The most common program used to prepare for the Cisco exams is GNS3. With GNS3, you can create more professional network designs because it allows you to use IOS images of real Cisco Routers or Switch devices.
The latest version of GNS3 is 2.2.5.
To install GNS3 2.2 on Windows 10:
Step 1: First, download GNS3 for your Windows 10 system by visiting the link below.
Step 2: After downloading the new version of GNS3 to your PC, run the setup file as an administrator to start the installation.
Step 3: In the Welcome to GNS3 2.2.5 Setup window, click Next.
Step 5: In the Choose Start Menu Folder window, leave the default value, and then click Next.
Step 6: In the Choose Components window, select Intel Hardware Accerelation, VirtViewer and Npcap and click Next.
Step 7: In the Choose Install Location window, select the location where you want to install the program and click Next.
Step 8: After GNS3 installation starts, WinPcap, Wireshark, Intel Hardware Accelerated Execution Manager, VirtViewer and Npcap will be installed.
Step 9: After the GNS3 installation is complete, you can now run and use a Cisco Router / Switch on your computer.
1. GNS3 Loopback
2. GNS3 VM Import
3. Update GNS3 VM
4. Hyper-V Windows 7
5. GNS3 Router