Cannot start a download in IDM. An error occurs on download start.

Avast Internet Security iconHow to configure Avast Internet Security to work with Internet Download Manager (IDM)

1. Please exit IDM by using "Tasks > Exit" menu item. See picture below.

Exit Internet Download Manager

2. Run Avast Internet Security.

3. Press on "Firewall" button in the left toolbar, and select "Application Rules" in drop-down list below on the left. Find "Tonec Inc." in right window and click on it.

Avast Internet Security settings 1

4. In drop-down list, find "Internet Download Manager (IDM)", and right click on it. Select "Delete" menu item in right click menu to delete incorrect rule.

Avast Internet Security settings 2

5. Then run IDM, and start downloading. If a window with "Firewall Question" title appears, and it asks about "IDMan.exe" program, press on "Allow" button.

Avast Internet Security settings 3

After these steps, IDM will be able to download files.

If after updating IDM it stops downloading, you will need to repeat all the steps above from the beginning.