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Hi Experts,

do have some tipps how to create msi files out of exe files ?
For deployment in MDT I want to have all msi files.
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Shahnawaz Ahmed earned 2000 total points
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Dear EPRS_Admin

You can use third party tools to achieve that, but these third party tools are not tested and confirmed by Microsoft.

We provide two workarounds:

1. Contact software provider to get a MSI file.
2. Deploy Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) to deploy EXE files.
For more information please refer to following MS articles:

Configuration Manager Planning and Deployment Overview
http://technet.microsoft.com/library/bb693806
How to Manage Packages
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb680528.aspx


However you can try below solution if it full will your requirement.

http://www.advancedinstaller.com/user-guide/tutorial-convert-exe-to-msi.html
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by:Eprs_Admin
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Ok I will try.
What about SCCm, is it free ?
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by:Shahnawaz Ahmed
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Sccm's Trial version will be free but i am not sure, but i would say sccm will be a good option,
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by:McKnife
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SCCM is all but free, come on, that is a huge solution for a small problem :)
Simply take exetomsi and all is good http://www.exetomsi.com/
Screenshot_exetomsi2.0Unfortunately, they withdrew the free version (but compared to sccm, it's as good as free ;) )
I could send you version 2 via mail, it was free.
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