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[Fixed] Notepad2 won't launch multiple instances - it complains that another instance is running.

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Zagor
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[Fixed] Notepad2 won't launch multiple instances - it complains that another instance is running.

Here is the content of PortableApps.comLauncherRuntimeData-Notepad2Portable.ini:

[PortableApps.comLauncher]
Status=starting
PluginsDir=C:\Users\Korisnik\AppData\Local\Temp\nse4D6A.tmp

hiz
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Notepad2 won't allow multiple instances? Now it does. :-)

Go to the directory where you can see that file named PortableApps.comLauncherRuntimeData-Notepad2Portable.ini when Notepad2 is running.
Make sure you've quit Notepad2 and then make a folder in that same directory and name it PortableApps.comLauncherRuntimeData-Notepad2Portable.ini - now sit back and enjoy: Notepad2 can now no longer create that file there, and you are free to run it in multiple instances...

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That file exists for a reason

If I remember correctly, by preventing the creation of that file you break the launcher's ability to clean up after itself after a crash, this is not a 'solution' which should be recommended lightly.

~3D1T0R

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Allowed in 4.2.25 Rev 2

Notepad2 Portable now allows it to run alongside a local copy of Notepad2 in today's release. We're able to do this due to the way Notepad2 exposes portable settings.

Sometimes, the impossible can become possible, if you're awesome!

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