So, you’re trying to visit open GeForce Experience, so that you can share your gaming moments with your friends.
Unfortunately, you see an error saying ‘Something went wrong. Try restarting GeForce Experience. This can be an extremely annoying message because you’re unsure of how to fix it.
1. Log onto Nvidia Telemetry Container
The first thing you need to do is to log onto the local system account for Nvidia Telemetry Container.
This is going to stop the error message from popping up when you try and open GeForce.
To do this:
- Hit the Windows Key + R to open Run
- Type in services.msc
- Right click and hit Properties
- Log on
- Click on Local System Account
- Click Apply
After you’ve done this, you should try and open the application again and you shouldn’t see this error.
If you did, go to the next step.
2. Uninstall all Nvidia Programs
The next thing you need to do is to uninstall all of the Nvidia programs and install the latest version.
There’s most likely a bug in the software that’s causing this problem and that means that you’ll have to update the system.
A bug is a failure in the system that causes unexpected results.
- Type in GeForce in the search bar
- Right-click GeForce Experience, then Uninstall
- Download a new GeForce Experience from the official NVIDIA website
- During the installation section, you’ll have two options: express (recommended), advanced (clean installation)
- Select Advanced
After this, you should run the program again and see if it works.
If this doesn’t work, go to the next step.
3. Update the Graphics Driver
If your graphics driver is out of date, it’s likely that you’re going to see this error message.
In order to fix this, you’ll need to get rid of the graphics driver that’s out of date and install an updated version.
In order to do this:
- Download Utility Display Driver Uninstaller
- After installing Display Driver Uninstaller, boot your computer into safe mode
- Then, launch the application DDU that you installed
- Choose the option Safe Mode
- Select the first option ‘Clean and restart’
- DDU will automatically uninstall the drivers and restart your computer
- Boot your computer into normal mode and open DDU
- Click the Drivers tab and click the button Driver Download
- Enter your specification on the right and click Start search for DDU to search for the optimal drivers for your desktop
- Restart your computer after the driver has been updated
4. Stop all GeForce Tasks
The next thing you need to do is to stop all GeForce task and open the application again.
This is what you’re asked to do when the error pops up so it’s a logical step to take.
To end the task:
- Hold Shift + Ctrl + Esc to open Task Manager
- Select all the running NVIDIA tasks and click End task
- Right click on GeForce Experience and click Run as administrator
After you’ve done this, you need to open the app again and see if you get the error.