Deploying Win32Apps with Intune

The Win32App feature is a powerful method of deploying applications. Like SCCM applications, you can basically deploy any application, or even content, regardless the file extension. As long the application has install and uninstall scripts, it can be deployed. In this post we deploy cmtrace.exe directly on the user desktop Main steps when using win32apps in Intune are: Create intunewin package Create Intune App Deploy App Validate de deployment Create the intunewin package Create intunewin package Create a new folder and copy cmtrace.exe to that location. In my example I created c:\pkg\cmtrace Create the 2 install and unistall scripts as follows. The below scripts are one of the most simple scripts you can create. I use them to highlight the fact that the 2 scripts can be as simple as one line scripts that copy or delete a file or 10000 lines PS scripts that performs checks, sets registry keys, install dependencies, etc. Install : copy cmtrace.exe %userprofile%\desktop Uninstall : del %userprofile%\desktop\cmtrace.exe Download the IntuneWinAppUtil tool to c:\pkg folder Run the file and specify the source folder and the cmtrace.exe file as in the image below Now, the intunewin file is ready to be uploaded to Intune Create Intune App Intune -> Client Apps -> Apps -> Add For app type select Windows app (Win32) For app package file add the newly created intunewin file , click OK Change...

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