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[Solved] Help needed to install SL on VMware 15

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Hello All,

I am trying to install SL from retail DVD image on Vmware 15.0.2 on a desktop with the following specs:

 

PC: Lenovo ThinkStation P510
OS: Windows 10 1809
Memory: 16 GB
CPU: Intel Xeon E5-1607 V4 @ 3.10 GHz
GPU: nVidia Quadro K620

 

Steps taken till now, got the errors and progressively removed them by going through the forum topics:


1. Used unlocker 3.0.2 to unlock VMware workstation 15.0.2 (https://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/335757-macos-unlocker-v30-for-vmware-workstation/?tab=comments#comment-2638208)
2. Copied the patched EFI unlocker to x64 folder in VMware Workstation directory (https://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/336110-macos-efi-unlocker-v10-for-vmware/?tab=comments#comment-2642442)
3. Provided the full path of the patched files in the vm configuration file
4. Got the cpuid mask from here (https://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/243274-how-to-install-retail-os-x-106-snow-under-vmware-workstation-7-or-player-3/)

 

Now my VM boots up without errors but it displays a stop sign after the apple logo

Please let me know how should I proceed as I think this is the last hurdle before successful installation of SL on VMware 15

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Finally got everything working

The issue was with my disk image, created a new disk image from imageburn and everything works nicely

Will update to 10.6.8

 

Thanks to Donk for the EFI unlocker and vmware unlocker

MSoK for the detailed installation article including the all important cpuid mask

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