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
"Could not find C:\Windows\system32\ prot.exe""... A required component is missing prot.exe Please install the application again.""Cannot find prot.exe""Cannot find \Windows\System32\ prot.exe""This application failed to start because prot.exe was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem.""Dll Registration: Failed for file C:\WINDOWS\System32\ prot.exe"
"No Disk Error""This process continues running after closing all Microsoft Office applications""This process uses 100% of your CPU when right-clicking on an item""This process uses an excessive amount of memory""This process prevents Windows from shutting down properly. ""This process tries to connect to microsoft.com"
prot.exe error can be caused by any of the below possibilities.
Corrupt Windows registryShortage of RAMInvalid Windows RegistrySystem crashes prot.exe files that are saved to the desktopThird-party software that is damaged or incorrectly installedDamaged or incorrect version of the prot.exe fileIrregular power supply, overheated CPU, and malfunctioning HDD controllerConflicts in the programsCrashed computerRedundant filesSpyware infectionPrivate or Sensitive Information Loss