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Hiding the Advanced Preferences sheet

Starting with Version 4.10, you can customize the availability and the contents of the Advanced Preferences sheet that is present in the right-click menu of the Citrix Receiver icon in the notification area. Doing so ensures that users can apply only administrator-specified settings on their systems. Specifically, can:

  • Hide the Advanced Preferences sheet altogether
  • Hide the following, specific settings from the sheet:
    • Data collection
    • Connection Center
    • Configuration checker
    • Keyboard and Language bar
    • High DPI
    • Support information
    • Shortcuts and Reconnect

Hiding Advanced Preferences option from the right-click menu

You can hide the Advanced Preferences sheet by using the Citrix Receiver Group Policy Object (GPO)administrative template:

  1. Open the Citrix Receiver Group Policy Object administrative template by running gpedit.msc.
  2. Under the Computer Configuration node, go to Administrative Templates > Citrix Receiver > Self Service > Advanced Preferences Options.
  3. Select the Disable Advance Preferences policy.
  4. Select Enabled to hide the Advanced Preferences option from the right-click menu of the Citrix Receiver icon in the notification area.

Note
By default, the Not Configured option is selected.

Hiding specific settings from the Advanced Preferences sheet

You can hide specific user-configurable settings from the Advanced Preferences sheet by using the Citrix Receiver Group Policy Object administrative template: To do this:

  1. Open the Citrix Receiver Group Policy Object administrative template by running gpedit.msc.
  2. Under the Computer Configuration node, go to Administrative Templates > Citrix Receiver > Self Service > Advanced Preferences Options.
  3. Select the policy for the setting that you want to hide.

You can hide the following specific settings from the Advanced Preferences sheet:

  • Configuration checker
  • Connection Center
  • High DPI
  • Data collection
  • Delete saved passwords
  • Keyboard and Language bar
  • Shortcuts and Reconnect
  • Support information

The table below lists the options that you can select and the effect of each:

Options Action
Not Configured Displays the setting
Enabled Hides the setting
Disabled Displays the setting

Hiding the Reset Receiver option from the Advanced Preferences sheet using the Registry editor

You can hide the Reset Receiver option from the Advanced Preferences sheet only using the Registry editor.

  1. Launch the registry editor
  2. Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Citrix\Dazzle
  3. Create a new String Value key EnableFactoryReset and set it to any of the following options:
    1. True - Displays the Reset Receiver option in the Advanced Preferences sheet
    2. False - Hides the Reset Receiver option in the Advanced Preferences sheet

Hiding Receiver Updates option from the Advanced Preferences sheet

Note: The policy path for the Receiver Updates option is different from that of the other options present in the Advanced Preferences sheet.

  1. Open the Citrix Receiver Group Policy Object administrative template by running gpedit.msc.
  2. Under the Computer Configuration node, go to Administrative Templates > Citrix ComponentsCitrix Receiver > Receiver Updates.
  3. Select the Receiver Updates policy.
  4. Select Disabled to hide the Receiver Updates settings from the Advanced Preferences sheet.