000012650 - Telnet is not a recognized command on Vista.

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Article Number000012650
IssueTelnet is not recognized command on Vista.
Telnet, an excellent network troubleshooting tool, in not installed by default on Vista.
ResolutionTo enable telnet, as admin, run this command:   start /w pkgmgr /iu:"TelnetClient"
Note that this can take a few minutes to install (CPU usage should be high during the install process).
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