‘Internet Download Manager (IDM) is used because it helps you to download high speed files from the web. But current IDM we are using mostly IDM Iraq, ie the key used illegally. Rarely see people buying a license IDM key. After a while, the founders of this downloadable IDM software discovered and blocked all those pirated keys. Causes you to receive a message ” IDM has been registered with a fake Serial Number or the Serial Number ” of IDM when you are among those identified by IDM using an unauthorized key.
This error annoys you very much because it appears every time you want to download some files or when you boot your system.
In this article I will reveal 2 simple ways and easy steps to get rid of this message without using any torrent files or not using any serial keys.
Let’s start with methods to solve IDM’s problem which shows ‘IDM has been registered with the fake serial number’ .
Before proceeding to use IObit Uninstaller to uninstall IDM before completely.
Method 1: Edit with IDM File
Open an Explorer window and navigate to the “Internet Download Manager” folder in the program file.
Open the folder “Internet Download Manager” to see the list of files as shown below:
In the window that opens, search for and delete the file ‘IDMGrHlp.exe’ . And copy ‘idmBroker.exe’ from the same folder and paste it into the same folder.
Now rename the copied file of ‘ idmBroker.exe ‘ to ‘ IDMGrHlp.exe ‘ as shown below:
Now the last step is to reboot your system to apply the newly edited IDM and downlaond without any interruption.
Method 2: Use File Host
Step 1. Open an Explorer window and navigate to> ” C: Windows System32 drivers etc ‘folder .
This directory contains 5 files including one ‘ hosts ‘ file .
Step 2. Right click on that file followed by Open With >> Notepad.
Step 3. Once you have opened this file in Notepad . In my case I’m using ‘ Notepadd ++ it doesn’t make any difference.
Now just copy the following lines of code and paste it after the last line in the ‘ hosts ‘ file , and save.
Your code looks like this:
Step 4. Now just reboot your system to see the effect. Enjoy downloading without interruption.
Note: Method 2 will allow you to use IDM without registering IDM on the internet.