This article will take you through the installation of Exchange 2013 CU1 on Windows Server 2012 into an existing Exchange 2010 SP3 Org.

Install Exchange 2013 RTM CU1

1. Log on to the computer on which you want to install Exchange 2013.

2. Install Exchange 2013 Prerequisites

Unified Communications Managed API 4.0 Runtime

Microsoft Office 2010 Filter Packs

Microsoft Office 2010 Filter Packs SP1

3. Navigate to the Exchange 2013 CU1 installation files & Start the Exchange 2013 Setup.exe

4. On the Check for Updates? Don’t check for updates right now, you can download and install updates manually later. > Click Next.


  1. The Introduction page begins the process of installing Exchange into your organization. Several links to helpful deployment content are listed. > Click Next


6. On the License Agreement page, review the software license terms. Select I accept the terms in the license agreement > click Next.


7. On the Recommended settings page, select Don’t use recommended settings, you can enable them at any time after Setup completes. > Click Next.


8. On the Server Role Selection page, choose the Mailbox role and the Client Access role.

Select Automatically install Windows Server roles and features that are required to install Exchange Server to have the Setup wizard install required Windows prerequisites.

You may need to reboot the computer to complete the installation of some Windows features. > Click Next.


9. On the Installation Space and Location page, either accept the default installation location or click Browse to choose a new location. > Click Next.


10. On the Malware Protection Settings page, choose disable malware scanning, it can be enabled in the future. > Click Next.


11. On the Readiness Check page, view the status to determine if the organization and server role prerequisite checks completed successfully. > Click Next to install Exchange 2013.


12. On the Completion page, click Finish.


13. Restart the computer after Exchange 2013 has completed.

Because The Exchange Admin Center (EAC) is now a web-based management console, we’ll need to use the ECP virtual directory URL to access the console from your web browser.

As we are in a coexistence scenario, and the Administrator mailbox is still housed on the Exchange 2010 Mailbox server, we will need to add the Exchange version to the EAC URL.



That is the end of the article, in Next one we will talk about Exchange 2013 Post Installation Tasks.