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Asus Laptop Windows 8 32-bit

1.) How to run/create multiple instances/profiles of Opera 12/15 under only one Installation (at the same time)?

2.) Also, is this also possible in StandAlone installation, or do I need to make multiple copies of StandAlone installation in different folders inside USB drives?

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Q2: If you are on a standalone Opera 12 or 15, then yes, you need a separate Opera folder for each instance. As you know, each Opera installation folder will have one profile folder. You can't switch profiles as easily like Chrome can –  nixda Aug 19 '13 at 7:16
    
Q1: You can't use multiple profiles under one normal installation (only workaround is to use multiple standalone installations as you know). What I do is to copy+rename the profile folder name under AppData if I need a second test profile –  nixda Aug 19 '13 at 7:17
    
@ Nixda: It seems like your 2 answers were both referring to StandAlone install, well, thanks for your answers. But how about the Full Install (under C: Program Files), is there a way wherein I could be able to run multiple profiles or multiple instances of Opera running simultaneously? –  Fordis Blogpost Aug 19 '13 at 7:55
    
Ah, I see, I overlooked the simultaneously fact. Simultaneous running of one opera installation under different profiles is not possible. May I ask why you need them running at the same time? –  nixda Aug 19 '13 at 8:19
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Fordis, if your intent is simply to log in to websites as multiple users, you can do all of that in one instance of Opera - simply open a new private tab for each case, and they won't share session details with any of the other tabs. –  Amos M. Carpenter Aug 20 '13 at 0:09

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