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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,741
United States Rank #4,329
Reach 0.2208%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.14 days
446.50 days >
Average installed length: 234.60 days


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NVIDIA GeForce Experience 1.7

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 1.7 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is GFExperience.exe. The software installer includes 30 files and is usually about 12.39 MB (12,987,096 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 29% of users of NVIDIA GeForce Experience come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\NVIDIA GeForce Experience
Uninstaller: "C:\Windows\SysWOW64\RunDll32.EXE" "C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2\installer.{334EAB54-B710-4600-B65F-96823AD9772B}\NVI2.DLL",Uninstal
Estimated size: 12.39 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NVIDIA GeForce Experience 1.7

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
  • 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 '{4E2BB50B-50E3-4828-B4FC-18EC87B33DF0}' (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 1.7, 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.

Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 64.26%
Windows 7 33.39%
Windows XP 1.38%
Windows Vista 0.92%
Windows Server 2003 0.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 30.08%
Windows 7 Home Premium 13.75%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.63%
Windows 10 Home 9.66%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 7.18%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.98%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.26% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 29.26%
  United Kingdom 7.19%
  Italy 7.08%
  Germany 6.63%
  France 4.33%
  Spain 2.83%
  Australia 2.54%
  Brazil 2.41%
  Netherlands 2.28%
  India 2.23%
  Canada 2.12%
  Israel 1.77%
  Sweden 1.59%
  DK 1.42%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 51.96%
ASUS 14.55%
Dell 10.78%
Acer 6.54%
Hewlett-Packard 4.91%
Samsung 1.57%
Medion 1.42%
Intel 0.90%
Alienware 0.72%
MSI 0.60%
Toshiba 0.48%
Common models
LENOVO 20354 48.24%
ASUSTeK N550JK 5.87%
LENOVO 20366 5.67%
LENOVO 20252 2.32%
LENOVO 20217 1.84%
LENOVO 80HW 1.76%


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Publisher URL: www.nvidia.com


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