If you’ve Google Chrome installed on your computer and when you install Internet Download Manager (IDM), it will install its extension into the Chrome, which you need to allow or can enable it by visiting about:extensions page.
Then you can download files in Chrome by using IDM. This article tells you how to install IDM integration Chrome extension manually if you’ve deleted or uninstalled it unintentionally.
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Reinstalling IDM Integration Extension in Chrome
1. All you need to do is visit IDM installed directory in Program files, here is its path for navigation in Explorer “C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Download Manager”.
2. And drag-n- drop IDMGCExt.crx extension onto Chrome://extensions page or you can open that page by Chrome menu>Tools>Extensions.
Note: Make sure you checked ‘Hide Extensions for Known file types’ on Folder Options dialog to see IDMGCEXt with crx extension.
That’s it IDM Integration extension will be installed for chrome.
Bonus: Similarly, if Firefox has showed compatibility problems for IDM extension and disabled it in the browser, remove it. Then download and save idmzzcc.xpi extension from here, and drag and drop it onto the Firefox address bar to install.
Ask me if you’ve any doubts regarding IDM in the comments, I am happy to help.