How to set VMware Horizon View’s Scale and layout to 100% for IGEL OS


We use horizon view with a windows 10 non persistent desktop pool. One of the applications only displays correctly if the windows 10 display – Scale and layout is 100%. When we use a computer with windows 10 as the local operating system we have to make sure the user logged in locally has display -Scale and layout is 100% (We do this with group policy for the local user account). This local setting passes thru to the View session. When using IGEL as the local OS the Scale and Layout that is passed thru is grater than 100% depending on what display resolution that is set with Display switch when we first setup the user on the IGEL device. I am not sure what registry settings I would need to change. Our Group policy we apply to local windows 10 devices makes the following registry changes:

Hive HKEY_CURRENT_USER

Key path Control PanelDesktop

Value name Win8DpiScaling

Value type REG_DWORD

Value data 0x1 (1)

HIVE HKEY_CURRENT_USER

Key path Control PanelDesktop

Value name LogPixels

Value type REG_DWORD

Value data 0x60 (96)

Hive HKEY_CURRENT_USER

Key path Control PanelDesktopWindowMetrics

Value name AppliedDPI

Value type REG_DWORD

Value data 0x60 (96)


I think you have to disable the option Display Scaling on the client OS (IGEL).

docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-Horizon-Client-for-Windows/4.8/horizon-client-windows-user/GUID-0F4F20C2-ABF4-4C37-86F5-9AAD731CE473.html docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-Horizon-Client-for-Windows/4.8/horizon-client-windows-user/GUID-0F4F20C2-ABF4-4C37-86F5-9AAD731CE473.html

docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-Horizon-Client-for-Windows/4.6/com.vmware.horizon.windows-client-46-install/GUID-7590B343-8ECF-450A-9245-0E30D8BE0633.html#GUID-7590B343-8ECF-450A-9245-0E30D8BE0633 docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-Horizon-Client-for-Windows/4.6/com.vmware.horizon.windows-client-46-install/GUID-7590B343-8ECF-450A-9245-0E30D8BE0633.html#GUID-7590B343-8ECF-450A-9245-0E30D8BE0633

You can also do this by registry and policy. I think policy is better:

docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-Horizon-Client-for-Windows/5.4/horizon-client-windows-installation/GUID-81B739A0-51BA-4BFF-AA26-90BEAD0AEC0D.html docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-Horizon-Client-for-Windows/5.4/horizon-client-windows-installation/GUID-81B739A0-51BA-4BFF-AA26-90BEAD0AEC0D.html

Are u using IGEL-OS or Windows 10 IOT on a IGEL client? If you are using IGEL-OS then you have set a registry item within the VMware Horizon Session key in the IGEL profile (no Windows registry offcourse).

Please let me know if you need any assitance.


Thanks that is what I was looking for.

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