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How to Unlock an MSN PLE File

Updated April 17, 2017

The MSN PLE file is an encrypted file used by MSN Messenger Plus. Messenger Plus is an online program that allows you to personalise your MSN hotmail, MSN Messenger and other MSN-related software. You can personalise them with skins, emoticons and coloured displays. Note that it is not an authentic program from Microsoft. If you need to unlock a MSN PLE file on your computer, you will need to download this program. This program is free to download on your computer.

Launch a Web browser on your computer. Visit the MSN Messenger Plus website. Click the "Download Free" button.

Click the "Save As" button. Choose which destination that you want to save the program. Click the "Download" button when satisfied.

Double-click the file in your chosen destination. A window will appear, asking you if you are sure you want to install the program. Click "Yes" to begin installation.

Click "Next" at the set-up wizard. Read the user agreement, and click "Yes" to accept it. You will not be able to download the program without reading the agreement.

Click "Next" two times more. Click "Install" to complete installation. Allow your computer to restart after it is complete.

Click the MSN Messenger Plus icon to launch it. Sign in with your e-mail address and password. Double-click the MSN PLE file that you want to unlock. MSN Messenger Plus will now open it for you.

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Candice Abrams has been writing since 2006, contributing to "Coed Media Magazine" and various online publications. Abrams also has experience in the health and fashion fields. She holds an Associate of Arts in communications from Middlesex Community College.