Are you facing error code 0x0003 when you try to open the Nvidia GeForce Experience application? This error code is mostly displayed because of corrupted files, improper drivers, etc.
It is a common problem and a lot of Nvidia users face this error. But this can be fixed in a few simple steps without replacing the Graphics card.
Hopefully, all the Nvidia users have shared the solution that helped them fix the error.
So in this article, we will see all the solutions that can help you fix this error code 0x0003 in Windows and also what are the causes for this error.
- 1 Introduction:
- 2 What is Nvidia GeForce Experience?
- 3 What is GeForce error code 0x0003 and what are its possible causes?
- 4 Different methods to fix the GeForce Experience Error Code 0x0003:
- 5 Conclusion:
GeForce is a brand of Graphical Processing Unit (GPU) that is designed by Nvidia. It was first launched 26 years ago on 1 September 1999 and since then it has released 16 GPU series starting from GeForce 256 to the latest GeForce 30 series.
Nvidia’s GeForce GPUs and AMD’s Radeon GPUs are the only two competitors that are available in the market.
Nvidia is moving the GeForce architecture towards general processor graphics processor unit (GPGPU) that is expected to expand the GPU functionality.
Now, Nvidia has also moved into the mobile computing market where it produces Tegra mobile processors for Smartphones.
What is Nvidia GeForce Experience?
Nvidia GeForce Experience is a companion application to your GeForce GTX graphics card that automatically optimizes your game settings, keeps your drivers updated, and provides you the easiest way to share your greatest gaming moments with friends.
The system requirements to run Nvidia GeForce Experience are:
Operating system: Windows 7,8,8.1,10
Disk space: Minimum 20MB
RAM: 2GB of the system memory
CPU(hardware): Intel Pentium G Series, Core 2 Duo, Quad-Core i3, i5, i7, or higher. AMD Phenom II, Athlon II, Phenom X4, FX, or higher
What is GeForce error code 0x0003 and what are its possible causes?
Sometimes, Error code 0x0003 is displayed when you try to pen Nvidia GeForce 0x0003 on your computer. Many people face this error when they try to open this application.
The error says “Something went wrong: Try rebooting your PC and then launch GeForce Experience”. But even after rebooting your PC, the application shows an error when you try to open it and that gets annoying.
The possible causes for GeForce error code are:
Corrupted Nvidia driver: There might be chances that the drivers that are used by the Nvidia GeForce GPU is corrupted or it is not updated to the latest version.
Nvidia Telemetry container is disallowed:
There are chances that you can face this error if the Telemetry container is not permitted to interact with the service.
Network adapter problem:
Another cause for the GeForce experience error 0x0003 can be a glitched network adapter or it gets stuck in a limbo state.
Nvidia mandatory services not working:
You might also face this error if any of the mandatory Nvidia services i.e. Nvidia Display service, Nvidia local system container, Nvidia network service container is turned off or it is misbehaving.
The GPU driver is not compatible with the Windows update:
A lot of users also reported that they started facing the GeForce error 0x0003 after they updated the Windows. This may be because the GPU driver installed on the system may not be compatible with the latest windows update.
Different methods to fix the GeForce Experience Error Code 0x0003:
Here are few methods that you can try to fix the error code 0x0003 on your Windows computer.
Reinstall the drivers and the GeForce Experience application:
Uninstalling and Reinstalling is the universal solution to all the problems. Just kidding!! But reinstalling all the Nidia drivers and other components can also help to fix the error code 0x0003.
To reinstall the Nvidia components follow the below steps:
1} Go to the control panel and click on uninstall a program under Programs and features.
2} Or press the key combination Windows + R to open the run prompt and type “appwiz.cpl” and hit enter.
3} Uninstall the GeForce application and all the Nvidia drivers and other components from there.
4} Next restart your computer and wait for it to fully boot up again
5} Now go to the official Nvidia GeForce Experience website and Download the latest version of GeForce Experience.
6} After the download is completed install the application on your computer. It will automatically install the latest drivers and all the missing components.
Allow Nvidia Telemetry container to interact with the system:
A lot of users reported that they solved the 0x0003 error by permitting the Nvidia Telemetry container to interact with the system from the Services screen. Here are the steps to do it:
1} Press the key combination Windows + R to open the run prompt. In that type, “services.msc” and hit Enter.
2} It will open the services window. Scroll down and search for the Nvidia Telemetry container. After you find it, tap on it to select and right-click to go to properties.
3} Inside the Nvidia Telemetry Container properties window go to the Log On tab on the top.
4} In that enable the Allow services to interact with desktop under Local System account by clicking on the checkbox and click on Apply to save the changes.
5} Return to the services(local) screen and right-click on Nvidia Display Service and click on start. Similarly, repeat the steps for Nvidia Local System Container, and Nvidia Network Service Container.
6} Now, open the GeForce Nvidia application and check if the issue has been terminated.
Fix the network adapter problem:
As we saw the network adapter issue is also one of the causes for GeForce Experience error code 0x0003 on Windows. So to fix this issue we will reset it using the Winsock reset command.
To reset the network adapter using the Winsock command follow the below steps:
1} Go to search >>type cmd and hit enter. If you don’t use Windows 10 then press the key combination Windows + R >>type cmd and hit enter.
2} After you perform the above step the command prompt will open.
3} Type the command “netsh winsock reset” and hit Enter.
4} This will reset the network adapter. Now open the Experience application and check if it still displays the error.
We have discussed all the possible ways to fix the Nvidia GeForce Experience error code 0x0003 on Windows and also what are the causes for this error. If you are facing this error read the above article. Also, let us know in the comment box which method helped you solve this error.