How To Fix GeForce Experience Error Code 0×0001


GeForce Experience Error Code 0×0001 error is often experienced by users when they try to open Nividia Experience Application. Most of the users experience this issue each and every time when they try to launch the utility and thus end up making it completely not fit for use.

What is causing the GeForce Experience Error Code 0×0001?

After studying a number of reports and repair strategies that are used to treat this problem, we can conclude various causes that might be causing this error to happen frequently. These are-

  • GeForce Experience Bug: By the report of some users the issues might be occurring because of an internal bug that is there in the latest “stable” release. Many users also said that the issue was solved after they installed GeForce Experience Beta.
  • NVIDIA container services don’t have permission to interact with the local accounts: If Nvidia Telemetry container services and other few services aren’t permitted to interact with the local accounts, they might cause this particular issue. If this is the case, it can be solved by changing few settings in the Services Screen.
  • NVIDIA Folders Aren’t Owned By System: If the Nvidia folders don’t have System ownership, then this particular issue can occur. Users affected by this are said to have resolved it by changing the ownership of each Nvidia folder to the System.
  • File Corruption: File corruption inside the Nvidia folder or a corrupted display driver can also cause this error. Here, we recommend using a dedicated utility capable of removing GeForce Experience along with the associated display drivers and then install them again in a clean and clear environment.
  • Installation Location: We need to install it in the correct location as GeForce Experience has to be in the OS drive in order to function correctly and properly, most of the time which is the “C” drive in the computer.

Fix GeForce Experience Error Code 0×0001

Here, in this article, we will be recommending you few ways of troubleshooting by which you will be able to solve this error regardless of the particularities.

Method 1: Installing GeForce Experience Beta:

As already mentioned above, there are users who have reported that when they have uninstalled Nvidia Experience versions and by using the dedicated installer have installed the latest Beta version, the issue got solved. As this method has been effective in solving this issue, so we are giving you a quick guide about how the uninstall your current GeForce Experience and install the latest Beta version –

Step 1: At first press, the Windows key+R and open up a Run dialog box and then type “appwiz.cpi” and then press Enter to open the Programs and Features window.

Step 2: Then inside the Programs and Features scroll and locate Nvidia Experience and then right-click it and choose to Uninstall to begin the process of uninstallation.

Step 3: Further follow the prompts on-screen and confirm to proceed with the uninstallation process of Nvidia GeForce Experience.

Step 4: After the utility is uninstalled, do restart the computer.

Step 5: Find some links and download the latest Beta version of Nvidia GeForce Experience.

Step 6: Then again follow the prompts on-screen to finish the installation of the Beta version and once it is done do not launch the application immediately but rather restart the computer once again.

Step 7: Now open the GeForce Experience Beta and see if the error is occurring again or not.

Step 8: If the error is encountered again then repeat the process and try to install even an older version of GeForce Experience from the internet.

Step 9: Make sure this time that the GeForce Experience is installed in OS drive rather than any other drive in the computer.

Even after all these Error 0×0001 is still experienced while launching the utility then go to the next method.

Method 2: Allowing NVIDIA Container Services to Interact With Local Account

As already mentioned, another reason for this error can be that Nvidia Telemetry container services don’t have all the permissions which it needs to interact with the local account. Here we are providing a quick guide on how to modify the settings of the Nvidia container services to fix the error –

Step 1: At First, open up a Run dialog box by pressing the Windows+R and then type “services.msc” and press Enter to open up the Services screen. If UAC prompts then click Yes.

Step 2: Then scroll and locate the four container services which are used by NVIDIA.

Step 3: Once you are able to see them, then right-click on the first container services and then choose Properties.

Step 4: Then go to the Log On tab inside the Properties screen and see that the toggle associated with the Local System Account is properly checked.

Step 5: Then hit Apply after checking properly that the box associated with Allow services to interact with the desktop is checked.

Step 6: Repeat the 3,4 and 5 steps with the other Nvidia container services which you are able to find inside the services screen as well.

