Thanks for the post. I am in the same situation where I don’t use Telnet regularly. This is still good information. I also found this to be helpful in the same case:

(This is valid for Windows 7, Windows Server 2008R2, or Windows Vista.)

How to install Telnet Client by using a command line

1.Open a command prompt window. Click Start, type cmd in the Start Search box, and then press ENTER.
2.Type the following command:
pkgmgr /iu:”TelnetClient”

I found that this site may have some other tips for technology lovers!

David Malmborg
I work with Dell