Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I am logged to some user account on windows seven. I have Firefox running. I would like to run one more instance, but as another user. This doesn't work. Why?

share|improve this question
add comment

1 Answer

up vote 3 down vote accepted

You have to use multiple FireFox profiles and then launch FF from a command line (or shortcuts) with:

firefox.exe -p <PROFILE> -no-remote

More info is available here.

You can (also) use this in combination with Windows' RunAs to get multiple instances actually running as different users.

Hope that helps.

share|improve this answer
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.