Norton is a famous security program that provides advanced features and services for data and network protection. The Norton setup is available for various platforms. After installing the Norton program on the device; the user can work without any malware-related concerns. But whenever your Norton antivirus shows an error; the user must repair it before the device can deal with any malware infection.
Fixing common Norton errors
Norton setup is not installing
When the Norton antivirus is showing an installation error; restart your device. Sometimes, the device is not prepared for a new program. Restarting will fix all runtime errors which are causing the installation errors. After the restart; go to your Norton setup and try reinstalling it. When Norton is still showing errors; check its resource requirements. When the setup is incompatible then it will not install on the system. If the installation is failing due to less free disk space then remove unnecessary programs from the device. Users have to upgrade the device for Norton installation. If you can’t, check for a compatible Norton setup. You can cancel this incompatible Norton subscription and get a refund. Now check your device specifications and purchase a compatible one.
Norton error code 8504
Users can get numerous error codes while using Norton. The common error code is 8504 which can appear very often. You can get the error code due to missing program files. When some Norton files get corrupted or the user has deleted mistakenly; Norton security has encountered an error 8504 appears. If Norton files are corrupted; you have to repair them. But it is difficult to edit them without any knowledge. Another easy and simple method for fixing the 8504 error is Norton reinstallation. Users can use the run Norton Remove and Reinstall tool. Run the setup and click on Agree button. Select the Remove and Reinstall icon. Now tap on Restart now. The setup will start reinstalling the device. Open its dashboard and tap on the Scan button. Check whether your Norton scan process is working or still showing the same error code.
Norton antivirus is not opening
If the user is unable to open the dashboard of Norton antivirus then check for registry files. When these files are not working; the user can’t open Norton’s dashboard. Open the registry editor and then repair the Norton-related files. Users can open the registry editor by running Regedit on the cmd screen. After opening your registry editor, check all files and search for Norton error files. Copy all of them and save them with .reg. Now paste those files to the desktop. After getting the backup; you have to repair them. Edit the files when you know the correct steps, otherwise, ask a professional. Once the user repairs the corrupted Norton-related registry files; antivirus will start working.
Norton antivirus error appearing with another program
Norton error message appears when users are running a particular program. If your Norton error occurs with a single program; check its credibility. Antivirus shows an error code when the program is not reliable or outdated. You have to check for the program’s update. When your program is updated but Norton is still showing the error then remove it from the system. Also, remove all its program files from the C driver. Restart your device and scan it with your Norton antivirus.
Norton error code 421
After making changes on the security page; if you are getting the error code 421 then revert those changes. You are facing the error code because you have made invalid changes that disable the Norton antivirus. Once you revert those changes; your Norton will start running. Again, open the same page and undo those changes. If you don’t remember the previous settings then run the restoring tool. The tool will check for the changes and undo them to the previous time. After running that tool; restart Norton and try to run the scan without any error.
Norton setup freezes while running the scan
Many times, the Norton freezes while scanning the device. Freeze or setup crash error occurs when the Norton setup is outdated. Close the Norton antivirus and run LiveUpdate. It will update your setup and apply fix patches. Now restart the device and rescan it with your Norton antivirus. Also, check for OS updates, if available, install it and use your device without any concerns.