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Is there any way to open more than one instance of Microsoft Project on a Windows desktop computer? Clicking to launch a new instance while I already have one open or going to Start -> Run... -> winproj.exe simply gives the focus to the instance that is already open.

I'm running on a Windows XP 32-bit machine.

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Short answer, there is no easy way to do it. Project is designed to only allow one instance running at a time. There are a couple of convoluted solutions out there dealing with running it as a separate user, which work with only limited success, if at all.

Here's one possible workaround

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Thank you, I was aware of opening two windows in project and spanning the application across two monitors. It's a bit clunky but it does work. I'm still interested in whether there is another solution to this. –  Andrew Doran Jan 7 '11 at 17:01
    
Just for future reference, this still applies to Office 2010. –  PedroC88 Apr 9 '12 at 15:13
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