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
"... A required component is missing contest.exe Please install the application again.""This application failed to start because contest.exe was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem.""This application failed to start because contest.exe was not found""Windows\System32\ contest.exe missing or corrupt: Please re-install a copy of the above file.""A required DLL, contest.exe was not found"
"Internet Explorer uses 100% CPU time""High CPU usage""Windows will not boot due to this process not being found""Error message "this process system error" on startup""This process uses 100% CPU time"
contest.exe error can be caused by any of the below possibilities.
Damaged or outdated device driverBIOS settings for Wait states, RAM timing, or other BIOS settings Disk errors and registry errorsDamaged swap fileCorrupt or invalid file allocation list, swap file, password list and registry, Incorrect BIOS settingPrivate or Sensitive Information LossLow disk spaceDecreasingly slow computer speedimproper system shutdownCorrupt or invalid .cpp file or temp folderSluggish system performanceIncompatibility in the hardwareDeteriorate Windows operating system performanceConstant Computer freezesBrowser contain additional componentsA mass of empty registry keys, embedded keys, invalid uninstall entries, sound sections, help sections, invalid shortcuts and invalid file extensions