K L K L - 3 years ago 226
Python Question

Using the default firefox profile with selenium webdriver in python

I know similar questions have been asked before, but I've tried many times and it still doesn't work for me.

I only have a default profile in firefox (called c1r3g2wi.default) and no other profiles. I want my firefox browser to start with this profile when I launch it using the selenium webdriver. How do I do this in Python?

I did this:

fp = webdriver.FirefoxProfile('C:\Users\admin\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\c1r3g2wi.default')
browser = webdriver.Firefox(fp)


But I got an error:

WindowsError: [Error 123] The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect:
'C:\\Users\x07dmin\\AppData\\Roaming\\Mozilla\\Firefox\\Profiles\\c1r3g2wi.default/*.*'


Help, or pointers in the right direction, would be very much appreciated.

K L K L
Answer Source

Ok, I just solved this by simply changing all the slashes in my file path from "\" to "/". Never knew this would make a difference.

C:/Users/admin/AppData/Roaming/Mozilla/Firefox/Profiles/c1r3g2wi.default
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