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
"The file prot.exe has not been found.""Error run prot.exe""Error starting the application because prot.exe""Cannot find file prot.exe"
"High CPU usage""This process prevents Windows from shutting down properly. ""My Internet Explorer homepage suddenly changed""This process tries to connect to microsoft.com""Windows will not boot due to this process not being found""Illegal System DLL Relocation"
prot.exe error can be caused by any of the below possibilities.
Programs other than prot.exe gaining access to protected memory spaceBIOS settings for Wait states, RAM timing, or other BIOS settings Damaged or missing dynamic link library filesSerious Malware AttacksA control panel (.cpl) file is damagedCorrupt or invalid .cpp file or temp folderConstantly system crashesConstant Computer freezesUndesired spyware attacksIncompatibility in the hardwareBlue screen of Death errorsDriver update failurePop-up advertisementsDamaged or incorrect version of the prot.exe fileDisordered Task ManagerAnnoying system pops-up with obscure informationConstant Blue Screen of Death errors