Citrix Quick Launch

Frederic Serrière has written a cool (but UNSUPPORTED tool).

Have you ever heard or used Citrix Quick Launch ? If not, download it from our Knowledge Center and test it  http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX122536

It is very important to note that Citrix Quick Launch isn’t supported by Citrix Technical Support, so you use it at your own risk. Nevertheless, a lot of administrators enjoy the tool as a quick way to connect using ICA/HDX to their XenApp environment.

It is also important to understand that Citrix Quick Launch isn’t a replacement for the Citrix ICA client, Online Plug-in or Receiver. It can’t work without it (while it is compatible with all version released in the past 5 years). Also, it was never developed nor published with end users in mind : it is not a supported product and therefore is only intended for test environments and administrators!

So, now you have downloaded it and failed to run it.. Why?  this version is (shame on me, i know..) written in a very old Visual Basic and has dependencies over TABCTL32.OCX which isn’t provided by Microsoft in the recent Windows versions. Since it isn’t a Citrix file, you have to look for it on the web, don’t worry there are many sites where you can get it. Continue reading “Citrix Quick Launch”