How To Remove Internet Download Manager (IDM) Completely From Windows Registry

Today we will show you how you can use the Internet Download Manager trial version again and again without any issues. Generally, when you download the free version of IDM from the internet, it will ask to buy the product after 30 days and you no longer can use the free version anymore. If you try to uninstall and install again, it will again ask to purchase. That’s because of registry values it has saved in the Windows Registry Editor when you installed the first time. These registry values track the days and won’t let you use the product for more than 30 days.

So today we will show you how you can remove these registry values after un-installation so that it no longer restrict you from using the free version again for 30 days and you can repeat this process after every 30 days!


Un-install Internet Download Manager from Control Panel

  • Open the control panel.
  • Click on Uninstall a program under Program and Features.
  • Select Internet Download Manager from the list.
  • Click Uninstall and wait for the process to complete.

Removing From Registry

  • Click on the Start button and select Run.
  • In Run dialogue box, type regedit and hit Enter. Select Yes if any confirmation window appears on the screen
  • Now click on Find under Edit menu or press Ctrl + F and type Internet Download Manager and hit Enter
  • A list of Files and Folder will appear related to the Internet Download Manager from the registry. Just select all of them and Delete by right-clicking on the folder.
  • Don’t forget to take the backup of your registry settings before performing this operation, so that you can restore if you accidentally deleted any other registry.
  • After deletion, you need to Restart the computer, and it’s done.
  • Now you can easily download the latest version of IDM and use it for another 30 days for FREE.


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