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Windows 7: Telnet Missing in Windows Features

12 Jun 2014   #1
msgeorgiarose

Windows 7 Ultimare 32-bit
 
 
Telnet Missing in Windows Features

Hello! I was trying to turn on my telnet for the first time in my netbook running Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit, but I couldn't see the check box for it in Windows Features.

Here's a screenshot of my Windows Features:



See? No telnet. Any idea how to fix this? Or any other way to get my telnet turned on? Please help! Thank you.


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12 Jun 2014   #2
matts6887

Windows 7 ultimate 64-bit
 
 

It might be on the windows install disc. But; then again; there is also a chance that microsoft did not include it in the releases of windows 7 as quite a bit of people use other programs. etc. to access what telnet could.
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12 Jun 2014   #3
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 
 

Is windows fully updated?

That whole window seems to be pretty sparse regarding features, specially for Ultimate.

You can try this,

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

But you may have to resort to this,

Repair Install

How did you get Ultimate on a netbook, was this an upgrade or clean install?
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12 Jun 2014   #4
kronckew

Win 7 ultimate x64 sp1
 
 

definitely available (tho i turned it off) in my cc. of win7 x64 ultimate.


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12 Jun 2014   #5
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

From post 3 by derekimo.

Quote:
That whole window seems to be pretty sparse regarding features, specially for Ultimate.
I believe you are correct direk. My Pro has 23 listings and I would think that Ultimate would have at least that many.

Possibly a bad install.
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12 Jun 2014   #6
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 
 

Definitely Jack, something is amiss there.
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27 Oct 2015   #7
pethead

Windows 7
 
 

I was recently having the same problem and was really frustrated because none of the solutions I found online worked. Luckily, one of our support personnel had a solution, which I am now sharing with you:
Quote:
Code:
fsutil resource setautoreset true c:\
cd %SystemRoot%\System32\SMI\Store\Machine 
attrib -s -h * 
del *.blf 
del *.regtrans-ms 
cd %SystemRoot%\System32\config\TxR 
attrib -s -h * 
del /q *
Then reboot and the checkbox will appear when you attempt to Turn Windows features on or off.
Kind regards,
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27 Oct 2015   #8
Urthboundmisfit

Win 10 Pro x64, Win 7 Pro x64
 
 

Looks like the OP may have used a "custom" installation media created by tools such as NTLite or WinToolkit which can remove features, etc. Just a guess.

EDIT: Oops just noticed the OP is from 1 1/2 years ago.
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