Follow the instructions below to install and run VMWare with Backtrack 4 on your Windows.
Download VMWare Player
VMWare Player is a free VMWare version that you can use to run virtual machines.
Install VMWare Player
Installing VMWare Player is very simple, just double click on the downloaded VMWare setup file, and walk through the wizard until installation completes.
Download BackTrack 4
BackTrack is an operating system built on Linux and is generally used for penetration testing.
Extract the files
Run BackTrack on VMWare Player
- Start VMWare Player (Accept the license agreement if you haven’t done so already)
- Click on “Open a Virtual Machine” and browse to the folder where you extracted BackTrack. Select “BackTrack4-Final.vmx” and click open.
- Click on “Play virtual machine”
Login to Backtrack
bt Login: root
Now type startx
You are now ready to start using BackTrack 4 on your Windows OS.