Telnet is a protocol that allows you to access or connect to Remote Computers over TCP/IP (such as Internet). Using Telnet Client application you can make a connection to Telnet Server (Remote Host Computer). Once the connection is established, Telnet Client work as a Virtual Terminal which allows both Computer to communicate through it.

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Telnet client application is available virtually in all Computer platforms like Windows, but, by default, it is disabled. So, Let’s see how we can enable or install Telnet Client in Windows 10 OS ( or lower versions).

How To Enable | Install Telnet Client In Windows 10

In Windows, there are many features that are not activated by default but if you want, can easily be enabled or activated them from Control Panel. Steps are very simple and straightforward. Just follow the steps as given below:

Step 1: Go to Start Menu –> search for ‘Control Panel’.

Step 2: Here, click on ‘Programs’ –> under ‘Programs & features’ click on ‘Turn Windows Features on or off’. 

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Step 3: A new window will pop up, just scroll down and ‘tick’ the checkbox of ‘Telnet Client’ and click on ‘OK’. It will search for required files and installed in your system.

Now to check, open Command prompt and enter command ‘telnet’ and you can see the result.

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That’s it. Also check out How to Export Phone Numbers of Your Facebook Friends

Bonus Tip: If you don’t want to enable Telnet from Windows, then you can also use the best alternative tool of Telnet Client: ‘Putty Tool’ – a Free SSH & Telnet Client for Windows.

So, Now you know how to enable and install Telnet in Windows 10 also the best alternative of Telnet Client. You should also read this awesome trick:

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