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Should I remove Desktop?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #36,212
United States Rank #34,037
Reach 0.0034%

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0 100.00%

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Desktop

What is Desktop?

Desktop is a virtualized version of the original publisher's software re-compiled for the Citrix XenApp and CitrixXenDesktop platforms. By utilizing Citrix HDX technology the application is able to be virtualized in the user's IT environment. Note, this is not the original publishers software.

Overview

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 7.29 MB (7,649,357 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.citrix.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\citrix\selfserviceplugin
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Citrix\SelfServicePlugin\SelfServiceUninstaller.exe -u "steerpike-8303ec78@@Desktop"
Estimated size: 7.29 MB

Program filesFiles installed by 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 (User Run)
  • SelfService.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Self-service' and executes as C:\Program Files\Citrix\SelfServicePlugin\SelfService.exe -logonreconnectapps.
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 Desktop?

Quickly and completely remove 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 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 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 Desktop.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 7 2%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.08%
Windows 8 39.58%
Windows Vista 6.25%
Windows XP 2.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Windows 7 Professional 22.92%
Windows 8.1 Pro 16.67%
Windows 8.1 6.25%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 6.25%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.60% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.60%
  Netherlands 22.81%
  United Kingdom 8.77%
  Germany 7.02%
  Australia 3.51%
  Belgium 3.51%
  Canada 3.51%
  Sweden 3.51%
  Switzerland 1.75%
  DK 1.75%
  Spain 1.75%
  Norway 1.75%
  New Zealand 1.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 45.00%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
Lenovo 7.50%
ASUS 5.00%
Medion 5.00%
GIGABYTE 2.50%
Toshiba 2.50%
Sony 2.50%
Samsung 2.50%
Packard Bell 2.50%
Acer 2.50%
American Megatrends 2.50%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite P300 2.44%
Sony SVE1512W1ESI 2.44%
Samsung RV420/RV520/RV720... 2.44%
PACKARD BELL BV iXtreme X... 2.44%
MEDION WIM2140 2.44%
Medion E7220 2.44%

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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