.
Step #8. After that, you Opened Security Preferences. You will see an option by the name of Allow. Simply click on Allow button to unlock System Extension for VM Oracle VirtualBox on Mac.
Create a new Virtual Machine for Windows 10 on MacOS
Step #1. After that, you installed VirtualBox on Mac. Go to Applications and select VirtualBox then Open.
Step #2. Now you are in the step to create a new virtual machine you need to open VirtualBox.
Step #3. After that, you successfully opened, on the VirtualBox homepage click on “New”. After that, you clicked on “New” another page will open on VirtualBox. You need should give a name to the operating system, system type, and select the version of the operating system. And finally, click Continue.
Step #4. If you wish you can add a virtual hard disk to the new machine. You can either create a new hard disk file or select one from the list or from another location using the folder icon. In this case, select the second option “Create a virtual hard disk now”. Then click Create.
Step #5. After that, you clicked on Create another page will come. So, select “VDI (VirtualBox Disk Image” then click Continue.
Step #6. Please choose whether the new virtual hard disk file should grow as it is used (Dynamically allocated) or if it should be created at its maximum size (Fixed size). A dynamically allocated hard disk file will only use space on your physical hard disk as it fills up (up to a maximum fixed size), although it will not shrink again automatically when space on it is freed. In my case, I will select Dynamically allocated, then click Continue.
File Location and Size
Step #7. Select the size of the virtual hard disk in megabytes. This size is the limit on the amount of file data that a virtual machine will be able to store on the hard disk. Then click Create to finish the file location and size.
Step #8. After that, you created a Virtual machine for Windows 10. So, here you need some more setting in order to have better performance. Therefore, click on setting.
Step #9. After that, you clicked on setting another page will be opened. Then from left-hand click on System, and increase the size of Processors up to 3.
Step #10. Click on the Storage then click on Empty. Then click on the Disk icon, and Choose Virtual Optical Disk File.
Step #11. After that, you clicked on Disk icon the next page will be opened. Then you need to insert the Windows 10 ISO file for installation. For that click Open.
Step #12. After that, you inserted the ISO file of Windows 10. Then click OK to for saving settings…
Install Windows 10 on MacOS on VirtualBox
Step #1. Now each and everything is ready for Windows 10 installation on Mac. Therefore, you need to click on the Start button. After that, you clicked on the Start button the installation will automatically start.
Step #2. In here the installation is started. Therefore, select your language, and your keyboard then, click Next.
Step #3. Click Install Now…
Step #4. In this step, select your Windows 10 version then, click Next.
Step #5. In here tik mark I accept the license terms and click Next.
Step #6. Choose custom install Windows only (Advanced)
Step #7. After that, you selected the Custom install. So, in here you are installing Windows 10 on VirtualBox. Therefore, you don’t need to create a separate Disk for Windows 10, simply click Next.
Step #8. Now the Windows start the installation be patient to complete the installation.
- If you are having Windows 10 product simply enter the product key if not. Then choose to “Do this later“.
- Select Express settings
- Don’t create an account click on Skip this step.
- Create an account for this PC. Enter your username, password and click Next.
Step #9. Now you are successfully installed Windows 10 on Mac.
Wow! you did it. By the way, that’s all about How to install Windows 10 on Mac on VirtualBox. Therefore, I hope the article was useful for you and hope you have gotten something from this article. Moreover, if you faced any kind of problem or error in any part of the installation. Feel free and comment for more discussion. And don’t forget to subscribe to our weblog to get notified about our latest post updates.