Running more than one copy of the same program at a time.

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Run Yahoo Messenger in multiple instances

We can do this with previous version of Yahoo Messenger (here is how-to). But with the latest version, same method cannot be applied. Any ideas?
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Windows Live Messenger 2011 multiple instances

I have been able to open multiple intances of Windows Live Messenger with this registry change taken from here: Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 ...
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How to prevent stacking of windows in the Windows 7 taskbar?

Is there a way to get Windows 7 to show two separate icons in the taskbar when I have two instances of the app running instead of having them stacked on top of each other? Windows XP had similar ...
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Open several windows of the same file in Textmate?

do you know how can one in Textmate open several windows for the same file? So I can at the same time look and compare different parts of the same file.
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Run multiple instance of any windows application

Suppose some author has enforced his Windows application to be single instance. Is there any way to make multiple instance of this application (aside from running inside a virtual machine or ...
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Open Multiple Instances of Outlook 2007 Simultaneously with Google Apps Sync

Is there a way to do this? I have several accounts all using Outlook 2007 and all using Google Apps Sync. But in order to access each mailbox I have to shut down Outlook and then open it again and ...
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How To run Multiple Versions of the Same Program on Windows 7

Well the question is simple, but before that I made a little search on the net and I tried the one on the link ...
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Is it possible to run multiple instances/windows of Finder in Mac OS X?

Mac OS X's Finder seems to be the equivalent to Windows Explorer. In Windows, I enjoy having multiple instances of Explorer open to move/copy files from one folder in a window, to another folder in ...
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How to scrub a document of all text between brackets with find and replace

I have a log file and I need to find all instances of <password> hash here </password> and remove the hash and replace it with some dummy text like aaa-aaa-aaa-aaaa. The recurring search ...
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Why no multiple instances of Firefox on Linux as on Windows?

On Windows If I run Firefox as user jack, and then try to start another instance of firefox I will be unable to, as one is already running. If I choose to run firefox as administrator, then I can ...
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how to remotely open an URL in Firefox in a specific profile?

I have several instances of Firefox with several different profiles running. Among them profiles with the names "software" and "test". I am trying to open an URL from a bash script to have it open in ...
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Can I install two versions (1.4 and 1.6) of svnserve and configure it to run simultaneously on a single host?

We are looking to deploy two instances of subversion server to service two separate groups: one running subversion 1.4 and another subversion 1.6. I don't have much experience in ...
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How can I make Firefox use addons for multiple profiles?

I created a new profile on firefox for testing reasons. I notice no addons except Skype is on it. How do i set up addons to work across profiles? I have about 10 and I'd rather not download them ...
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Opening multiple instances of a MS access file?

is there a way to simultaneously 2 or more instances of the same MS access file on one computer? I need to do diff things on the same database. Thanks a lot. Tam.
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Run Multiple Instances of Windows Media Player

I want to use WMP to listen to music, but at the same time I'm sorting out some videos etc that I want to quickly preview in WMP. Is it possible to open another 'instance' of WMP without cutting off ...
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New IE 8 instances/tabs won't load website

I'm having issues with IE8. Most of the time I can only have one active window. If I open a new window or another tab with the "new" button (either window or tab), the status gets stuck at "waiting ...