When trying to get Greek characters to work on IIS7.5 on windows server 2008 I initially thought it would be tricky. In the end is was as simple as running the following command in an elevated command prompt

reg add HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\w3svc\Parameters /v FastCGIUtf8ServerVariables /t REG_MULTI_SZ /d REQUEST_URI\0PATH_INFO

As soon as you get the “Operation Completed Successfully” message. Just run


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IIS 7.5 TricksGetting Unicode Characters to work on 7.5 and Windows 2008 R2