If you’re fond of Mac OS X, but you don’t want to buy a real Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks paying such a great amount of money, then a Dell Inspiron 17 i17RM-2903sLV might fit you. Right now, the newest edition of OS X is 10.9, known as Mavericks. Let’s come to the point. Here are some basic instructions of changing your Dell Inspiron 17 i17RM-2903sLV into a real Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks.
1. Format your USB drive for Unibeast
Insert your USB drive into Mac OS X, and open Disk Utility. Select the USB drive in Disk Utility, go to the “Partition” tab of it. Click the “Options” , and check the partition scheme: it should be managed to “Master Boot Record” by default.
Then, build a new partition layout with 1st partition. Set the format to “Mac OS Extended “. Name the partition no matter what you want, then click “Apply”.
This will delete and reformat your USB drive so that it’s OK for Unibeast. It will take you only a few seconds.
2. Operate Unibeast
Download Unibeast and run it. Make sure that the OS X Mavericks fixation app is inside your “Applications” folder .
Select your USB drive as the fixation aim. Click pages until you reach the next page. Then choose this option (“Mac App Store Mavericks – 10.9”). Besides, there are another two options you may meet: “Legacy USB Support” and “Laptop Support”. Select the first one.
You’ll go into this step: the fixation progress bar. Unibeast will stick at the “Running package scripts” stage. Don’t worry! It is common– during this time, the progress bar is counting the number of the copied files, whereas Unibeast is copying some certain big files.
3.Build the parts of your own Dell Inspiron 17 i17RM-2903sLV
Before you begin your Mavericks installation, keep in mind to follow these steps:
Remove all USB-connected devices from Dell Inspiron 17 i17RM-2903sLV before you start it. A wrong outer USB hard drive is able to lead Dell Inspiron 17 i17RM-2903sLV boot loader EBIOS errors of starting up.
Start your computer and remove any extra internal hard drives and discrete graphics card your Dell Inspiron 17 i17RM-2903sLV has . Because Mac OS X is probably going to have varies of problems with discrete graphics cards when you start the process.
4. Build your motherboard’s BIOS
To your motherboard, BIOS is a basic setting page. To enter the BIOS on Dell Inspiron 17 i17RM-2903sLV, you have to press the delete key while it boots.
If your Dell Inspiron 17 i17RM-2903sLV has the system of Mac OS X Snow Leopard, Lion, or Mountain Lion fixed before, the only thing you need to do is the “Boot Device” in the BIOS, so that USB drives have the biggest priority.
But if Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks don’t work on your Dell Inspiron 17 i17RM-2903sLV, you have to do something else on BIOS settings.
5. Start Unibeast
Restart your Dell Inspiron 17 i17RM-2903sLV, and insert it in your Unibeast USB drive. If everything is OK, your computer will run Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks instead of your outdated edition. Then you can have a view of the Unibeast menu.
If you can’t reach out to Unibeast menu, make sure that the changes you did in 4st step were absolutely right. If not, check BIOS settings in your motherboard. But if you did it according to Step 4, but still can’t view Unibeast menu, remove USB drive and skip to Step 1.
At the Unibeast menu, press Enter to boot OS X Mavericks fixer.
6. Fix Mavericks
Gradually, continually and finally you will see a page to demand you for a destination of your Mac installation. Choose the hard drive you want to fix it on and go on. Mavericks will now fix itself. This will take at least 30 minutes.
To run Multibeast in OS X Mavericks, you have to go to the System Preferences’ security section, then the “General” section, then examine “Anywhere” in the “Allowing applications” part.
Once finished, you can run OS X 10.9 Mavericks on Dell Inspiron 17 i17RM-2903sLV successfully and functionally. Congratulations!