Concurrent Explorer Users on Same Computer

  MUWarrior 19:17 13 Sep 07

Our operating system is Windows XP. If a user is logged on to a site through internet explorer and another user comes to the computer and switches users to the new user, the new user cannot use internet explorer until the first user closes all open internet explorer windows? All other programs, both users can use simultaneously, ie Excel, Word. This is a home computer.

  Graham. 19:36 13 Sep 07

An interesting point. Can you open a different browser, eg. Opera?

  MUWarrior 19:42 13 Sep 07

Explorer is the only browser we use.

  Graham. 19:50 13 Sep 07

Download Opera click here

Download Firefox click here

  MUWarrior 19:55 13 Sep 07

Thank you. I will let you know what happens.

  brundle 20:00 13 Sep 07

Do you mean it drops the connection? Install TweakUI, under Logon tick `Keep RAS connections afer logoff`.
Only applies if you use dialup or ADSL broadband.
click here

  MUWarrior 20:57 13 Sep 07


I downloaded Opera and two users can use it at the same time. I was pleasantly surprised how easy it was to establish my old multiple tabs to connect to multiple sites right away; not to mention the ease to import favorites.

Thanks again.

  MUWarrior 20:59 13 Sep 07

Brundle,it would not even connect with another user already connected.

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