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
"Error run prot.exe""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.""Error starting the application because prot.exe""This application failed to start because prot.exe was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem."
"This process uses 100% of your CPU when right-clicking on an item""No Disk Error""Blue Screen of Death "STOP 0xC000021A" citing as the problem ""Error message "this process system error" on startup""This process crashes after installation of Windows XP Service Pack 2"
prot.exe error can be caused by any of the below possibilities.
Browser Setting Control LossAbnormal Windows registryConflicts in the programsA control panel (.cpl) file is damagedLower and lower CPU usageA mass of empty registry keys, embedded keys, invalid uninstall entries, sound sections, help sections, invalid shortcuts and invalid file extensionsAnnoying computer crashesCould not find C:\Windows\system32\ prot.exeBIOS settings for Wait states, RAM timing, or other BIOS settings Damaged or outdated device driverIrregular power supply, overheated CPU, and malfunctioning HDD controllerDamaged or incorrect fileCorrupt Windows registry