Install Selenium Edge Web Driver for latest Edge browser

The intent of this topic is to provide detailed steps to install Selenium Edge Web Driver for latest Edge browser

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Prerequisites:

  • Windows 10 with version – 1809 and build -17763.316 (To find Windows version: Click Start –> Search ‘Winver’)
  • Edge Browser version – 44

Steps To Install

For Edge browser version 44, you don’t need to download and copy the web driver to your desired directory manually, the below steps will help you to install the web driver.

Approach # 1

  • Microsoft WebDriver is now a Windows Feature on Demand.
  • To install run the following in an elevated command prompt:
    • DISM.exe /Online /Add-Capability /CapabilityName:Microsoft.WebDriver~~~~0.0.1.0

Approach # 2

  • Go to Windows Start
  • Search ‘Settings‘ and click on it
  • Go to Update and Security
  • Click ‘For Developers
  • Select ‘Developer mode
  • The appropriate web driver version will get installed automatically

Refer this link for more information

https://blogs.windows.com/msedgedev/2018/06/14/webdriver-w3c-recommendation-feature-on-demand/

If you need more details or encounter any issues while installing, please leave a comment here.

Please watch this video to learn more about Selenium Edge web driver

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