2023 » Fix IDM Showing a Cross in Google Chrome ✓
Ever been annoyed by that pesky cross on IDM (Internet Download Manager) in Google Chrome? You're not alone! This usually happens when a fake IDM extension is mistakenly installed or when the IDM extension itself gets a bit wonky.
But fear not! I'm here to guide you through a quick fix so you can enjoy seamless IDM functionality in your Chrome browser again. We'll tackle that bothersome IDM extension cross and bid farewell to the "IDM Not Working" hiccup. Let's get started!
Steps to Solve IDM Showing Cross in Chrome
Here are the steps you need to follow to get rid of IDM cross-issue in Google Chrome.
- Update IDM to Latest Version: First of all, you need to update IDM [Internet Download Manager]. because having an old version of it can be one reason for this error.
- Reinstall IDM Extension Manually: Now, remove IDM extension from Chrome and reinstall it manually using the IDMGCExt.crx file. if you don't know the manual method to integrate IDM Extension to Chrome click here.
- Restart Chrome: After reinstalling IDM Integration Module restart Google Chrome to check did the issue got fixed or not.
Note: This issue comes when you update IDM but not the extension in Chrome, so if a new version of IDM comes then remember to update its extension also. You just need to press the update button in the Chrome extension tab to update all installed extensions of your Chrome web browser.