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8% remove it92% keep it
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United States Rank #45,879
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VersionDistribution 96.15% 3.85%

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Citrix Desktop Receiver

What is Citrix Desktop Receiver?  (from Citrix Systems)

Citrix Receiver is an easy-to-install software client that lets you access your desktops, applications and data easily and securely from any device, including smartphones, tablets, PCs and Macs. Working with a Citrix-enabled IT infrastructure, Receiver gives you the mobility, convenience and freedom you need to get y...  Read more


Citrix Desktop Receiver is a software program developed by Citrix Systems. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 43 files and is usually about 26.93 MB (28,237,902 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 53% of users of Citrix Desktop Receiver come from the United States, it is also popular in Netherlands and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.citrix.com/products/receiver/overview.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Citrix\ICA Client\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{9E7EAFCB-12F8-4782-A93A-7C05415679E9}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 26.93 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Citrix Desktop Receiver

  • acrdlg.dll - Citrix ICA Client (Auto Client Reconnect Dialog (Win32))
  • adpcm.dll - Citrix ICA Client Audio ADPCM Converter DLL (Win32)
  • audcvtN.dll - Citrix ICA Client Audio Converter DLL (Win32)
  • cdsbar.exe - Citrix Desktop Toolbar
  • cgpcfg.dll - Program Neighborhood CGPCFG dll
  • CgpCore.dll - CGP Core
  • concentr.dll - Citrix ICA Client Connection Center DLL (Win32)
  • confmgr.dll - Citrix ICA Client Configuration DLL (Win32)
  • cpviewer.exe - Citrix EMF Viewer
  • ctxlogging.dll - Citrix ICA Client Logging DLL
  • ctxmui.dll - Citrix ICA Client MUI DLL (Win32)
  • CtxTwnPA.exe - CtxTwnPA shell
  • emfrendr.dll - Citrix EMF PlugIn DLL (Win32)
  • icaconf.exe - Citrix ICA Configuration Executable (Win32)
  • icaconfs.dll - Citrix ICA Configuration Support DLL (Win32)
  • icadlgn.dll - Citrix ICA Dialog Boxes (Win32)
  • icafile.dll - Citrix Configuration Manager
  • icalogon.dll - Citrix ICA Client Logon (Win32)
  • icavern.dll - Citrix ICA Client Version DLL (Win32)
  • npicaN.dll - Citrix ICA Client Plugin (Win32)
  • nrhttpn.dll - Citrix ICA Client Name Resolver DLL (Win32)
  • nrtcpn.dll
  • pcl4rast.dll - Citrix PCL metafile interpreter DLL (Win32)
  • pdc128N.dll - Citrix ICA Client Protocol Driver - (128 bit) Encryption (Win32)
  • pcl2bmp.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Mozilla Plugin
  • npicaN.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'Citrix ICA Client' with a plugin key of [email protected]/npican' for all users of the PC.

How do I remove Citrix Desktop Receiver?

Quickly and completely remove Citrix Desktop Receiver 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 Receiver 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 Receiver, 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 Receiver.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Citrix Desktop Receiver you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win XP 4%
Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.54%
Windows XP 23.08%
Windows Vista 7.69%
Windows 8 7.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 24.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.00%
Windows 7 Professional 12.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.00%
Windows 8 Pro 4.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.63% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.63%
  Netherlands 13.16%
  Italy 13.16%
  Germany 7.89%
  United Kingdom 5.26%
  Ecuador 2.63%
  Spain 2.63%
  DK 2.63%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.09%
Acer 17.39%
Dell 13.04%
Toshiba 8.70%
Lenovo 8.70%
American Megatrends 8.70%
Sony 4.35%
Sahara 4.35%
Medion 4.35%
ASUS 4.35%
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LENOVO IdeaPad U410 4.76%
LENOVO 5054A3S 4.76%

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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