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How to Fix Unable to Connect to Nvidia?

Nvidia graphics card users often times run into the Unable to Connect to Nvidia error. Don’t worry, you are not alone who is encountering this “Unable to connect to NVIDIA. Try again later” error message. You can perform the steps other users have followed to resolve the error. Here we have provided them, so check out and fix the issue.

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Why Unable to Connect to Nvidia Error Occurs?

This error is encountered only by the Nvidia graphics card users, but if you use other graphics card, you won’t probably see this error. You can see this due to any of the following possible reasons:

  1. You are using an outdated GeForce Experience version in your PC
  2. NVIDIA Network Service is not responding
  3. Or maybe the GeForce Experience is unable to download the right driver for your computer
  4. NVIDIA GeForce Experience unable to connect to NVIDIA
  5. Or, NVIDIA Servers down error occurred

This error can appear while updating a device driver or trying to play a game. But you don’t need to worry since the resolution process is given below. If you need any game installation guide, try our other posts that have great details. 

Method One-

Update GeForce Experience to Resolve Unable to Connect to Nvidia Error

You can skip this method if you have the latest update of the driver installed on your computer. If you are using the old version of this driver, you can follow these steps:

  1. Navigate to the official GeForce Experience page
  2. You will find a button to download the latest version of the program
  3. Start downloading the package
  4. After completing, start installing the program on your computer.

After installation, double-click on the file you downloaded and follow the on-screen prompts. After that, restart your computer. You should not see the error by now, but if you encounter it again, follow a different method.

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Method Two-

Delete the NSMANAGEDTASKS.XML File and Stop Tasks

Follow these steps to delete the NSMANAGEDTASKS.XML file and fix the error.

  1. Go to C>ProgramData>NVIDIA Corporation>NetService and locate the NSManagedTasks.xml file
  2. If the file is hidden, enable ‘show hidden files’ from the folder menu
  3. Then select the file and delete it
  4. Open Task manager now and click on details from the top options
  5. Find the NvStreamNetworkService.exe and right-click on it
  6. Click End Task next

After following these steps, perform the following ones:

  1. Go to the services window once again and locate NVIDIA Network Service
  2. Do a right click and start the service

That’s it, you now will no longer see the Unable to Connect to Nvidia error. And you can play your favorite game that too without any hassle!

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