How to Dual Boot MacOS Mojave with Windows 10 – Step by Step Guide
That’s not an easy task to Dual Boot MacOS Mojave 10.14 with Windows 10 on PC, Although it is possible but it needs quite experience and knowledge to Dual Boot MacOS Mojave. However, MacOS Mojave is a powerful and handy operating system for Mac users. but the question is here, Apple released the new operating system called MacOS Catalina, In fact, MacOS Catalina is the best but not like Mojave. we accept this operating system has more handy features than Mojave but again people are using MacOS Mojave so far to do their task and they are curious to know more about MacOS Mojave functions and features. As you know, in this article, I am going to guide you on How to Dual Boot MacOS Mojave with Windows 10 on single SSD/HDD. To install two operating systems on a single SSD/HDD, However, it can be very tough but it will be very interesting to get a good experience for installing two operating systems at a time.
Although installing or Dual Booting two operating systems on a laptop that having Nvidia Graphics Card is quite hard if you perform this work on Hackintosh it is better and you will not face any issues while Dual Booting Mojave with Windows. So, if your laptop has Nvidia Graphics card then you have noticed while installing or Dual Booting any operating system, you will need more speed and your laptop won’t support that Operating system. Don’t worry, browse to the google and search for the solution and you will get lots of results to solve such issues.
Without wasting time, I will walk you directly on Dual Booting Mac OS Mojave with Windows 10, In this article, I will guide you step by step how to do that and I am sure you will enjoy it.
Step 1: Create macOS Mojave Bootable USB Drive using Disk Utility
The first step is to create MacOS Mojave Bootable USB installer, however, you can use TrasnMac, Disk Utility, and Terminal but the best and easy way is to create a USB installer using Disk Utility. So, let’s start
- Download TransMac.
- and also Download macOS Mojave 10.15 Kexts.
- Download macOS Mojave 10.15 dmg file “full”
- Clover Configurator Download
- RUFUS Download
- Windows 10 ISO file Download
#1: In the First step, open your Mac Computer and from Menu Tab click on the Go menu and go to Utilities option.
#2: Once you open Utilities then you will see the below screenshot, from here, click on the Disk Utility.
#3: Now you are in Disk Utility, here select the USB drive and click on the Erase button. afterward, give a Name, Select the Format as Mac OS Extended (Journaled), and for Schema select GUID Partition Map. Once you complete this task then click on the Erase button for partition.
#4: While the partition is successfully done then close the Disk Utility. After that, on the right-handed click on the Search Spotlight and type Terminal and press Enter Key from Keyboard.
#5: Now copy and paste the below code on the Terminal and press Enter key then provide your user password and click Enter.
sudo /Applications/install\ macOS\ Mojave.app/Contents/Resources/createinstallmedia -- Volume \Volumes/USB
#6: At last, you will be asked If you wish to continue type (Y) then press return Y, Therefore, type Y and press Enter key.
Step 2: Clover Configuration
Now you are in the second step and you have created USB Installer successfully. After that, open Clover Configurator, you can download it from the above link I mentioned, after downloading the clover configurator you will need to copy the MacOS Mojave dmg file. remember, only Mac’s computer can support clover configurator. Therefore, follow the below steps to copy MacOS Mojave 10.14 dmg file.
#1: On the right-handed click on the Search Spotlight then type Clover Configurator and press Enter key from the keyboard.
#2: Now you are in the Clover Configurator here select the USB Drive from the left sidebar and click on the Mount EFI and click on the Mount Partition.
#3: While the partition is created then a new folder will be created on the Desktop, therefore, open the new folder and delete the EFI file.
#4: Once again open EFI folder and paste the EFI file on the folder.
#5: The USB drive is ready and created an installer USB, therefore, right-click and select Eject then Eject All the related Drive to MacOS Mojave 10.14.
Step 3: Post-Installation
I should let you know that this step is the most important portion of MacOS Mojave 10.14, whenever you install MacOS after the installation of every Mac operating system it is important to install all the drivers. therefore, create the USB post-installation with Disk Utility. So, insert the USB and follow the below instructions.
#1: From Menu Bar click on the Go and click on the Utilities option.
#2: After that, click on the Disk utility.
#3: Now select the USB drive and click on Erase option, afterward, give a Name, select Mac OS Extended (Journaled) for format and for schema select GUID Partition Map. then finally click on the Erase button.
#4: Click on Done.
#5: Now the USB drive for Post Installation has been created successfully, therefore, open Post-Install Drive and Copy-paste the important files.
