Mar 2 2016

Citrix – Installation Error DVCRenderingAdapter.dll Failed to Register

I recently was troubleshooting the following error on roughly 400 systems that we were deploying the Citrix Receiver v14 to:

Citrix Receiver DVCRenderingAdapter failed to register

Image Credit Christopher Cable.

 

CustomAction +DVCRenderingAdapter.dll.827545C6_7013_4DE1_8E6C_DAEE4C57F54A returned actual error code -2147319780 (note this may not be 100% accurate if translation happened inside sandbox)MSI (s) (5C:9C) [10:08:57:789]: Product: Online Plug-in — Error 1904. Module C:\Program Files\Citrix\ICA Client\DVCRenderingAdapter.dll failed to register.  HRESULT -2147319780.  Contact your support personnel.
Error 1904. Module C:\Program Files\Citrix\ICA Client\DVCRenderingAdapter.dll failed to register.  HRESULT -2147319780.  Contact your support personnel.

 

There are a few discussion board posts online that discuss this issue and provide some helpful tips for manually fixing the issue.  Ones that helped me the most was this response by Mike Moskal on the Citrix Discussion Board.

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Oct 27 2015

PowerShell Script to Report SCCM DP Disk Space

I wrote the following script to quickly output how much disk space my SCCM Distribution Points consumed.  If you’re not running a CAS, you’ll want to change line 21 to point to your primary.  This requires that you have the Configuration Manager console installed on the machine.

It’s not pretty but it did the trick.  I’m certainly open to suggestions in the comments.

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Oct 19 2015

Video: Text Manipulation in Microsoft Excel

In this video demo I’m going to show you how concatenate strings, as well as the functions LEFT, MID, RIGHT, FIND, TRIM, and LEN, and then how to use them together to get what it is you’re looking for. At the end of the demo, we’ll touch on the IF function and show you how you can manipulate the table based on some set of criteria.

 

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Oct 6 2015

Seven Geeky Essentials for my European Trip

I was fortunate enough this year to be able to take a considerable amount of time off and explore some absolutely stunning regions in Europe.  This wasn’t one of those “disconnect from the world” trips, however.  While I did remove my office mail profile, Microsoft Lync, and my work OneDrive from my phone, I still stayed connected with friends a family through my phone, ipad, and DSLR.  Before leaving, I did a little research, a little downloading, and some purchasing so that I didn’t end up disconnected.  Below, I’ve described my seven geeky essentials for getting through around ten European hotels across four countries.

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Oct 2 2015

PowerShell Script to Output GPO Versions across DCs

I wrote the following PowerShell script so that I could easily watch my GPO changes replicate around the globe, letting me know when I could have someone at a specific site update policy when new policies or changes were rolled out. To use, just replace $gpoGUID = “{12345678-1234-5678-9123-ABCDEFEDCBA0}” with the GUID of the policy you want to check on.  You can find the GPO GUID in the properties of the GPO and on the details page in the Group Policy Management Console.

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