I use Google Chrome with two separate profiles. One is for work and one is for personal use. I'd like to open separate Chrome windows that don't know about the other profile. Is this possible?
I have two separate shortcuts for starting Chrome that use the
--profile-directory= argument. That works fine, but both windows still know about the other profile.
The real problem occurs when I'm working and I use Google Services. When I open a link to a Google Drive document or something in GCP it opens it under the wrong profile.
On Google Drive documents, there's an annoying pop-up that tells me what account I'm using. I'd love for that to go away, but it's not a serious problem.
There's a more difficult problem when I access GCP resources. It just opens the links under the wrong profile and I get a message saying that I don't have access to that resource. This is more of a problem because I can't seem to open the links with the correct profile and switching my account with the icon in the upper right-hand corner doesn't always show the page I was trying to get to in the first place.
I think I used to do this successfully, but I'm not sure if there was a command line option that I've forgotten or if an update changed how the profile manager works.