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

Open MacPwn Sierra

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

Accept the dialog “This package will run a program to determine if the software can be installed”

Agree License Agreement

Agree License Agreement

Click change install location

Click Change Install Location

Click install on Specific Disk

Click “Install on Specific Disk”

Select Sierra

Select the Volume name of the USB that you erased (Sierra) & click continue

Enter password and Install Software

Enter password and Install Software

Installation will prepare bootable Hackintosh USB so wait for it

This process will take some time to finish it depends on the speed of your Hard disk and Flash drive

How to Install?

Restart & boot using the USB that you made
if you have trouble booting read the guide Debugging your Hackintosh for boot-flags

It may take some time, after it loads

EL Capitan Hackintosh Installer Select Lanuage

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

Tick KernelBooter_kexts

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

This article will help you to find your Ethernet & Wireless Drivers

You can use VooDooHDA or Patched AppleHDA to get your Sound working
VooDoo Official website
to get patched HDA you have to search yourself

After completing all the above steps you’re ready to Boot your Hackintosh

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