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.
- Click Start
- Click Run
- Type regedit in the Open
input box and hit ENTER key
- Click New on the Edit menu, and then click
- Type Plural, and hit the ENTER key to name the entry.
- In the right pane, right-click Plural, and then click
- In the Edit DWORD Value dialog box, type 1
under Value data
Now run Yahoo! Messenger
as usual. Every time you click/double click the Yahoo! Messenger icon in your
Start Menu, on your Desktop or your Quick Launch a new instance of
Yahoo! Messenger will be started. You can now sign in to multiple Yahoo!
Messenger accounts and be notified of any new email you have on any of your