Hackintosh means to install OS X Lion on your PC. Although OS X Lion can be installed using the Hackintosh but the process is often very complicated and tedious and hence deters many users from using it.
The general process would contain Installing OS X Snow Leopard and than installing the Lion update. However recently Hardware wiz tonymacx86 who created the Hackintosh project has made a new tool called UniBeast all-in-one bootable USB drive which makes the process way too simpler and convenient and even has much more options and features.
With this new UniBeast All-In-One Bootable USB Drive users can create a bootable Lion flash-based drive for hackintosh. There also wont be any need for iBoot CD to boot and hence you do not need any optical drive to install the OS X Lion on your PC.
How To Install OS X Lion On Your Hackintosh PC :
You also need to download the tool UniBeast All-In-One Bootable USB Drive from here and also during the process you will need a separate 8 GB or more flash drive.
Step 2 : Now you need to create a bootable USB Drive using UniBeast. You can do so easily by going to /Applications/Utilities/Disk Utility and select your flash drive on your Mac.
Step 3 : Now click on the Partition tab, then Current and opt for 1 Partition. Click on Options and select Master Boot record.
Step 4 : Change the name to USB or any other name you wish. Select Mac OS Extended (Journaled) as the format and select Apply followed by Partition.
If are using the Install Mac OS X Lion Application than you need to make sure that it has been placed in the /Applications folder. For those users who are using the OS X Lion USB Thumb Drive you will have to plug it in.
Step 5 : Launch UniBeast and follow the On Screen instructions.
Step 6 : Navigate to Destination Select, click USB and then Continue.
Step 7 : Now select the package name of the method you need to install from the given list and click on Continue. Laptop users also have to enable Laptop Support.
Step 8 : Enter the password and click on Install. Now depending upon the configuration of the system you will have the entire flash process can take 10-15 minutes.
Step 9 : Now just boot from your USB flash drive and click on Install.
Thats it you will have your Hackintosh PC ready with OS X Lion. If you however have any query you can visit tonymac86′s forums and clear your doubts.
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