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 start Microsoft Windows. A required component is missing: prot.exe""Error run prot.exe""A required DLL, prot.exe was not found""Cannot find \Windows\System32\ prot.exe""prot.exe Not Found"
"This process tries to connect to microsoft.com""This process uses excessive CPU time""Internet Explorer uses 100% CPU time""You are prompted to debug when browsing some web pages""Windows Defender encountered an error 0x80508018""No Disk Error"
prot.exe error can be caused by any of the below possibilities.
Crashed computerCorrupt or invalid prot.exeprot.exe processes load failureSystem freezesSystem crashesCorrupt or invalid .cpp file or temp folderComputer affected with virus, malware, spyware or TrojanOther hardware malfunctioning problemsSluggish system performanceDisordered Task ManagerIncorrectly installed third-party softwareA control panel (.cpl) file is damagedShortage of RAM