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How can I run two Skype accounts on the same computer?

To use more than one Skype account on the same computer at the same time you need to start a new instance of Skype.
1.
From the Windows taskbar, click Start > Run (or press the Windows and R keys on your keyboard at the same time)
2.
In the Run window, enter the following command (include the quotes) and press OK:
"C:\Program Files\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe" /secondary
If you get an error message, copy and paste the exact command from this page and try again.
Be aware that if you have changed the installation path for Skype then you will need to enter the correct path for the Skype.exe file.
If this solution fails, you can try another option:
1.Find the Skype executable file (Skype.exe) in: C:\Program Files\Skype\Phone\
2.Right click on it and select Send to > Desktop (create shortcut)
3.Locate the shortcut on the desktop, then right-click on it and select Properties
4.In the Target field, add: /secondary. The Target field should now be "C:\Program Files\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe" /secondary
5.Click OK. You can now start a new instance of Skype every time you double-click the new shortcut.

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I got your answer from: https://support.skype.com/en-us/faq/FA829/How-can-I-run-two-Skype-accounts-on-the-same-computer

In order to use more than one Skype account on the same computer at the same time you need to start a new instance of Skype:
  1. From the Windows taskbar, click Start > Run (or press the Windows and R keys on your keyboard at the same time)
  2. In the Run window, enter the following command (include the quotes) and press OK:
"C:\Program Files\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe" /secondary

If you get any error messages, please copy and paste the exact command from this email and try again.

Please keep in mind that if you have changed the installation path for Skype then you need to enter the correct path for the Skype.exe file.

If this solution fails, you can try another option:
  1. Find the Skype executable file (Skype.exe) in: C:\Program Files\Skype\Phone\
  2. Right click on it and choose: Send to > Desktop (create shortcut)
  3. Locate the shortcut on the desktop, then right-click on it and choose Properties
  4. In the Target field, add: /secondary. The Target field should now be: "C:\Program Files\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe" /secondary
  5. Click OK. You can now start a new instance of Skype every time you double-click on the new shortcut.
For Skype 3.8 and earlier Requirements: Windows XP, Two Skype User accounts

First, create a new Windows user by going to the Control Panel and clicking on User Accounts. Choose Create a new account and follow the steps to set permissions. We also suggest setting a password for the new user by clicking on the newly created user and choosing the Set Password option. The new user will also require admin rights on your PC.

Next, create a shortcut to Skype or make a copy of the shortcut that is already in the Start menu. Right-click this new shortcut and choose Properties. On the bottom of the first page there is a button labelled Advanced... . Click this button and select Run with different credentials. Select OK, and then select OK again to close the Properties dialog.

You're all set. Whenever you use this new shortcut it will ask for a Windows username and password. Enter the Skype Name and password of the user you created earlier by choosing The following user: option. Click OK and you'll have a second instance of Skype. It will require that you sign in with your Skype Name and password the first time.

To help automate the Run as trick you can create a second desktop icon for Skype and modify its properties. Click the Advanced button and check the box Run with different credentials. After clicking on the modified icon it will ask you to sign in as another user. Changing the icon graphic also helps ensure you click on the correct icon.

If you have multiple USB headsets or USB Phones you should be able to set up both instances of Skype to use a different sound device.

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Adding a simple entry to the Windows Registry will let you run multiple instances of
Yahoo! Messenger simultaneously and sign in to as many accounts as you may have,
all from a single user account on the same computer.
  1. Click Start

  2. Click Run

  3. Type regedit in the Open
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  4. Navigate
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  5. Click New on the Edit menu, and then click
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  6. Type Plural, and hit the ENTER key to name the entry.

  7. In the right pane, right-click Plural, and then click
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  8. In the Edit DWORD Value dialog box, type 1
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Now run Yahoo! Messenger
as usual. Every time you click/double click the Yahoo! Messenger icon in your
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when you are setting up a skype account, an email account is required in setting up a skype account. when you want to set up another skype account, you will need a different email address in setting up a different skype account. after seeting up this new skype account, if you prefer using both skype accounts on the same computer, on the skype window during singing in, you will have to uncheck the box that says SIGN ME IN WHEN SKYPE STARTS. imput your usernames and password and sign in. I hope this solution is useful.

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This behavior may occur for one of the following reasons: • The Auto-hide the taskbar option has been selected for the Taskbar and Start Menu Properties. • Your user account settings are corrupted. • The core files are damaged. • The Explorer.exe file does not load during startup.
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loadTOCNode(1, 'resolution'); To resolve this issue, use one of the following methods.
Method 1: Make sure that the auto-hide option is not enabled for Taskbar and Start Menu Properties
loadTOCNode(2, 'resolution'); To determine whether the auto-hide option is not enabled for Taskbar and Start Menu Properties, follow these steps: 1. Press CRTL+ESC. 2. If the Start menu appears, right-click the Start menu, and then click Properties. 3. Click the Taskbar tab, clear the Auto-hide the taskbar check box, and then click OK.
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loadTOCNode(2, 'resolution'); Log off as the current user, and try to log on to the computer as a different user. If logging on as different user resolves this problem, create a new user account, and try to copy the settings from the old user account to the newly created user account. To do this, follow these steps: 1. Restart the computer. When the Power On Self Test (POST) is complete, press F8. 2. On the Windows Advanced Options Menu, use the ARROW keys to select Safe Mode, and then press ENTER. 3. When you are prompted to select which operating system to start, select Microsoft Windows XP edition where edition is the edition of Windows XP that is installed, and then press ENTER. 4. On the To begin, click your user name screen, click Administrator. 5. Type the administrator password, and then click the arrow button.

Note In some cases, the Administrator password may be set to a blank password. In this case, do not enter a password before you click the arrow button. 6. Click Yes to close the message that states that Windows is running in safe mode. 7. Click Start, right-click My Computer, and then click Manage. 8. In the Computer Management (Local) list, expand Local Users and Groups. 9. Right-click the Users folder, and then click New User. 10. Type the user name and password in the appropriate boxes, and then retype the password in the Confirm password box.

Note If you do not want to assign a password to the user account, do not type a password in the Password or Confirm password boxes. 11. Click to clear the User must change password at next logon check box. 12. Click to select the Password never expires check box if you do not want the password to expire. 13. Click Create, click Close, and then exit the Computer Management snap-in. 14. Restart Windows as usual, and then log on as the new user that you created.If the issue is resolved, reinstall the programs that you want, and then copy the documents that you want from the My Documents folder of the old user account. To copy the contents of the My Documents folder of the old user account, follow these steps: Fore more details click here Thanks Iqbal

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