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is there a way to run two copies of the same program at the same time in Win95, and if there is, how do I do it? I want to run 2 copies of AOL Instant messenger at once, please say it can be done, and then please show me how..Thanks
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Unfortunately, many applications cannot run with more than one instance. This is true especially for services. The AOL Instant messenger is a service, and it is probably checks if an existing instance already runs in the system.

I know this is not the answer that you'ved hoped for, but that's life... :)
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