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Should I remove NVIDIA GeForce Experience?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,479
United States Rank #7,911
Reach 0.0688%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.75 days
81.01 days >
Average installed length: 42.57 days


1.5.1 100.00%

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NVIDIA GeForce Experience 1.5.1

What is NVIDIA GeForce Experience?  (from NVIDIA)

The GeForce Experience application automatically notifies you of new driver releases from NVIDIA. With a single click, you'll be able to update the driver directly, without leaving your desktop. GeForce Experience connects you to NVIDIA's cloud datacenter to download optimal game settings tailored to your PC, CPU, GPU ...  Read more


NVIDIA GeForce Experience 1.5.1 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 7z.exe. The setup package generally installs about 29 files and is usually about 11.9 MB (12,480,294 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 37% of users of NVIDIA GeForce Experience come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

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.{3810CA70-A7B1-4506-A5E8-7DA3EBEFEAB4}\NVI2.DLL",Uninstal
Estimated size: 11.9 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NVIDIA GeForce Experience 1.5.1

Program executable:7z.exe
7-Zip Standalone Console
Path:C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\NVIDIA GeForce Experience\7z.exe
Additional files:
  • ExtensionLoader.dll - NVIDIA GeForce Experience (Installer Extension Loader)
  • GalaSoft.MvvmLight.Extras.WPF4.dll (by GalaSoft Laurent Bugnion @ http://www.galasoft.ch) - GalaSoft.MvvmLight.Extras
  • GFExperienceControls.dll - GFExperienceControls
  • InstallerUIExtension.dll - InstallerUIExtension
  • NVIDIA.UpdateService.dll - NVIDIA.UpdateService
  • 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)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • GFExperience.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9F9DC4EA-270A-4941-9941-4832ADCFAD18}' (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 'NvGFExperience' which loads as C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\NVIDIA GeForce Experience\GFExperience.exe -shellexecute.
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 1.5.1, 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) 67%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.64%
Windows 10 23.38%
Windows Vista 2.43%
Windows XP 1.55%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 29.47%
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.18%
Windows 7 Professional 11.66%
Windows 8 Pro 7.35%
Windows 8 4.45%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 3.19%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.80% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.80%
  Germany 9.92%
  United Kingdom 4.26%
  Brazil 4.12%
  France 3.56%
  Canada 3.00%
  Turkey 2.58%
  Russia 2.30%
  Italy 2.09%
  Netherlands 2.03%
  Australia 1.96%
  Taiwan 1.68%
  Belgium 1.61%
  Japan 1.26%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 23.00%
Acer 16.53%
Dell 16.12%
Hewlett-Packard 12.40%
Samsung 6.20%
Intel 3.31%
Lenovo 3.03%
Toshiba 1.52%
Alienware 1.38%
MSI 1.38%
American Megatrends 0.69%
Common models
Acer Aspire V3-571G 2.59%
ASUSTeK G74Sx 2.59%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.59%
ASUSTeK K55VD 2.31%
HP ENVY dv6 Notebook PC 2.31%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.31%


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Publisher URL: www.nvidia.com


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