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How to run Mac OS X within Windows Virtual PC?

How do I virtualize Mac OS X on Windows XP host with VirtualBox?

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You don't. Not legally. Last time I checked, OS X's EULA states you can only virtualise it on Apple's software. – Matthew Scharley Oct 17 '09 at 10:57
... and also only the Server version starting with Leopard, not the regular client one. – Rüdiger Hanke Oct 17 '09 at 11:11

This is THE thread on the subject in the VBox forums.

Basically, because it's specifically prohibited by Apple (running it virtualised on non-Apple hardware), Sun can't work on making VBox properly compatible with it. This means no Guest Additions, at the very least.

However, it has been done on a basic level by users, albeit with various questionable hacks, and the result is unstable, slow and limited (and it's worse in VMWare, apparently).

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I'd say Sun can do it legally, but they don't have a huge business case for that, given the limited scope for legal use. – romkyns Oct 17 '09 at 16:00