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Should I remove Citrix Offline Plug-in?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #24,222
United States Rank #19,775
Reach 0.0075%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.66 days
73.97 days >
Average installed length: 38.86 days


VersionDistribution 1.35% 5.41% 15.54% 41.89% 14.19% 8.11% 11.49% 2.03%

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Citrix Offline Plug-in

What is Citrix Offline Plug-in?  (from Citrix Systems)

The offline plug-in is the new name for the Streaming Client. The plug-in runs as a service on the user device to invoke applications the user selects and applications enumerated by Citrix online plug-in, Citrix Receiver, or the Web Interface site. The offline plug-in finds the correct target in the profile in the App ...  Read more


Citrix Offline Plug-in is a software program developed by Citrix Systems. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The setup package generally installs about 26 files and is usually about 7.26 MB (7,612,887 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 55% of users of Citrix Offline Plug-in come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.citrix.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Citrix\Streaming Client\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{70BB990A-1461-4178-943D-7F771067D95C}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 7.26 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Citrix Offline Plug-in

  • ClientCache.exe - Citrix Offline Plug-in (Citrix Offline Plug-in Cache Management)
  • nprade.dll - Citrix Offline Plug-in Mozilla Plug-in (Win32)
  • RadeCache.exe - Citrix Offline Plug-in Cache Manager
  • RadeCom.exe - Citrix Offline Plug-in COM Manager
  • RadeCom64.exe
  • RadeDeploy.exe - Citrix Streaming Client Deployment Manager
  • RadeFastLaunch.exe - Citrix Offline Plug-inRade Fast Launch
  • RadeHlprSvc.exe - Citrix Streaming Client Helper Service
  • RadeLauncher.dll - Citrix Rade Launcher Proxy DLL
  • RadeLauncher.exe - Citrix Offline Plug-in Sandbox COM Server
  • RadeObj.exe - Citrix Offline Plug-in Session COM Server
  • RadeObject.dll - Citrix Rade Proxy DLL
  • radepkg.dll - Citrix Rade Packager backend DLL
  • radepna.dll - Citrix Rade PNAgent interface DLL
  • RadeRun.exe - Citrix Offline Plug-in Application Launcher
  • RadeSandbox.exe
  • RadeSvc.exe - Citrix Streaming Client Service
  • RadeUI.dll - Citrix Rade UI DLL
  • Rco.dll - Citrix Offline Plug-in ActiveX Control
  • RadeHook.dll - Citrix offline plug-in (Citrix Rade Hooking DLL)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Mozilla Plugin
  • nprade.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'Citrix Offline Plug-in' with a plugin key of '@citrix.com/Citrix Offline Plug-in' for all users of the PC.
2 Services
  • RadeSvc.exe runs as a service named 'Citrix Streamingdienst' (RadeSvc) "Dieser Dienst verwaltet das Citrix Offline Plug-in.".
  • RadeHlprSvc.exe runs as a service named 'Citrix Streaming-Helperdienst' (RadeHlprSvc) "Dieser Dienst verwaltet das Citrix Offline Plug-in.".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:4.04 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000127633%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00000425%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000851%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:710
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:9 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:2 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Citrix Offline Plug-in?

You can uninstall Citrix Offline Plug-in 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Citrix Offline Plug-in, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Offline Plug-in.

How do I reset my web browser?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win Vista 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.97%
Windows 10 18.24%
Windows XP 4.73%
Windows Vista 3.38%
Windows Server 2003 0.68%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.65%
Windows 7 Professional 25.85%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.76%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.76%
Windows 10 Home 4.76%
Windows 7 Enterprise 4.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.21% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.21%
  Germany 6.25%
  Netherlands 4.69%
  Canada 4.69%
  United Kingdom 3.65%
  Australia 3.13%
  Italy 2.60%
  France 2.08%
  India 2.08%
  Japan 1.56%
  Israel 1.56%
  Ireland 1.56%
  Belgium 1.04%
  Sweden 1.04%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.70%
Dell 30.43%
Acer 8.70%
ASUS 7.61%
Medion 4.35%
Intel 3.26%
Toshiba 3.26%
Samsung 2.17%
NEC 2.17%
Sony 2.17%
Common models
Dell XPS 8300 2.73%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 2.73%
Xen HVM domU 2.73%
HP EliteBook 8460p 1.82%
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 1.82%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 1.82%

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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