The choices for application type in SCCM 2012’s Application drop down does not include an option to install .exe. There’s a way around this to get an exe file deployed.

In the following example I will actually be deploying a Microsoft Hotfix (KB2533623) which is really an .msu file. However the command to deploy the hoftfix is wusa.exe Windows6.1-KB2533623-x64.msu /quiet /norestart so I am referencing an .exe for the installation.

Create a new application in SCCM 2012

Choose ‘Manually specify the application information’. Click Next.

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Click Next

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Click Next

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Click the Add button

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Choose ‘Manually specify the application information’ again. Click Next.

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Enter a name for the deployment type and click Next.

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Enter the share location for the application source files and enter the command to execute the installation, in this instance wusa.exe Windows6.1-KB2533623-x64.msu /quiet /norestart. Click Next.

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Add in a detection clause for the application. Click Next.

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Choose your deployment criteria accordingly and click Next.

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Click Next all the way to the end of the wizard. You can now distribute the content to the DP ready for deployment to a collection or via a Task Sequence.

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