Windows Installer Coordinator

Installation hangs on “Windows Installer Coordinator” When you receive a “Please wait while the application is preparing for the first use” on Citrix / Terminal server while installing an MSI: 1. Open gpedit.msc. 2. Go to Computer Configuration\Administrative Templates\Windows Components\Remote Desktop Services\Remote Desktop Session Host\Application Compatibility. 3. Put policy Turn off Windows Installer RDS Compatibility …read more →

Cache on device RAM with overflow on hard disk

Boost your Citrix Provisioning with the “Cache on device RAM with overflow on hard disk” feature. Citrix has a cool new feature called “Cache on device RAM with overflow on hard disk”, with this feature it is possible to go from 15 IOPs per user to  0,1 IOPS per user / desktop! This is possible because the data …read more →

Generalize APP-V 5 for Citrix Provisioning

If you want to use APP-V in combination with Citrix Provisioning (PVS) you need to generalize the system before closing the pvs image. I have written a script that does the generalize every time that the PVS server boots from the network. You can simply add this script to the startup in active directory. What …read more →