Install Telnet on Windows 10

Telnet is still a widely used network protocol today and is based on a TCP connection between a Telnet server and a Telnet client . Telnet is still used very often today, one of the most well-known tools such as ” Putty ” also provides a Telnet client.

But Windows 10 still has a supplied Telnet client , which is by default but not installed. This must be installed separately and you have the following 2 options.

Add Telnet Client via “Programs and Features”

The first option is to add the Telnet client under Windows 10 using the well-known function

Programs and features

The fastest way to use this program is to confirm the key combination

Telnet client installation via appwiz.cpl

and call the program ” appwiz.cpl “. This starts the ” Programs and Features program by providing the following function.

Enable or disable Windows features

There is also the point

Telnet client

as you can see in the picture below.

Telnet client installation Windows 10

After clicking on “OK”, the Telnet client is then installed under Windows 10 . The Telnet installation is completed within a few seconds and the Telnet program is immediately available to you.

Install Telnet Client by command

A quick solution is to reinstall the Telnet client using a DISM command. Simply open a command prompt as administrator and enter the following command there.

dism / online / Enable-Feature / FeatureName: TelnetClient

We have also illustrated this process below.

dism online Enable-Feature FeatureName TelnetCLient

This process also only takes a few seconds and then the Telnet Client is immediately available under Windows 10 .

Microsoft Telnet

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