GeForce Experience Won’t Open Issue [Solved]

By April Cai  Common Errors  GeForceNVIDIA   25 Comments

Can’t open GeForce Experience on your computer? It could be super frustrating. But there’s no need to pannic. You’re not the only one. We’ve had reports from many users on this GeForce Experience not opening issue. In this guide, you’ll be relieved to know it’s possible to fix. 

Read on and find how…

Try these fixes:

  1. Reinstall GeForce Experience on your computer
  2. Restart the GeForce Experience service
  3. Updtae your NVIDIA graphics card driver

Method 1: Reinstall GeForce Experience on your computer

When you can’t open NVIDIA GeForce Experience on your Windows 10, firstly try to reinstall it.

To do so, follow these steps:

  1. Head to the official NVIDIA website to download the latest version of GeForce Experience.
  2. Install the downloaded .exe on your computer.
Run the newly installed GeForce Experience on your computer to see it it open successfully. If it does, great! If you’re prompted by the same error, don’ panic, move onto next solution.

Method 2: Restart the GeForce Experience service

  1. On your keyboard, press the Windows logo key  + R key together to open a Run box.
  2. Type services.msc in the box and press Enter to open the Service window.
  3. On the Services window, scroll down to find and high-light NVIDIA GeForce Experience Service. Then click Restart on its left side.
    Note: If you can’t see Restart icon, then click Start.

Now open GeForce Experience to see if successfully. 

Method 3: Update your NVIDIA graphics card driver

A corrupted or wrong NVIDIA graphics card driver can also cause GeForce Experience not to open successfully. In this case, you can solve the issue through updating your NVIDIA graphics card driver.

There are two ways you can get the right drivers for your NVIDIA graphics card driver: manually or automatically.

Manual driver update – You can update your graphics card driver manually by going to the manufacturer’s website for your xxx, and searching for the most recent correct driver. Be sure to choose only drivers that are compatible with your Windows version.

Automatic driver update – If you don’t have the time, patience or computer skills to update your graphics card driver manually, you can, instead, do it automatically with  Driver Easy. Driver Easy will automatically recognize your system and find the correct drivers for your exact graphics card, and your Windows version, and it will download and install them correctly:

  1. Download and install Driver Easy.
  2. Run Driver Easy and click the Scan Now button. Driver Easy will then scan your computer and detect any problem drivers.
  3. Click Update All to automatically download and install the correct version of all the drivers that are missing or out of date on your system (this requires the Pro version – you’ll be prompted to upgrade when you click Update All).
    Note: You can try it for free if you like, but it’s partly manual.

Hopefully this article helps you fix the problem. Feel free to comment below with your own experiences.

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