Turn off IDN encoding

Specifies whether the DNS client should convert internationalized domain names (IDNs) to Punycode when the computer is on non-domain networks with no WINS servers configured.If this policy setting is enabled IDNs are not converted to Punycode.If this policy setting is disabled or if this policy setting is not configured IDNs are converted to Punycode when the computer is on non-domain networks with no WINS servers configured.

Policy path: 

Network\DNS Client

Scope: 

Machine

Supported on: 

At least Windows Server 2012 Windows 8 or Windows RT

Registry settings: 

HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows NT\DNSClient!DisableIdnEncoding

Filename: 

DnsClient.admx