What is Norton antivirus error 3048 3: Norton Antivirus error 3048 3 is an error that appears and crashes the active program window. It mainly appears during the installation of a program, during Windows shutdown or startup and even when a Symantec-related software program is running. This error originates from the Symantec LiveUpdate servers where it faces difficulties in establishing a connection.


What are the root causes of Norton Antivirus error 3048:

  • It causes the corruption in Windows registry from a recent Norton AntiVirus-related software change.
  • The device may be suffering with the virus or malware infection that has corrupted Windows system files or Norton AntiVirus-related program files.
  • Due to the corrupt download or incomplete installation of Norton AntiVirus software.

How to fix Norton antivirus error 3048 3 and how it can be prevented:

If your device is facing the norton antivirus error 3048 3 then you can fix the problem by following the enlisted steps:

Run LiveUpdate

  • Start with the Norton and switch in the main window.
  • Click on the Security option and then click the LiveUpdate button.
  • Wait for the Live Update to be finished. When Norton LiveUpdate is finished, click on the OK button.
  • Now, Run LiveUpdate until it displays a message "Your Norton product has the latest protection updates".
  • After that, restart the computer.
  • After doing so, if the problem persists and switch to the next procedure.
In the next phase download and run the Norton Remove and Reinstall tool:
  • If you have already installed the Norton Family then uninstall it before you run the Norton Remove and Reinstall tool.
  • Now download the Norton Remove and Reinstall tool and save the file to the Windows desktop.
  • The file gets automatically saved to the default location on some browsers.
  • You can download the Downloads window in your browser by pressing the Ctrl + J key.
  • Click the NRnR icon twice and read the license agreement.
  • Click on the Agree button.
  • After that, tap the Remove & Reinstall option.
  • It will display the Remove button if the Norton product is from your service provider.
  • Click on the Continue or Remove option and then tap the Restart Now button.
  • After the computer restarts, follow the on-screen instructions and reinstall the Norton product.