How To Fix Norton Antivirus Not Installing Issue?

 Norton Antivirus Not Installing

Usually, while installing antivirus software on a Windows computer, the installation might be blocked if the default firewall is turned on. The other cause could be an unstable internet connection when the antivirus software is installed online. Also, if a corrupted version of the antivirus software is downloaded, you might face Norton antivirus not installing issue. If none of the above situations proves to be true and still if the Norton antivirus is not installing on your computer, then check if there is another antivirus software installed on your computer. Also, if you have already installed Norton on your computer, the present installation will fail. To solve the issue, you have to remove the previous version and then install the new antivirus.

Uninstall Third-Party Antivirus Program

  • Press the Windows + R keys together to open the RUN dialog box.
  • Type in the command appwiz.cpl and then hit Enter.
  • The applications installed on your computer will be listed. Select the third-party antivirus program and then click Uninstall or Remove.
  • Follow the prompts displayed on the screen.
  • After removing the antivirus program, restart your computer.

Uninstall Norton

If you have installed Norton, uninstall it using the Norton Remove and Reinstall tool. Download and install the Norton Remove and Reinstall tool from the official site of Norton.

  • Open the Download window in your browser.
  • Double-click the NRnR icon.
  • Read the license agreement and click Agree.
  • Click Advanced Options > Remove Only > Remove.
  • Finally, click the Restart Now button.

Once the computer restarts, follow the on-screen instructions to reinstall your Norton product.

Install Norton Antivirus

  • Press the Windows + R keys together to open the Run dialog box.
  • Type msconfig and then hit Enter.
  • Click Yes or Continue if the User Account Control window appears.
  • Open the System Configuration window and choose the required safe boot option.
  • Follow the instructions and reboot the computer.

Now, proceed to install the Norton antivirus software on your computer without any issues. If still your Norton antivirus not installing, contact our technical experts.


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