In this blog, we are going to solve one of the common issues found after installing the Norton antivirus from Norton.com/setup. It’s the Error 3048 3, which we assume you are experiencing at the moment. Well, here are a few methods that may eradicate this error in no time. Let’s get started with the troubleshooting.
First of all, let us recall the symptoms that you may be facing in your Norton account:
- The Error 3048 3 appears and crashes the active program window.
- Your computer system crashes with this error often times, while running the same program.
- The operating system tends to run sluggishly and gives delayed responses to the mouse or/and the keyboard.
- Periodic freezing of your PC for a few seconds at a time.
There could be a lot of causes of the Error 3048 3, primarily being a corrupted download or incomplete installation of the Norton setup. But don’t worry because you can try out the below-explained methods to eliminate the error.
Fix 1. Run a full malware scan in your PC.
In many cases, it is found that the 3048 3 error is caused by a malware infection on your PC. A malware can damage or even delete files related to runtime errors.
Fix 2. Clean junk and temporary files from your PC.
You PC, from time to time, accumulate junk files that are retained from normal web browsing and computer use. Hence, you should clean this junk lot occasionally to leave no chance of file conflicts or an overloaded hard drive.
Fix 3. Update device drivers in your PC.
The Error 3048 3 is also caused by outdated or corrupt drivers. Hence, it is important to check all the drivers of your PC.
The above three fixes are only some of them. To know more about Norton error troubleshooting, it is recommended that you contact an authorized Norton customer support.