There was a problem connecting to GeForce Now [How to Fix?]

“There was a problem connecting to GeForce Now” is an error very common for the GeForce Now users. Here we have compiled a list that can help you fix this error. Take a look!

Check the server status of GeForce Now

Perhaps the GeForce Now server is down. So you see the “There was a problem connecting to GeForce Now” error. You need to check out the GeForce Now server status page to check the server status.

Restart your network

This error may occur because there are temporary network issues. To fix them, you should try restarting your network. There are two things you need to restart:

  • Your computer
  • Your router and modem

Once the restart is finished, test your GeForce Now and see if the error is fixed.

Check your firewall

Is your antivirus program or firewall interrupting GeForce Now? This is usually the reason why you see the “There was a problem connecting to GeForce Now” error. You should check your antivirus to make sure it isn’t blocking GeForce Now. If it is, trying putting it in the whitelist, or disable the antivirus program temporarily (be careful for what you’re browsing when it’s off). Then see if this fixes the error.

Reinstall GeForce Now

This is another effective method to fix the error. Try uninstalling the program on your computer, then go to the official website of GeForce Now to download and install it again.

Update your device drivers

Sometimes you see the GeForce Now error because you’re having some issues with your device drivers. You should update your drivers to fix these issues.

To update your driver, you can use Device Manager on your Windows system, or go to your hardware manufacturer website to find the correct driver manually. Either way, you should make sure the driver you get is correct and up to date.

Or you can use a driver updater. This is a more convenient option — it only takes a few mouse clicks to update a driver! The driver updater we recommend is DriverMax, because it’s powerful and easy to use, and you can use it to update drivers for free!

To use DriverMax to update your graphics driver:

Step 1: Download DriverMax and install it on your computer.

Step 2: Launch DriverMax, and scan for driver updates.

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Step 3: Update your drivers (click the update button next to a driver listed).

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That’s it! That’s how you can update a driver with DriverMax.

Note that there are some limitations in the free version of DriverMax. Like you can only update two drivers per day. If you want to get rid of these limits and use its full features, you need to upgrade to its PRO version.

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