Cursor Not Blinking on Windows Server 2003 TS and Citrix

I ran into a, to me, insignificant problem that I hadn´t even reflected over before… Apparently there is a design change in Windows Server 2003 which means that the blinking cursor is disabled when you run in the TS interface.

How to add the CursorBlinkEnable registry entry to enable cursor blinking

After you install the hotfix, you can enable cursor blinking. To do this, add the CursorBlinkEnable registry entry to the following registry sub-key, and then set the registry entry to 1:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetControlTerminal Server

To enable cursor blinking, follow these steps:

1. Click Start, click Run, type regedit in the Open box, and then click OK.
2. Locate, and then click the following registry key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetControlTerminal Server
3. On the Edit menu, point to New, and then click String Value.
4. Type CursorBlinkEnable, and then press ENTER.
5. Right-click CursorBlinkEnable, and then click Modify.
6. Type 1 in the Value data box, and then click OK.
7. Quit Registry Editor.

Source: Microsoft Knowledgebase

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