GeForce Experience encountered an error and must close [Solved]

Sophie Luo, in Program issue Tags: GeForceNVIDIA

If you’re on Windows, and you’re seeing the error message “GeForce Experience encountered an error and must close“, you’re not alone. Many Windows users are reporting this problem as well. But no worries, it’s possible to fix. 

Here are 3 solutions for you to try. You may not have to try them all; just work your way down until you find the one works for you. 

Method 1: Clean reinstall GeForce Experience 
Method 2: Reinstall NVIDIA Drivers 
Method 3: Reinstall Microsoft .NET Framework

Method 1: Clean reinstall GeForce Experience 

One of the first things you do when you run into problems with your PC programs is to reinstall them. Here is how you can do it: 

1) On your keyboard, press the Windows logo key and R at the same time and type %localappdata%\NVIDIA\ and press Enter

2) Highlight GFExperience.exe folder and delete it. 

3) Go to NVIDIA support website again to download the most stable version of GeForce Experience available. Or you can go to safe download sites such as cnet to search for available downloads. 

4) Install GeForce Experience as instructed. 

5) Check if the problem is resolved. 


Method 2: Reinstall NVIDIA Drivers 

Faulty installed NVIDIA drivers can be one of the causes of this problem according to may users. You can uninstall all the possible NVIDIA drivers from your computer and then reinstall them again. 

If you need, you can use software such as Display Driver Uninstaller to help you with the NVIDIA display driver uninstall. Or you can just go to Device Manager to uninstall NVIDIA drivers one by one. Pick whatever suits you best. 

When the uninstall finishes, restart your PC. Search for the needed NVIDIA drivers from its support website, and update them as instructed. 

If you don’t have the time, patience or computer skills to update your drivers manually, you can do it automatically with Driver Easy.

Driver Easy will automatically recognize your system and find the correct drivers for it. To ensure that you have safe and secure drivers, Driver Easy prioritizes in providing you with drivers that have passed WHQL test. 

You can update your drivers automatically with either the FREE or the Pro version of Driver Easy. But with the Pro version it takes just 2 clicks (and you get full support and a 30-day money back guarantee):

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 the Update button next to all flagged devices to automatically download and install the correct version of their drivers (you can do this with the FREE version). 

Or 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). 


Method 3: Reinstall Microsoft .NET Framework   

Another possible cause of this error can be outdated Microsoft .NET Framework file. 

If you haven’t tried reinstall your Microsoft .NET Framework, do it now. You should go to the support website of Microsoft and search for the appropriate setup file from there. 

If you need any help complete this step, feel free to leave us comments and we’ll see what we can do to help. 

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