… Telnet function has been disable on IE7. 0 by default.
"Support removed for: Gopher, Telnet, Scriptlets, DirectAnimation, XBM, Channels (Active Desktop), as well as the DHTML editing control, Offline Favorites….." from Microsoft web
To enable Telnet function on Window XP and IE7.0, follow the below direction.
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl\FEATURE_DISABLE_TELNET_PROTOCOL] "iexplore.exe"=dword:00000000
If you are using Microsoft Vista, and you never enable / Install Telnet VISTA, follow below direction; By default, the telnet program is not enabled / installed in Vista.
To install it, follow the below.
- Open Control Panel.
- Select Programs and Features.
- Select Turn Windows features on or off.
- Select the Telnet Client option.
- Click OK.