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
"A required DLL, prot.exe was not found""Cannot find \Windows\System32\ prot.exe""Cannot start Microsoft Windows. A required component is missing: prot.exe""Error loading prot.exe""Windows\System32\ prot.exe missing or corrupt: Please re-install a copy of the above file."
"This process crashes after installation of Windows XP Service Pack 2""Illegal System DLL Relocation""This process uses 100% CPU time""This process uses 100% of your CPU when right-clicking on an item""This process uses an excessive amount of memory""This process has encountered a problem and needs to close"
prot.exe error can be caused by any of the below possibilities.
Spyware attacksSurprising number of registry errors, DLL errors, EXE errors and other obscure system errorsViruses infectionMissing, corrupt or incompatible version of fileUndesired spyware attacksConstant system freezesConstant Blue Screen of Death errorsInvalid Windows RegistryTemp folder is not exist or brokenDamaged or outdated device driverPrograms other than prot.exe gaining access to protected memory spaceConstantly system crashesSurprising number of Blue Screen of Death Errors MessagesLow disk space