Alexandra Malureanu
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Extract OS X 10.9 Developer or the InstallESD.dmg with DMG Extractor and install your Mavericks 10.9 OS X on Windows now!

You are on a Windows machine and want to test the new Mavericks OS X (named after a famous surf break in Half Moon Bay, California)?

Mac OS X Mavericks

The Mac OS X Developer Preview (DP) Mavericks is available to be downloaded from Apple's website by registered developers.

The OS X Mavericks 10.9 Developer Preview comes in a DMG archive and cannot be accessed on Windows PCs, unless you use DMG Extractor to extract the files from the DMG archive.

Extract OS X Mavericks 10.9 DP.dmg with DMG Extractor

Install OS X Mavericks on Windows with virtual machine software

OS X Mavericks on Windows with myHack

Installing Mac OS on a non-Mac PC is a very difficult task, even for technical users. MacBreaker offers a complete myHack guide on how to do that, so enjoy and best of luck!

More helpful instructions and tutorials on Hackintosh site.

Mavericks and VMware on a Windows 7 or Windows 8 host OS

Sysprobs presents an instructive way of making your OS X 10.9 VMDK bootable in VMware and how to boot Mavericks with Windows 7 or Windows 8. Check the guide here.

Run Mac OS X Mavericks in Parallels Desktop 8 Virtual Machine

Installing OS X 10.9 Mavericks Developer Preview in a blank virtual machine is not supported at this time.

But Parallels offers a complete KB article on how to upgrade an OS X Virtual Machine to OS X Mavericks Developer Preview by simply creating a snapshot of an existing virtual machine and installing Mavericks on that.

Have you used different virtual machines to boot your Mac OS X on Windows? Or you have tips and tricks on how you can easily get the OS X 10.9 Mavericks Developer Preview on a virtual machine? Share them below.