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Running a program twice?

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I have been wondering this for a long time. is it possible to run a program twice at the same time. Like say im running steam and i wanted to log into another account but stay logged into my current one, is there a way to run steam two times at the same time?
 
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virtual desktop is how I ran multiples of the same programs ...
 

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What is a good one that would run steam twice?
 
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On the same steam account no, Maybe if you switch users within windows I can't see why not.
 

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Not the same steam account. two seperate accounts running at the same time?
 
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What is a good one that would run steam twice?
i used the microsoft version they give out ... but that was also winXP ... not sure what operating system you are using ...
 

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the point is, you cant run steam twice in the same OS.

even if he did run it in a VMware, or on another physical machine - he doesnt get what he wants out of it (access to both friends lists in the steam overlay, or whatever he actually wants)
 

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yep what mussels said. that sucks! maybe they can come up with a way later on down the road with the next version of windows
 

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yep what mussels said. that sucks! maybe they can come up with a way later on down the road with the next version of windows
its a limitation with the PROGRAM, not with windows.

You can run 50 copies of GPU-Z if you want, for example.