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""Error loading prot.exe""A required DLL, prot.exe was not found""Error starting the application because prot.exe"
"This process causes a Blue Screen of Death""This process crashes after installation of Windows XP Service Pack 2""This process uses an excessive amount of memory""Windows Defender encountered an error 0x80508018"
prot.exe error can be caused by any of the below possibilities.
Damaged or missing dynamic link library filesDriver update failureConstant system freezesFrequently popped-up error messagesPop-up advertisementsDamaged swap fileIncompatibility in the hardwareViruses infectionBrowser crashesDisordered Task ManagerBlue Screen of DeathDamaged or outdated device driverCorrupt or invalid prot.exeIncorrect or damaged hardware driverNon-removal registry filesConstantly system crashesDecreasingly slow computer speedShortage of RAM