NVIDIA is one of the most popular graphics chips manufacturers for the desktop environment. The graphics card also comes with its own control panel called GeForce Experience, which lets you manage game specific preferences, manage drivers, etc.
The app is not perfect by any means, with many users reporting that they face an error message saying ‘Unable to connect to NVIDIA. Try again later’. Here, I shall discuss some easy ways in which you can solve NVIDIA GeForce experience unable to connect error.
How To Solve The Unable To Connect To NVIDIA Error?
If the NVIDIA GeForce Experience displays the unable to connect error message, there are some very easy solutions that you can use to diagnose and subsequently solve this error.
Solution 1: Check Your Internet Connection
Many times users face this error due to an unstable network. If your network connection disconnected midway, the control panel application will show the unable to connect message.
To clear the network errors, you can start by putting your device on airplane mode and back. This should also get rid of the network throttle that many users face upon continued usage, and you should be able to resolve the unable to connect to NVIDIA error.
On Windows, you can try clearing the DNS cache as well. To do that:
- Open an elevated Command Prompt. To do this, open a Run window by pressing Win + R. Type cmd and press Ctrl + Shift + Enter to launch Command Prompt with administrative privileges.
- Type the following command to flush your DNS cache:
- Wait for the confirmation message and then try loading NVIDIA GeForce experience again.
Solution 2: Restart NVIDIA Network Service
If the NVIDIA servers are working normally, you can also try restarting the NVIDIA Network service. These additional services are added to the computer when you install the NVIDIA drivers, and you need to follow these steps to restart the service:
- Open Windows Explorer. You can use the keyboard shortcut Win + E.
- Go to the following location:
- Locate and delete the file named “NSManagedTasks.xml“
- Open the Windows Task Manager by using the keyboard shortcut Ctrl + Shift + Esc.
- Click on the “Show processes from all users” button.
- Right-click to reveal the context menu, and click on End process for “NVNetworkService.exe“
- Now open a Run dialog by pressing Win + R.
- Type devmgmt.msc and press Enter to launch the Services console.
- Locate and right-click on NVIDIA Network Service to reveal the context menu.
- Click on Start to start the service.
- Restart GeForce Experience, and you should be connected to the NVIDIA servers again.
If the NVIDIA Network Service shows the Running status, your unable to reach NVIDIA servers error should be solved.
Solution 3: Reinstall NVIDIA Drivers
If you see GeForce experience unable to connect to NVIDIA, you can manually reinstall the drivers for your graphics card. You can read more about Device drivers here.
You should be able to find the latest device drivers on the website of your graphics card manufacturer. For NVIDIA cards, you can visit the NVIDIA downloads page to download the latest graphics drivers for your chipset.
NVIDIA GeForce Experience is the one application where you can find all the information related to the drivers and settings for your computer and the installed games. if you got the ‘unable to connect to NVIDIA servers’ error on the GeForce Experience application, now you know how to solve the error using the solutions provided above. Comment below if you found this useful, and tell us how you solved this on your device.