Citrix Users report Cannot Start Desktop
Citrix desktop service starts but does not attempt registration
Event ID: 1016 in application event logs coming from Citrix Desktop Service: Citrix Workstation Agent Service was unable to apply computer policies
Citrix Group Policy Engine Service in Services.msc is not started, attempts to start it indicate a 1053 error.
Note: VMware tools may also fail to install as a result of this issue.
Repair the following C++ redistributable installations. The msi files are available in the support directory of the DesktopConfig media.
Microsoft Visual C++ 2013 Runtime 32 bit
Microsoft Visual C++ 2013 Runtime 64 bit
Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Runtime 32 bit
Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Runtime 62 bit
Restart the Virtual Machine.
If you're having difficulty sending the Ctrl+Alt+Delete function to your virtual machine, click here for some information on the workaround for the issue VMware is experiencing.
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