Why unable to connect localhost via telnet? Share on Facebook Post on reddit Tweet on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Home › Forums › Client Operating Systems › Windows 7 › Why unable to connect localhost via telnet? This topic has 10 replies, 5 voices, and was last updated 7 years, 6 months ago by drewburke81. Viewing 1 post (of 1 total) Author Posts radcorpindiaMember May 14, 2013 at 10:20 am #161517 I am Unable to connect localhost (127.0.0.1 / 192.168.1.2) Port 80 Using telnet. Connecting To 127.0.0.1…Could not open connection to the host, on port : Connect failed Microsoft Telnet> o 192.168.1.2  Connecting To 192.168.1.2…Could not open connection to the host, on port : Connect failed My IPv4 addrerss: 192.168.1.2 My External IP address dynamic via No-IP: 126.96.36.199 My router IP address: 192.168.1.1 I already Forward My Port to Protocol: TCP External Port: 80 Internal IP: 192.168.1.2 Internal Port: 80 When I try to connect using telnet: o 188.8.131.52  it is connect to my router IP 192.168.1.1 : 80 but it should be 192.168.1.2 : 80 My OS: Windows 7 Professional 64 bit and already define a inbound rule to open port 80 Please help me what to do ? Author Posts Viewing 1 post (of 1 total) You must be logged in to reply to this topic.