Step 7: After all the Nvidia service containers have been configured, restart your computer.

Step 8: Finally check if the issue has been solved by opening Nvidia Experience once again.

If the same Error Code 0×0001 is still encountered then move down to the next method.

Method 3: Ensuring that the NVIDIA Folders are owned by System

This issue can be resolved by changing the Nvidia folder ownership to SYSTEM because this particular can also occurs if the folders used by NVIDIA lack the permissions. Here is a quick guide about how to do it –

Step 1: At first, you need to open File Explorer and navigate to the location, “C:\Program Files”.

Step 2: Then you have to right-click on NVIDIA corporation and choose Properties from there.

Step 3: Go to the Security tab inside the Properties screen and click on the Advanced button (which is under Permissions for ALL APPLICATIONS PACKAGES ).

Step 4: Check that the Owner is set as SYSTEM inside the  Advanced Security Settings and if it is not then click on Change.

Step 5: Under Enter the object name to select type SYSTEM, and then click on Change Names, and then click on OK.

Step 6: Then click on the Apply in order to save the configuration of the current permission.

Step 7: Then again navigate to the location ”C:\Program Files”.

Step 8: Then restart your computer after repeating steps 2 to 6 with this folder.

Step 9: Lastly open Nvidia Experience and check whether the issue has been solved.

Now also if the same issue is still encountered then try the next method mentioned below.

Method 4: Using a dedicated Utility to remove GeForce Experience and Current Display Driver

This method is almost equivalent of doing graphics driver uninstall. Many users have reported that the issue was solved after they used a dedicated utility uninstaller to remove GeForce Experience and the current display driver which are supporting it.

There are various utilities that can uninstall GeForce Experience, but we will show to do it which Display Driver Uninstaller as it is free and very reliable. Here’s a quick guide about how to use Display Driver Uninstaller to uninstall or remove GeForce Experience –

Step 1: At first, download the latest version of Display Driver Uninstaller.

Step 2: After the completion of the download, in order to extract the contents of the DDE archive use an extraction utility like 7Zip or WinZip.

Step 3: Then double click on the DDU executable and choose the desired location to unpack the contents of the utility and click Extract.

Step 4: After the completion of the extraction process, double click on the Display Driver Uninstaller and then click Yes at the User Account Control (UAC).

Step 5: Then select GPU from the Select device type drop-down menu inside the Display Driver Uninstaller interface. The in order to start the cleanup process click on Clean and restart.

Step 6: After the above process is complete the select your GPU, operating system, and language and then hit search. After that follow all the on-screen prompts in order to install the latest Game Ready Driver which is available.

Step 7: Then download the latest Nvidia GeForce build and after the download is complete, follow the on-screen prompts to complete the process of installation.

After this process when the utility is launched again, you are not going to encounter Error Code 0×001 again.

Method 5: Correcting Registry Mistake

In some of the specific cases, there can also be a registry mistake that can prompt this error and as a result, can prevent the drivers from functioning properly. Here we will list methods about how to solve this as well –

Step 1: At first, open the Run prompt by pressing “Windows+R”.

Step 2: Then press Enter after typing “Regedit”.

Step 3: Then navigate to the address ”Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWAR\Microsoft\Windows/Current Version”.

Step 4: Then take a look at the “ProgramFiles DIR “entries on the right side and also take notice of the “Data” they have been set upon.

Step 5: Now what happens most of the time is that the address might miss “\” after the drive name. It is something like “C: ProgramFiles (×86)” whereas it should be “C:\ProgramFiles(×86)”.

Step 6: Check if the issue continues even after changing the value.


GeForce Experience is NVIDIA’s property which actually allows us to update our drivers as well as optimization of games. When we encounter Error Code 0×001, it can prevent the drivers from functioning properly. Thus in this article, we have discussed the methods by which we can resolve this issues properly and ensure smooth use of GeForce Experience.