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
"A required DLL, prot.exe was not found""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.""Cannot find file prot.exe""Error starting the application because prot.exe""The file prot.exe is missing""Error loading prot.exe"
"Error message "this process system error" on startup""Illegal System DLL Relocation""Internet Explorer uses 100% CPU time""Windows will not boot due to this process not being found"
prot.exe error can be caused by any of the below possibilities.
Disk errors and registry errorsNetwork connection failureAbnormal Windows registrySpyware infectionViruses infectionMissing, corrupt or incompatible version of fileSerious Malware AttacksSurprising number of registry errors, DLL errors, EXE errors and other obscure system errorsCorrupt or invalid prot.exeDeteriorate Windows operating system performanceAnnoying system pops-up with obscure informationA control panel (.cpl) file is damagedDamaged or outdated device driverSystem crashes