The quickest and easiest way to resolve the annoying GeForce Experience error is to simply uninstall and reinstall the tool.
This will not only resolve the issue, it’ll also give you a fresh install that should be void of other bugs too.
Ever since NVIDIA decided to update its GeForce Experience tool, many have experienced the annoying ‘Something went wrong error 0x0001’ message. Just picture it; your PC loads smoothly for the first time in days – smoother than a freshly baked, still warm, hot cross bun taking a spread of room temp English butter – then all of a sudden, GeForce pops up to ruin your day with a crushing blow. Well, maybe that’s a bit of a stretch, but you get the gist – GeForce Experience error 0x0001 is incredibly annoying.
Fortunately, there are several fixes that work for this particular error – all of which require limited levels of technical intelligence.
In the following article, we’ll be going over the most effective ways in which to resolve the GeForce Experience 0x0001 error.
So, let’s dive straight into it!
What Is GeForce Experience
GeForce Experience is NVIDIA’s graphics companion tool for all GeForce GPUs. It’s an extremely effective tool that allows users to not only keep their drivers up to date, but also enables users to save screenshots and video, share live streams, and even optimize game settings with the click of a button.
Whilst GeForce Experience is considered one of the best graphics applications out there, it does offer up its own unique blend of errors that can be incredibly annoying. Here’s our quick fixes for the error code 0x0001.
How To Fix GeForce Experience 0x0001
There are a number of different methods to try when it comes to fixing the annoying GeForce Experience 0x0001 error. In this article, we’ll be outlining the easiest and most effective fixes.
Reinstall GeForce Experience
The first and most effective way of fixing GeForce Experience is to simply reinstall the application. Here’s how to do it.
Open the 'Add or remove programs' feature
To start, press the WIN key and type ‘add or remove programs’ into the search box. Click the add or remove programs feature.
Find NVIDIA GeForce Experience from the list of applications
Under the ‘Apps & Features’ section, scroll down until you locate ‘NVIDIA GeForce Experience (version)’. Once found, simply click it and select Uninstall from the options.
Confirm the uninstall and restart your PC
You will be prompted with a message that confirms the application will be uninstalled, simply select ‘Uninstall’ to start the process.
At this stage, GeForce Experience will begin to uninstall. Allow it to uninstall then restart your PC.
You will now want to download the latest version of GeForce Experience from the NVIDIA website and reinstall the application.
A Fresh Install
Sometimes trace files can often be the cause of errors in various applications. Using a tool like Geek Uninstaller will help remove these troublesome files and allow a fresh install. Here’s how to do it.
Install Geek Uninstaller
Start by downloading the Geek installer from the following link.
Once downloaded, install the application and restart your PC.
Remove trace files after GeForce Experience uninstall
After GeForce Experience has uninstalled, Geek Uninstaller will prompt you to delete any trace files found for the application.
Simply select finish and the uninstaller will automatically delete trace files.
Reinstall GeForce Experience
At this point, you can reinstall GeForce Experience, knowing that you are installing it onto a fresh drive.
Once installed, simply restart your PC and you shouldn’t have to worry about any more GeForce errors.
So, there you have it, our quick guide on how to fix GeForce Experience error code 0x0001. Fortunately, the fix is incredibly easy and doesn’t require that much technical know-how.
However, if you are struggling with this fix, feel free to drop us a comment in the section below and we’ll do our best to help resolve the issue.