GeForce Experience Error Code 0x0003 Fixed
Is error 0x0003 stopping you from using NVIDIA GeForce Experience? If you’re encountering this issue, you’ve come to the right place. Let’s dive right in and look at what triggers this error code and how you can be fixed it.
NVIDIA GeForce Experience error 0x0003 usually happens when you’re trying to update your drivers for a recently launched game.
Fixed GeForce Experience Error 0x0003 on Windows 10
Close All NVIDIA Processes
Completing all the NVIDIA processes running in the background may solve this problem. If one of these methods got stuck, it might block the others as extraordinary.
- Launch the Task Manager.
- Next, click on the Processes tab.
- One by one) Right-click on the active NVIDIA processes.
4. Next select End task.
5. Restart your PC also check if the error is left 0x0003.
Permit and Restart All NVIDIA Services
Try enabling and restarting each of the NVIDIA services listed below the Services app. If there’s something mistake with one of the services, restarting it should fix the problem.
- Type ‘services‘ in the Windows Search bar.
- Next, double-click on the Services app to launch it.
- Scroll down and locate complete the Nvidia services available on your computer.
4. Initial, make sure their status is set to Running. This indicates the individual services are running on your device.
- If this Service Status is set to Stop, you want to start that service manually.
5. Right-click on all NVIDIA service to open the context menu and select Refresh.
6. Check if error 0x0003 persists.
Different users resolved this issue by setting the Startup type for all the NVIDIA services to Manual. To do that, right-click on your NVIDIA service, and select Properties. The use the drop-down menu to set the Startup Type into Manual.
If you do this, keep in mind that you want to start all these services one on one manually.
Disable Background Processes
Another program running in the background might be stopping with your GeForce Experience app. Relaunch the Task Manager and close all the programs and processes that you’re not actively using.
For case if you don’t want Microsoft Edge while playing your favorite games, stop the method.
Check Your NVIDIA Install Location
Error 0x0003 can pop up if you originally installed NVIDIA on a different drive. However, when you changed the app location. For example, you first installed NVIDIA on your C: drive. However, when you edited your Registry and went NVIDIA to your D: drive.
Next time you update GeForce, your computer will install whole the Nvidia files on your D drive. But, the NVIDIA Telemetry Container service will still be referencing your C: drive.
To fix this problem, you want to point the container to the correct drive. You can each reinstall everything or tweak your Registry again.
Or you can use a way that’s a mix of these two suggestions.
- Prime, uninstall Geforce.
- Next, launch the Registry Editor and go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion.
3. Edit the ProgramFilesDir to point from D:\Program Files to C:\Program Files.
4. Do the same for this ProgramFilesDir (x86) folder. This wants to tell from D:\Program Files (x86) to C:\Program Files (x86).
5. Next, Restart your computer and reinstall Geforce Experience on your C: drive.
Additional Fixes Recommended with Users
- Disable your VPN. If you’re utilizing a VPN tool, turn it off. Check if this fast workaround did the trick for you.
- Download the Geforce Experience app. Some users recommended you don’t need to reinstall Geforce. Alternately, you can re-download the Geforce Experience app from the main page on NVIDIA’s website.