• Add the path of downloaded zip file in Environment Variable.
  • Sub Steps: Start > Computer (Right Click on it) > Click on ‘Properties’ > Click on Advanced system settings > Click on ‘Environment Variable’ button > Click on ‘New’ button which displays under ‘System variables’ > Give Variable name: > Give full path of downloaded IE Driver Server folder in ‘Variable value’ > Click OK > Click OK > Click OK.


  • Open IE Browser > Tools > Internet Options > Security > Check the Enable Protected Mode (require restarting Internet Explorer) check box.

Now we can open IE browser with the help of Selenium WebDriver.


5 thoughts on “How to Launch IE browser with Selenium WebDriver on Windows 7

  1. it is openning browser but not able to do any thing, opened and simply stay as tht. what to do for working with Ie, its urgent pls let me know, urgently.

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