Have you ever tried to open your NVIDIA GeForce Experience, hoping to see everything go smoothly, but instead you see it fail to open and flashing something like “Something went wrong”. Before you launch the GeForce Experience Error Code: 0x0003, make sure you reboot your PC. This problem is quite a normal one for NVIDIA users, so do not panic; we can get through this.
This error can occur because of many potential reasons. Due to some NVIDIA services not running, improper driver installation, not proper installation of NVIDIA programs, corrupted files, or corruption of the driver.
In this article, there are listed five methods that will help you fix this error code 0x0003 on Windows 10, so let’s get started with these methods and fix this problem once and for all.
- 1 Method 1: Restart after stopping all NVIDIA processes
- 2 Method 2: Third-Party System Repair Tool (RESTORO) can be used
- 3 Method 3: Restart NVIDIA Service
- 4 This is a very usual reason for the occurrence of Geforce Experience Error Code 0x0003. If essential NVIDIA services are not running or are disabled after trying all these methods, the GeForce Experience will still not function properly. To ensure whether all the services are running correctly, you should strictly follow the steps mentioned in Method 1 to restart them.
- 5 Method 4: Reinstalling of NVIDIA GeForce Experience
- 6 Method 5: Use Winsock Reset Command
Method 1: Restart after stopping all NVIDIA processes
Restarting all NVIDIA GeForce Experience processes is the simplest way to fix an NVIDIA Geforce Experience Error Code 0x0003. This method takes little to no time and will surely result positively most of the time.
Press CTRL + ALT + DEL on your keyboard and open the task manager on your screen
Select the option of End Task after you can find all the NVIDIA processes on task manager.
Open NVIDIA GeForce Experience on your screen and see if the Geforce Experience Error Code 0x0003 appears on the screen again or whether the problem has been fixed.
There is also another method to restart Nvidia processes. Just press Windows + R keys, then type MSC and press the Enter key to open Windows Services’ application. Then locate all Nvidia services in the service window and right-click one of them. Then choose the Restart option to restart the Nvidia service.
In case some of the Nvidia services are not started, what you can do is right-click them and click on Start to start them again.
Method 2: Third-Party System Repair Tool (RESTORO) can be used
Restoro is a program that will automatically repair issues on your PC after analysing your computer, that can result in NVIDIA GeForce Experience to encounter errors, along with removing malware threats, replacing damaged windows files and freeing precious disk space.
The steps mentioned further will teach you how to use Restoro after downloading it on your computer.
Remember that you would be required to deactivate your antivirus for a temporary period of time to prevent its interference with Restoro.
Download and Install Restoro. It is free and does not charge any cost so that you can do it very easily from the website www.restoro.com.
After Restoro has been installed, this scanner will automatically scan your computer for any malware, corrupted files, and any application that requires repair.
You can easily be able to see the scan details if you want. You just need to expand the “Details” tab for this.
After the scanning process is complete, you can fix the issues found in the system by expanding the “Recommendation” tab and choose between “Clean” and “Ignore”, as per your preference.
To fix the Nvidia error, click on “Clean Now” at the bottom part of the program, and the program will begin to resolve the issue.
Method 3: Restart NVIDIA Service
This is a very usual reason for the occurrence of Geforce Experience Error Code 0x0003. If essential NVIDIA services are not running or are disabled after trying all these methods, the GeForce Experience will still not function properly. To ensure whether all the services are running correctly, you should strictly follow the steps mentioned in Method 1 to restart them.
After carrying out the necessary steps, open NVIDIA GeForce Experience and see if it is fixed or persists if it is set, the Geforce Experience Error Code 0x0003 will not appear again on the screen as you open the program. But if the problem persists, you can follow a few more steps to get rid of it.
Method 4: Reinstalling of NVIDIA GeForce Experience
The above methods are pretty much on the same line of turning off the computer and on it again if you face a technical issue or a problem with the system. When the flash memory is reset, usually the problem goes away. But if that method does not work and the issue continues, that could sign a more in-depth question.
Reinstalling the entire NVIDIA GeForce Experience is one way to fix this. This is the easiest, best, and fastest way to get rid of this Geforce Experience Error Code 0x0003 without having to follow a bunch of technical methods.
Press the Windows key + S and look for the option “Control Panel.”
Click the option of Control Panel on your screen and open it.
Click on the option of “Program and features.”
Uninstall NVIDIA GeForce Experience after you find it.
Download GeForce Experience just as you did the first time from the NVIDIA’s website: www.nvidia.com.
Wait while it completes the download process. Click on Install after it finishes the download to start its installation process.
Make sure you follow NVIDIA’s installation wizard. After installing, try rerunning NVIDIA GeForce Experience and see if the code of error is fixed.
Method 5: Use Winsock Reset Command
Winsock, short for Windows Socket and contains data that a program uses to access the network. The Winsock Reset command can be used to reset the network adapter to its default configuration to fix the GeForce Experience error code 0x0003. This is how you can carry out this method:
Press on Windows key + S and search for the option “Command Prompt.”
Select the option of “Run As Administrator” after right-clicking on the option of Command Prompt.
On the command prompt, type the words “netsh Winsock reset” and press the Enter key.
Wait till the completion of the process. Once it is done, try rerunning GeForce Experience. If all of the methods here have been followed and there are still errors occurring on screen, the problem may result from a manufacturing defect. Fortunately, there is no need for you to replace your card since a hardware failure does not usually cause this error. Instead of wasting your time worrying, get in touch with one of the teams who will quickly send you instructions on fixing it so that you can find out what is wrong. NVIDIA provides outstanding customer service. To get in touch with them, you can visit the Nvidia website, report the error under the Support section, contact them directly via phone, or visit the nearest regional office depending on where your location is. The list of available regional offices is also given on the website.