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Fix/solution for "Selected Mac OS X Installer is incomplete"

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thanks, it works after trying this method
 
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Hey, guys, I'm having a problem loading the boot drive I followed the steps above but I'm experiencing some issues with clover after I go to the external with a high Sierra the loading bar does not move. It's hard to tell but the bar isn't full it hasn't moved. Has anyone else experience the same difficulties
 

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Using a Mac Mini 2012 I use this method and it crashed in the same place during a clean install, finally I solved downloading Sierra 10.12 on the Mac Mini 2012, installed it on my hackingtosh, then I download High Sierra from there and then I performed a clean install and worked like a charm.
I do not recommend this method.
 
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A real solution for those who get stuck at STEP 1.

Seeing no real solutions offered here on the forums, other then seeing users getting pushed to look at the troubleshooting guide for UniBeast 8 and then coming back empty handed because they are stuck at:



The troubleshooting guide won't supply users with a fix and users getting all over forums pushed back to the guide.

The fine install guide tells you in step 1:



And then you windup with an installer thats 19MB in /Applications.

Then you start UniBeast and it says "Selected Mac OS X Installer is incomplete".

If this is you then you can fix this by doing the following:

You will need to recreate the full installer from the separate parts.

To do so we will use the installer stub app to grab all the files from Apple and then abort the install before it does anything else.

Run the 19MB stub installer (/Applications/Install macOS High Sierra).

Choose the install disk and click ‘install’ (it won’t actually install yet!).

It will download the remaining install files and place them under /macOS Install Data (i.e. look for the folder in the root of your hard drive ‘Macintosh HD’).

When it has finished downloading all it needs, the installer screen will then ask you to restart the Mac – but don’t! At this point ABORT the install by quitting the installer app.

Next we will recreate the full installer from all the downloaded parts. This will restore the ability to create an install media USB.

Do the following:

Open Terminal and run: sudo -s
Enter admin credentials to gain root permissions.
Then copy and paste the following 3 commands:

mkdir /Applications/Install\ macOS\ High\ Sierra.app/Contents/SharedSupport

cd /macOS\ Install\ Data

find . -mount | cpio -pvdm /Applications/Install\ macOS\ High\ Sierra.app/Contents/SharedSupport

You now have a full installer package in your Applications folder!

Now goto STEP 2: Create a Bootable USB Drive with UniBeast to continue the install guide.


Cheers have played with this problem for about 2 days could not get a unibeast build to find the complete Osx High Serra
Just keeped on getting the smaller stud installer
cheers again buddy
 
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Maybe other users find this information helpful.

I followed the guide step by step. The installation of the USB install disk was successful with Unibeast under macOS Sierra 10.12.0. But after that, the installation of macOS High Sierra will abort immediately with the error code:

macOS could not be installed on your computer.

An error occurred while loading the installer resources.
Quit the installer to restart your computer and try again.
My only option left was to update to Sierra 10.12.6 and download the full copy via App Store.

I am having the same issue, were you able to fix it?
 
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How to stop the reboot after installing?

Just wait for the download to finish, it will start a countdown to restart the system. Just right click the app on the bottom and Quit the installer application.
 
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I was having the same issues trying to install High Sierra.
Hopefully this work.
But if it doesn't is it possible to just take my bootable SSD out of my macbook and hook it up to my PC instead and boot from there? or do I have to follow this process and create a bootable thumbdrive.
 
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