You can hide the VMware Horizon Client window after you launch a remote desktop or application.

About this task

In Horizon Client 3.1 or later, you can hide the VMware Horizon Client window after you launch a remote desktop or application. You can also set a preference to always hide the VMware Horizon Client window after remote desktop or application launch.

Note:

Administrators can use a group policy setting to configure whether the window is always hidden after remote desktop or application launch.

Procedure

  • To hide the VMware Horizon Client window after you launch a remote desktop or application, click the Close button in the corner of the VMware Horizon Client window.
  • To set a preference to always hide the VMware Horizon Client window after remote desktop or application launch, before you connect to a View server, click the Options button in the menu bar and select Hide the selector after launching an item.
  • To show the VMware Horizon Client window after it has been hidden, right-click the VMware Horizon Client icon in the system tray and select Show VMware Horizon Client, or, if you are logged in to a remote desktop, click the Options button in the menu bar and select Switch to Other Desktop.