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In this session, you'll learn the installation of VMware and Windows XP for malware analysis. We'll begin with installation of a Windows XP machine using VMware Workstation 9 version. Additionally, you will learn all the settings that you should typically apply for such installations. After Windows XP machine has been setup, we'll learn how to install Kali Linux that will be used for networking. We'll add another network adaptor to the Kali Linux machine so it is connected to the Windows XP machine or the guest. Next, you will understand how to install the required malware analysis tools. Once Kali Linux is setup, you'll need to log in and setup the network for Kali.