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 start Microsoft Windows. A required component is missing: platypus.exe""File platypus.exe is missing.""Dll Registration: Failed for file C:\WINDOWS\System32\ platypus.exe""Cannot find platypus.exe""Error run platypus.exe""This application failed to start because platypus.exe was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem."
"This process error on boot""This process uses excessive CPU time""This process crashes after installation of Windows XP Service Pack 2""My Internet Explorer homepage suddenly changed""Your firewall warns you that this process is requesting access to the network"
platypus.exe error can be caused by any of the below possibilities.
Incompatibility in the hardwareIncorrectly installed printer drivers or HP Jetadmin driversInvalid, corrupt or obsolete Windows registry entriesViruses infectionThird-party software that is damaged or incorrectly installedLower and lower CPU usageimproper system shutdownNon-removal registry filesSurprising number of registry errors, DLL errors, EXE errors and other obscure system errorsWindows shutdown problemsRemove certain files by accidentConstant Blue Screen of Death errors