How to get rid of 204 Intercepted requests of IDM ?

Maxim Dounin mdounin at
Wed Sep 18 14:38:05 UTC 2013


On Wed, Sep 18, 2013 at 02:43:42PM +0500, shahzaib shahzaib wrote:

> Hello,
>          We're running a video streaming website with nginx for streaming
> videos. The issue we're having is, whenever user try to stream any mp4 or
> flv file from our site using chrome, IDM(Internet Download Manager) comes
> between the browser and webserver and directly downloads that file and
> doesn't player let stream that file.
> We've found the following line in google inspect element tool:
> 204 Intercepted by the IDM Advanced Integration
> Can someone guide me that how can i block those 204 intercept requests in
> order to prevent IDM for bothering the player ? There are so many users
> complaining for it. :(
> You can also check the sample attach file regarding the issue.
> Help would be highly appreciated.

Have you tried asking these guys directly?

The "tell us" link seems to be a nop, but almost all FAQ pages 
have contact forms.

Maxim Dounin

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