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 starting the application because prot.exe""File prot.exe is missing.""Dll Registration: Failed for file C:\WINDOWS\System32\ prot.exe""This application failed to start because 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."
"Error message "this process system error" on startup""This process error on boot""Illegal System DLL Relocation""My Internet Explorer homepage suddenly changed""uses 100% of the CPU when sending email""This process has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience."
prot.exe error can be caused by any of the below possibilities.
Not enough disk spaceDisordered Task ManagerUnwanted reduction of PC performanceDamaged or incorrect fileDisk errors and registry errorsPrograms other than prot.exe gaining access to protected memory spaceSpyware attacksSerious loss of confidential and sensitive dataBIOS settings for Wait states, RAM timing, or other BIOS settings Invalid, corrupt or obsolete Windows registry entriesLower and lower CPU usageThird-party software that is damaged or incorrectly installed