How to Download and Install Internet Download Manager for Windows 7

In this tutorial you will learn how to install the free Internet Download Manager for Windows 7.

Step # 1 – Download Internet Download Manager

Go to “www.internetdownloadmanager.com.” At the top, click on the button which says “Download.” Once you reach the download page, click the link next to the green arrow which is called “Download Internet Download Manager Now.” The file will begin downloading.

Downloading the program

Step # 2 – Setup the Install for Internet Download Manager

When the download has finished click on the file in your lower left browser window called “idman615b15.exe.” Click “Yes” in the “User Account Control” box that pops up after. The “Internet Download Manager Installation Wizard” will open. Click “Next.” Read the IDM license, then click “Next” again.

Starting the install

Step # 3 – Install Internet Download Manager

Choose your destination location for the install, and then click “Next.” You will next need to select the program manager group. Do this and click “Next.” In the next section, click “Next” to start the installation for the free internet download manager for windows 7. The program will install, and you will then be taken to a page which says that the installation has succeeded. Click the “Finish” button to close the window.

Finishing the install

Step # 4 – Running the Program

You will be told that the program has been installed into Chrome (if you are using that browser). Let’s test it out by restarting Chrome and visiting

“www.thinkbroadband.com/download”. On this page you will see several download options, click any one of them. Assuming Internet Download Manager is working a dialog box will appear, click “OK” and then “Start Download”. The file will then begin to download in IDM.

Using the download manage