How to open a Telnet session on Windows 7 or Windows 8 OS

In this article, we are going to teach you how to enable telnet in windows. Telnet is a protocol that enables you to connect to remote computers and local computers over a TCP/IP network, over TCP port 23. By default, Telnet is disabled in recent Windows environments.

To enable Telnet command line utilities:

In Windows 7 and Windows 8 you may need to enable telnet first:

  1. Go to Start => Control Panel => Programs and Features.
  2. Under Programs and features, click Turn Windows features on or off.
  3. Mark both Telnet Client and Telnet Server.
  4. Click OK.


To open a Telnet :

  • Click Start.
  • Enter cmd in the Search field in the Start menu.
  • Type telnet(Telnet 587) and press ENTER.

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