java.lang.IllegalStateException Error after adding set property webdriver

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I am getting Exception:

in thread "main" java.lang.IllegalStateException:The path to the 

 driver executable must be set by the webdriver.chrome.driver 

 system property;

 for more information, 

  see https://github.com/SeleniumHQ/selenium/wiki/ChromeDriver. 

  The latest version can be downloaded from 

  http://chromedriver.storage.googleapis.com/index.html

    at com.google.common.base.Preconditions.checkState(Preconditions.java:199)

    at org.openqa.selenium.remote.service.DriverService.findExecutable(DriverService.java:109)

    at org.openqa.selenium.chrome.ChromeDriverService.access$0(ChromeDriverService.java:1)

    at org.openqa.selenium.chrome.ChromeDriverService$Builder.findDefaultExecutable(ChromeDriverService.java:137)

    at org.openqa.selenium.remote.service.DriverService$Builder.build(DriverService.java:296)

    at org.openqa.selenium.chrome.ChromeDriverService.createDefaultService(ChromeDriverService.java:88)

    at org.openqa.selenium.chrome.ChromeDriver.<init>(ChromeDriver.java:116)

    at SeleniumFirefox.main(SeleniumFirefox.java:11)

Below is my code

 import org.openqa.selenium.WebDriver;

 import org.openqa.selenium.chrome.ChromeDriver;

 org.openqa.selenium.WebDriver;

 import org.openqa.selenium.WebElement;


 public class TestDemo {


   public static void main(String[] args) {

    // TODO Auto-generated method stub

    System.setProperty("webdriver.chromedriver.driver",

           "C://Users//balwinder//Desktop//chromedriver.exe");

    WebDriver driver = new ChromeDriver();


/*try {

    Thread.sleep(5000);

} catch(InterruptedException ex) {

    System.out.println(ex.getMessage());

}*/

   }}
Apr 19, 2018 in Selenium by Martin
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3 answers to this question.

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set webdriver.chrome.driver instead of webdriver.chromedriver.driver

 System.setProperty("webdriver.chromedriver.driver",

           "C://Users//balwinder//Desktop//chromedriver.exe");

Should be:

System.setProperty("webdriver.chrome.driver",

           "C:\\Users\\balwinder\\Desktop\\chromedriver.exe");

OR

System.setProperty("webdriver.chrome.driver",

           "C:/Users/balwinder/Desktop/chromedriver.exe");

NOTE: it will work only if you are first setting the system property and then instantiating chrome driver.

answered Apr 19, 2018 by Vardy
• 2,280 points
This really helped. Thanks!
It worked for my whole class.
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import org.openqa.selenium.WebDriver;

import org.openqa.selenium.chrome.ChromeDriver;

public class Demo2 {

       public static void main(String[] args) {

              // TODO Auto-generated method stub

              System.setProperty("webdriver.chrome.driver", "I:\\Bhasker-ShiroCode\\work\\chromedriver.exe");

              WebDriver driver = new ChromeDriver();

              driver.get("http://google.com");

       }

}

To avoid Error

webdriver.chrome.driver  ( should be in small letters )

have to give correct chromedriver.exe ( correct path )

Import all Selenium jars under class Path

answered Apr 15 by Bhasker vade

edited Apr 16 by Omkar
which jar files need to be associated?

@Mina, you need to import all the Selenium Standalone Server (latest version) and Selenium Server (latest version) Jar files into your project. You can download these files with any version of your choice from here: http://selenium-release.storage.googleapis.com/index.html

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/*

System.setProperty("WebDriver.gecko.driver", "C:\\Users\\DELL\\Desktop\\GeckoDriver1\\geckodriver.exe");

WebDriver driver = new FirefoxDriver();

*/

    System.setProperty("WebDriver.Chrome.Driver", "C:\\Users\\DELL\\Desktop\\Chrome Driver\\chromedriver_win32.exe");

    WebDriver Driver= new ChromeDriver();

Exception in thread "main" java.lang.IllegalStateException: The path to the driver executable must be set by the webdriver.chrome.driver system property; for more information, see https://github.com/SeleniumHQ/selenium/wiki/ChromeDriver. The latest version can be downloaded from http://chromedriver.storage.googleapis.com/index.html

at com.google.common.base.Preconditions.checkState(Preconditions.java:847)

at org.openqa.selenium.remote.service.DriverService.findExecutable(DriverService.java:134)

at org.openqa.selenium.chrome.ChromeDriverService.access$000(ChromeDriverService.java:35)

at org.openqa.selenium.chrome.ChromeDriverService$Builder.findDefaultExecutable(ChromeDriverService.java:159)

at org.openqa.selenium.remote.service.DriverService$Builder.build(DriverService.java:355)

at org.openqa.selenium.chrome.ChromeDriverService.createDefaultService(ChromeDriverService.java:94)

at org.openqa.selenium.chrome.ChromeDriver.<init>(ChromeDriver.java:123)

at Seleniumpracticesessions.SeleniumWebdriverBasics.main(SeleniumWebdriverBasics.java:17)

I am trying to launch Mozilla FF/Chrome browser, however not able to launch the any of the specified browsers, above mentioned Exceptions are displayed, any one can help me..

answered May 1 by anonymous

Hi, your code is throwing these exceptions because you are setting the system property in a wrong manner, instead of using "WebDriver.Chrome.Driver", use "webdriver.chrome.driver" in System.setProperty() function. As, you should know that Java is a case-sensitive language, so if you set system properties in capital-case, system won't recognize the property and hence, will throw an exception. 

Similarly, for firefox driver, use "webdriver.gecko.driver" as system property.

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