How To Enable Telnet Service On Windows 10

Introduction

Telnet is an abbreviation of Terminal Network. Telnet provides connections to the remote computer in such a way that a local terminal appears to be at the remote site. Here we will discuss how to enable telnet service on Windows 10 machines i.e. on laptops or desktops.

In Microsoft Windows 10 machines the Telnet Client service remains disabled and whenever required it can be easily enabled. It is a very useful and widely used service. Follow the steps mentioned below to enable Telnet Client on Windows 10 machines i.e. laptops or desktops.

Configuration

Step1: Control Panel
Navigate to the control panel of the machine [laptop or desktop]. You could search the control panel using the search bar as shown below in the image.

Control_Panel_Windows_10

Step2: Programs
Click “Programs” to move to the next page.

Programs_Windows_10

Step3: Windows Features
Click “Turn Windows features on or off” as shown below in the image. You might get an admin credential pop up to access it, depending upon the applied policies.

Windows_10_Features

Step4: Enable Telnet Client
As soon as “Turn Windows features on or off” is clicked, you would see a pop of “Windows Features“. Scroll down at the bottom till you see “Telnet Client” as shown below in the image. Check the box to enable the service and click “OK” to save the change.

Enable_Telnet_Windows_10

Step5: Confirmation
As soon as “OK” is clicked you could see the status and then confirmation.

Telnet_Confirmation

Close the pop-up. Telnet is now enabled on Windows 10 machine. Reboot is not needed but it is always recommended to reboot the laptop/desktop after any applied changes.

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SourceKnowledge Base, Internet, Microsoft

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