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.""Cannot start Microsoft Windows. A required component is missing: platypus.exe""Cannot find \Windows\System32\ platypus.exe""Cannot find file platypus.exe""Windows\System32\ platypus.exe missing or corrupt: Please re-install a copy of the above file.""Error starting the application because platypus.exe"
"This process prevents Windows from shutting down properly. ""No Disk Error""This process uses an excessive amount of memory""This process has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.""This process uses excessive CPU time""This process uses 100% CPU time"
platypus.exe error can be caused by any of the below possibilities.
Redundant filesNot enough disk spacePrograms other than platypus.exe gaining access to protected memory spaceDecreasingly slow computer speedDamaged or incorrect fileBrowser crashesLower and lower CPU usageNon-removal registry filesCorrupt or invalid .cpp file or temp folder platypus.exe files that are saved to the desktopDamaged or missing dynamic link library filesA control panel (.cpl) file is damagedimproper system shutdownConflicts in the programsplatypus.exe processes load failureSystem freezesAnnoying system pops-up with obscure information