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What percent of users and experts removed it?
52% remove it48% keep it
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 194.17 days


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Internet Download Manager


Internet Download Manager is a program developed by HostJSC. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is IDMan.exe1_0E251ADEB4B144C98822F6C39C075D0F.exe. The software installer includes 36 files and is usually about 3.02 MB (3,168,377 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 18% of users of Internet Download Manager come from Indonesia, it is also popular in DZ and India.
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Loads into the web browser

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hostjsc.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\WWW.HOSTJSC.NET\Internet Download Manager\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{0E251ADE-B4B1-44C9-8822-F6C39C075D0F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.02 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Internet Download Manager

Program executable:IDMan.exe1_0E251ADEB4B144C98822F6C39C075D0F.exe
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe (by Tonec) - Internet Download Manager installer
  • downlWithIDM.dll (by Tonec) - Internet Download Manager Module (Download with IDM IE menu handler)
  • idmbrbtn.dll - Internet Download Manager module (Internet Download Manager button)
  • idmbrbtn64.dll
  • idmcchandler2.dll - Internet Download Manager click catcher for browsers
  • idmcchandler2_64.dll
  • idmftype.dll
  • IDMGetAll.dll
  • IDMIECC.dll - IDM BHO Module
  • IDMIECC64.dll (by Internet Download Manager, Tonec) - IDM Browser Helper Object
  • IDMShellExt.dll
  • IDMShellExt64.dll
  • IDMan.exe - Internet Download Manager (IDM)
  • IDMGrHlp.exe - Internet Download Manager
  • IDMNetMon.dll
  • IDMNetMon64.dll
  • idmvs.dll - Internet Download Manager version module

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • IDMIECC64.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'IDM integration (IDMIEHlprObj Class)' with the class of {0055C089-8582-441B-A0BF-17B458C2A3A8} (IDM Helper).
  • IDMIECC.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'IDM integration (IDMIEHlprObj Class)' with the class of {0055C089-8582-441B-A0BF-17B458C2A3A8} (IDM Helper).
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • IDMGrHlp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{3C680671-6D7B-492F-97D3-C89E0C21CEB5}' (runs on registration).
  • IDMan.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{00422B0E-8BF8-4CA2-B3E9-E6FA93F8D079}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • IDMan.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'IDMan' and executes as C:\Program Files\WWW.HOSTJSC.NET\Internet Download Manager\IDMan.exe /onboot.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • IDMan.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'IDMan' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Internet Download Manager\IDMan.exe".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • IDMan.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Internet Download Manager\IDMan.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:10.38 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0021610407%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00129786%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00086318%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Internet Download Manager?

Quickly and completely remove Internet Download Manager from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Internet Download Manager from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Internet Download Manager, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Internet Download Manager.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Internet Download Manager you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 41%
Win 7 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 52%
Keep it 48%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.09%
Windows 8 16.41%
Windows XP 11.72%
Windows Vista 0.78%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 39.37%
Windows 7 Professional 14.96%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.81%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.09%
Windows 8 Pro 3.94%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.15%

Distribution by countryGeography

17.89% of installs come from Indonesia
Which countries install it?
  Indonesia 17.89%
  DZ 13.01%
  India 9.76%
  Egypt 8.13%
  Thailand 7.32%
  United States 7.32%
  Vietnam 4.07%
  BD 3.25%
  IQ 3.25%
  MA 2.44%
  Saudi Arabia 2.44%
  SD 1.63%
  China 0.81%
  Ecuador 0.81%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.00%
Acer 21.00%
Dell 19.00%
Toshiba 11.00%
Lenovo 4.00%
ASUS 4.00%
Compaq 1.00%
Common models
HP ProBook 4540s 2.78%
Dell Inspiron N5050 2.78%
ASUSTeK K43SJ 1.85%
Dell Inspiron 1545 1.85%
Acer Aspire 4738Z 1.85%
Gigabyte G41MT-S2 1.85%


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