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""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 causes a Blue Screen of Death""Your firewall warns you that this process is requesting access to the network""This process uses excessive CPU time""This process continues running after closing all Microsoft Office applications"
platypus.exe error can be caused by any of the below possibilities.
Remove certain files by accidentNetwork connection failureBIOS settings for Wait states, RAM timing, or other BIOS settings Dynamic-link library files corruptionSpyware infectionConstant Computer freezesBrowser Setting Control LossDamaged or missing dynamic link library filesDamaged Java MachineA mass of empty registry keys, embedded keys, invalid uninstall entries, sound sections, help sections, invalid shortcuts and invalid file extensionsSluggish system performanceInfamous Blue Screen of Death ErrorsShortage of RAMSpyware attacks platypus.exe files that are saved to the desktopBlue screen of Death errorsCrashed computer