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Internet Download Manager Does Not Download from Google Chrome

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This Tutorial addresses:
  • Download
  • Browsers
  • Internet
  • Internet Applications
Internet Download Manager is a downloading tool which allows its user to download the contentsover the internet by increasing the download speed up to 500 percent. The Internet Download Manager also features a download grabber which allows the software to grab the files directly from various browsers available over the internet. The software is pre-configured to grab the files from Internet Explorer which is the default browsing platform provided by Microsoft. These days there are lots of browsers available in the internet market which allow the users to browse at a faster speed and download files from the internet. One of the browsers is Chrome by Google.

Many a times while installing Google Chrome, it does not integrate itself with the Internet Download Manager. If the plugin is missing, the Internet Download Manager downloads the plugin from the browsers plugin store to overcome the problem by itself.However in some cases the browser integration is turned off in the settings of the Internet Download Manager. This means some settings are automatically created inside IDM while installing the software or browser, but they are not properly configured. In such cases, you are required to manually configure your settings provided by the Internet Download Manager.

Here are the steps you need to follow, so as to allow IDM to download directly from Google Chrome:

  1. Log on to your computer using administrator account.

  2. Make sure that Google Chrome is installed on your system.

  3. Initialize the Internet Downloader Manager program.

  4. On the opened interface, look for the Menu bar and click the Downloads menu.

  5. From the displayed menu, click Options.



  6. On the Internet Download Manager Configuration box, make sure the General tab is selected.

  7. In the Browser/System Integration Properties, look for the option Capture downloads from following browsers.

  8. From the displayed list of browsers, check the checkbox given before Google Chrome.



  9. Once done, click OK.

  10. Back on the previous interface, close and restart the Internet Download Manager to allow the changes to take effect.


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