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Install Telnet Client

Last Updated: May 07, 2018

Telnet is a powerful port testing tool for network management and server debugging. However, the Windows operating system does not enable this feature by default. This article describes how to install Telnet Client in Windows.

Install with the command line

Open the cmd window (using Win + R) as the administrator and run the following command:

  1. dism /online /Enable-Feature /FeatureName:TelnetClient

Enable in the window mode

  1. Go to Control Panel > Programs > Turn Windows features on or off.
  2. Check the Telnet Client option.

  3. Click OK.

You can use Telnet after the installation is complete.