Mouse without borders is a great app for controlling multiple PCs from one keyboard and mouse. I have been using it for a couple of years for controlling two PCs on my desk and it’s a great little program and can be very handy for controlling a HTPC from another PC. Yesterday Microsoft Garage released a new version of the program which is designed to work better with Windows 8 and Windows 8 tablets.

To install the new version you need to uninstall the old version on all your machine and then install the new version. Download from



Mouse Without Borders is a Microsoft Garage project by Truong Do. Garage projects are side projects that Microsoft employees like Truong build for fun on their nights and weekends. Mouse Without Borders was designed for people who use many computers in the same room. For example, a laptop or tablet that you take to meetings might sit right alongside the desktop PC in your office.

System requirements

Supported operating systems: Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows Vista, Windows XP Service Pack 3

.Net 2.0/4.0 and Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 or Windows XP SP3 (32/64 bit).


Download and run the installer on each of your machines. The Mouse without Borders setup experience will be launched after installation. Follow the instructions to configure Mouse without Borders. NOTE: The same version of Mouse without Borders must be run in the machines. Visit for help & questions.

Additional information

New in this release: Work better with Windows 8; Remote control from Windows Phone 7, Windows 8 tablet; New features and bug fixes;

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