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How to restrict IDM from direct download?

by hammadfaisal007 / October 7, 2012 12:36 AM PDT


I am using Internet Download Manager v6.07. The problem I am facing is when I open any video link in Chrome browser, it automatically asks for download rather than streaming the video. This happens only with the Chrome Browser.

I am using Win 7 and google chrome Version 22.0.1229.79 m

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Sounds like a bug.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 7, 2012 3:50 AM PDT

This is when you report the bug to the authors.

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Restrict IDM from direct download
by Manpreet_C Dell staff / October 7, 2012 4:07 AM PDT


Please check if the option shown in the image is enabled or disabled. Launch 'IDM'>> go to 'Options' >> Under 'General' tab>> ensure that 'Automatically start downloading of URLs placed to clipboard' option is disabled: Image

You may also refer to this article if the videos that are downloaded are of a specific file type.
Also, which browsers are selected in 'Capture downloads from the following browsers' option?

Hope this helps.
Please reply if you have any further questions.

Thanks and Regards,
Manpreet C

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