contest.exe is a process from McAFee, Inc.. It can be found in the
location of C:\Documents and Settings. It is a potential security risk which can
be modified maliciously by virus. contest.exe virus should be disabled and removed if
it was attacked and brought you windows xp/vista/7 errors.
Common contest.exe Error Messages
"Cannot start Microsoft Windows. A required component is missing: contest.exe""Cannot find contest.exe""This application failed to start because contest.exe was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem.""Cannot find \Windows\System32\ contest.exe""Could not find C:\Windows\system32\ contest.exe""This application failed to start because contest.exe was not found"
"This process crashes after installation of Windows XP Service Pack 2""This process uses 100% of your CPU when right-clicking on an item""You are prompted to debug when browsing some web pages""Windows will not boot due to this process not being found"
contest.exe error can be caused by any of the below possibilities.
System freezesRedundant filesBIOS settings for Wait states, RAM timing, or other BIOS settings Browser contain additional componentsDamaged swap fileDamaged or missing dynamic link library filesPrograms other than contest.exe gaining access to protected memory spaceNon-removal registry filesIncorrectly installed third-party softwareLow disk spaceDamaged or incorrect fileConstant Blue Screen of Death errorsDynamic-link library files corruptionSluggish system performance