Geforce Experience Error Code 0x0003

How To Fix Geforce Experience Error Code 0x0003

You may sometimes see an error message like this on your Windows 10 computer “something went wrong. Try rebooting your PC and then launch GeForce Experience. Error Code: 0x0003”

GeForce Experience error code 0x0003 can be triggered by various possible factors, such as corrupt Nvidia driver and Nvidia services, Network Interface issues, compatibility with GPU drivers for the new Windows update, etc.

Reason behind Error Code 0x0003 Nvidia Geforce Experience

Error code 0x0003 exists mostly due to defective NVIDIA drivers. Often also 0x0003 error will not be resolved by the updated drivers due to the older corrupted files remaining in the installation folders. 

NVIDIA GeForce Experience is an outstanding application to optimize games, capture screenshots, and frequently collect gameplay screenshots from drivers for your graphics card.

However, this application is a real trouble maker for the true experience.

Also, 0x0003 geforce is an NVIDIA GeForce Experience user’s most irritating problem. Many users, as they open the app, face these error messages.

As the 0x0003 nvidia error code keeps coming up again and again, it gets worse. This damages the users’ overall experience.

Many consumers of NVIDIA graphics cards see the Geforce experience message that something went wrong 0x0003. So the error code: 0x0003 has been a common problem for them.

Why is GeForce Experience important?

GeForce Experience plays a beneficial role in optimizing your GeForce GPU’s performance because it is a software suite that includes a variety of configuration and performance settings for games, automatic GPU driver updates, game filters, and Nvidia Shadowplay for streaming, and other helpful and fun options.

The usefulness of Nvidia’s GeForce Experience has been debated in the past; some people deemed it unnecessary and unhelpful, while others favored the additional system resources it offers. However, after recent updates and tweaks to the latest versions of GeForce Experience, it is widely accepted as an effective and versatile Nvidia GPU management software.

How to Fix GeForce Experience Error Code 0x0003   

These are the easy methods to remove the error.  

Reinstall all Nvidia Drivers

You can reinstall every Nvidia component including the Nvidia driver to see if it fixes the GeForce Experience error code 0x0003. 

  • You can press Windows + R to open Run, type appwiz.cpl to open Programs and Features window.
  • Find all the Nvidia programs in this window, right-click them one by one to choose Uninstall.
  • Restart your computer and download GeForce Experience again and it will also automatically download and install the latest version of missing drivers.
  • After the downloading process is finished, you can restart your computer again to see if the GeForce Experience error code 0x0003 is gone.
Reinstall all Nvidia Drivers

Most users with these errors have only fixed them by deleting their existing version of Nvidia GeForce Experience and re-installing the new version from the official Nvidia website.

Allow Nvidia Telemetry Container

Here’s how by allowing Nvidia Telemetry Container and its services, you can resolve 0x0003 geforce experience:

  • Search for RUN or Press Windows key + R to open up a Run dialog box and type Services.msc in it and click ok.
  • Right-click on Nvidia Telemetry Container and select Properties then Local System Account.
  • Give a check mark beside Allow the service to interact with the desktop and click Apply.
  • Right-click on Nvidia Telemetry container service and select start.
  • Open Run then open Services.msc and start all the services of the Nvidia Display service container, Nvidia Local System Container & Nvidia Network Service Container.

Hopefully this method will solve the error code 0x0003 nvidia geforce experience in your PC. If you still see the error then the next step is for you.

Configure Nvidia Container

We noticed that in most situations, the key reason behind nvidia error 0x0003 is the NVIDIA Telemetry Container service. Changing the configurations for all NVIDIA Container services is the reason why this issue arises. 

Here’s how to configure Nvidia Container  

Press Windows key + R to open up a Run dialog box. Then, type “services.msc” inside the text box and press Enter to open up the Services Screen. If prompted by the UAC (User Account Control), click Yes to grant administrative privileges.

  • Inside the Services screen, scroll down through the list of services and locate Nividia Telemetry Container. Once you see it, right-click on it and choose Properties.
  • Inside the Properties screen of the Nvidia Telemetry Container, select the Log On tab and make sure that the box associated with Allow service to interact with the desktop. Click on Apply to save the changes.
  • Return to the previous screen with the list of services and locate the following services, right-click on each of them and click on Start to ensure that all of them are running:

– Nvidia Display Service

– Nvidia Local System Container

– Nvidia Network Service Container

  • Once every service is enabled, repeat the operation that was previously triggering the Error Code 0x0003 and see if the issue has been resolved.

Reset the Network Adaptor

Several affected users claim that the Geforce Experience Error Code 0x0003error was fixed after resetting their network adapter’s software to default settings. This is often referred to as “Winsock reset” or ” comms reset.”

Here’s a quick guide on resetting the Network adapter:

Note: This procedure will be applicable on Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10.

  • Press Windows key + R to open up a Run dialog box. Then, type “cmd” and press Ctrl + Shift + Enter to open up an elevated Command prompt. When prompted by the UAC (User Account Control), click Yes to grant Admin privileges. 
Reset the Network Adaptor
  • In the elevated Command Prompt, type the following command and press Enter to reset our network adapter driver:

netsh winsock reset”

  • Once the command has been successfully processed, restart your computer and see if the issue has been resolved at the next system startup.

Create a New User Account   

If everything else fails and you can’t seem to solve the problem. As a last resort, after you uninstall all the Nvidia based programs and drivers, you can attempt to build a new user account with administrator rights. Install the drivers after doing so and search to see if the problem continues.

You can always contact Nivida 24/7 live technical chat support for further guidance. Let us know how much this article has helped you in removing Geforce Error Code 0x0003. 

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Raheel is a passionate tech blogger writing in the tech industry for the last 8 years; He is working as a senior technical writer at Reviewsed.