How to Disable IDM temporarily

Internet Download Manager popularly know IDM is one of the best download manager available in the market but there are time when we need to shut down IDM for quite some time or for a moment like take example of  completing surveys from , it asks for downloading a software,toolbar in your computer/Browser for successful completion of the surveys. But in spite of letting the web browser download the software IDM downloads in it which therefore does not let us to complete the surveys then ultimately not unlocking the file to be available for download. And there are also times when we are watching online videos and IDM catches the online video for download therefore ultimately not letting us to watch online videos on some websites in our Internet Browser like Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and other browser. Most of the people who doesnot know how to disable IDM temporarily Uninstall IDM for some time and again reinstall IDM according to their convenience.

How to Disable IDM [Internet Download Manager] temporarily

  • Open IDM
  • Click on options
  • An internet download manager configuration dialog box will be open
  • Click on the General
  • Now, in the Capture downloads from the following browsers:
  • Untick the Browser from which you don’t want IDM to start downloading automatically
  • Finally, Click OK

That’s it, whatever browser you can unmarked/ unticked will download files in the browser only and download links will be capture any more by IDM  

How to Enable IDM

  • Open IDM
  • Click on Options
  • Goto General
  • Tick/mark all the browsers from which IDM should automatically catch download links.

That’s it , Now you know How to Disable/activate IDM. To win IDM license for 1-year goto Free Internet Download Manager License for 1year

5 thoughts on “How to Disable IDM temporarily”

  1. 4 gante se fileice me ek survey complete karne ki kosih kar raha tha usme jab bhi dwnld karta tha toh who hamesha hi IDm se download start kar deta tha aur kabhi survey complete nahi hota ab mein sirf firefox ko idm k list se unmark kar diya aur ab survey unlock ho jaata hai

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