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Hello.

I tryed to install mods to steam version of Skyrim from nexus.

I tryed to install them manualy by extracting texture folder in Data folder  and also tryed with Nexus manager it shows that it installs but when staring skyrim mods does not show in data folder :(

 

Can sombody post guide or anything so  i can learn to put mods right?

post #2 of 9
You should use Nexus manager to automatically install your mods. You need to read the directions for the mods as they sometime require other things in order to function. Lots of mods require you to download a file called SKSE http://skse.silverlock.org. Once SKSE is installed and the mod is installed from Nexus you need to launch the game from nexus selecting the SKSE launch.

It has been months since I played but I am fairly certain what I said still holds true.

It is very very very important that you read the directions for every single mod that you install. Some are incompatible, some need to be installed before others, some need SKSE some don't.

Hope this helps.
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You should use Nexus manager to automatically install your mods. You need to read the directions for the mods as they sometime require other things in order to function. Lots of mods require you to download a file called SKSE http://skse.silverlock.org. Once SKSE is installed and the mod is installed from Nexus you need to launch the game from nexus selecting the SKSE launch.

It has been months since I played but I am fairly certain what I said still holds true.

It is very very very important that you read the directions for every single mod that you install. Some are incompatible, some need to be installed before others, some need SKSE some don't.

Hope this helps.

He probably just doesn't have his data files turned on. He could use Nexus or just manually turn the data files on
When you open up the starting menu of the games that lists Play, Options, help, Data files, etc. Click data files and manually select your mod Esms and esps
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Make sure you have the line, bEnableFileSelection=1 in your SkyrimPrefs.ini, which is located in your My Documents \ My Games \ Skyrim folder. You can use a text editor such as "Notepad" to edit it. Notepad comes with all versions of Windows by default.





I'm not sure if it's any different for different languages, but this is what it is in English.
Edited by Maian - 2/13/13 at 10:31am
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bEnableFileSelection=1    Was enabled but on data file list mods still does not show :(

Will try with  SKSE now

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bEnableFileSelection=1    Was enabled but on data file list mods still does not show frown.gif

Will try with 
 SKSE now

Was this the problem?
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Yep SKSE was needed to make it work :) Now all runs smooth and buatifull :)

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Yep SKSE was needed to make it work smile.gif Now all runs smooth and buatifull smile.gif

Your Welcome smile.gif


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Several Hundred Mods all work and they didn't used to be as easy to install.
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I'll have to try that out, new to modding skyrim
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