Set up WinAppDriver

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First, you need to install WinAppDriver. Refer to Installing and Running Windows Application Driver to install a WinAppDriver.

Remember to enable Developer Mode on the testing machine.

Set up Windows Application Driver on a local Windows 10 machine

There are two ways of installing the WinAppDriver on a local Windows 10 machine.

  1. Open this folder C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Application Driver, then double-click on WinAppDriver.exe file.

  2. From the Katalon Studio toolbar, select Tools > Windows > Install WinAppDrivers. The Windows Application Driver Setup window will pop up. Follow the instructions to install the Windows Application Driver.

Set up Windows Application Driver on a remote machine

  • Open Task Manager -> Select File -> Create a new task
  • Check Create this task with administrative privileges and enter cmd in the Open text box, then click the OK button.
  • Enter cd to folder C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Application Driver.
  • Enter WinAppDriver.exe IP_Adress Port
    IP_Adress is the public IP address of the remote machine
    Port is the public port of the remote machine. By default, it should be 4723.

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