After finally getting my head around how to install and set up Backtrack and Xp on virtual box with Bridged networking enabled ( so they each get there own ip address ). I started to dig around the web to find tutorials and help and a general place to start, it seemed the first place people started was cracking WEP passwords found on routers, after fun with that and finding really how easy it is i decided to move on.
I found next Metasploit and Meterpreter and heard of the all the things it could do and just how powerful it was, there is so much out there and for all the good of that I found my self shifting through lots of videos and tutorials that were ok, but just too complex for me I just wanted a simply step by step of something easy to dip my toes in.
After learning and investing a bit more time I have realised just how easy some of the Metasploit is and how bad XP is and simply to own.
Below follows the easiest Windows Xp computer hack I could do along with hopefully some decent screenshots. It also runs through some Meterpreter tools to get you started.
This tutorial assumes you have Backtrack up and running and a windows Xp sp2 box that is yours or that you have permission to hack and that both boxes are on the same network either virtually or RL
So here goes