Mouse Without Borders Silent Install (How-To Guide)


Mouse without Borders is software that allows you to control up to four computers from a single mouse and keyboard. This means that you can copy text or drag and drop files across computers. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Mouse without Borders from the command line using the MSI installer.

How to Install Mouse Without Borders Silently

Mouse without Borders Silent Install (MSI)

  1. Navigate to: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=35460
  2. Download the file to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  3. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  4. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  5. Enter the following command: MsiExec.exe /i MouseWithoutBordersSetup.msi /qn
  6. Press Enter

After a few moments you should see the Mouse without Borders Desktop Shortcut appear. You will also find entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Microsoft Garage Mouse without Borders
Vendor:Microsoft Garage
Version:2.1.8.105
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:MSI
Silent Install Switch:MsiExec.exe /i MouseWithoutBordersSetup.msi /qn
Silent Uninstall Switch:MsiExec.exe /x {D3BC954F-D661-474C-B367-30EB6E56542E} /qn
Repair Command:MsiExec.exe /fa {D3BC954F-D661-474C-B367-30EB6E56542E} /qn
Download Link:https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=35460
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/mouse-without-borders-install-and-uninstall-powershell/

The information above provides a quick overview of the software title, vendor, silent install, and silent uninstall switches. The download links provided take you directly to the vendors website. Continue reading if you are interested in additional details and configurations.


Additional Configurations

Create an Installation Log File

The MSI installer offers the option to generate a log file during installation to assist with troubleshooting should any problems arise. You can use the following command to create a verbose log file with details about the installation.

Mouse without Borders Silent Install with Logging

MsiExec.exe /i MouseWithoutBordersSetup.msi /qn /L*v "%WINDIR%\Temp\MWB-Install.log"

How to Uninstall Mouse without Borders Silently

Check out the Mouse Without Borders Install and Uninstall (PowerShell) post for a scripted solution.

  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter the following command:

Mouse without Borders 2.1.8.105 Silent Uninstall

MsiExec.exe /x {D3BC954F-D661-474C-B367-30EB6E56542E} /qn

Always make sure to test everything in a development environment prior to implementing anything into production. The information in this article is provided “As Is” without warranty of any kind.

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