Fix NVIDIA GameStream not working on Windows 10

NVIDIA GameStream service allows a user to stream games from your Windows 10 computer to other supported devices. These supported devices include the NVIDIA SHIELD devices. Some users have reported that NVIDIA GameStream is not working on Windows 10. This error is caused due to improper installation, network glitches, and more.

NVIDIA GameStream not working on Windows 10

NVIDIA GameStream not working on Windows 10

The following working methods will help you to troubleshoot NVIDIA GameStream not working issue on Windows 10:

  1. Logout and Login to GameStream.
  2. Uninstall and Reinstall NVIDIA drivers.
  3. Fix your network.
  4. Update your NVIDIA SHEILD device.

1] Logout and Login to GameStream

Some users have reported that logging out and logging back again to the NVIDIA GameStream service fixed the issue.

This is because with the re-login, the entire cache of the system and the service is rebuilt and any bad sectors of that data will be replaced with the fresh one and will fix this issue.

2] Uninstall and Reinstall NVIDIA drivers

You can use Display Driver Uninstaller to uninstall your NVIDIA Display Driver. After that, you can download & install the latest version of the NVIDIA Graphics Drivers.

3] Fix your network

Your network can also be a source for in this issue.

It is recommended for you to connect both of your devices to a 5 GHz WiFi networks.

Also, make sure the WiFi strength is strong enough for both of the devices for the latency to go down.

Reboot your router and change the WiFi channel that you are connected to fix this issue.

4] Update your NVIDIA SHIELD device

Outdated software on the NVIDIA SHIELD device can also result in an issue like this. Hence, you can try to update its device driver and check if that brings in the compatible software to fix this issue mentioned above.

All the best!

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Ayush has been a Windows enthusiast since the day he got his first PC with Windows 98SE. He is an active Windows Insider since Day 1 and is now a Windows Insider MVP. He has been testing pre-release services on his Windows 10 PC, Lumia, and Android devices.

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