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.

It seems that Firefox can use ProfileManager by

firefox.exe -ProfileManager

but then it seems like if a profile "work" and another profile "personal" are created, you can't have them side by side running at the same time? (either in 2 windows or 2 tabs).

firefox.exe -p work
firefox.exe -p personal

the second time, the firefox is using the "work" profile again.

Any way to make it work? IE 8 can have a "File -> New Session" but you have to log in every time. You can't make them as profiles and remember the sessions it had with gmail, etc. (need to do a login again)

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

up vote 2 down vote accepted

here's a How-To-Geek Tutorial:

Use Multiple Firefox Profiles at the Same Time

share|improve this answer
1  
it seems to work! the only key here seems to be the -no-remote, as in firefox.exe -p work -no-remote –  動靜能量 Nov 12 '09 at 23:18
    
Yse, -no-remote is the key. –  Ryan Thompson Nov 13 '09 at 2:10

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.