A custom action can launch an executable file that is stored on the user's machine or contained inside the installation package.
The following types of custom action launch an executable file.
|Custom action type||Description|
|Custom Action Type 2||EXE file stored in a Binary table stream.|
|Custom Action Type 18||EXE file installed with a product.|
|Custom Action Type 50||EXE file with a path specified by a property value.|
|Custom Action Type 34||EXE file with a path referencing a directory.|