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Citrix – Presentation Server Registry Tips


As we all know TSE, Windows 2000 Server and even Windows Server 2003 requires a few registry changes to make it perform at an optimum level.The following at what I currently have but they are getting a bit old. I’m asking for your help. Please send any corrections and or suggestions on the state of the following registry keys to dbrown@dabcc.com. Thanks!!!

These are just SOME of the many registry tips we have.  For more tips, tricks, and tweaks then please visit Methodology in a Box tweaks page.  On this page you will find a forum full of Citrix and Terminal Services tweaks and you will also find a nice doc that lists them all.  

REG Files

Windows 2000 Server Registry Tweaks .REG Files
All the recommended registry tweaks for Windows 2000 Server in one .zip file.

Windows Server 2003 Registry Tweaks .REG Files
All the recommended registry tweaks for Windows Server 2003 in one .zip file.


NEW – Remove winmedia7 icon from desktop and quicklaunch bar.reg

NEW – Turn Off Internet Connection Wizzardforunload user.reg

Add Additional Critical Worker Threads.reg

Disable Alerter Service.reg

Disable client audio mapping.reg

Disable client COM port mapping.reg

Disable Dr Watson.reg

Disable LM Broadcasts.reg

Disable LMHosts lookup.reg

Disable paging of the Windows NT Executive.reg

Disable Roaming Profile Cache.reg

Don’t Display Last user in login dialogue.reg

Enable Quick Reboot.reg

Erase Page File Entries at shutdown for security.reg

Fix shortcuts resolving to UNC paths.reg

Hard-code the L2 Cache setting 512K.reg

Improve the performance of apps that do a lot of file copyies and moves.reg

Increase Idle Winstation Pool Count to handle peak logon periods.reg

Increase Network Performance Parameters.reg

Increase Performance and Reliability over WAN links and the Internet.reg

MaxFileHandlesPerConnection – NT 4.0 TSE.reg

MaxFileHandlesPerConnection – Win2K SP1.reg

Prevent last access time stamp from being updated on NTFS.reg

Remove Server from Network Neighborhood.reg

Rename My Computer with Username and logon server name – NT 4.0 TSE.reg

Set ErrorMode.reg

Set Event Log Parameters.reg

Set Registry Size Limit to 96Mb.reg

Set Server Service to Network Applications – Part 1.reg

Set Server Service to Network Applications – Part 2.reg

Set WinStation Overrides.reg

Surpress Spooler Error Messages.reg



Disable background graammar checking in Word 2000.reg

Disable IE sounds.reg

Disable Smooth Scrolling in IE.reg


Set IE Start Page.reg


Disable Logging of Print Events to the System Event Log.reg

Disable Printer Beep.reg

Implement Print Driver Security.reg

Turn off NetPopup.reg

Download A Complete Terminal Services and Citrix Tips, Tricks, and Tweaks Document!

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