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
"The file prot.exe has not been found.""A required DLL, prot.exe was not found""Windows\System32\ prot.exe missing or corrupt: Please re-install a copy of the above file.""... A required component is missing prot.exe Please install the application again.""This application failed to start because prot.exe was not found"
"This process uses excessive CPU time""This process continues running after closing all Microsoft Office applications""This process causes a Blue Screen of Death""This process crashes after installation of Windows XP Service Pack 2""This process uses 100% CPU time"
prot.exe error can be caused by any of the below possibilities.
improper system shutdownIncorrectly installed third-party softwareSluggish system performanceAnnoying computer crashesCorrupt or damaged application filesDamaged or incorrect fileRedundant filesAbnormal Windows registrySerious Malware Attacksprot.exe processes load failureNetwork connection failureOther hardware malfunctioning problems