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How to Install Telnet in Windows 10 Operating System?

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Watch this video for a step by step process on how to install Telnet in Windows 10 operating system

Follow these steps to check whether Telnet install or not in your Windows operating system:

  • Go to Start and type cmd and click on it.
  • A command prompt appears on the screen.
  • Type telnet and press Enter.
  • You will get this error. That means Telnet Client is not installed in your machine.

There are two ways through which you can install Telnet in Windows 10:

  1. Control Panel
  2. Command Prompt

Control Panel:

  • On the Desktop, go to Start and search for Control Panel.
  • Click on Control Panel.
  • Now, in the search box, search for Turn Windows features on or off and click on it.
  • Windows Features dialogue box appears on the screen.
  • Now, in the same window, scroll down and select Telnet Client.
  • Click on OK.
  • A box will appear that says “Windows features” and “Searching for required files“.
  • This process may take some time and once done you will get a success message.

Command Prompt:

Now to install Telnet through command prompt follow these steps:

  • Go to Start.
  • Search for Windows PowerShell.
  • Now, right-click on Windows PowerShell and click on Run as administrator.
  • Windows PowerShell appears on the screen.
  • Type this command and hit enter.
  • pkgmgr /iu:”TelnetClient”
  • Now, type telnet and hit Enter.
  • As you can see Welcome to Microsoft Telnet Client window appears on the screen.

Follow these steps to check the installed telnet client on command prompt:

  • Go to Start.
  • Type cmd and hit Enter.
  • Type telnet and press Enter.
  • As you can see Welcome to Microsoft Telnet Client window appears on the screen.

That’s how you can install telnet in Windows 10 operating system.

Gandhar Kulkarni
Gandhar is a marketing professional at MilesWeb. He is passionate about exploring and writing technical articles related to web hosting and digital marketing. Also, he has over four years of experience in digital marketing. Besides content writing, he tries to engage an online audience through YouTube video tutorials and social media activities.
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