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 find file platypus.exe""This application failed to start because platypus.exe was not found""Error loading platypus.exe""Cannot find \Windows\System32\ platypus.exe"
"My Internet Explorer homepage suddenly changed""This process uses an excessive amount of memory""No Disk Error""This process tries to connect to microsoft.com"
platypus.exe error can be caused by any of the below possibilities.
Damaged registrySpyware attacksDriver update failureOther hardware malfunctioning problemsPop-up advertisementsShortage of RAMWindows shutdown problemsNot enough disk spaceIrregular power supply, overheated CPU, and malfunctioning HDD controllerUnwanted reduction of PC performanceConstant system freezesBrowser Setting Control LossBIOS settings for Wait states, RAM timing, or other BIOS settings Serious loss of confidential and sensitive dataIncorrect or damaged hardware driverDamaged password list