How to enable Telnet in Windows 8
We all know that Windows 8 Developer Preview was released few weeks ago for use by general public. Lot of new features of Windows 8 were introduced during the Build conference where Windows 8 Developer Preview was released. But some features were also removed due to security reasons. One such feature is telnet client which does not come by default with Windows 8. So it is not possible for you to connect to other computers with telnet. If you type 'telnet' in command prompt, it will return an error message saying 'not recognized as an internal or external command'. This problem can be solved by enabling telnet client in Windows 8.
This articles gives you a simple method to install and enable telnet in Windows 8. Please follow the instructions given below:
If you are using Windows 7, I have published another article on how to enable Telnet on Windows 7. If you have any questions on how to use Telnet on Windows 8, please post your questions below as a comment.
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Here is a video from YouTube to activate Telnet on Windows 8/7 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ATD9r0EeYmQ&feature=g-crec-u