PLSC File Extension

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Messenger Plus! Live Script Format
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What is PLSC file?

PLSC filename suffix is mostly used for Messenger Plus! Live Script Format files. PLSC file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. Files with PLSC extension are categorized as Executable Files files. The Executable Files subset comprises 134 various file formats. Windows Live Messenger is by far the most used program for working with PLSC files. Windows Live Messenger software was developed by Microsoft Corporation, and on its official website you may find more information about PLSC files or the Windows Live Messenger software program.

Programs which support PLSC file extension

The following listing features PLSC-compatible programs. Files with PLSC extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support PLSC file

How to open file with PLSC extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening PLSC files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with PLSC files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Install Windows Live Messenger software

Problems with opening and working with PLSC files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with PLSC files being present on your machine. To address this issue, go to the Windows Live Messenger developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. If you want to download Windows Live Messenger installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Microsoft Corporation website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Check the version of Windows Live Messenger and update if needed

If the problems with opening PLSC files still occur even after installing Windows Live Messenger, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Windows Live Messenger is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. This can be one of the causes why PLSC files are not compatible with Windows Live Messenger. The most recent version of Windows Live Messenger is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign Windows Live Messenger to PLSC files

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate PLSC files with latest version of Windows Live Messenger you have installed on your device. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Clicking the PLSC with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Windows Live Messenger is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open PLSC files and clicking OK.

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected PLSC file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select Windows Live Messenger and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with PLSC extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the PLSC for errors

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper PLSC file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. Verify that the PLSC in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the PLSC is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the scanner detected that the PLSC file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Verify that the PLSC file’s structure is intact

If you obtained the problematic PLSC file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. When downloading the file with PLSC extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Windows Live Messenger

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support PLSC files. Close all running programs and try opening the PLSC file.

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Messenger Plus! Live Script Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle PLSC files.

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