[FIX] Something Went Wrong. Try Restarting Geforce Experience

This morning you started the GeForce Experience with all the excitement, and suddenly you see “GeForce experience something went wrong” error. Will your morning be ruined? Of course, it will. Well, if you’re feeling connected with the above solution and want to quick way out, I’ve got your back.

In this article, I’ll show you how to get rid of the GeForce experience Nvidia error. Enough of talking done let’s now directly dive into the seven actionable methods.

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Working Methods to Solve GeForce Experience Something Went Wrong Error

Keep reading until you find the method that’s working for you!

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Method 1: Modify NVIDIA Telemetry Container Service Properties

Follow the below mentioned steps to get rid of the “Something went wrong. Try restarting GeForce Experience.”

  1. Press the Windows key + R to open the Run dialog box.
  2. In the search, type in services.msc.
  3. A new Services control panel will open up, right-click on the NVIDIA Telemetry Container and click on Properties.
  4. From the top tabs in “General” check that the “Startup type” is set to Automatic and Manual and is not “disabled.”
  5. Next in the “Log on” tab select the Local System account and hit OK.
  6. Come back and now click on NVidia Display Container.
  7. Again set the Startup Type as Automatic and hit OK.
  8. Finally, reboot your system and now try to start GeForce Experience and see if it resolves the issue.

Method 2: Update the Graphics Driver

Updating Windows graphic drivers solves most of the horrible issues in the OS. It’s a good idea to try this method and see if the GeForce Experience not opening error goes away.

  1. Press the Windows key or click on the Start menu.
  2. In the search bar type in “Device Manager” and select it.
  3. Now from all the installed drivers, search for the Display Adapters category.
  4. Right-click on it and click on the first option that says “Update Driver Software” option.
  5. Finally, select the “Search automatically for updated driver software” option.

Wait for sometime and let the system do its work. If you get any graphics drivers updates quickly update them and see if that resolves the something went wrong GeForce Experience error.

Method 3: Stop All the NVIDIA Processes

One of the easiest solution to solve the something went wrong Geforce Experience error is to stop all the NVIDIA Processes. To do so, follow the below steps:

  1. The first step is to open up Task Manager by searching it from the Start menu or pressing the “Ctrl” + “Shift” + “Esc.”
  2. From all the tabs shown above select the “Processes” tab.
  3. Now, look out for all the NVIDIA tasks that are currently running on your system.
  4. Finally, select each of those tasks and at the bottom right click the “End task” button.
  5. Now close the Task Manager.
  6. Lastly, go to the GeForce Experience application and right-click on it and select “Run as Administrator” option.

This will surely help you solve the Geforce error. If for any reasons it doesn’t hop on to the next method.

Method 4: Cross Check Compatibility of GeForce Experience

If there are any compatibility issues between the GeForce Experience and the OS, there are high chances that you might get the NVIDIA error message.

For it to resolve you need to cross check the compatibility of GeForce graphics driver. Here’s how you can do it in a few simple steps:

  1. From the main menu right-click on the Geforce Experience shortcut icon and click on the last “Properties” option.
  2. From all the tabs shown at the top click on the “Compatibility” tab.
  3. Now click on the checkbox that says “Run the program in compatibility mode for:
  4. From the drop-down menu right after it select “Windows Vista” or “Windows 7.”
  5. Next up click on the checkbox below it that says “Run this program as an administrator.
  6. Finally, press Apply and hit OK.
  7. Lastly, double click the GeForce Experience shortcut icon and see if the issue still prevails or not.

Method 5: Reinstall GeForce Experience

There are chances that some libraries or files might get corrupted in the application itself. In any such cases where you are getting the Geforce to experience something went wrong error, it’s a good idea to reinstall the app. Here’s a step-by-step guide to do it.

  1. Head over to the Start menu or press the Windows key to launch the Start menu.
  2. In the search bar type in “Apps and features” and hit Enter.
  3. Now a new window will open up where you’ll see all the installed apps on your computer.
  4. Go through the entire list and search for “GeForce Experience.”
  5. Click on it and press the “Uninstall” button right after it.
  6. After the uninstall process gets over close the “Apps and features” window.
  7. Now go to the official website of NVidia and search for GeForce Experience and download it.
  8. Let the software file download. Once done, double click on it install the latest version.
  9. Next up, follow the onscreen instructions to install the software.
  10. Finally, reboot your PC.

After that, you can open up the latest version of the app and see if you still get the same error popping.

Method 6: Reinstall Visual C++ Packages

Visual C++ libraries are the core for your PC to function. If anything goes wrong, several applications including GeForce Experience might fall short and stop working. If you find any such problems, it’s time to update all the Visual C++ packages to its latest version.

  1. Go to Microsoft’s site and download Visual C++ Redistribute for Visual Studio 2015
  2. Choose the language as English and click on the download button.
  3. Also, select the 64-bit version and not the 32 bit one.
  4. It will be a huge file so might take a little bit of time. Once downloaded, double click on the exe file.
  5. Allow the installation process some time until it finishes. Once done, reboot your computer.

Hopefully, reinstalling the Visual C++ libraries will solve the annoying Nvidia issue for you.

Method 7: Update Windows OS

If all the above six methods don’t work for you, the last method is to see if there’s any Windows OS update pending. If you’re using an outdated version of the OS, there is a possibility that you must be getting this error.

  1. The first step is to go to the Start menu.
  2. In there, click on the “Update and Security” tab.
  3. Now click on the “Check for updates” button.
  4. Give it some time to scan for the latest update files.
  5. If you find any new updates available click on it and update the files.
  6. After the installation process is complete reboot the computer.

Ending Words:

We hope that this article helped you in solving the GeForce experience something went wrong try again error. If not, you can let us know which method you tried, and it isn’t working for you.

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