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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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United States Rank #3,348
Reach 0.2602%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.33 days
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Average installed length: 98.06 days


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NVIDIA GeForce Experience 1.5

What is NVIDIA GeForce Experience?  (from NVIDIA)

GeForce Experience is a new application from NVIDIA that optimizes your PC in two key ways. First, GeForce Experience automatically notifies you of new NVIDIA drivers and downloads them for you. NVIDIA is constantly working to improve its drivers. New drivers improve game performance, add new features, and fix bugs. S...  Read more


NVIDIA GeForce Experience 1.5 is a software program developed by NVIDIA. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named GFExperience.exe. The setup package generally installs about 34 files and is usually about 11.26 MB (11,807,709 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 35% of users of NVIDIA GeForce Experience come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.geforce.com/geforce-experience
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\NVIDIA GeForce Experience
Uninstaller: "C:\Windows\SysWOW64\RunDll32.EXE" "C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2\installer.{0754BFB9-054F-4FB4-9D38-1B33E9BBB36C}\NVI2.DLL",Uninstal
Estimated size: 11.26 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NVIDIA GeForce Experience 1.5

Program executable:GFExperience.exe
Name:GeForce Experience
NVIDIA GeForce Experience
Path:C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\NVIDIA GeForce Experience\GFExperience.exe
Additional files:
  • ExtensionLoader.dll - NVIDIA GeForce Experience (Installer Extension Loader)
  • Yeast.Core.dll - NVIDIA Yeast Framework (Yeast.Core)
  • flame.Accounts.dll - FlameFX (Flame.Accounts)
  • flame.core.dll - Flame.Core
  • GalaSoft.MvvmLight.Extras.WPF4.dll (by GalaSoft Laurent Bugnion @ http://www.galasoft.ch) - GalaSoft.MvvmLight.Extras
  • GFExperienceControls.dll - GFExperienceControls
  • InstallerUIExtension.dll - InstallerUIExtension
  • GalaSoft.MvvmLight.WPF4.dll (by GalaSoft Laurent Bugnion @ http://www.galasoft.ch) - GalaSoft.MvvmLight
  • GFExperience.exe - GeForce Experience (NVIDIA GeForce Experience)
  • GFExperienceCore.dll - GFExperienceCore
  • InstallerService.dll - InstallerService
  • GridService.dll - GridService
  • ShadowPlay.dll - ShadowPlay
  • NVIDIA.Win32Api.dll - Win32Api
  • log4net.dll (by The Apache Software Foundation) - log4net (Apache log4net for .NET Framework 4.0 Client Profile)
  • 7z.exe (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7-Zip Standalone Console)
  • Microsoft.Practices.ServiceLocation.dll
  • Microsoft.WindowsAPICodePack.dll
  • Microsoft.WindowsAPICodePack.Shell.dll
  • System.Reactive.Core.dll
  • System.Reactive.Interfaces.dll
  • System.Reactive.Linq.dll
  • System.Reactive.PlatformServices.dll
  • System.Reactive.Providers.dll
  • System.Reactive.Runtime.Remoting.dll
  • System.Reactive.Windows.Threading.dll
  • System.Windows.interactivity.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • GFExperience.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B8864ED6-C782-4FD4-93A9-2DAAC24EED1B}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run Once)
  • GFExperience.exe is loaded once in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'GFExperience' which loads as "C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\NVIDIA GeForce Experience\GFExperience.exe" -continue.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • GFExperience.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\NVIDIA GeForce Experience\GFExperience.exe'.

How do I remove NVIDIA GeForce Experience?

You can uninstall NVIDIA GeForce Experience from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program NVIDIA GeForce Experience 1.5, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove NVIDIA GeForce Experience.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.74%
Windows 10 28.08%
Windows XP 7.35%
Windows Vista 2.75%
Windows Server 2003 0.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.38%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.33%
Windows 7 Professional 10.25%
Windows 8.1 7.78%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.41%
Windows 8 6.42%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.96% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.96%
  Germany 9.85%
  France 4.49%
  United Kingdom 4.43%
  Italy 3.42%
  Canada 2.87%
  Brazil 2.47%
  Australia 2.05%
  Netherlands 1.78%
  Spain 1.69%
  Taiwan 1.69%
  Russia 1.65%
  Turkey 1.49%
  Poland 1.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 20.60%
Lenovo 14.09%
Acer 13.91%
Dell 12.98%
Hewlett-Packard 10.86%
Samsung 4.78%
Intel 2.98%
MSI 2.08%
Alienware 1.87%
Medion 1.22%
American Megatrends 0.93%
Common models
LENOVO 20217 11.06%
ASUSTeK K30AD_M31AD_M51AD 3.71%
ASUSTeK G750JW 3.29%
LENOVO 20250 2.87%
ASUSTeK G750JX 2.59%
LENOVO 20287 2.59%


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Publisher URL: www.nvidia.com


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