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    Installation of Both Live and Demo NT7 on Same Computer

    Hi Gentlemen,

    Is it possible to install two instances of NT7 on the same computer, one with a live license key and the other with a demo license key. The issue is that the live license limits connection to only a few approved data feeds while with a demo key more data feeds are available.

    I realize that I can switch from the live account to Sim101 account, but I will be still limited to a few data feeds. But, sometimes I need to access other data feeds in demo operation to access certain information.

    What is the workaround for this, short of having to have two separate computers.

    Many thanks!

    #2
    Hello aligator,

    Thank you for your post.

    You cannot have two installations of Ninjatrader 7 on the same PC. However, you can switch between the two licenses quickly without uninstalling or shutting down NinjaTrader.

    Go to Help > License Key, and then enter in the license key you wish to use.

    Please let me know if I may be of further assistance.
    Patrick H.NinjaTrader Customer Service

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      #3
      Originally posted by aligator View Post
      Hi Gentlemen,

      Is it possible to install two instances of NT7 on the same computer, one with a live license key and the other with a demo license key. The issue is that the live license limits connection to only a few approved data feeds while with a demo key more data feeds are available.

      I realize that I can switch from the live account to Sim101 account, but I will be still limited to a few data feeds. But, sometimes I need to access other data feeds in demo operation to access certain information.

      What is the workaround for this, short of having to have two separate computers.

      Many thanks!
      Use a Virtual Machine for each extra installation of NT. That is how I can still be coding on my Demo licence even as I place trades with my live licence.

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        #4
        Good idea Koganam.

        Which VM do you use that works well with NT?

        Thanks!

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          #5
          Originally posted by ds1111 View Post
          Good idea Koganam.

          Which VM do you use that works well with NT?

          Thanks!
          I use VirtualBox. It seems to have the most efficient footprint of the VM's from the big boys.

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