This post teaches you how to get Nvidia GeForce Experience downloaded for your Windows 10 computer. Learn how to download, install, update, uninstall, reinstall, or disable GeForce Experience, and fix Nvidia GeForce Experience not working or missing issue. For more computer tips and solutions, please visit MiniTool Software official website.
What Is GeForce Experience?
GeForce Experience is a free application designed by Nvidia. The main functions of Nvidia GeForce Experience include: record and share videos, gameplays, screenshots, and livestreams with friends, keep your Nvidia drivers up to date, optimize your game settings to ensure superb gaming experience, make your apps run faster on PC, etc. GeForce Experience is available for Windows 10/8/7.
Nvidia GeForce Experience Download on Windows 10
If your computer has an Nvidia graphics card, you can download GeForce Experience app for free from its official website.
You can go to GeForce Experience website, and click the green Download Now button to instantly download the installation file. After finishing downloading, you can click the setup exe file to install the GeForce Experience application on your Windows 10 computer.
Since GeForce Experience can also help automatically detect, download and update Nvidia drivers on your PC, you can also get this app from GeForce Drivers website where you can also manually search all GeForce drivers by providing your system and graphics card information.
Still, you can also find the latest version of GeForce Experience to download and check what’s new in the latest version and older versions of this app from the following website: https://www.nvidia.com/en-us/geforce/geforce-experience/download/.
How to Open Nvidia GeForce Experience
After you install GeForce Experience on your PC, you can double-click its shortcut icon to open it. If you don’t see its shortcut icon, you can click Start, search for Nvidia GeForce Experience to open it. Alternatively, you can also right-click Nvidia Settings icon in the system tray and click Nvidia GeForce Experience to access it.
How to Update GeForce Experience on Windows 10
If you want to install the latest version of Nvidia GeForce Experience app, you can go to GeForce Experience official website or GeForce Experience download website to download its latest version.
Alternatively, you can also open GeForce Experience window, click Drivers tab, and tick the “Enable experimental features. A GeForce Experience update may be required” option to have the latest experimental features of this app.
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How to Uninstall/Reinstall GeForce Experience
If you want to uninstall GeForce Experience app and then reinstall it, you can check how to do it below.
Way 1. From Settings
- Click Start -> Settings.
- Click System -> Apps & Features.
- Find and click Nvidia GeForce Experience. Click Uninstall button to remove it.
Way 2. From Control Panel
- Press Windows + R, type control panel, and press Enter to open Control Panel on Windows 10.
- Click Uninstall a program under Programs.
- Right-click Nvidia GeForce Experience Application and click Uninstall to uninstall it from your PC.
After you uninstall Nvidia GeForce Experience on your Windows 10 computer, you can go to its official website to download GeForce Experience latest version if you want.
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How to Disable GeForce Experience on Startup
If you want to disable GeForce Experience on startup, you can use one of the ways below.
Way 1. From Task Manager
- Press Ctrl + Shift + Esc keyboard shortcut to open Task Manager.
- Click the Startup tab.
- Click Nvidia GeForce Experience and click Disable.
Way 2. From Windows Services
- Press Windows + R, type services.msc, and press Enter to open Windows Services.
- Right-click Nvidia GeForce Experience Service and select Properties.
- Click Disabled option next to Startup type. Click Apply and OK.
- Restart your computer to make the changes take effect.
Fix Nvidia GeForce Experience Not Working or Missing
If Nvidia GeForce Experience is not working or is missing on your Windows 10 computer, you may try the tips below to fix the issue.
Fix 1. Uninstall and reinstall GeForce Experience by following the guide above.
Fix 2. Temporarily disable your antivirus software.
Fix 3. Restart GeForce Experience service from Windows Services. You can follow the operation above to find Nvidia GeForce Experience Service in Windows Services and click Restart on its left side.
Fix 4. Update your Nvidia graphics card driver. Press Windows + X and select Device Manager, expand Display adapters, right-click your Nvidia graphics, and select Update driver.
How to Update Nvidia Drivers with GeForce Experience
After you get Nvidia GeForce Experience downloaded and installed on your Windows 10 computer, it will automatically check and update Nvidia drivers for you.
Alternatively, you can right-click on the desktop screen and select Nvidia Control Panel. Click the Help menu and click Updates. Or you can right-click the Nvidia logo in the system tray and click Check for updates or Update preferences to update Nvidia drivers.
GeForce Experience Download Location
Where does GeForce Experience download drivers? Generally Nvidia stores the graphics card driver installation files at C:\ProgramData\NVIDIA Corporation\Downloader. If you don’t see ProgramData folder on your computer, it might be hidden. You can check how to show hidden files and folders in Windows 10.