With Windows Vista and Windows 7, Telnet is not installed by default. To enable Telnet, do the following:
- Go to: Start > Control Panel > Programs
- Under “Programs And Features” select “Turn Windows features on or off”
- Tick “Telnet Client”
- Click the OK button
To start Telnet for with first time, open a Command Prompt and then type telnet.
After that, you can press the Windows key and type telnet in the search field.