How does a Hackintosh work?

FED December 27, 2010
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Here in your article about installing a Mac OS on PC How to Install macOS on a PC (Mac Required) With the right combination of components and effort, you can install macOS on a regular PC. Read More is the Mac OS a standalone operating system, or is it besides Windows? Like you get to choose what operating system to launch at the beginning?!

  1. GeekLad
    December 27, 2010 at 9:08 pm

    Essentially, OS X is installed just the same as Windows is installed on the machine. The way I outlined it in the article, it becomes the sole operating system on the computer.

    • FED
      December 27, 2010 at 9:32 pm

      so how can I make sure to have it as a second OS (besides Win7) on my PC?

  2. Mike
    December 27, 2010 at 8:10 pm

    In theory you should be able to install it besides Windows.

    To run OSX on a none Apple system you are using a Bootloader to emulate the EFI Boot. this Bootloader should enable you to dual-boot too.

    Here is a guide for Chameleon Bootloader (