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Anonymous
August 19, 2005 3:27:31 PM

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i cannot get telnet to connect to any thing! is it usable in Windows
Xp or do i have to do something different or are there different
setting to change before i start telnetting? i just cant understand
it really i am confused

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August 19, 2005 6:32:49 PM

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andrew_Playford wrote:

> i cannot get telnet to connect to any thing! is it usable in Windows
> Xp or do i have to do something different or are there different
> setting to change before i start telnetting? i just cant understand
> it really i am confused

Is the Telnet service running? Most people have it disabled for security
reasons. Does your firewall or router block the Telnet port (23, I
believe)?

Malke
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Anonymous
August 20, 2005 2:16:27 AM

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Why are you trying to use telnet?
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~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
MS MVP-Windows (IE/OE, Shell/User, Security), AH-VSOP

andrew_Playford wrote:
> i cannot get telnet to connect to any thing! is it usable in Windows
> Xp or do i have to do something different or are there different
> setting to change before i start telnetting? i just cant understand
> it really i am confused
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Anonymous
August 20, 2005 3:26:57 PM

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because i want to access my shell account but it wont connect to any
thing, my firewall isnt blocking it coz i have disabled that and
Telnet is set up properly... damm windows never had no trouble with
Linux!!
Anonymous
August 20, 2005 4:58:26 PM

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andrew_Playford wrote:
> because i want to access my shell account but it wont connect to any
> thing, my firewall isnt blocking it coz i have disabled that and
> Telnet is set up properly... damm windows never had no trouble with
> Linux!!

So much for the rant?

If you have a specific problem, please post back with as many details as possible and someone here may be able to help.

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Ronnie Vernon
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