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 find \Windows\System32\ prot.exe""Cannot find file prot.exe""Error starting the application because prot.exe""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."
"This process continues running after closing all Microsoft Office applications""You are prompted to debug when browsing some web pages""This process uses an excessive amount of memory""No Disk Error""Internet Explorer uses 100% CPU time""The active window occasionally loses focus"
prot.exe error can be caused by any of the below possibilities.
Damaged registryLow disk spaceWindows shutdown problemsDamaged Windows Registry Files caused by this errorBrowser crashesSystem 32 file corruptionCorrupt or damaged application filesInvalid, corrupt or obsolete Windows registry entriesDisordered Task ManagerCorrupt or invalid .cpp file or temp folderNon-removal registry files