IDM (Internet Download Manager) is one of the most popular and widely used download manager for downloading files at a much higher speed as compared to the default web browser download manager or other download manager applications.IDM can speed up your download by upto 5 times and is even capable of resuming unfinished downloads.IDM is capable of downloading all kinds of files i.e media, documents, torrents and much more at ease.IDM offers amazingly fast Downloading Speed as compared to other Download Managers but due to some internal IDM Server replies error users are having difficulty while downloading files from their web browser.
Therefore if you are using Internet download manager and are facing this IDM Server Replies error HTTP/1.1 403 Forbidden while downloading videos via Mozilla Firefox or Google chrome then here below are some best fixes that you may apply in order to fix this IDM “The Server Replies that you don’t have permission to download this file.. Details HTTP:/1.1 403 Forbidden error”
What is the reason for such error ?
Basically such permission errors arises when the server from where you are downloading the file doesn’t grant you proper access or full permissions for downloading the file from their server and when the remote server requires extra authentication before you can download or you are trying to download the file using a different HTTP referrer.
How to fix IDM Server Replies Error HTTP/1.1 403 Forbidden ?
In order to resolve this IDM Server replies error you may have to try more than one fixes because till now there is no single sureshot way of fixing this error and is thus quite difficult to tackle this error. So here below I have mentioned some useful fixes that you should follow step by step until your issue is resolved permanently.
Fix 1 : General method
First of all you should try resolving the error by fixing the internal issues within your system like removal of old temporary files, internet cache files, old history and cookies etc these are some of the basic steps that you should follow whenever you encounter issues related to internet browsing or downloading because in most of the cases these old cache or temporary internet files are the main reason for such errors.Delete your Old Cache, Internet History, Cookies and other browsing data from your browser and check whether this fixes your issue or not. If this doesn’t work then don’t worry just proceed with the following given fixes.
Fix 2 : Fixing Windows Registry
If after trying the above given procedure you still face the same problem then I would recommend you to use free third party applications to fix your Windows Registry errors and for permanent removal of internet cache or history files.
- Download and Install CCleaner on your Windows PC or Laptop – Click to Download
- Run CCleaner and from the left hand side select Cleaner and now here use the two tabs i.e Windows and Applications tab for selection of your web browser and the data that you wish to remove from your browsers as shown below.
- Now select Registry from the left hand side and check all the options and Start fixing issues.
- That’s it now restart your system and try downloading once again using IDM and i hope this time you won’t face the same error again.
These two fixes mentioned are the basic ways of fixing this error but doesn’t guarantee 100% results so if in case you are still having the issue then its the time that you should now follow the below mentioned fixes that are purely focused on resolving this error.
Fix 3 : Install / Re-install IDM and Browser
Now what you have to do is to Uninstall your current IDM Version and your Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome Web browser completely from your system via Control. After successful uninstallation process download the latest version of IDM and latest version of your browser and install them one by one.
“ALSO MAKE SURE THAT YOUR IDM IS PROPERLY INTEGRATED WITH YOUR WEB BROWSER AND TO INTEGRATE IT PROPERLY JUST INSTALL IDM CC ADDON WITHIN YOUR WEB BROWSER.”
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Fix 4 : Use Alternative Browser
If your issue is still not resolved don’t get disheartened try using a different web browser like Opera Web browser or Safari web browser may be this will help you.
Fix 5 : Try Keepvid Downloader
Last but not the least you can always try for Keepvid online downloader for downloading videos from your favorite sites instead of using Internet download manager OR You can use other download managers for downloading videos that’s the only solution that you are left with now.
NOTE – PLEASE TRY THE BELOW GIVEN FIXES ONE BY ONE AND IF IN CASE THE PROBLEM STILL PERSISTS THEN PLEASE DROP ME YOUR QUERY WITH YOUR EMAIL ID AND I WILL THEN GIVE YOU ANOTHER VERSION OF IDM THAT WILL SURELY FIX YOUR ISSUE