Windows 10 Optimizations for Citrix XenDesktop VDI Master Image
Citrix Optimizer Tool
Step 1: Download the optimizer tool from below location.
Step 2: Install necessary pre-requisites on master image.
Powershell V2.0 or higher
.Net 4.5.2 or Higher can be found here.
Step 3: Extract the ZIP file , no installation required.
Step 4: Run the executable and select a template
run winver command on the master image to find exact OS version so that required template can be used.
Step 5: Analyze the master image aganst the template.
Review all the items that tool needs to be analyzed, select and deselect based on your requirement – Click analyze
Step 6: review and Optimize the Image
Once analyzing is done, review and click Optimize.
the default setting will do around 110 optimizations and mostly default is good for most environments.
Step 7: Test the image and VDI launching.
Update the catalog or create catalog as needed and test the VDI and your organization apps.
Step 8: (Optional)Roll Back if required
Run Get-Help CtxOptimizerEngine.ps1 in the Optimizer folder directory, Follow the instructions.
Step 9: Delete the Optimizer files from master image.
Windows 10 Optimization Guide
Windows 10 User Experience
Create Application shortcuts for all users
copy all the shortcuts to C:\Users\Public\Desktop folder, with this every user will get all shortcuts.