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
"Error run platypus.exe""This application failed to start because platypus.exe was not found""File platypus.exe is missing.""Cannot start Microsoft Windows. A required component is missing: platypus.exe"
"This process uses 100% CPU time""This process continues running after closing all Microsoft Office applications""High CPU usage""You are prompted to debug when browsing some web pages"
platypus.exe error can be caused by any of the below possibilities.
Third-party software that is damaged or incorrectly installedUndesired spyware attacksLow disk spaceNetwork connection failureConstant system freezesConstant Blue Screen of Death errorsSystem freezesDamaged or missing dynamic link library filesDamaged swap fileDamaged password listDamaged or outdated device driverIrregular power supply, overheated CPU, and malfunctioning HDD controllerA control panel (.cpl) file is damaged