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What percent of users and experts removed it?
31% remove it69% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,515
United States Rank #5,434
Reach 0.0397%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.83 days
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Average installed length: 121.31 days


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Internet Download Manager² 1.0

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What is Internet Download Manager²?  (from OR Interactive Ltd)

Internet Download Manager² is able to offer unparalleled security protection by scanning each potentially harmful file by integrating the wonderful VirusTotal API and alerting you of any dangers thus keeping your computer safe. Not only that but by using IDM² you will also help to make the Internet a little safer since...  Read more


Internet Download Manager² 1.0 is a program developed by OR Interactive Ltd. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 installer includes 7 files and is usually about 33.72 MB (35,353,321 bytes). The program is built using the Nokia Qt cross-platforms native C++ framework. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 82% of users of Internet Download Manager² come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.idmsq.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\idmsq
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\IDMSQ\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 33.72 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Internet Download Manager² 1.0

  • IdmsqPlayer.exe - Idmsq Player
  • idmsq.exe
  • uninst.exe
  • QtCore4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtGui4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • QtSql4.dll
  • tag.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • uninst.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CB4EC538-6710-49CE-A799-A4ECA994E8B2}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • idmsq.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'IDMSQ' and executes as C:\Program Files\IDMSQ\idmsq.exe /startup.

How do I remove Internet Download Manager²?

Quickly and completely remove Internet Download Manager² 1.0 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Internet Download Manager² 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 Manager² 1.0, 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 Manager².

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win 8.1 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 31%
Keep it 69%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.14%
Windows 10 35.71%
Windows Vista 5.71%
Windows XP 1.43%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.54%
Windows 8.1 22.38%
Windows 7 Professional 6.94%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.54%
Windows 8 5.76%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

82.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 82.50%
  Germany 4.85%
  United Kingdom 2.95%
  Canada 1.99%
  Australia 1.65%
  France 0.87%
  Mexico 0.78%
  Brazil 0.69%
  Iran 0.61%
  Turkey 0.35%
  Italy 0.35%
  Belgium 0.26%
  Jordan 0.26%
  Saudi Arabia 0.26%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.82%
Dell 23.50%
Acer 17.50%
Toshiba 11.32%
ASUS 6.86%
Lenovo 3.09%
Intel 1.03%
Medion 0.51%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.68%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.68%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.01%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.01%
Gateway NE56R 2.68%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.68%


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