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More instances of PTB at the same time?

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kermik
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More instances of PTB at the same time?

I have 2 "installations" of Thunderbird Portable on two different drives - one for private & work and another for å club I'm running, all in all 17 different accounts. I would like to keep them separate, i.e. not having all of them in one instance of PTB, but when I have one instance open and try to start another, I get the message:
"Another instance of Thunderbird is already running. Please clos other instances of Thunderbird before launching Thunderbird Portable."
Is there any way to circumvent this?

Thankful for suggestions.

kermik

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tweak it

For firefox, there is a special ini included to allow several instances but its ONLY to be used if you know what you're doing. For TB there is tha same ini in
I would recommend to use two copies.

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Two instances of PTB

I am sorry, Simeon, but I did not understand your reply - could you (or anybody else) please elaborate?

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3 steps

Imagine that FFP is at U:\FirefoxPortable\

  1. Open up U:\FirefoxPortable\Other\FirefoxPortableSource
  2. Copy FirefoxPortable.ini to U:\FirefoxPortable\
  3. Open U:\FirefoxPortable\FirefoxPortable.ini in Notepad and change AllowMultipleInstances=false to AllowMultipleInstances=true

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More instances of PTB

Thanks very much, rmccue - works like a dream now!

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