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
"This application failed to start because platypus.exe was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem.""Cannot start Microsoft Windows. A required component is missing: platypus.exe""A required DLL, platypus.exe was not found""Cannot find platypus.exe"
"You are prompted to debug when browsing some web pages""This process uses 100% CPU time""This process uses 100% of your CPU when right-clicking on an item""Windows Defender encountered an error 0x80508018"
platypus.exe error can be caused by any of the below possibilities.
System 32 file corruptionBIOS settings for Wait states, RAM timing, or other BIOS settings System crashesNetwork connection failureAnnoying system pops-up with obscure informationMissing, corrupt or incompatible version of fileIncorrectly installed third-party softwareDamaged registryIncompatibility in the hardwareDecreasingly slow computer speedDisordered Task ManagerBrowser crashesCorrupt or invalid .cpp file or temp folderA control panel (.cpl) file is damagedCorrupt or invalid platypus.exeInfamous Blue Screen of Death Errors