Run Multiple Instances of GTalk

You have multiple accounts in gmail and want to be online in each account simultaneously, follow the following simple steps

  • First, create one copy of the Google Talk shortcut on your desktop - leave the original intact.
  • Right click on this shortcut and choose Properties. The Target box will show you the path of the EXE for Google Talk - something like "C:\Program Files\Google\Google Talk\googletalk.exe"
  • Change this to: "C:\Program Files\Google\Google Talk\googletalk.exe" /nomutex
    and click OK.