Developed by Symantec, Symantec Endpoint Protection is a security software suite consisting of anti-malware, intrusion prevention and firewall features for server and desktop computers. It works on operating systems of Windows, Mac OS, and Linux. Symantec is one of the best choices among users but there are certain times when the users confront with some errors while using the antivirus. The most common type of error that is often taken into account is error 1603. Dealing with that error is not a typical task and can be yourself or with the help of Symantec technical support number.
Symantec offers a wide variety of features like virus and spyware protection policy, auto-protection, better security against malware, faster and more flexible management, better client and server performance with the improved installation process. Errors are the most common issue with devices and antivirus software. They cannot be ignored but can be dealt to solve in a better way.
Symptoms of Symantec Antivirus Error 1603
When the error 1603 appears, it crashes the active program window and the pop occurs on the screen leading the sluggish running of windows and the computer starts to freeze often.
Causes of Error 1603
- Corrupt or incomplete installation of Symantec Antivirus software
- Virus or malware infection
- Any program mistakenly deleted Symantec Antivirus related files.
Fixing the Error 1603
Step 1: Repair registry entries associated with error 1603
Step 2: Conduct a full malware scan of the PC.
Step 3: Clean out any system junk with disk cleanup
Step 4: Update your PC Driver
Step 5: Utilize windows system restore to undo any recent changes in the system
Step 6: Uninstall and reinstall the Symantec Antivirus program associated with error 1603
Step 7: Run windows system file checker and install all available windows update
Step 8: Finally, perform a clean installation of Windows.
There might be a possibility that you may come across some problems while doing the troubleshooting, so it is highly recommended to get in touch with the Symantec Customer care for an easy and instant solution to your problem of fixing the error 1603.