Telnet and Windows 7 – How to enable it

By Default Telnet is not enabled in Windows 7
Click on the Windows 7 logo on the bottom left of the screen and type on the search box:
Turn Windows features on or off (tip if you just type the first few letters it should be sufficient to show the option: e.g: just type: turn w

Click the checkbox Telnet Client

To telnet to a unix/linux computer, open the command prompt and type telnet [computername] 23

You should be good to go!

Note: This is the list of Windows features that can be turned on or off:


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