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I've just performed the way like below URL to run two Skype accounts.

https://support.skype.com/en/faq/FA829/how-can-i-run-multiple-skype-accounts-at-the-same-time

Finally I got the error.

The name "C:\Program Files(x86)\skype\phone\Skype.exe" /secondary specified in the Target box is not valid. Make sure the path and file name are correct.

how can i resolve it?

Thanks.

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  • Have you try to add space between skype.exe" and /secondary? – Romeo Ninov Apr 20 '17 at 9:47
  • The folder is called Program Files (x86). There is a missing space in the question. Also, Skype may not be installed at this location at all. – Daniel B Jul 6 '19 at 17:40
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Yes, This is simple just add "C:\Program Files(x86)\skype\phone\Skype.exe" --secondary

Instead of "C:\Program Files(x86)\skype\phone\Skype.exe" /secondary

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Please go to property of skype app on Desktop and replace target with "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\Skype.exe" --secondary

Save and you can open multiple skype by clicking one skype app of Desktop.

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Create a shortcut for skype.exe and change the target as (based on x64 or x86)

"C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\Skype.exe" --secondary --datapath "%appdata%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\profile-xx"

/secondary will not work with new skype and windows 10

For more details check this article

https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/skype/forum/all/how-can-i-run-multiple-skype-accounts-at-the-same/c64540e4-20b5-4a78-a039-fd8ab2c59624

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