Only the CR character is sent when you use the SET CRLF command in a Telnet session

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SYMPTOMS

When you use the set crlf command in a Telnet session on a Windows XP-based computer, only the carriage return (CR) character is sent when you press ENTER.

RESOLUTION

Windows XP service pack information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Windows XP. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322389 How to obtain the latest Windows XP service pack

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
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File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
Windows XP
   Date         Time   Version        Size     File name     Platform
   ------------------------------------------------------------------
   05-Aug-2003  23:15  5.1.2600.1255   71,680  Telnet.exe   x86
   05-Aug-2003  23:15  5.1.2600.1255  196,096  Telnet.exe   IA-64
   05-Aug-2003  23:15  5.1.2600.1255   71,680  Wtelnet.exe  x86
Windows Server 2003
   Date         Time   Version       Size     File name   Platform
   ---------------------------------------------------------------
   19-Apr-2004  19:37  5.2.3790.163   73,216  Telnet.exe  x86
   19-Apr-2004  17:58  5.2.3790.163  181,760  Telnet.exe  IA-64

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. This problem was first corrected in Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2.

MORE INFORMATION

The Telnet commands to set and unset carriage return and line feed (LF) behavior are different in Windows XP and in Windows 2000. When you use the set crlf command in a telnet session on a Windows 2000-based computer, both the CR and LF characters are sent when you press ENTER.

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Article ID: 824810 - Last Review: February 27, 2014 - Revision: 3.8
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, 64-Bit Datacenter Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Web Edition
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