Telnet Frequently Asked Questions
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If you're using Windows 95, you have a built-in Telnet client program. You can click General Preferences on the Options menu in Netscape Navigator, and on the Apps tab tell the browser where to find the telnet client (typically C:\Windows\Telnet.exe). Microsoft's Internet Explorer probably will find the telnet client program without your help..
If you are using Windows 3.x or you do not have a Telnet client program, you can obtain one from sources on the Internet such as C|Net's Shareware.com site.