Step 4: BIOS Configuration for Dual-Booting of Both OS
Before installing MacOS Mojave 10.14 on your computer, remember, you have some BIOS configuration for dual booting. without BIOS configuration you are not able to install or dual boot MacOS Mojave with Windows 10 on a single SSD/HDD. Therefore, follow the below steps and focus on each step to not face problems during the installation of windows 10.
#1: At the first step, Restart your PC then press the Delete key to enter BIOS window. after that, on the Save and Exit tab select Load Optimized Defaults then click Yes and press Enter.
#2: After that, Choose Save and Exit then click on Yes button.
#3: After that, your computer will restart then again press the Delete button and go to the BIOS menu and click on Fast Boot and select Disabled.
#4: On the same page, come down and click on Mouse Speed and select 2x.
#5: After choosing Mouse Speed, then click on Windows 8/10 Features and select other OS.
#6: Afterward, click on Storage Boot Control and select Legacy.
#7: While you select Legacy then come down and click on Other PC Devices and select UEFI.
#8: The BIOS configuration has finished, now go to Peripherals and click on Initial Display Output and select PCle 1 Slot.
#9: After that, click on Intel Platform Trust Technology (PTT) and select Disabled option.
#10: Still you need to make changes on Peripherals, therefore, click on USB Configuration and press Enter to take you in the next window.
#11: Click on XHCI Hand-Off and select Enabled.
#12: Then click on SATA and RST configuration and press Enter key from the keyboard.
#13: Now you are in the next window, here click on SATA Mode Selection and select AHCI.
#14: Now jump to Chipset from menu tab and click on VT-d and select Disabled.
#15: this is the last step and now you are done with all the BIOS configuration, to save BIOS configuration, go to Save & Exit from menu tab and click on Save & Exit Setup and click on Yes option.
Step 5: Dual Boot macOS Mojave with Windows 10
In step 5, everything is ready to go ahead and install MacOS Mojave on PC, but the confusion is here, should we install MacOS Mojave at first or Windows 10? However, there will be many conditions that you have to install MacOS Mojave 10.14. Because our PC is well-suited with MacOS Mojave not windows 10, therefore, I prefer you to install Mojave at first. if you install Windows 10 then you might face problems during the installation. therefore, to avoid the errors it will be better to install MacOS Mojave before going to install Windows 10. So, to install MacOS Mojave follow the below steps.
#1: In the first step, insert the USB drive of MacOS Mojave that you created and restart your computer. after restarting press Boot menu button. then from boot device select UEFI: hp v232w PMAP, Partition 1.
#2: then wait for Clover window, after that, select Option and press Enter from keyboard.
#3: Welcome to Clover Boot Manager, therefore, click on the first option which is Boot Args: Type -v nv_disabled=1_ and press Enter key.
#4: In the welcome page, select Boot MacOS Install from MacOS Mojave. therefore, click on the Apple logo.
#5: Bypass Black and White Screen.
#6: Choose Language and click on Continue button.
#7: In MacOS Utilities select Disk Utility and click on Continue button.
#8: Go to View from the menu tab and click on Show All Devices.
#9: While you click on Show All Devices, after that, you will see the drives list. therefore, select the drive that you want to install macOS Mojave and click on Erase. Now give a Name, select APFS for format and for Scheme select GUID Partition Map then click on Erase option.
#10: You have successfully created MacOS Mojave partition, now click on Done button.
Step 6: Install macOS Mojave on Macintosh HD
In this section, we will install MacOS Mojave on Macintosh HD, while pressing the Done button then you will be back on Disk Utilities page. here select the Install MacOS and click on Continue button.
#1: Click on the Continue button.
#2: Read the Terms and Conditions then click on Agree button.
#3: Now select the drive that you created a partition for MacOS Mojave and click on Install.
#4: Wait to complete the installation of MacOS Mojave on Macintosh. Once the installation is done then your computer will restart automatically.
#5: After restarting press Boot Menu and choose boot device, therefore, select UEFI: hp v232w PMAP, Partition 1 and press Enter key.
#6: Now select Boot option and press Enter key from the keyboard.
#7: In front of Boot Args: Type -v nv_disabled=1_ and press Enter.
#8: Now it will ask you to Boot MacOS Install from Macintosh HD, therefore, click on the second Apple logo and press Enter.
#9: Bypass Black and White Screen.
#10: Wait to complete the installation of MacOS Mojave on Macintosh.
#11: Once the installation is done then restart your computer by clicking on the Restart button.
#12: Once again press the Boot menu key while your computer gets to restart and boot MacOS Mojave from UEFI: hp v233w PMAP, Partition 1 then press Enter key.
