IDM integration guide for Firefox
Q. I've just updated Firefox to its newest version and IDM integration into Firefox stopped working. IDM does not take over downloads from Firefox anymore. What can I do to fix it?
Q. Firefox said it had disabled the IDM extension because it wasn't compatible. How do I resolve the problem?
Q. I cannot integrate IDM into FireFox 39, FireFox 38 (FireFox 37, 36, 35, 34, 33, 32, 31, 30, 28, 27, 26, 25, 24, 22, 21, 20, 19, 18, 17, 16, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 10, 9, 8). What should I do?
1. Mozilla team updates Firefox browser every six weeks, that's why our team also updates IDM's integration into Firefox every six weeks as well.
Please make sure that you have installed the latest version of IDM.
Please use "Help->Check for updates..." (or "Help->Quick Updates" for old versions) IDM main menu item.
Then please restart your computer. IDM needs to replace all its DLL files for changes to take effect. Without restarting update will not work!
2. Starting from Firefox 8 Mozilla developers decided to disable all extensions during Firefox update. After update you should see a dialog that looks like on the webpage below:
where you should enable add-ons that you want to use.
Maybe you did not pay attention to this dialog during Firefox update and did not enable IDM CC add-on.
Its possible that you just need to enable IDM CC extension. Please pick "Tools->Add-ons" menu item in Firefox
Add-ons window should open. Click on "Extensions" tab and find IDM CC (Internet Download Manager integration module for Mozilla):
If IDM CC is disabled, you will need to enable it and restart Firefox.
Also you are welcome to write a complain to
to share your negative user experience and to avoid future problems with Firefox updates
3. If you failed to enable IDM CC extension, or it did not help and Firefox integration still does not work, its possible that you have an old version of IDM CC add-on installed. You will need to update IDM to the latest version. You may also need to delete old IDM CC extension manually. Please read a full manual that should help you to fix your IDM integration to Firefox:
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