Use UTF-8 for mailto links

This policy setting allows you to manage whether Internet Explorer uses 8-bit Unicode Transformation Format (UTF-8) for mailto links.

If you enable this policy setting, Internet Explorer encodes mailto links in UTF-8.

If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, Internet Explorer sends mailto links encoded through the user's code page. This behavior matches the behavior of Internet Explorer 6 and earlier. The user can change this behavior on the Internet Explorer Tools menu: Click Internet Options, click the Advanced tab, and then under International, select the "Use UTF-8 for mailto links" check box.

Supported on: At least Internet Explorer 7.0
Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE or HKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Protocols\Mailto
Value NameUTF8Encoding
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0

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