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

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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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How to use multiple SkyDrive accounts on one computer?

Is there any way how to use multiple SkyDrive accounts on one computer running MAC OS X or Windows 8? I would like to sync data from different accounts to different folder and not to merge these ...
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Using Vim/Gvim with multiple GUI windows

Is it possible to have 2 or more (G)vim windows for the same session, or at least share some buffers. Here, "window" refers to a Gnome(or KDE, or Windows etc.) window, not a VIM window. I use two ...
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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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Running multiple instances of Microsoft SkyDrive

I have desperately been trying to run multiple instances of the Windows Desktop SkyDrive Sync App on Windows 8. I have several Microsoft accounts and through creating Symbolic links have been able to ...
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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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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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Run different Firefox profiles concurrently?

Purpose Because of my somewhat excessive use of tabs—which often contain PDFs'—I use 64-bit builds of Firefox. It has now gotten to a point where I want to use different profiles; one for my research ...
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How to remember positions within multiple files in Media Player Classic?

I tend to have many instances of Media Player Classic (Best Player in my opinion) open because I switch from one video to another, then pause and go back to it later (as in, hours or days). Is ...
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Launch multiple copies of a program pinned to Windows 7 taskbar [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Launch App multiple times from a Pinned Shortcut Using Taskbar buttons set as Never combine and the Classic skin (if that matters), how do I launch multiple copies of a ...
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Can I install multiple Windows instance on the same computer?

I've finished building a new PC which will be used for development. As I have a full-time project for one major client and multiple small (hobby) projects for different small clients I want to ...
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VirtualBox vs. Sandboxie - Multiple Instance of Application

I am trying to run the same application multiple instances on one machine. Some applications does not allow multiple instance, so I figure I will use a virtual machine or something along that line to ...
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How can I launch single instanced applications multiple times on the same machine without VMWare?

I have a game in which I want to test how many players are able to join a multiplayer game - the problem is that my VMWare machines return "Graphics Hardware not supported on this platform" when I try ...
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Ubuntu 10.10: 2nd instance of Firefox does not obey GTK2 customizations

On Ubuntu 10.10 I started a 2nd instance of Firefox using the command: $ firefox -ProfileManager -no-remote & Created a new profile and everything works smoothly except for the fact that this ...