Norton Error
Norton Error code 554

What is Norton Error 554?

Norton Error 554 is a sort of runtime error. This Norton error code 554 Occurs during the Software installation in a contraption when the Norton antivirus program is running at the background. The Norton error could happen during the Windows startup or shut down procedure. It is essential to report the Norton problem 554 promptly as this may further harm the computer performance.

What are the causes of Norton antivirus error 554?

  • Corrupted windows registry entries related to Norton antivirus software
  • Corrupt or incomplete installation of Norton antivirus program
  • Malware attack or virus infection may damage Windows system files
  • Another software program might have damaged Norton antivirus files
  • A variety of factors can cause Norton error 554 and it is very important to find out the exact instance of this error. This information is very important while troubleshooting the error 554

What are the symptoms of Norton Error Code 554?

  • Norton antivirus error 554 messages displayed on the screen
  • Your system runs slowly and sluggishly with slow response to input device like mouse and keyboard
  • Your Computer hangs or gets freeze periodically

Damaged windows registry entry

Norton error 554 could be because of damaged windows registry entries related to the Norton antivirus software program. Manual editing of Windows registry entry is a critical task and a small mistake could cause an entire system failure. Use the WinThruster or registry cleaner tool for Windows registry changes.

Malware scan of your system

Some malware infections or virus attack may cause this error 554. It is very important to scan the system it is recommended to conduct a full antivirus scanning of your computer.

Cleaning of the system junk

The computer starts collecting a large number of junk files because of web surfing and other computer work. It is very important to clean these junk files for good system performance. These junk files also reduce the speed of system performance. It also slows down the Norton antivirus system. You can use tools like Winsweeper for cleaning the disk. This Winsweeper tool is developed by Microsoft gold partner. Windows in the built tool that is cleanmgr can be also used to clear the junk files.

Go to the command prompt and type the command “cleanmgr”. This tool will calculate the junk files with a dialog box, select the temporary files.

Update PC device drivers

Outdated device drivers could cause Norton error 554. It is recommended to update the device drivers with the latest updates. Updating device drivers manually is a critical task. Driver update tool or driver doc tools can be used to update the PC driver. Automatic tools will take the back up of old device drivers. Driver doc tool is one click update tool developed by Microsoft gold partner.

Windows systems restore

If you want to avoid the headache of troubleshooting, you can go for system restore. Windows inbuilt tool may allow you to restore your windows system to a previous best working version. Go to start option and search for system restore. You may need to administrator credentials and follow the instructions to complete the system restore wizards. Restore the computer and restart the system.

Windows latest updates

Check your internet connection and update the windows with the latest updates.

Reinstall the Norton antivirus

Go to the control panel and open the programs and features. Select the Norton antivirus instance and hit the uninstall button. Follow the instruction to uninstall the Norton antivirus software program. After the process completes, restart the computer system.


John M Norton