If you need to use the telnet command to access your router often it is not available by default. Follow these steps to enable the Telnet command on a Windows computer.
- Click Start and select Control Panel
- Click Programs and Features
- Click Turn Windows features on and off
- In the Windows Features dialog box, check the Telnet Client check box.
- Click OK. The system installs the appropriate files. This will take a few seconds to a minute.