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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,298
United States Rank #4,454
Reach 0.1716%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.84 days
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Average installed length: 121.45 days


1.6 100.00%

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NVIDIA GeForce Experience 1.6

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 1.6 is a 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 main program executable is GFExperience.exe. The software installer includes 27 files and is usually about 12.18 MB (12,772,994 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 38% 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.{5F061C31-ED56-4A1A-83A3-0C750D1698E4}\NVI2.DLL",Uninstal
Estimated size: 12.18 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NVIDIA GeForce Experience 1.6

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)
  • 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)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • GFExperience.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FE2D560C-384C-4148-AE9C-D3215B068B33}' (runs on registration).

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 1.6, 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 10 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.66%
Windows 10 37.26%
Windows Vista 1.92%
Windows XP 1.15%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.29%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.59%
Windows 7 Professional 10.92%
Windows 8 Pro 9.47%
Windows 8 6.45%
Windows 8.1 5.53%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.03% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.03%
  Germany 8.83%
  United Kingdom 4.16%
  Brazil 3.62%
  France 3.25%
  Italy 2.95%
  Canada 2.89%
  Japan 2.65%
  Australia 1.93%
  Taiwan 1.78%
  Netherlands 1.66%
  Poland 1.54%
  India 1.39%
  Belgium 1.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 21.22%
Lenovo 16.11%
Dell 14.96%
Acer 11.31%
Hewlett-Packard 10.38%
Samsung 4.48%
MSI 3.55%
Intel 2.66%
Alienware 2.09%
Medion 1.72%
Toshiba 0.63%
Common models
LENOVO 20287 12.04%
LENOVO 20245 4.08%
ASUSTeK K53SV 2.76%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 2.35%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.24%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.14%


Nvidia is known for its graphics processing units and dominates the high performance GPU market.
Publisher URL: www.nvidia.com


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