Edge Browser Instance is created but URL is not not launched with Selenium 3.0.1 and 2.53.0. "SessionNotCreatedException: Unable to create new remote session." error encountered

Issue #11039556 • Assigned to Clay M.


Feb 23, 2017
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  • Microsoft Edge
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Steps to reproduce

Microsoft Edge Version: 25.10586.672.0
Microsoft Edge HTML version: 13.10586

Windows 10 Build Info : 10586.679
Version: 1511

  1. Installed Microsoft Web Driver for build 10586. When it run using Selenium 2.3.0 version or Selenium 3.0 version Edge instance is opened but desired URL (like: www.google.com) is not navigated. have waited for alteast 15 seconds

  2. no error message is displayed. When user closes the opened edge instance : clsong browser “SessionNotCreatedException: Unable to create new remote session.”

please find attached used code:

import org.openqa.selenium.WebDriver;
import org.openqa.selenium.edge.EdgeDriver;

public class StartEdgeBrowser {

        public static void main(String[] args) {

                    // Set the driver path
                    System.setProperty("webdriver.edge.driver","WebDriver exe path in your machine");
                    //Start Edge Session
                    WebDriver driver=new EdgeDriver();




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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Mara P.”

    • I am facing similar issue

    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To from “Mara P.” to “Stanley H.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Stanley H.” to “Clay M.”

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