How to Uninstall Internet Download Manager – Internet Download Manager Removal Instruction
Internet Download Manager is a program that can integrates with the web browser on your computer to manage the downloading tasks. In the latest released version 5.11, Internet Download Manager added a few feature of FLV grabber which allows users to download videos from famous website like YouTube, Google Video, and more. The drawback of Internet Download Manager is that it is not integrating very well with IE9 as it will prevent the TPL (Tracking Protection List) from working properly, which means you are unable to block the annoying adds from the internet. Another thing that users are constantly complaining about is Internet Download Manager consumes a great deal of CPU usage that makes the computer sometimes extremely slow.
Regarding these problems, you may want to uninstall Internet Download Manager from your computer. If you don’t know where to start, just let below instruction guide you to uninstall Internet Download Manager completely.
Uninstall Internet Download Manager manually.
Part1: if Internet Download Manager is running now, turn it off. Right click on the icon on the system tray and select Exit.
You can also open Windows Task Manager by press “Alt + Ctrl + Del” together, click on the “Process” tab, highlight IDMan.exe and click end task button. This steps is important but can easily be neglected by people and result in error removal.
Part2: Uninstall Internet Download Manager using Add/Remove applet
- Click the Start button on your screen, and go to Control Panel.
- Click to open Add/Remove program in the Control Panel window.
- Select Internet Download Manager in the list and click Remove button.
- Select “Complete” option to remove all executive files of Internet Download Manager and all unfinished download list, settings. Click Next button to proceed.
- Click Finish button to perform the uninstall.
- Wait for the uninstall complete and reboot your computer.
Part3: Remove Internet Download Manager registry leftover
- Click Start > Run > type “regedit” and press Enter key.
- Once you open Registry Editor, click the “+” sign to expend the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE folder
- Locate and expend SOFTWARE folder.
- Right click on the folder name Internet Download Manager and select delete.
- Close the Registry Editor and reboot your machine.
Warning: Editing Windows registry can be dangerous, in order to avoid unnecessary problems that caused by mistaken deletion of registry entries, you can go to FILE menu > Export to create a copy of backup for the registry before deleting any keys/entries. If you are not familiar or confident with the registry editor operation, it is recommended to resort to the automatic uninstall solution in the next section.
Uninstall Internet Download Manager automatically
There are cases Internet Download Manager can not be uninstalled successfully using the above steps as you encounter errors that stop you from doing the removal, if you are having problems with uninstalling Internet Download Manager, You can try Max Uninstaller, this powerful & professional software uninstaller can help you uninstall Internet Download Manager or any other problematic/corrupt/incomplete/stubborn programs complete and safely within clicks. Check out the below steps and video demonstration of how to uninstall Internet Download Manager with Max Uninstaller.
Uninstall Internet Download Manager with Max Uninstaller – Video demonstration
Step1: Click here to free download Max Uninstaller, and then install it in your computer.
Step2: Launch Max Uninstaller, select Internet Download Manager the right hand list. Press “Run Analysis”
Step3: Max Uninstaller will review uninstall program files and associated registry entries. Click “Complete Uninstall” to start the program uninstall process. Click “Yes” to start uninstalling Internet Download Manager.
Step4: Wait for the standard Internet Download Manager uninstall completed. Click “Scan Leftovers”, and Max Uninstaller will conduct a full scan on your computer for a while.
Step5: When it finish scanning, click “Delete Leftovers” and “Yes” button to thoroughly uninstall Internet Download Manager and its leftovers.
Step6: Max Uninstaller has now fully uninstalled Internet Download Manager related files and extensions. Click “OK” to finish.
You will find that the Internet Download Manager has been removed completely from your computer. Lots of PC users have no idea to remove programs especially the anti-virus programs. Indeed, anti-virus programs are very hard to be removed completely because the designer wants users keep it forever. Max Uninstaller will help you uninstall them in just a minutes. Therefore, if you uninstall Internet Download Manager successfully, we highly suggest you keep Max Uninstaller on your computer to help accomplish other removal mission in the future. If you find some Windows programs are hard to be removed with Max Uninstaller, please feel free to contact the Max Uninstaller support team. They will guide you how to uninstall programs step by step.