Sunday, July 05, 2009

Run Multiple Instances of Skype on windows

Older version of Skype 3.8....
  • Skype allows login per windows user.
  • but we can start another skype with another user without logging into another user's desktop
  • Here are the steps that you need to follow
  1. Goto c:\Program Files\Skype\Phone - or the directory when skype is installed.
  2. Right click on Skype.exe - select run as from the menu.
  3. Use another user like Administrator or else, and you are done - start using another instance of skype.
Step - I



Step - II



Step - III



Enjoy !!!

Skype 4.0 also supports multiple instances...

if you have skype 4.0 then you can

Step 1: Go to the location to where you installed Skype. For example:
C:\Program Files\Skype\Phone

Step 2: Right-click on the Skype.exe icon and select “Send to” -> “Desktop (as shortcut)” to create a new shortcut to it on your Desktop.

Step 3: Now go to your Desktop and right-click on the newly created shortcut. Select “Properties”.

Step 4: Append the following to the “Target:” text field without changing the existing text:

/secondary

Original Article: http://www.axelsegebrecht.com/how-to/run-multiple-instances-of-skype/

2 comments:

ابو ريان said...

اللغة العربية

otr said...
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