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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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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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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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Git branch for instances of a website?

I'm working in a couple of websites, both websites needs almost the same code except for some changes in images and css, or settings. I'm just finished to read the chapter of branchs of Pro Git book ...
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Is it possible to run multiple instance of skype?

At the moment when run, I can only open one instance of skype. Is it possible to do so with 2 instances?
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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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Open Multiple instances of the same file in Word 2007

Is there any way to open multiple instances of the same file in Word 2007? Currently, if I open a second instance of the file, the focus shifts to the file which is already open. The "split" ...
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3answers
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How can I use a proxy in a single Chrome profile?

I am running multiple Google Chrome instances simultaneously, each with a different profile (using --user-data-dir=MyProfileFolder). I would like one of Chrome instances (profiles) use a proxy, and ...
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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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1answer
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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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3answers
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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 ...
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3answers
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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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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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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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5answers
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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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2answers
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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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Using multiple KeePass databases with separate configurations

We are using KeePass (2.16, Windows) to store passwords in our company (let's name it KeePass_Corp). Additionally I am using another installation on a USB-stick to store my private passwords ...
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3answers
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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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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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2answers
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Force an application to be single instance?

Is there a way I can force an application on Windows to be a single-instance application, i.e., not launch if another instance of the same application is already running? Ideally, I want to be able to ...
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2answers
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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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Creating multiple persistant sessions of Firefox available on multiple machines

Is it possible to have multiple machines running Firefox (possibly connected by sync) that can resume certain stored sessions of browsing tabs, that can be created/update on one machine, then simply ...
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Force Windows 8.1 to run 'mstsc' even if an instance is already running

In Windows 8.1, if I already have a remote desktop session open I'm unable to open another one by doing the following, which works fine in Windows 7 - Start -> mstsc -> Enter This is mighty ...
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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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2answers
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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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1answer
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Can i play 2 instances of a game at the same time?

I have a friend who comes to my place often but i only have 1 pc so i was wondering if it was possible to play 2 games at once on two separate screens. I have 24 gb of ram, a 3.5-3.9 ghz quad core cpu ...
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Need to rename many files on Ubuntu

I have around 1000 files named "Home Movie - 01 - First Birthday" and "Home Movie 02 01 12" I need to rename these to just "Home Movie". Is there any way to do this? Running Ubuntu 12.04 Thanks, ...
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1answer
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Portable IRC multi-computer usage with same user

I use an IRC client both at home and at work. I would like both computers to use the same user (for IDENT purposes and avoiding multiple nicks etc) Typically, the home computer is always-on, and is ...
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1answer
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Is there a way to make an app that splits the desktop screen?

Is there a way that I can split screen the desktop so I can run one program in one side and another on the other side? I want to be able to run 2 games at the same time and play them both without ...
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How do I use multiple copy & paste of non-contiguous text?

I often need to select multiple lines of text and save them as a note in Firefox using some of the note taking add ons, such as Scrapbook, Evernote or Memonic. The problem is that it doesn't work with ...
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Is it possible to run multiple instances of Bamboo Paper?

I already googled it but found nothing how to run multiple instances of Bamboo Paper. Has anyone an idea how to accomplish this?
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2answers
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Remove all except one file and directory at path

I need to remove all the files in a directory except for one file and one folder. Up to the grep I can output the correct list of items I want to remove but when i add xags, nothing is deleted. this ...
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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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Does Lync 2013 support multiple instances?

I want to use Lync within my organization's network, and also I'm connected to a VPN, and I'd like to have another instance of Lync for handling the uers of the other network. My colleagues currently ...
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2answers
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Viber chat run multiple instances

I have two mobile phone numbers so that I want to have two instances of Viber desktop application on the same PC running Windows 7. I want to chat with my friends from two viber account at the same ...
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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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Want 2 instances (windows) of Notepad++

I am not a programmer, just a user who finds Notepad++ very useful. I want to open Notepad++ twice for separate projects. Each would open with different shortcut (icons). I've read about opening ...
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1answer
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Does Cygwin support multithreading when starting multiple backgrounded commands?

Let's say I have a bash script like the following: prog list1.txt & prog list2.txt & prog list3.txt & wait will the "prog" instances be launched in a multithreaded environment (like, 1 ...
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1answer
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dual monitor PC into dual station PC [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can two users simultaneously share one pc I have a Intel Core i3 laptop, a set of extra monitor, mouse and keyboard, and what I want is to be able to support two ...
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1answer
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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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1answer
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ubuntu image for multiple computers

I need to set up several computers to be exactly the same: install ubuntu apt-get some software create specific users tweak those users' settings and defaults create some global environment ...
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1answer
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Two instances of google talk on startup

I started two instances of gtalk. Each of them uses different gmail account. Used /nomutex parameter in target path. At the moment after reboot only one instance is loaded. How can I start two ...
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1answer
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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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Run 2 multiple chrome process instances with different executable filename; not working

I'm using VirtuaWin and it lets you assign different desktops to different processes, and I want to assign 2 different chrome processes to 2 different desktops. So I tried to copy and rename a ...
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1answer
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FFMPEG - How to record multiple RTMP streams into multiple files

I tried the following, but it does not work. ffmpeg -i rtmp://83.229.210.89/RAZTV/BTVraztv1 -map 0 -b:v 900k -vcodec libx264 -acodec aac -b:a 256k -strict -2 -t 3600 ...
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How to start multiple instances (or seperate sets) of Sticky Notes in Windows 7

I want to have different sets of Sticky Notes in Windows 7 and I think could be achieved by starting multiple instances of Sticky Notes. Can this be done in Windows 7? Ultimately, I'd like to have ...
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run multiple instances of Sage Line 50

A client of ours run the Sage Line 50 accounting software. Normally this software doesn't allow you to run more than one instance. However on WinXP we found that we could run another instance by ...
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running multiple instances of .exe

I have an executable (e.g. test.exe). How can I run that same executable multiple times in parallel? The easiest way is to open several cmd windows and run test.exe from there, but that's probably ...
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Opening multiple instances of an application which doesn't allow it [duplicate]

Problem I'm looking for a way to open multiple instances of an application in Windows 8.1, such as FastStone Image Viewer, which does not seem to have an option to enable multiple instances. My goal ...