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Why does the Firefox WebDriver not start with Selenium?

asked 2023-05-26 14:22:34 +0000

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answered 2023-05-26 14:37:01 +0000

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There are several possible reasons why Firefox WebDriver may not start with Selenium:

  1. Incorrect WebDriver version: You may be using an incompatible version of the Firefox WebDriver. Make sure you download the correct version of the WebDriver for your version of Firefox.

  2. Missing WebDriver in PATH: Your WebDriver may not be in the system's PATH variable. Add the WebDriver path to the PATH variable or specify the absolute path when initializing the WebDriver.

  3. Incorrect Firefox version: The Firefox version installed on the system may not be compatible with the WebDriver version. Ensure that you have the correct versions of both.

  4. Conflicting Firefox extensions: Some Firefox extensions may conflict with the WebDriver. Disable any extensions that may cause conflicts.

  5. Firewall or antivirus settings: Your firewall or antivirus settings may be blocking the WebDriver from starting. Temporarily disable your firewall and antivirus software and try again.

  6. Outdated Selenium library: Make sure you have the latest version of the Selenium library installed.

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