Turn off sending URLs as UTF-8 (requires restart)

This policy setting specifies whether to use UTF-8, a standard that defines characters so they are readable in any language. Using UTF-8 enables you to exchange Internet addresses (URLs) that contain characters from any language.

If you enable this policy setting, Internet Explorer does not allow sending URLs as UTF-8. The user cannot change this policy setting.

If you disable this policy setting, Internet Explorer allows sending URLs as UTF-8. The user cannot change this policy setting.

If you do not configure this policy setting, the user can allow or prevent the sending of URLs as UTF-8.


Supported on: At least Internet Explorer 7.0
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings
Value NameUrlEncoding
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0

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