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I've rolled out a few CDF's to end users. See earlier posts: suppress message and which player platform.

Now, an end user reports that they can't open more than one CDF document at a time. The player just switches documents instead of showing a second window.

I use a iMac and I can run two CDF documents at a time side by side without any problem. This might not deliver the most objective test because I do have a full version of Mathematica running on the machine, which could affect how may CDF documents one can run at one time.

The end user runs a Windows machine.

Has anyone else run up against this? Does anyone know of a work around?


Some additional information: My end user runs Windows 7 professional version 6.1.

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I'm not behind my pc so can't check but just a tip: to check what a standalone installation of CDF player does I've installed a virtual machine in which I can test a CDF fully independent of mma. If you have a spare copy of windows around you could try that. –  Sjoerd C. de Vries Jul 9 '12 at 18:11
    
My post at abstractmath.org/Word%20Press/?p=4632 has two CDF documents which can be run simultaneously on my Windows 7 machine. But I have Mathematica installed as well. –  SixWingedSeraph Jul 9 '12 at 20:57
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This is two copies of the same CDF running in CDF player in a virtual box. No problems at all as far as I can see. I just double-clicked on their icons and they started without a hitch.

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That looks good. Looks like I need to dig deeper into the problem. Human error on the user end always a possibility. I'll report back with more info. –  Jagra Jul 9 '12 at 22:09
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