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Resolve GeForce Experience Something Went Wrong: Six Effective Fixes

At times, when you are trying to access the Nvidia Geforce Experience on the Windows system, it fails to launch. And, you may see one of the followings to appear on your computer screen:

Something went wrong. Try restarting GeForce Experience.

Something went wrong. Try rebooting your PC and then launch GeForce Experience. ERROR CODE: 0x0001

Something went wrong. Try rebooting your PC and then launch GeForce Experience. ERROR CODE: 0x0003

Generally, you may encounter this annoying GeForce experience something went wrong error whenever the system is unable to launch the Nvidia Geforce application accurately on the system. Additionally, this error occurs when the user configuration of the Nvidia application is corrupted/damaged or not configured correctly. Hence, if you are facing this error, then don’t worry. Luckily, there are some effective troubleshooting hacks by which you can resolve it by yourself. Here, in this informative post, we have listed down all the available workarounds to get rid of this error.      

Something Went Wrong. Try Restarting GeForce Experience: Smart Ways to Fix

This issue is the most frequent and general error of the Nvidia GeForce experience application that a number of Windows users experience on their system. You may encounter this general technical error on the Nvidia GeForce experience application because of several reasons. Therefore, it is very crucial that you must troubleshoot each of the possible reasons and causes to prevent this “Nvidia GeForce experience something went wrong” issue from reappearing. In this guide, we are about to discuss some of the most effective troubleshooting hacks to eradicate this issue. Thus, scroll down and read on to know more.  

Way 1: Stop All GeForce Tasks and Relaunch the Nvidia GeForce Experience

This is the most fundamental way that you need to try in order to eradicate the GeForce experience not working or something went wrong issue on your own. To execute this method, you need to follow the steps below.

  1. At first, you need to press down the Shift key + Ctrl key and at the same time, you need to press down the Esc key on the keyboard. This process will open the Task Manager on the system.
  2. Now, choose all the running Nvidia tasks and click on the End Task option.
  3. After that, you need to right-click on the GeForce Experience application icon and select the Run as Administrator option from the GeForce Experience application icon.
  4. Once the above steps are complete, restart the system.

Finally, you need to check the Nvidia GeForce Experience application to check if the issue is resolved or not. In case, the issue still persists, move to the next solution.

Way 2: Check all the GeForce Experience Related Services

In case, any Nvidia GeForce Experience service is not set to run correctly, then there is a high chance that you may encounter this annoying error. Therefore, you need to follow the steps below to ensure that all the GeForce Experience services are working correctly and properly.

  1. On your keyboard, first, you need to press and hold down the Windows key. At the same time, press down the R key. This key combination will invoke the Run Dialog Box on the system.
  2. Next, write ‘services.msc’ in the Run Dialog Box. After that, you need to tap on the Ok button. Alternatively, you can press the Enter key on the keyboard to proceed further.
  3. Now, find and right-click on the Nvidia Telemetry Container and choose the Properties option.
  4. You need to make sure that the Allow service to interact with desktop is ticked in the Log On tab. In case, if it is not ticked, you need to check it and tap on the Apply button.
  5. Next, hit the Ok button.
  6. Now, you need to make sure that the Nvidia Telemetry Container is running on the system. If it is not running, then just right-click on the Nvidia Telemetry Container and tap on the Start button.

  1. Now, run GeForce Experience on the system to verify if everything goes well. If it does, then excellent! But, if it doesn’t run correctly, and you face the same error message, then you need to follow the above steps for other Nvidia GeForce Experience services working on the system. Services to be checked for are:

  • Nvidia Display Container LS
  • NetworkService Container Nvidia
  • Nvidia LocalSystem Container      

Now, it’s time to check the system to see if the “something went wrong GeForce experience” is resolved or not. In case, you still get to face this technical issue, then don’t be disappointed. There is something else you can try to get rid of this annoying error.

Way 4: Check for Windows OS Updates

A lot of Windows users reported that they resolved this issue by updating the OS version of their system. In order to fix this error, you can easily check for Windows OS updates. To do it, you need to follow some easy steps.  

So, check for Windows OS updates with these steps:

For Windows 10 Operating System:

  1. First, you need to press down the Windows key and at the same time press the R key on your keyboard. This process will open the Settings screen.
  2. Now, choose the Update and Security option from the Settings window.
  3. After that, you need to tap on the Check for Updates option under the Update and Security option.
  4. Install all the available updates on the system.
  5. Once all the steps are complete, restart the system.

