prot.exe is a process from EliteBar. It can be found in the
location of %system%\prot.exe. It is a potential security risk which can
be modified maliciously by virus. prot.exe virus should be disabled and removed if
it was attacked and brought you windows xp/vista/7 errors.
Common prot.exe Error Messages
"Error starting the application because prot.exe""This application failed to start because prot.exe was not found""Cannot start Microsoft Windows. A required component is missing: prot.exe""The file prot.exe is missing""Could not find C:\Windows\system32\ prot.exe""Dll Registration: Failed for file C:\WINDOWS\System32\ prot.exe"
"The active window occasionally loses focus""Windows Defender encountered an error 0x80508018""This process uses an excessive amount of memory""No Disk Error"
prot.exe error can be caused by any of the below possibilities.
Programs other than prot.exe gaining access to protected memory spaceMissing, corrupt or incompatible version of fileSurprising number of registry errors, DLL errors, EXE errors and other obscure system errorsCorrupt or damaged application filesLow disk spaceBlue screen of Death errorsSerious loss of confidential and sensitive dataLower and lower CPU usageprot.exe processes load failureSystem freezesUnable to boot upNetwork connection failureCorrupt or invalid prot.exeSystem crashesIncorrectly installed printer drivers or HP Jetadmin drivers