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
"... A required component is missing platypus.exe Please install the application again.""Error starting the application because platypus.exe""Cannot find platypus.exe""Error run platypus.exe"
"High CPU usage""Windows will not boot due to this process not being found""This process uses excessive CPU time""This process uses 100% CPU time""You are prompted to debug when browsing some web pages""This process prevents Windows from shutting down properly. "
platypus.exe error can be caused by any of the below possibilities.
Network connection failureDamaged .log filesFrequently popped-up error messagesIrregular power supply, overheated CPU, and malfunctioning HDD controllerSpyware attacksViruses infectionOther hardware malfunctioning problemsCould not find C:\Windows\system32\ platypus.exeIncompatibility in the hardwareBlue Screen of DeathBrowser crashesCorrupt Windows registryConflicts in the programsConstant Computer freezesBlue screen of Death errorsBIOS settings for Wait states, RAM timing, or other BIOS settings Lower and lower CPU usageDamaged or incorrect file