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Martin, you're a complete nutball. Where the heck did the Karate Kid ravings come from?
I just feel the need to be the voice of reason here, so here I go again:
Do NOT use telnet. Don't use it at all!
There really is no reason to use telnet when there are worthy, secure replacements such as sshd and telnet-kerberos. Using telnet means you're sending passwords and information across the network in clear text which makes it extremely easy for someone to pick up not only perhaps critical information but also passwords and other sensitive information.
Use ssh, that's my advice. It's just as easy and there are good free ssh clients for Windows if that's a requirement. All major Linux distributions come with the sshd daemon and ssh client and it's not much of a hazzle to get started either. Just start the daemon!