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How To Uninstall Geforce Experience and Remove all Remaining Files Using 3 Easy Methods

Geforce Experience is Nvidia’s Proprietary software that is bundled along with your graphics card to make the installation and update of drivers more convenient. However, in order to uninstall Geforce Experience, you need to jump through a lot of hoops. This is because most users have been noticed to complain that the software isn’t uninstalled easily and always leaves behind some residue files.

Geforce Experience
Geforce Experience

In this article, we have set out to combat this exact situation and we will be taking you through the uninstalling procedure step by step so that you can easily and conveniently remove this software from your computer. We have made sure to list a couple of methods for your own satisfaction so that you can follow through with the one that you like the best.

Uninstall Geforce Experience Through Control Panel:

  1. Press “Windows” + “R” to open the Run prompt.
  2. Type in “Control” and press “Enter” to launch the control panel.
    Open Control panel
    Open Control panel
  3. In the Control Panel, click on the “Uninstall a Program” option under the “Programs” heading.
    Click on Uninstall a program to remove Geforce Experience from your computer
    Uninstall a program
  4. Once inside this, you will see the list of all installed programs on your computer.
  5. From this list, right-click on the Nvidia Geforce Experience Application.
  6. Click on the “Uninstall/Change” option and click on “YES” if the UAC prompt comes up.
  7. Follow through with the on-screen instructions in order to completely uninstall the Geforce Experience program from your computer.

Clear Temporary Files to eliminate residue from Geforce Experience:

After this, in order to make sure that all the residue from this app has also been deleted, we can clear the temporary files. In order to do so, we will have to follow the following steps.

  1. Press “Windows” + “R” to open the Run prompt.
  2. Type in “%appdata%” and press “Enter” to launch into the AppData folder.
    Opening App Data Folder through the Run prompt
    Typing in %AppData% in Run prompt
  3. Inside this folder, click on the “Nvidia” folder inside this, and press “Shift” + “Delete” to remove it from your computer.
    Deleting the Nvidia Folder to Uninstall Geforce Experience
    Deleting the Nvidia Folder
  4. Confirm any prompts to completely remove Geforce Experience from your computer.
  5. After doing so, again open up the Run prompt by pressing “Windows’ + “R” and this time, type in “%temp%” to launch into the temporary files folder.
  6. Press “Ctrl” + “A” to select all the files inside this folder and Press “Shift” + “Delete” to completely remove them from your computer.
    Removing temporary files to uninstall Geforce Experience
    Deleting all files inside the temporary folder
  7. After deleting all the temporary files, the Geforce Experience software will have completely been removed from your Windows PC.

Uninstall Geforce Experience through Direct Deletion:

  1. Right-click on the “Geforce Experience” Software on your desktop and select the “Open File Location” button.
    Launching Geforce Experience Folder
    Opening Software location
  2. Otherwise, the location should be as follows if you left the default settings on.
    C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\NVIDIA GeForce Experience
  3. Press “Ctrl” + “A” to select all files and then press “Shift” + “Delete” to remove these selected files.
  4. After removing these files, make sure to also clear the temporary files in your computer as mentioned in the method above.
  5. This should completely uninstall Geforce Experience software from your Windows PC.

Uninstall Geforce Experience through Apps & Features on Windows 10:

  1. Press “Windows’ + “I” to launch the settings.
  2. In settings, click on the “Apps” option and then select “Apps & Features” from the left side.
  3. Scroll down and click on the “Nvidia Geforce Experience” software from the list.
  4. Select the “Uninstall” button and the uninstallation setup should open up.
  5. Make sure to follow through with the on-screen steps and the software should be completely deleted from your computer.
  6. By following the steps above, you should be able to uninstall Geforce Experience, make sure to also follow the second method to clear out the residue files from it as well.

This should conclude almost all the conventional methods that you can use to completely remove all traces of the Nvidia Geforce Experience software from your Windows computer. Let us know if you were able to help yourself out with these. If you need any further assistance, make sure to contact us.

Alan Adams

Alan is a hardcore tech enthusiast that lives and breathes tech. When he is not indulged in playing the latest video games, he helps users with technical problems that they might run into. Alan is a Computer Science Graduate with a Masters in Data Science.
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