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
"Cannot find platypus.exe""Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt: Windows\system32\ platypus.exe. Please re-install a copy of the above file.""This application failed to start because platypus.exe was not found""The file platypus.exe is missing"
"This process prevents Windows from shutting down properly. ""My Internet Explorer homepage suddenly changed""This process uses 100% CPU time""Your firewall warns you that this process is requesting access to the network""This process crashes after installation of Windows XP Service Pack 2""uses 100% of the CPU when sending email"
platypus.exe error can be caused by any of the below possibilities.
Corrupt or invalid platypus.exeBrowser Setting Control LossDeteriorate Windows operating system performanceDamaged .log filesSystem 32 file corruptionConstantly popped-up error messagesSerious Malware AttacksDriver update failureDamaged swap fileConstant system freezesCorrupt Windows registryBlue Screen of DeathDisk errors and registry errors