Browsing articles tagged with " XenDesktop"

Citrix Studio stuck on ‘expanding’

Boy it’s been a long time since the last update! This is too annoying not to share though. I had a couple of Citrix DDCs (7.9) which we needed to move to a new subnet. Simple job really, right? Nope! After moving them, I tried opening Studio (as you do), only to find it was stuck on ‘expanding’ on both servers. Tried installing studio on a local machine, stuck on ‘assessing configuration files’. No error […]


XenDesktop – No items match the supplied pattern

So this was driving me nuts for a while. I was trying a simple task: Setting the power scheme for a XD pool. Should be straight forward, but it kepts failing, giving me “No items match the supplied pattern”. Now luckily it’s powershell based (yay!), so it’s solvable. And seing as this isn’t something I change that often, I’m not going to be digging for the answer as to WHY this happens. For some reason […]


Default fullscreen in XenDesktop

By default, XenDesktop users with Citrix Receiver 3.x can choose window size as they please. I recently had a customer who required (through use of thinclients with write-filter) that the desktop always launched in fullscreen. Citrix have never been particularly good with documentation; so it’s no surprise that this key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Citrix\XenDesktop\DesktopViewer Dword:ForceFullscreen = 00000001 …is undocumented. But it works! Problem solved, and one less headache. Thanks to Andrew Morgan at the Citrix forums.