Errors like http 403 forbidden, http error 404 and http error 410 sometimes occur in FDM and can be very irritating. So, in this article you’ll learn the solution for them.

What is FDM?

FDM stands for Free Download Manager. FDM is a free and open-source download manager for windows, macOS, Linux and Android.

Why does FDM http error 403 forbidden occur?

FDM http error 403 forbidden occurs when the download link gets expired. The link expires when the expiry time which is set by the server for requesting that file is reached.

Why does FDM http error 404 occur?

FDM http error 404 occurs requested resource is forbidden for some reason. Most probably because the link has been expired. The link expires when the expiry time which is set by the server for requesting that file is reached.

Why does FDM http error 410 occur?

FDM http error 410 means that access to the target resource is no longer available at the origin server and that this condition is likely to be permanent. Most probably because the download link has been expired.

Can I resume a failed download because of an http 403/404/410 error?

Fortunately, you can resume the failed download due to the http 403/404/410 error. But there still are some scenarios where it might not work.

How to solve FDM http error 403 / 404 / 410?

Here are simple 3 steps to solve http 403/404 error in Free Download Manager (FDM) easily:

  1. Get the new download link.
  2. Add the new link in FDM.
  3. Resume the download.

1. Get the new download link

Getting a new download link is simple. Just follow these steps: 

  1. Goto the page where you downloaded the file before. 
  2. Download the file similarly you did before.
  3. Goto the downloads tab: In chrome click the ‘ ⋮ ’ button on top right and select downloads or simply press the hotkey ‘ Ctrl + j ’ in windows & ‘ ⌘ + Shift + j ’ in mac.
  4. Right click and copy the link.

2. Add the new link in FDM

Now you have a new link and add it in FDM following the steps below:

  1. Open FDM
  2. Click on the ‘ + ’ button.
  3. Paste the link and continue.

3. Resume the download

Now a pop up will appear and ask you to resume the download. Just click resume and you’re good to go.

Final Thoughts

Your download will be resumed and it will save you a lot of bandwidth that can be waisted just by restarting the download. I hope this article will be helpful to you. If you got a question, comment it below and don’t forget to share your feedback in the comments.