Packet tracer is tiny software developed by Cisco System. With packet tracer you can do entire practical of CCNA. Beside packet tracer there are lot of simulator software are available on internet. But most of them will cost you around 150$. In this article from our free CCNA study guide series we will guide you that how can you install packet tracer.
Packet Tracer offers a broad range of opportunities for instructors to demonstrate networking concepts. Although Packet Tracer is not a substitute for real equipment, it allows students to practice using a model of the Cisco Internet work Operating System (IOS) command line interface and provides visual, drag-and-drop problem solving using virtual networking devices. This hands-on capability is a fundamental component of learning how to config¬ure routers and switches from the command line. Students can see how to configure and connect networking hardware while confirming systems design. Instructors can create their own self-evaluated activities that present immediate feedback to students on their proficiency in completing assignments.
Download packet tracer
Do right click and select extract here.
Double click on setup file to invoke installation
On welcome screen press next
On license agreement screen select I accept and click next
Now select destination path where you want to install it
Now we have successfully installed packet tracer. In our next articles we would use this to do CCNA practice.