Allow use of diacritics

This policy setting allows words that contain diacritic characters to be treated as separate words. If you enable this policy setting, words that only differ in diacritics are treated as different words. If you disable this policy setting, words with diacritics and words without diacritics are treated as identical words. This policy setting is not configured by default. If you do not configure this policy setting, the local setting, configured through Control Panel, will be used. Note: By default, the Control Panel setting is set to treat words that differ only because of diacritics as the same word.

Supported on: Microsoft Windows Vista, or any version of Windows with Windows Search 3.01 or later
Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Windows Search
Value NameAllowUsingDiacritics
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0

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