How to install telnet for Windows 7 [SOLVED]
I occasionally need telnet to login to a remote power switch at the Weblogs.us datacenter. Frustratingly, Windows 7 ships with telnet disabled (or “turned off” in Win 7 parlance).
Thankfully, with a bit of navigating around in Windows, it is simple to turn it back on:
- Start button
- Control Panel
- Programs (Programs And Features)
- Turn Windows features on or off
- Telnet Client (scroll down and check the box)
- Click “OK”
You are all done and telnet should now be accessible from the command line!
NOTE: if you already have a command prompt window open when you complete these steps, you may need to open a new command prompt window in order for telnet to be accessible…