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Webdriver, Firefox, error: The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process

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Issues launching FF 

OS:
Windows 7

Selenium : 3.4.0

Browser: Firefox
 

 

Build info: version: 'unknown', revision: 'unknown', time: 'unknown'
System info: ip: '169.254.91.8', os.name: 'Windows 7', os.arch: 'amd64', os.version: '6.1', java.version: '1.8.0_121'
Driver info: driver.version: FirefoxDriver
at org.openqa.selenium.remote.service.DriverCommandExecutor.execute(DriverCommandExecutor.java:91)
at org.openqa.selenium.remote.RemoteWebDriver.execute(RemoteWebDriver.java:637)
at org.openqa.selenium.remote.RemoteWebDriver.startSession(RemoteWebDriver.java:250)
at org.openqa.selenium.remote.RemoteWebDriver.startSession(RemoteWebDriver.java:236)
at org.openqa.selenium.remote.RemoteWebDriver.(RemoteWebDriver.java:137)

 

 

Caused by: java.nio.file.FileSystemException: : The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process.

at sun.nio.fs.WindowsException.translateToIOException(WindowsException.java:86)
at sun.nio.fs.WindowsException.rethrowAsIOException(WindowsException.java:97)
at sun.nio.fs.WindowsException.rethrowAsIOException(WindowsException.java:102)
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commented Apr 28 by stbadmin (4,747 points)
Can you post your code which you use to start browser. It looks like its not a webdriver issue. Main error you are facing here is "The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process"

We need to figure out what is causing this.

1 Answer

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It looks like your selenium Webdriver is not compatible with your Firefox WebDriver.

Few things I would suggest:

Downgrade your selenium WebDriver from 3.4.0 to 3.3.0

Or

Also, you can upgrade your Firefox browser to the latest version and update your gecko driver as well.
answered Apr 28 by SunilBhaskar (238 points)

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