Quick Fix : Enable Telnet Client through command line

I am sitting at a fresh install of Windows 7, and i needed to use telnet. I know i can enable Telnet through ‘Turn Windows Features On or Off’ but i wanted to know if i could do it through the command line.

The answer is yes i can.

From an elevated command prompt just type:

dism /online /Enable-Feature /FeatureName:TelnetClient

It seems to complete a lot faster than the ‘Windows Features’ gui as well.

Thanks to the Bing search and this post here

About Robert Pearman
Robert Pearman is a UK based Small Business Server enthusiast. He has been working within the SMB IT Industry for what feels like forever. Robert likes Piña colada and taking walks in the rain, on occasion he also enjoys writing about Small Business Technology like Windows Server Essentials or more recently writing PowerShell Scripts. If you're in trouble, and you can find him, maybe you can ask him a question.

2 Responses to Quick Fix : Enable Telnet Client through command line

  1. Jokeo Ono says:

    This works. Thanks.

  2. Zaphod Beeblebrox says:

    This also works on SBS2011

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