Suppress Virtual SINC Site dialog prompts

Audience: Faculty, Staff and Students

This KB Article References: Virtual SINC Site
This Information is Intended for: Faculty, Staff, Students
Last Updated: March 22, 2017

** These instructions will help suppress most nag screens you may encounter **

 

Part I:  Getting rid of dialog prompts when opening Citrix Receiver software.

  1. If you get the following nag screen on Windows...

    Suppress Add Account prompt on Windows

    Or on a Mac...

    Suppress Add Account prompt on Mac OS X

  2. Log into the Virtual SINC Site  https://vsst.stonybrook.edu/
  3. Click on your name near the upper right corner of the screen.  A drop down menu will appear, select Activate.
  4. Your web browser will then download a file called ReceiverConfig.cr.  Open the file.

    Or you can enter https://vsst.stonybrook.edu and click Next.

  5. A prompt will appear to add Virtual SINC Site to Citrix Receiver.  Click Add or Agree.

    What it looks like for Windows users

    Virtual SINC Site config file for Citrix Receiver for Windows install prompt

    What it looks like for Mac users

    Virtual SINC Site config file for Citrix Receiver for Mac install prompt

 

Part II:  Getting rid of dialog prompts from a Windows PC (not for Mac users)

This >>companion file<< has 2 registry files to suppress unnecessary dialog prompts such as:

Virtual SINC Site example dialog prompt

Instalation

  1. Extract the above >>companion file<< to a folder on your lab image.
  2. Windows XP users, double click on CC_Settings_x86.reg.  It will ask if you are sure, click "Yes."
  3. Windows XP x64 Edition (most people don't have this), double click on CC_Settings_x64.reg.  I will ask if you are sure, click "Yes."
  4. Windows Vista and 7 32bit editions:
    1. To find out if you have 32bit Windows.  Click on the Windows logo in the extreme lower left corner of the screen.
    2. Right mouse click on the name "Computer" in the Start menu that appears and select Properties in the popup menu.
    3. A windows will open labled "View basic information about your computer."  In the center of the window, it should say " System type:  32-bit Operating System."
    4. Since it's a 32bit Operating System, double click on CC_Settings_x86.reg.  It will ask if you are sure, click "Yes."
  5. Windows Vista and 7 64bit editions:
    1. To find out if you have 64bit Windows.  Click on the Windows logo in the extreme lower left corner of the screen.
    2. Right mouse click on the name "Computer" in the Start menu that appears and select Properties in the popup menu.
    3. A windows will open labled "View basic information about your computer."  In the center of the window, it should say " System type:  64-bit Operating System."
    4. Since it's a 64bit Operating System, double click on CC_Settings_x64.reg.  It will ask if you are sure, click "Yes."

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