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
"Dll Registration: Failed for file C:\WINDOWS\System32\ prot.exe""Cannot start Microsoft Windows. A required component is missing: prot.exe""Cannot find \Windows\System32\ prot.exe""Cannot find file prot.exe""This application failed to start because prot.exe was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem."
"Blue Screen of Death "STOP 0xC000021A" citing as the problem ""uses 100% of the CPU when sending email""High CPU usage""This process uses excessive CPU time"
prot.exe error can be caused by any of the below possibilities.
System freezesBrowser contain additional componentsDecreasingly slow computer speedSurprising number of Blue Screen of Death Errors MessagesConstant Computer freezesCorrupt or invalid prot.exeDamaged swap fileAbnormal Windows registryCorrupt or invalid file allocation list, swap file, password list and registry, Incorrect BIOS settingA control panel (.cpl) file is damagedNon-removal registry filesSpyware infectionWindows shutdown problemsCould not find C:\Windows\system32\ prot.exePrivate or Sensitive Information Loss