You already know how to run multiple Gtalk session on one computer, However, Skype, one of the most used VOIP messaging software can also be configured to run Multiple Sessions on one Computers.
This article will employ a hack which will allow you to Run Multiple Skype Session on One Computer. The hack will be of pretty much use for those whose entire family uses Skype, but alas, they have only one computer to work on.
In order to Run Multiple Skype Sessions on One Computer, follow the steps below. This hack will guide you with instantiating 2 Skype Sessions on the same computer, however you can always repeat the steps to instantiate more sessions. This hack works only on Windows XP.
This hack assumes you have your Skype installed at C:\Program Files\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe, in case if your Skype Installation resides at some other location, you will have to update below the correct location accordingly.
1.) Create a new windows user with admin rights. For simplicity, lets name this user as technofriends
2.) Next, right click on your Desktop to create a link on your desktop with the following destination: %windir%\system32\RUNAS.exe /profile “/user:technofriends /savecred “C:\Program Files\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe”
You are done, now when you click on this newly created shortcut, Skype will instantiate a fresh session on your computer. You can even place multiple calls from two different user id’s using this hack.
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