How To Make Telnet Work In Windows Vista and Windows 7 For Hacks and Tweaks

If you are a hacker you’d know what a telnet command is, for those of all who don’t know what it is, Here it is : Telnet is a protocol that allows you to connect to remote computers (called hosts) over a TCP/IP network (such as the Internet) as defined by Microsoft. Its one of those most popular Windows IP Utilities that most of the security professionals use. The telnet command is used to send fake emails. If you are using Windows XP, you are lucky as the telnet command is available to you by default, but for the Windows 7 and Vista users it is not available by default and you have to enable it yourself manually. And I’m gonna show you how to do just that.

Try using the “telnet” command in if you are using Vista or 7, the following error message will occur.

‘telnet’ is not recognized as an internal or external command,operable program or batch file.

So let’s talk about the procedure on how to enable telnet feature (telnet command) in Windows Vista and 7.

  1. Goto the Control Panel.
  2. Chose Uninstall a program under Programs.
  3. Under the Tasks tab, select the option Turn Windows features on or off.
  4. Now a new window opens. In the new window select the following : Telnet Client
    Telnet Server (optional)
  5. After selecting click on OK.

It will say “Please wait while the features are configured. This may take a few minutes.”

That’s it, your telnet feature is installed. Now you can go to the command line and use the telnet command as you wish. Hope this  post was informative for the Windows Vista and 7 folks. Happy Hacking. Soon we will post a article on How To Watch Star Wars Through command prompt. Thank you 🙂

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