need a software to practices the networking lessons

i m a studying ccna and i have studied mcse
i m studying at home i have one pc and need to work on a network virtualy
is there any software that i can use to software to work praticallly wit i study or configure a network infasturator , router or switch
using a one pc and no hardware like router or swtich
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simsjrgCommented:
While working on real hardware helps the most if it is not an option then I would recommend RouterSim fo your CCNA studies. In addition you may want to look in to some CBT's.

http://www.routersim.com/
http://www.trainsignal.com/Cisco-CCNA-Training-P3.aspx

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Roachy1979Commented:
I second that - the routersim network visualiser is brilliant :)
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Roachy1979Commented:
The other option is Dynamips/Dynagen.....

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th3w01fCommented:
Dynamips is a great solution.

Here is a GUI interface that works well; you just need access to some IOS images.

Graphical Network Simulator
http://www.gns3.net

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Kamran ArshadIT AssociateCommented:
Hi,

You may try out the below applications;

1-GNS3
http://www.gns3.net

2-Boson
www.boson.com

3- Dynamips
www.dynagen.org

4-Semsim
www.semsim.com

5- RouterSim
http://www.routersim.com/

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