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SCCM 2012 - Run Package - VBS before Application

Posted on 2016-07-26
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Hello Everyone:

I have configured a new .msi installation as an application, but I will need to run a VBS package to perform the uninstall of a setup.exe before (supercedence).

Any thoughts or suggestions would be greatly appreciated!
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by:shauncroucher
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2 options,

1. Use the 'run another program first' option in the package program before running the MSI.
2. Use a task sequence to run 2 steps, first the removal and then the msi install.

Shaun
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by:rmessing171
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Hello - Thank you for the quick response!

Just curious if you have any documentation that you can reference on how I can do this with a Task Sequence?  I am familiar with using the Task Sequence for OSD, but not deploying applications.

Thank you again for your quick assistance!
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shauncroucher earned 500 total points
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Hi

It's relatively straight forward to use task sequencing outside of OSD. You need to choose the 'Custom Task Sequence' option when you run the wizard to create a new TS.

The basic steps are:

1. Create a new custom task sequence

2. Add your steps (in a similar way to how you do for package programs)  - "Install a single application" or "Run command line")

3. Advertise it to a collection.

Job done.

Shaun
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by:rmessing171
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Thank you for your assistance!
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