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Can I install Mac OSX onto external hard drive for use on my Windows 10 Laptop?

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#1 Orion34


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Posted 02 May 2016 - 10:47 AM

So i have a Laptop running Windows 10 and want to keep the windows 10 on the internal HDD but i also have a 1TB External hard drive that if possible I was hoping to install a Mac OSx onto and then be able to boot from an external hard drive without losing all my files on my laptop (Windows 10) or having to replace the current OS with the Mac OS, so is this possible? To be able to boot into the MAC OS from an external hard drive without affecting my current files on my Windows Install?

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Posted 02 May 2016 - 11:06 AM

Mac OS X can be emulated on a Windows pc using third party programs.
Instructions are available on this site: http://archive.oreilly.com/pub/a/windows/archive/PearPC.html

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Posted 03 May 2016 - 07:11 AM

I may be wrong, but I think that the EULA for OS X forbids installing it on non-Apple hardware.

As such, it'd be "hacked" and we can't discuss it here (forum rules).


You can get more info on the Mac OS forums here:  http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/f/172/mac-os/

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