#13: In the last step of the installation, once again you have to choose Option and press Enter key.
#14: Here, click on the first option which is Boot Args and here type -v and press Enter key two times.
#15: The last step toward installation of MacOS Mojave on Macintosh, therefore, click on the second Apple logo.
#16: Choose your Language and Continue.
#17: Now choose your Country and click on the Continue button.
#18: After that select your keyboard layout and continue.
#19: Go ahead and click on Continue.
#20: Here, I prefer you to not transfer any kind of information to your Mac, therefore, select Don’t transfer any information now and click Continue.
#21: If you have Apple ID then go with it else skip signing in with an Apple ID and continue.
#21: Read the important descriptions and agree to the MacOS software License Agreement, therefore, click on Agree.
#22: Here, you will be asked to create a computer account, therefore, type your Full Name, Account Name, Password and give Hint. afterward, you provide all the requirement then click on Continue.
#23: Go Ahead and Continue.
#24: Choose whether light mode or dark mode and click on Continue.
#24: Now you are done with all the settings and installation of MacOS Mojave, wait for a while to complete the installation.
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Step 7: MacOS Mojave Post-Installation
#1: Now you are in step 7 and you are going to fix some post-installation issues, therefore, insert USB Drive of Post-Installation and launch Clover Configurator.
#2: From clover configurator, you are going to Mount the EFI. By pressing on “Mount Partition” on the selected drive and by entering the Username, and password.
#3: Now EFI installs MacOS EFI on install MacOS Mojave
#4: Now you have to select EFI partition folder of your system and open it then right click and Move to trash.
#5: Open EFI Partition of your USB and copy EFI file.
#6: Now paste the Post Install into EFI drive partition folder.
#7: You are done with Post-Install folder, therefore, eject Post-install folder.
#8: Open Fixes Folder and copy Ethernet fix and Audio Fixes and paste it into Desktop.
#9: Once you paste the Ethernet driver into the desktop, after that, launch the Ethernet Fixes Driver.
#10: Now click Install to perform a standard installation of this software on the disk “Macintosh HD”.
#11: Open Kext Utility.
#12: Now copy VoodooHDA.Kext in Kext Utility Window.
If the Clover Configurator doesn’t work, in that case, install the below other Kexts codes.
- For the sound issue, you have to install Voodoohda.
- Nvidia graphics Fixup.kext
Step 8: Shrink Volume for Windows 10 installation
A few steps are remaining to complete the Dual Booting of MacOS Mojave with windows 10, although you have done 80% of the steps and you have done all the configuration and installation of MacOS Mojave. so, now it is the time to shrink volume for Windows 10 installation. for that, you will need at least 12GB storage. therefore, follow the below steps and learn how to shrink volume for windows 10.
- Search Disk utility on the Search Spotlight.
- Then, select the Hard Drive and click on the Partition, Once again click on Partition.
- In Partition Information, give a Name, for Format select Mac OS Extended (Journaled), and manage the size. then click Apply.
- Now click Partition.
- Then close the Disk utility.
- Even you can also create a partition while installing windows 10.
Step 9: Daul-Boot MacOS Mojave with Windows 10
Now it is time to Dual Boot MacOS Mojave with Windows 10, However, the installation of Windows 10 is quite easy and simple. I know, more of you have the idea of how to install Windows 10 because this Operating system is handy. So, to install Windows 10, you need to create a bootable USB drive, although we have two ways to create a bootable USB drive for Windows 10 which is CMD and RUFUS. But using CMD you will get a good result, therefore I prefer you to use CMD.
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Now, Insert Windows 10 USB installer drive and press Boot menu, after that, select UEFI: SONY Storage Media PMAP, Partition 1 and press Enter key.
- Once you select the Boot menu then you will see the welcome window, here select your language and click Next.
- Then Click Install.
- If you have Windows 10 Serial key then Enter it, if not then skip this step.
- After that, read the agreement and Agree to terms and condition and click Next.
- Custom: Install Windows only (Advanced).
- Then, format the drive and make ready for installation.
- Now you have to wait for windows 10 to be installed completely. afterward, the installation is completed then you need to complete the other preferences.
- While the installation is done, then install the Drivers for the first time.
In this article, you learn How to Dual Boot MacOS Mojave with Windows 10, Therefore, whatever, you need to know, we have mentioned here and we don’t think a single step has missed. So, we hope you have understood and this article was helpful for you. but if you have any question and confusion then feel free to ask me in the comment box and don’t forget to give your feedback.