How to Install and Activate IDM Permanently

How to Install and Activate IDM Permanently

Geekers - IDM is one of the best applications that can be relied upon for downloading files. In fact, IDM is claimed to have a download speed of 2-5X faster than you download files without using IDM.


Therefore, it's not surprising that the majority of computer users definitely use IDM when downloading various files on the internet, especially for large files such as ISO files or game files that have a size of GB.



What's more, IDM also has many interesting features, such as supporting various types of browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari and so on. Not only that, we as users can also Pause the download process that is currently running, and we can continue again by clicking Resume.


How to Install and Activate IDM Permanently


Through this tutorial, I will explain the easy IDM installation stages up to the activation process, so that IDM can be used free of charge and permanently.


No need to be afraid anymore that the trial period runs out and an annoying pop-up appears asking us to register / enter a serial number. Okay, let's go ahead, here are the steps on how to install and activate IDM for free and permanently:



1. First make sure you have downloaded the IDM installer file from (download here). It is recommended to turn off the antivirus on your PC / laptop first. Next, right-click the downloaded file.


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2. Select Extract to to extract the file.


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3. After the file extract process is complete. Click the file named Silent Install as indicated by the arrow.


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4. Wait for the IDM installation process to finish.


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5. IDM has been successfully installed. This version of IDM has been pre-activated, so after the IDM install process is complete, it is automatically activated. So you no longer need to be afraid of the trial period running out or being bothered by pop-up windows that keep appearing when you use IDM.



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6. To ensure that IDM has been activated, enter the Help menu then select About IDM.


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7. As you can see, IDM's status is Full and the Registration button cannot be clicked, indicating that IDM has been successfully activated.


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8. Next you need to add the IDM extension to the browser you are using. This is so that every time you click on a download link from the website you are visiting, IDM will automatically read it and the download process will go through IDM (not from a slower browser). Here I use Google Chrome, click the following link to install the IDM extension for Google Chrome. Click Add to Chrome.


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9. Then select Add extension to add the IDM module to Google Chrome.


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10. The IDM module has been successfully added to Google Chrome.


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11. So, every time you download something, it will be read automatically by IDM.


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That's how to install and activate IDM for free and permanently. Hopefully the tutorial above is easy to understand and if you experience difficulties when practicing the tutorial above, don't hesitate to ask in the comments column provided below.

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