Cleanup Citrix Workspace

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Cleanup Citrix Workspace

Citrix Receiver CleanUp Utility ReceiverCleanupUtility.zip — Zip archive, 247 KB (253505 bytes) Navigation. Go to Start Control Panel Programs and Features Select the Citrix Receiver or Workspace app and click uninstall. Now run the Citrix Clean Up Utility After you have downloaded the ReceiverCleanupUtility.zip file extract or unzip it. Run the Citrix clean up utility.

The Receiver Clean-Up Utility creates a backup of all Citrix registry keys in the file ReceiverLogs RegBackup.reg before running any clean-up and deletion process. To undo the changes: Reinstall Receiver for Windows Import the RegBackup.reg file to restore settings and customizations in the registry. Uninstall Citrix Receiver or Citrix Workspace from Apps and Features. Run Citrix Cleanup program Citrix Receiver/Workspace Cleanup Utility Install Citrix Workspace.

Receiver Cleanup Utility:

Cleanup Citrix Workspace

You might want to uninstall existing receiver version and install same version or a newer version of citrix receiver in user’s machine. In this case, you can uninstall citrix receiver directly from add or remove programs but that might leave some registry keys, and folders back. So, it is always recommended to use citrix receiver cleanup utility to remove existing citrix receiver from a user’s machine.

Receiver cleanup utility is available for download from citrix support site, but each citrix receiver setup has receiver cleanup utility in it. Use software like 7 zip to extract contents of citrixreceiver.exe to a folder. You will find receiver cleanup utility in it. You don’t have to download it separately and juggle with different recievers and different receiver cleanup utility versions. You can run it silently using below command: ReceiverCleanupUtility.exe /silent.

After you extract citrixreceiver.exe to a folder, you can see receivercleanup utility as shown below:

Run it with admin rights and reboot once done. Install latest receiver as needed once rebooted. Always backup registry before you run any tool. For more information on how to use this tool, check this link: https://support.citrix.com/article/CTX137494

VDA Cleanup Utility:

Citrix Cleanup Utility Windows 10

If you have to reinstall VDA software in user’s citrix VM, you can start doing it from add or remove programs. In case you end up in errors that some components are not deleted, you can use vda cleanup utility from citrix. You can run it silently using below commands:

  • VDACleanupUtility.exe /silent
  • VDACleanupUtility.exe /noreboot
  • VDACleanupUtility.exe /silent /noreboot
  • VDACleanupUtility.exe /unattended

For more information on how to use this tool, go through the article given here: https://support.citrix.com/article/CTX209255

Cleanup Citrix Workspace App

Note: Always check if there are new versions of these tools available in citrix support sites.