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
"This application failed to start because prot.exe was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem.""Cannot find prot.exe""... A required component is missing prot.exe Please install the application again.""prot.exe Not Found""Error starting the application because prot.exe""Cannot find \Windows\System32\ prot.exe"
"This process has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.""Windows will not boot due to this process not being found""This process error on boot""Windows Defender encountered an error 0x80508018""The active window occasionally loses focus""This process uses excessive CPU time"
prot.exe error can be caused by any of the below possibilities.
Deteriorate Windows operating system performanceDriver update failureSystem crashesConstantly system crashesDamaged .log files prot.exe files that are saved to the desktopMissing, corrupt or incompatible version of fileNon-removal registry filesPop-up advertisementsSpyware attacksLow disk spaceFrequently popped-up error messagesDamaged or missing dynamic link library filesAbnormal Windows registryDamaged password listThird-party software that is damaged or incorrectly installedCould not find C:\Windows\system32\ prot.exe