How to Vanilla Install Sierra on Hackintosh with MacPwn
Sierra technically 10.12 version of mac family can be installed in Hackintosh with MacPwn A Hackintosh is a PC hacked to run macOS
Setting up BIOS is very important to run hackintosh, without proper Bios settings your computer will not boot Mac OS X Read the article Hackintosh BIOS Configuration to setup your BIOS
MacPwn needs “Install macOS Sierra” app in the Application folder, without proper location or proper app USB creation may fail, Make Sure you have the app in Applications folder, you can download Sierra if you don’t have the app.
This MacPwn version only have Clover as Installation Bootloader soon it will be updated, Thanks.
Download MacPwn from Hackintosh Zone (Some times you may need Hackintosh Zone account to download macPwn) First you must erase a USB as “OS X Extended (Journaled)” with Disk Utility make sure the USB storage is at-least 8GB the following video guide shows how to Erase a Pen Drive Disk Utility
Make Hackintosh Bootable Sierra USB
Here is the short video guide
After erasing USB open the MacPwn Sierra Installer
Accept the dialog “This package will run a program to determine if the software can be installed”
Agree License Agreement
Click Change Install Location
Click “Install on Specific Disk”
Select the Volume name of the USB that you erased (Sierra) & click continue
Enter password and Install Software
This process will take some time to finish it depends on the speed of your Hard disk and Flash drive
Select the language its better to select English as the guide continues in English
For a new installation of OS X, you MUST erase and format the destination drive according to the following steps before continuing.
In the top menubar choose Utilities, and open Disk Utility Highlight your target drive for the installation of Sierra in left column. Click Erase button For Name: type Mac or any names as you wish For Format: choose OS X Extended (Journaled) For Scheme: choose GUID Partition Map Click Erase Close Disk Utility
When the installer asks you where to install, choose Mac, or the name that you used upon completion, the system will automatically restart.
you must use the same bootable USB to boot Sierra In Clover Select “Boot Mac OS X from Mac” In Chameleon Select the Volume “Mac”
This will load into user account creation process, create your user account & when you reach your desktop you must make your Hard disk bootable and install necessary kexts to Ensure the stability of Hackintosh
You must install Clover or Chameleon boot-loader to Hard disk to make it boot itself without USB Download Chameleon Enroch from Hackintosh Zone
If you Install Chameleon make sure to tick “KernelBooter_kexts under “Kernel Patcher”
edit /Extra/org.chameleon.Boot.plist & add the following text to disable System Integrity Protection introduced in EL Capitan
Latest version of Clover can be downloaded officially from sourceforge Clover users also need to disable System Integrity Protection they can achieve by adding the following text to clover config.plist
Installing Necessary Kexts Use Kext Wizard to Install Required Kexts
FakeSMC.kext is one of the most required kext for Hackintosh
NullCPUPowerManagement.kext or Disabler.kext must be installed in order to avoid kernel panic by AppleIntelCPUPowerManagement.kext If you have any USB Issues Install “USB Fix EL Capitan Kexts” (Works with Sierra too) “Hackintosh El Capitan Kexts” contains general chipset kexts including FakeSMC VoodooPS2Controller.kext is needed for those who use a TrackPad (Laptops) & PS/2 Devices (KB & Mouse) You can download all the above kexts from This link You can get Stable or Latest FakeSMC Version from Here