How to Fix Savrt32.dll Errors

Savrt32.dll is a process that belongs to Symantec Corporation’s AntiVirus AutoProtect program.

Error Message:

An error message may appear at Startup saying that the application has failed to start because savrt32.dll could not be found. You would also be informed that reinstalling the application may fix the problem.

Resolution:

If part of your problem is clearing the Quarantine folder, you could manually empty the folder by going to C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Symantec\Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition\7.5\Quarantine.

The fastest and easiest way to resolve the savrt32.dll not found error would be to upgrade or update your Symantec product.

Fix ID 1-4EELLH fixes the missing registry entry in Symantec AntiVirus 10.0.2. This issue had a missing Symantec value from the registry. This missing value could be found under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Symantec\InstalledApps key. The string value is savrt and the data leads to the Savrt32.dll file path.

This issue has been resolved by an update. The Symantec installer now includes this registry value and data. Thus, the issue would no longer occur.

If you are experiencing any additional issues, contact Symantec Tech Support for more help and information.

Another way to resolve the issue would be to uninstall Symantec entirely from the system. If Add/Remove Programs is not enough to completely remove Symantec from your system, you may want to use Perfect Uninstaller.

You may want to use an alternative antivirus program that won’t cause issues similar to Symantec’s products. You should also use an anti-spyware program to further bolster your protection.

Both your antivirus and anti-spyware programs should always be updated. This will ensure that both programs have the latest definitions to better fight off attacks and intrusions.

While antivirus and anti-spyware programs may work well to protect you, prevention is still the best method to avoid problems. Safe Internet surfing practices will enhance the protection that your security programs offer and significantly lessen your risks of infection.