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Citrix Receiver blurry in Windows 10

Updated – dec 2017 After updating to Windows 10 I noticed that my seamless Citrix Receiver sessions was really blurry. The cause of this was easily found, since Windows 8.1 Microsoft decided to enable dynamic display scaling on non DPI aware (older) programs. (more about that here) This also effected the CDviewer.exe from the Citrix receiver. You can change this behavior for a…

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Remove Windows.old in Windows 10 after upgrade

After upgrading from Windows 7 or 8 to Windows 10 you will have ability to revert back to your old Windows installation. This feature can come in handy if Windows 10 is not working as excepted for you, but what is you are totally happy with Win 10 and you want to free up some disk space? Simply deleting the…

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Turn off and disable UAC in Windows 10

UAC (User Account Control) is part of Windows security system to prevent unwanted installations or changes of apps and system settings. This results in annoying popups which will ask you confirmation everytime you change or install something. Better is to use a traditional security model with administrator accounts and normal users. To disable UAC in Windows 10 go to Start…

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Custom theme for Citrix Storefront 2.6 and Netscaler 10.x

Last week we replaced our Citrix Secure Gateway and Web interface with Storefront and Netscaler. By default the layout of Storefront and Netscaler match that of Citrix Receiver. The design is not bad, but I always want to do a little bit of company branding for my users. (So they know they are at the right place 😉 ) Because our logo…

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