platypus.exe is a process from shockwave.com. It can be found in the
location of C:\WINDOWS\system32\. It is a potential security risk which can
be modified maliciously by virus. platypus.exe virus should be disabled and removed if
it was attacked and brought you windows xp/vista/7 errors.
Common platypus.exe Error Messages
"platypus.exe Not Found""Cannot start Microsoft Windows. A required component is missing: platypus.exe""A required DLL, platypus.exe was not found""This application failed to start because platypus.exe was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem.""File platypus.exe is missing."
"This process prevents Windows from shutting down properly. ""Windows Defender encountered an error 0x80508018""Blue Screen of Death "STOP 0xC000021A" citing as the problem ""uses 100% of the CPU when sending email""Illegal System DLL Relocation""This process has encountered a problem and needs to close"
platypus.exe error can be caused by any of the below possibilities.
improper system shutdownDamaged or missing dynamic link library filesPop-up advertisementsNon-removal registry filesNetwork connection failureConflicts in the programsplatypus.exe processes load failureConstant Blue Screen of Death errorsLower and lower CPU usageIrregular power supply, overheated CPU, and malfunctioning HDD controller