Downloads of v 2.1.2:


Last Update:

18 Jun 2012

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Microsoft Garage
  • Truong Do


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Mouse Without Borders

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2.1.2 | Updated: 18 Jun 2012



Downloads of v 2.1.2:



Software Author(s):

  • Microsoft Garage
  • Truong Do

Mouse Without Borders 2.1.2

This is not the latest version of Mouse Without Borders available.

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To install Mouse Without Borders, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Mouse Without Borders, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Mouse Without Borders, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade mousewithoutborders -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade mousewithoutborders -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure mousewithoutborders installed
    name: mousewithoutborders
    state: present
    version: 2.1.2
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

Coming early 2020! Central Managment Reporting available now! More information...

chocolatey_package 'mousewithoutborders' do
  action    :install
  version  '2.1.2'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: mousewithoutborders,
    Version: 2.1.2,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller mousewithoutborders
   Name     = 'mousewithoutborders'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '2.1.2'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'mousewithoutborders':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '2.1.2',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install mousewithoutborders version="2.1.2" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

This package was approved as a trusted package on 20 Feb 2018.


Mouse Without Borders is a project that allows you to reach across your PC's as if they were part of one single desktop. You can move files between the 2 computers simply by dragging them from one desktop to another. In fact you can control up to four computers from a single mouse and keyboard with no extra hardware needed.

Log in or click on link to see number of positives.

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Mouse Without Borders 3687 Monday, October 17, 2016 Approved
Mouse Without Borders 2.1.5 1265 Monday, January 4, 2016 Approved
Mouse Without Borders 2443 Tuesday, May 7, 2013 Approved
Mouse Without Borders 702 Friday, November 30, 2012 Approved
Mouse Without Borders 543 Friday, August 24, 2012 Approved
Mouse Without Borders 506 Tuesday, July 31, 2012 Approved
Mouse Without Borders 437 Monday, July 2, 2012 Approved
Mouse Without Borders 487 Thursday, June 21, 2012 Approved
Mouse Without Borders 2.1.2 422 Monday, June 18, 2012 Approved


  • Fix "Alt+Tab not working in Win8 RP".
  • Run on Windows Phone 7, you can now use your phone as a wireless mouse/keyboard!
  • Option to draw mouse cursor in Windows 8 tablet.
  • Option to hit Ctrl-Alt-L twice to lock all machines.
  • Per machine installation, desktop shortcut created for all users.
  • Bind to network adapter instead of IP Address.
  • Bug fix: Mouse jumps to center screen when hitting 'L'.
  • Bug fix: When a machine is behind a different router, keyboard/mouse only works one direction.
  • CAD simulation (Win7/SeverR2)
  • Improved UI for two-row machine matrix.
  • Compatible with .Net 4.0, MM runs on .Net 4 when it is available in the machine. Win8 users do not have to enable .Net 2.0.
  • Bug fix: Mouse speed differs in X and Y directions with a remote machine having multiple monitors or different screen orientation.
  • Hotkey to toggle Easy mouse. User can hold Ctrl key and move mouse to switch to other machines when Easy Mouse is disabled.
  • Option to center mouse cursor when switching machine.
  • Support logging

This package has no dependencies.

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