I'm Getting error as soon as I Initialize driver = new ChromeDriver();

+2 votes
below is my code.

package com.salesforce.pageobject;

import org.openqa.selenium.WebDriver;

import org.openqa.selenium.chrome.ChromeDriver;

import org.testng.annotations.BeforeClass;

public class BaseClass {

// public String url =

// public String username =

// public String password =

public static WebDriver driver;


public void setup()



    driver = new ChromeDriver();


I'm getting error at very first line (package com.salesforce.pageobject;) and driver = new ChromeDriver();

when I initiaize WebDriver means when I write driver = new ChromeDriver();

Error that I get at package com.salesforce.pageobject; is below

(The type org.openqa.selenium.remote.RemoteWebDriver cannot be resolved. It is indirectly referenced from required .class files)

for driver = new ChromeDriver(); it's Type mismatch: cannot convert from ChromeDriver to WebDriver
Aug 22, 2019 in Selenium by Prajwal Wakekar

1 answer to this question.

+3 votes
Hi Prajwal, this type of error occurs when you have added the external jars in the ModulePath. To resolve this issue, you can remove the external jars from the node "Modulepath". Select the node "Classpath" then add the external jars. Review that all the jars are under the node "Classpath"
answered Oct 10, 2019 by Abha
• 27,800 points
Thank you. It was such a simple fix
Thankyou. It was a great fix!!
Thankyou, it worked out.
what if the classpath is not shown?
Hey, could you please post the error that you are getting in that case?
Thank you!
This was basic fix that I didn't find elsewhere.

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