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Monthly archives for February, 2016

Adobe reader optimization for Citrix ...

Adobe reader optimization for Citrix or RDS environments Many administrators simply download and install Adobe Reader on their XenApp servers.  However, many small tweaks, which could improve end user experience and/or prevent users from corrupting Adobe Reader for other users on a server, should be considered as part of XenApp deployments.  This blog outlines configurations […]

Citrix XenApp versus Microsoft Remote...

Why XenApp and not Microsoft Windows Remote Desktop Services? Remote Desktop Services is the very foundation of session based computing technology that Citrix XenApp builds upon. Without RDS, XenApp would not work. So the quickest answer to the question is: XenApp is more of a feature rich enterprise grade extension to RDS which is essential in so many […]

Is Internet Explorer really slow in T...

Is Internet explorer really slow in Remote Desktop Services or Citrix on Virtual servers? – Optimizing IE without GPU Hardware Acceleration Ever noticed that most modern websites are becoming more and more graphically intensive placing high demand on the graphics processing unit of a shared multi user session terminal server. This is compounded hugely when the […]

Adobe Reader MSI Packaging without th...

Adobe Reader MSI Packaging without the bloat

MSI Packaging Adobe Reader and removing the bloat STEP A – Download Customization wizard tool and the Adobe Offline Installer I have repackaged Adobe reader 11 using the Customization wizard from Adobe. http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/thankyou.jsp?ftpID=5515&fileID=5526 Install Customization wizard. Download Adobe Offline installer EXE and Extract the MSI ftp://ftp.adobe.com/pub/adobe/reader/win/11.x Extraction command line AdbeRdr11xxx_en_US.exe -nos_o”C:\Folder” -nos_ne STEP B – Customization […]