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Should I remove Citrix Desktop?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0 100.00%

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Citrix Desktop

Overview

Citrix Desktop is a program developed by Citrix Systems. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The software installer includes 34 files and is usually about 8.09 MB (8,486,718 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 80% of users of Citrix Desktop come from the United States, it is also popular in Austria and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\citrix\selfserviceplugin
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Citrix\SelfServicePlugin\SelfServiceUninstaller.exe -u "citrix-5e6fbb92@@Citrix Desktop"
Estimated size: 8.09 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Citrix Desktop

  • Citrix.Diagnostics.dll - Citrix Common Diagnostic Facility (Citrix.Diagnostics)
  • Citrix.Diagnostics.Recorder.Cdf.dll - Citrix.Diagnostic.Recorder.CDF
  • Citrix.GroupPolicy.Accessors.dll - Citrix Group Policy Management (Citrix.GroupPolicy.Accessors)
  • Citrix.DeliveryServices.CoreUtilities.dll - Citrix Receiver Storefront
  • Citrix.DeliveryServices.DazzleResources.Contract.dll
  • Citrix.DeliveryServices.Mvc.Contract.dll
  • Citrix.DeliveryServices.ResourcesCommon.Contract.dll
  • Citrix.DeliveryServices.ResourcesHelpers.dll
  • BaseClassLibrary.dll - Citrix Receiver (BaseClassLibrary)
  • Citrix.DeliveryServices.Clients.AuthManager.dll - Authentication Manager SDK
  • Citrix.DeliveryServices.Clients.AuthManagerUtils.dll - Authentication Manager SDK Utilities
  • Citrix.Receiver.SelfService.ConfigMgr.Communication.dll - SSP ConfigMgr Communciations
  • Credentials.dll - Credentials
  • Dazzle.Model.dll - Dazzle.Model
  • DazzleConfig.dll - DazzleConfig
  • DazzleLauncher.dll - SelfServiceLauncher
  • DeliveryServicesClient.dll - DeliveryServicesClient
  • ExtensionSDK.dll - ExtensionSDK
  • FMD.dll - FMD
  • InstallerLib.dll - InstallerLib
  • LauncherGenerator.dll - LauncherGenerator
  • LauncherStubLib.dll - LauncherStubLib
  • LaunchUtils.dll - LaunchUtils
  • PNAClient.dll - PNAClient
  • PreLaunchConfig.dll - PreLaunchConfig
  • RadeMonitor.dll - RadeMonitor
  • ReceiverShim.dll - ReceiverShim
  • ResourceProvider.dll - ResourceProvider
  • SelfService.exe
  • SelfServicePlugin.exe
  • SelfServiceUninstaller.exe - SelfServiceUninstaller
  • TestProvider.dll - TestProvider
  • CleanUp.exe - Receiver (Receiver Cleanup)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • SelfService.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'CitrixSelfService64' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Citrix\SelfServicePlugin\SelfService.exe".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

SelfService.exe
Memory:30.71 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000889312%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00006869%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00002024%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:24,423
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:57 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:45 Bytes
105.02 KB average
SelfServicePlugin.exe
Memory:15.33 MB
Total CPU:0.0025124334%
Kernel CPU:0.00125622%
User CPU:0.00125622%

How do I remove Citrix Desktop?

Quickly and completely remove Citrix Desktop from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Citrix Desktop from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Citrix Desktop, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Citrix Desktop.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win 8 25%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows 8 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 66.67%
Windows 8.1 Pro 16.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.33%
Windows 8 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.00%
  Austria 4.00%
  Australia 4.00%
  Canada 4.00%
  DK 4.00%
  Netherlands 4.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Dell 16.67%
Lenovo 16.67%
Samsung 8.33%
GIGABYTE 8.33%
Common models
Samsung 940X3G 8.33%
LENOVO 427637U 8.33%
LENOVO 20AL009CUS 8.33%
HP ProBook 6560b 8.33%
HP Pro 3130 Small Form Fa... 8.33%
HP EliteBook Revolve 810 ... 8.33%

About Citrix Systems

Citrix Systems provides server and desktop virtualization, networking, software-as-a-service (SaaS), and cloud computing technologies, including Xen open source products.
Publisher URL: www.citrix.com

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