How to do it...

We will now crack Linux password with John the Ripper:

  1. With your Windows machine off start by going into VirtualBox, clicking on the Linux VM, and click on Settings:
VirtualBox virtual machine screen
  1. From the settings menu click Storage. Click on the CD-ROM drive and choose the Kali ISO that you recently downloaded. Then click OK:
VirtualBox virtual machine storage settings
  1. Now start your Linux VM and it should automatically load the Kali CD. From the main menu select Live (forensic mode).
Watch the screen carefully depending ...

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