Do you have 2 Windows computers on your desk? Perhaps 2 desktop machines. Or perhaps one desktop and one laptop?
You've probably seen a setup consisting of a single PC with 2 screens. And you've probably been impressed when you see the user drag the mouse pointer off the edge of one screen and onto another.
Now imagine doing that with 2 separate PCs. You drag the mouse pointer off the side of the first computer's screen, and it appears on the screen of the second computer. Which means that you can now control both PCs from the same mouse. Just drag onto the screen that's connected to the PC you want to control.
Even more impressive, you can drag files between computers. To copy a file from the first computer to the second, just click on the file and drag it, with the mouse, between the 2 machines as if by magic.
If this all sounds tempting, then you need to get a copy of Mouse Without Borders. Not only is the program completely free, it's actually produced by Microsoft. You'll find the download at http://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/download/details.aspx?id=35460 and it runs on Windows Vista and above. The download is around 1 MB and is malware-free according to VirusTotal and Web of Trust.
You'll need to install it on both of the computers you want to control. The setup screen will give you full instructions. And if you have 3 or 4 machines on your desk rather than just 2, then don't fear. Mouse Without Borders actually works on up to 4 machines.
I've been trying the program over the past couple of days on a pair of Windows 7 machines, and it's pretty impressive.
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