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
"Cannot find \Windows\System32\ prot.exe""File prot.exe is missing.""Windows\System32\ prot.exe missing or corrupt: Please re-install a copy of the above file.""prot.exe Not Found""Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt: Windows\system32\ prot.exe. Please re-install a copy of the above file.""This application failed to start because prot.exe was not found"
"This process uses 100% of your CPU when right-clicking on an item""This process uses 100% CPU time""My Internet Explorer homepage suddenly changed""This process continues running after closing all Microsoft Office applications""Your firewall warns you that this process is requesting access to the network""Windows will not boot due to this process not being found"
prot.exe error can be caused by any of the below possibilities.
Sluggish system performanceDamaged or incorrect fileNon-removal registry filesInvalid Windows RegistryDecreasingly slow computer speedimproper system shutdownConstantly system crashesDeteriorate Windows operating system performanceConflicts in the programsCorrupt Windows registryRedundant filesLow disk spaceSystem freezesConstantly popped-up error messagesBrowser crashesIncompatibility in the hardware