Thursday, February 17, 2011

Multiple instances of Gtalk

If you have multiple gmail ids and you wanna sign in all the accounts in parallel , you can do this easily with your Gtalk. Just follow the instructions on your windows PC.....To edit existing Google Talk shortcut:
  1. Right click on the Google Talk shortcut.
  2. On the right click contextual menu, click on Properties.
  3. Go to Shortcut tab on Google Talk Properties window.
  4. On the Target textbox , add in the /nomutex to the end of the line so that it looks like below (or you can simply copy and paste the below syntax and replace the original)....... Fig-1         “c:\program files\google\google talk\googletalk.exe” /nomutex
  5. Click on OK.
  6. Fig-1
To create a new shortcut for Google Talk:
  1. Right-click on the desktop or anywhere you want to place the GTalk shortcut.
  2. Select New on the right click context menu.
  3. Then select Shortcut.
  4. Copy and paste the following line to the textbox when prompted to type the location of the item: “c:\program files\google\google talk\googletalk.exe” /nomutex
  5. Click on Next.
  6. Give the shortcut a proper name such as Google Talk or Google Talk Multiple or Google Talk Polygamy.
  7. Click OK until you are done.

Now whenever you double click on the new/old Gtalk shortcut , new Gtalk windows will open each time . You will be able to sign in with all your Gmail ids simultaneously..........Fig-2