Multiple YAHOO,MSN And GOOGLE TALK Messenger

21/06/2011 12:21


Multiple YAHOO,MSN And GOOGLE TALK Messenger

Now you can easily use Multiple YAHOO,MSN And GOOGLE TALK Messenger with just a simple registry hack.To edit and change the registry setting yourself manually,simply launch the registry editor (type regedit at Run command), and navigate to the following registry branch:



Then, on the right pane, right click on the registry editor and select “New”, then create a new DWORD registry value. Name the new registry key as Plural, and assign it the value of 1 (decimal). If some case, the value of 2 should also works. To disable or disallow multiple instance of Yahoo Messengers, simply change and set the “Plural” registry key’s value to 0, or delete the “Plural” key.


Navigate to the following registry key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows Live\Messenger

For 64-bit (x64) OS, go to following registry branch instead:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows Live\Messenger

In the right pane, right click on any blank space, select New on context menu, and then click on DWORD (32-bit) Value,name the new registry value entry as MultipleInstances.Modify the MultipleInstances and set its value data as 1. And start as many Windows Live Messenger windows as you want


  • Right click on the Google Talk shortcut.
  • On the right click contextual menu, click on Properties.
  • Go to Shortcut tab on Google Talk Properties window.
  • 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).

“c:\program files\google\google talk\googletalk.exe” /nomutex
  • Click on OK.

To create a new shortcut for Google Talk:

  • Right-click on the desktop or anywhere you want to place the GTalk shortcut.
  • Select New on the right click context menu.
  • Then select Shortcut.
  • Copy and paste the following line to the text box when prompted to type the location of the item:

“c:\program files\google\google talk\googletalk.exe” /nomutex
  • Click on Next.
  • Give the shortcut a proper name such as Google Talk or Google Talk Multiple or Google Talk Polygamy.
  • Click OK until you are done.