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 is missing""... A required component is missing prot.exe Please install the application again.""The file prot.exe has not been found.""Error starting the application because prot.exe"
"This process continues running after closing all Microsoft Office applications""My Internet Explorer homepage suddenly changed""This process uses 100% CPU time""Error message "this process system error" on startup"
prot.exe error can be caused by any of the below possibilities.
Crashed computerViruses infectionMissing, corrupt or incompatible version of fileInvalid, corrupt or obsolete Windows registry entriesSurprising number of registry errors, DLL errors, EXE errors and other obscure system errorsDamaged or incorrect version of the prot.exe fileCorrupt or damaged application filesA mass of empty registry keys, embedded keys, invalid uninstall entries, sound sections, help sections, invalid shortcuts and invalid file extensions prot.exe files that are saved to the desktopIncorrectly installed third-party softwareConstantly system crashesDamaged or invalid processSystem crashesRemove certain files by accidentDamaged password listDamaged Windows Registry Files caused by this errorConflicts in the programs