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Client Extension installation on Microsoft Windows devices

The deviceTRUST Client Extension can be downloaded by following the steps on the deviceTRUST Client Extension Download page. The installation of the deviceTRUST Client Extension requires one-time administrative privileges of the user installing the deviceTRUST Client Extension.

The deviceTRUST Client Extension for unmanaged Microsoft Windows devices supports an auto-update functionality. If a newer deviceTRUST Client Extension is available, the administrator of the remoting and DaaS environment can enforce a transparent update installation of the local deviceTRUST Client Extension.

The deviceTRUST Client Extension Download Page
The deviceTRUST Client Extension Download Page
Bootstrap Client Installer - Welcome
Bootstrap Client Installer - Welcome
Bootstrap Client Installer - Complete
Bootstrap Client Installer - Complete
Important:
  • When using Microsoft RDP or VMware Horizon, when installing with custom credentials the user must logoff from their session before the installation is effective.

Client Extension Installation Command Line Options

The following command line options are available to the deviceTRUST Client Extension installer:

  • DTCLIENT-EXTENSION-RELEASE-X.X.X.EXE /INSTALL|REPAIR|UNINSTALL - Installs, repairs or uninstalls the deviceTRUST Client Extension.
  • DTCLIENT-EXTENSION-RELEASE-X.X.X.EXE /PASSIVE|QUIET - Passive displays a minimal user interface with no prompts for input. Quiet displays no user interface.
  • DTCLIENT-EXTENSION-RELEASE-X.X.X.EXE /NORESTART - Surpresses any attempt to restart the local device.
  • DTCLIENT-EXTENSION-RELEASE-X.X.X.EXE /LOG <log.txt> - Logs to a specific file. By default, logs are created within %TEMP%.
Note:
  • One or more of the above options can be combined.
  • Installation path: %PROGRAMFILES%\DEVICETRUST\CLIENT
  • The deviceTRUST Client Extension installer installs both the 32-bit and 64-bit deviceTRUST Client Extension components depending on the Windows operating system platform.

Unattended Installation

The deviceTRUST Client Extension installer can be installed unattended from the command line interface with the following options:

Component Commandline
dtclient-extension-release-x.x.x.exe An unattended installation can be achieved with the following parameters:

DTCLIENT-RELEASE-X.X.X.EXE /INSTALL /QUIET

Active Setup Components

The deviceTRUST Client Extension uses Active Setup to make changes to the users profile. This involves the creation of the following Active Setup components.

deviceTRUST Channel Registration 64-bit component

Registry Key: HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Active Setup\Installed Components\{2f780db6-903f-4c83-9d60-9d138e054dc9}

This Active Setup component is created during installation, and is responsible for the registration of the 64-bit Microsoft RDP Virtual Channel within the users profile. When not using the 64-bit Microsoft RDP Virtual Channel, it is safe to remove this key after the deviceTRUST Client Extension has been installed.

deviceTRUST Channel Registration 32-bit component

Registry Key: HKLM\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Active Setup\Installed Components\{8a4445d6-867e-4e60-8cc5-05bc2e3a2512} (or HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Active Setup\Installed Components\{8a4445d6-867e-4e60-8cc5-05bc2e3a2512} on a 32-bit OS)

This Active Setup component is created during installation, and is responsible for:

  • The registration of the 32-bit Microsoft RDP Virtual Channel.
  • The registration of the 32-bit Citrix ICA Virtual Channel with per-user installations of Citrix Workspace within the users profile.
  • The registration of the 32-bit Amazon WorkSpaces Virtual Channel with per-user installations of Amazon WorkSpace within the users profile. When not using 32-bit Microsoft RDP or per-user installations of Citrix Workspace App or Amazon WorkSpaces Client, it is safe to remove this key after the deviceTRUST Client Extension has been installed.

deviceTRUST Citrix Cleanup 32-bit component

Registry Key: HKLM\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Active Setup\Installed Components\{3d65bd68-a307-4d64-af9c-17bc9c4b36e3}

This Active Setup component is created during uninstallation and is responsible for removing the registration of the 32-bit Citrix ICA Virtual Channel with per-user installations of Citrix Workspace within the users profile. When not using per-user installations of Citrix Workspace, it is safe to remove this key after the deviceTRUST Client Extension has been uninstalled.