Run the Nvidia GeForce Experience on the system to see if it works properly.

For Other OS Versions of the Windows:

  1. At first, you need to press down the Windows key and at the same time press the R key on your keyboard. This process will invoke the Run Dialog Box.  
  2. Now, you need to write ‘Control’ in the Run Dialog Box. Tap on the Ok button to proceed further. Alternatively, you can press the Enter key from the keyboard. This will open the Control Panel. In the Control Panel window, set the View by section to Large Icons.
  3. Next, tap on the Windows Update option.
  4. Hit the Check for Updates option.
  5. Now, install all the available updates.
  6. Lastly, once all the steps are down, you need to restart the system. After that, try to run Nvidia GeForce Experience to check if it performs correctly.    

Way 5: Reinstalling the Nvidia GeForce Experience on the System

This easy and effective method can surely fix this bothersome ‘something went wrong. Try restarting GeForce experience’ issue within a flicker of time. To reinstall the Nvidia GeForce Experience, you need to follow the steps below.

  1. At first, you need to press down the Windows logo key + R key together on your keyboard to invoke the Run dialog box.
  2. After that, type ‘appwiz.cpl’ in the Run dialog box and tap on the Ok button. Or, you can press the Enter key.
  3. Now, you will get to see a list of installed applications on the system. Next, you need to look for Nvidia GeForce Experience under the list of installed applications of the system. Double-click on the Nvidia GeForce Experience in the list of installed applications and follow the instructions to uninstall the Nvidia GeForce Experience.

In addition, you can also select to eliminate additional Nvidia GeForce Experience applications but make sure to reinstall them from the website.

Additional Steps:

  1. Next, you need to go to the official website of the Nvidia and then download the Nvidia GeForce Experience in the system.
  2. Open the download location of the Nvidia GeForce Experience application. Now, you need to launch the Nvidia GeForce Experience application on the system. You will get the on-screen prompts to do so. Thus, follow the on-screen prompts and complete the installation process. It may take some time to complete. Therefore, you need to wait until the entire installation process completes.

After completing all the above steps, you need to attempt to open the Nvidia GeForce Experience to see if it initiates as expected. Additionally, you can restart the system.

Finally, you need to check the Nvidia GeForce Experience application to see that the annoying Nvidia GeForce experience something went the wrong issue is fixed or not. In case, the error still persists, then you should move to the next fix.

Way 6: Changing ‘NVIDIA Display Container LS’ Settings on the System

A number of users reported that this error arises due to the Nvidia display container LS services not starting properly that they couldn’t launch the Nvidia GeForce Experience. Thus, to fix this issue, you need to change the Nvidia display container LS services settings.

Steps to follow are:  

  1. At first, you need to press down the Windows logo key + R key together on your keyboard to invoke the Run dialog box.
  2. After that, write ‘services.msc’ in that Run dialog box and tap on the Ok button. Or, you can press the Enter key.
  3. Now, you need to navigate through all the services until you locate the “NVIDIA Display Container LS”. Right-click on it and choose ‘Properties’.
  4. Now, tap on the ‘Startup type’ option and choose the ‘Automatic’ option. Press the Apply button to save the changes that you have made.
  5. Now, right-click on the service and tap on the ‘Start’ button to force start the service.
  6. After that, you need to press down the Windows logo key + R key together on your keyboard again to invoke the Run dialog box.
  7. After that, write the ‘msconfig’ in the Run dialog box and tap on the Ok button. Or else, you can press the Enter key.
  8. Next, navigate to ‘Services’ tab and you need to check the box beside “Hide all Microsoft services”. Now, all the services of the Microsoft Operating System will be hidden from that list leaving behind all third-party services of the system.
  9. Search for all Nvidia related services present. Next, you need to make sure that all the Nvidia related services are checked. Tap on the Apply button to save the changes that you have made and exit.
  10. Once all the above steps are complete, you need to restart the system for good measure.

Now, try to launch the Nvidia GeForce experience again. Hopefully, the error will be resolved this time.     

Summing it Up

In this content, we have discussed the process to eradicate the “something went wrong” issue on Nvidia GeForce experience. This article will assist the non-tech-savvy persons to effectively handle the Nvidia GeForce experience issue. However, if you are unable to understand any troubleshooting ways or need further clarification, you can post your queries anytime. We will be happy to get back to you.  

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