How to setup separate Chrome instance for Windows

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Aug 8, 2017 · 2 min read

Check the link — we found the easiest way to create multiple Chrome instances:

The old way:

Download configured shortcut from this link and run it:

Or create is by yourself:

2.1 Create a copy of Chrome shortcut

2.2 Right mouse click on new Chrome shortcut

2.3 Chose “Properties”

2.4 Add this in “Target” field

Result string will be

"C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --user-data-dir="c:\foo"Or"C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --user-data-dir="c:\foo"

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