How to remove the telnet service in Windows 2003

Posted on 2007-07-25
Last Modified: 2016-05-20
How do you remove the telnet service from a default Windows 2003 Standard install. I didn't see it listed under Add / Remove Windows componets.
Question by:compdigit44
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    See this:

    Select the vulnerability Details, then workarounds.  In there is shows you how to disable it.
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    You can also do the opposite of this:
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    You could do a few other things as well:

    If you delete the key: HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\TLntSrv
    ... the service will be removed.

    You can also disable the service via a Security template, SCM, Local Policy or via GPO.

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    If you Just disable the service you are likely to recieve multiple errors in winlogon.log  "5: Access is denied.  Error opening TlntSvr". and Event ID 1202 0x5 access denied warnings in Event Viewer.

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    by:khalid khan
    how to uninstall telnet client and server from windows server 2003 .

    i followed the below steps

    control panel -add or remove programs - add or remove windows components

    but i cannot see telnet here .

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    Dear Khalid Jan,

    Please read this useful link.

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    by:khalid khan
    Hi Salimy
    i dont need software of telnet i need to uninstall the telnet from windows server 2003 .

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