Error: selenium.common.exceptions.WebDriverException: Message: 'chromedriver' executable needs to be in PATH

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I get the following error:

Traceback (most recent call last):
File "C:\Users\ishaq\AppData\Local\Programs\Python\Python36\lib\site-packages\selenium\webdriver\common\service.py", line 74, in start
stdout=self.log_file, stderr=self.log_file)
File "C:\Users\ishaq\AppData\Local\Programs\Python\Python36\lib\subprocess.py", line 707, in __init__
restore_signals, start_new_session)
File "C:\Users\ishaq\AppData\Local\Programs\Python\Python36\lib\subprocess.py", line 992, in _execute_child
startupinfo)
FileNotFoundError: [WinError 2] The system cannot find the file specified

During handling of the above exception, another exception occurred:

Traceback (most recent call last):
File "C:/Users/ishaq/AppData/Local/Programs/Python/Python36/headless.py", line 9, in <module>
driver = webdriver.Chrome(executable_path=os.path.abspath("chromedriver"), chrome_options=chrome_options)
File "C:\Users\ishaq\AppData\Local\Programs\Python\Python36\lib\site-packages\selenium\webdriver\chrome\webdriver.py", line 62, in __init__
self.service.start()
File "C:\Users\ishaq\AppData\Local\Programs\Python\Python36\lib\site-packages\selenium\webdriver\common\service.py", line 81, in start
os.path.basename(self.path), self.start_error_message)
selenium.common.exceptions.WebDriverException: Message: 'chromedriver' executable needs to be in PATH. Please see https://sites.google.com/a/chromium.org/chromedriver/home

And my script is:

import os 
from selenium import webdriver
from selenium.webdriver.common.keys import Keys
from selenium.webdriver.chrome.options import Options

chrome_options = Options()
chrome_options.add_argument("--headless")
chrome_options.binary_location =
r'C:\Users\ishaq\Desktop\chrome\chromedriver.exe'
driver = webdriver.Chrome(executable_path=os.path.abspath("chromedriver"),
chrome_options=chrome_options)
driver.get("http://www.duo.com")

magnifying_glass = driver.find_element_by_id("js-open-icon")
if magnifying_glass.is_displayed():
magnifying_glass.click()
else:
menu_button = driver.find_element_by_css_selector(".menu-trigger.local")
menu_button.click()

search_field = driver.find_element_by_id("site-search")
search_field.clear()
search_field.send_keys("Olabode")
search_field.send_keys(Keys.RETURN)
assert "Looking Back at Android Security in 2016" in driver.page_source
driver.close()

 


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The following code has to be executed with the Python script.


1.In command line: pip install webdriver-manager
2.Python script: 
from selenium import webdriver

from webdriver_manager.chrome import ChromeDriverManager

driver = webdriver.Chrome(ChromeDriverManager().install())
 

test

 
 

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