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Download, Install, Register & Update Internet Download Manager (IDM)

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It is the number one download manager with no doubts and it the most used download manager. This is an application that you really want to install on your computer because not having it would be a big big mistake. This tutorial will help you download the latest version of IDM, install it, register it and update it when necessary.

Downloading & Installing IDM

1- Navigate to the download page of Internet Download Manager by clicking Here and download the latest version of IDM from their website.
2- After installing the application make sure to exit it before proceeding, to do this you should Right-Click on the IDM icon near the clock and click Exit

Registering IDM

3- Download the patch Here
4- Your antivirus might detect this patch as virus which is not, it is only an unwanted application that can do no harm to your computer so be sure that you can proceed without having any fears.
5- Extract the patch (Password: 123) and place it inside the installation directory of IDM (By default: C:\Program Files\Internet Download Manager Or C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Download Manager for 64bit users)
6- Now you should run the patch as administrator, to do this Right-Click > Run As Administrator on the patch
7- Click Patch
8- If the patch displayed a message saying File Not Found! Search For It click Yes and browse for idman.exe in the installation directory of IDM. If the patch found idman.exe automatically you will be prompted to enter your FName (First Name) and your LName (Last Name) and click Ok
9- Now you are ready to use IDM the ultimate download manager

Updating IDM

After updating IDM to a newer version a message saying that IDM was registered with a fake ID will pop out on the screen click Ok then click Cancel when it requests a first name, last name, email and serial number. To register the application again you should repeat steps 5 till 9 form the registration category above.
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