Weird behavior in Windows Server 2012 multi-user environment #9459

somecoder43242 opened this Issue Nov 5, 2015 · 2 comments


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When using Atom in a multi-user environment, like when remoting into Windows Server 2012, only one person can use Atom at a time. If I have Atom open first, and then some else from another session tries to open Atom their window opens on my session.

50Wliu commented Nov 5, 2015

Looks like the Windows socket path needs the same treatment as


The new single-instance feature of Electron handles this case as well if you move to it

@damieng damieng closed this in #12821 Sep 29, 2016
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