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Selenium Chrome Driver


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This package was approved as a trusted package on 11/24/2018.

WebDriver is an open source tool for automated testing of webapps across many browsers. It provides capabilities for navigating to web pages, user input, JavaScript execution, and more. ChromeDriver is a standalone server which implements WebDriver's wire protocol ( for Chromium.

chromedriver.exe file is located in <Get-ToolsLocation>/selenium directory.

Package Parameters

The following package parameters can be set:

  • /SkipShim - informs that the shim file should not be generated

To pass parameters, use --params "''" (e.g. choco install selenium-chrome-driver [other options] --params="'/SkipShim'").

To install Selenium Chrome Driver, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install selenium-chrome-driver

To upgrade Selenium Chrome Driver, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade selenium-chrome-driver


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $toolsLocation = Get-ToolsLocation
    $seleniumDir = "$toolsLocation\selenium"
    $driverPath = "$seleniumDir\chromedriver.exe"
    $parameters = Get-PackageParameters
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName   = 'selenium-chrome-driver'
      url           = ''
      checksum      = 'f455a4a67a8917abb619a16d9ea2afb508f90af6b5640e5714b78e4136361d713a4bd6e95eb9de373808712119164d6fc92998f7c938889126f23ac3f2ff4c3a'
      checksumType  = 'sha512'
      unzipLocation = $seleniumDir
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs
    Uninstall-BinFile -Name 'chromedriver'
    If ($parameters['SkipShim'] -ne 'true') {
      Install-BinFile -Name 'chromedriver' -Path $driverPath
    $menuPrograms = [environment]::GetFolderPath([environment+specialfolder]::Programs)
    $shortcutArgs = @{
      shortcutFilePath = "$menuPrograms\Selenium\Selenium Chrome Driver.lnk"
      targetPath       = $driverPath
      iconLocation     = "$toolsDir\icon.ico"
    Install-ChocolateyShortcut @shortcutArgs
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $toolsLocation = Get-ToolsLocation
    $seleniumDir = "$toolsLocation\selenium"
    If (Test-Path -Path $seleniumDir) {
      $driverPath = "$seleniumDir\chromedriver.exe"
      If (Test-Path -Path $driverPath) {
        Remove-Item -Path $driverPath -Force
      $directoryInfo = Get-ChildItem -Path $seleniumDir | Measure-Object
      If ($directoryInfo.count -eq 0) {
        Remove-Item -Path $seleniumDir -Force
    Uninstall-BinFile -Name 'chromedriver'
    $menuPrograms = [environment]::GetFolderPath([environment+specialfolder]::Programs)
    $shortcutDir = "$menuPrograms\Selenium"
    If (Test-Path -Path $shortcutDir) {
      $shortcutFile = "$shortcutDir\Selenium Chrome Driver.lnk"
      If (Test-Path -Path $shortcutFile) {
        Remove-Item -Path $shortcutFile -Force
      $directoryInfo = Get-ChildItem -Path $shortcutDir | Measure-Object
      If ($directoryInfo.count -eq 0) {
        Remove-Item -Path $shortcutDir -Force
  • tools\icon.ico

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Chromium and WebDriver teams


Chromium and WebDriver teams. All Rights Reserved.


Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Selenium Chrome Driver 2.43 2745 Saturday, October 20, 2018 approved
Selenium Chrome Driver 2.42 1913 Monday, September 17, 2018 approved
Selenium Chrome Driver 2.41 2978 Saturday, July 28, 2018 approved
Selenium Chrome Driver 2.40.20180630 1565 Saturday, June 30, 2018 approved
Selenium Chrome Driver 2.40 1172 Monday, June 11, 2018 approved
Selenium Chrome Driver 2.39 699 Friday, June 1, 2018 approved
Selenium Chrome Driver 2.38 2294 Sunday, April 22, 2018 approved
Selenium Chrome Driver 2.37 2575 Wednesday, March 21, 2018 approved
Selenium Chrome Driver 2.36 807 Tuesday, March 13, 2018 approved
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